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 Jermaine Watson 4
Jermaine Watson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dorchester, MA

High School:
Tabor Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
Guard

NOTES

  • Played in two all-star games in April 2001 -- the 28th Annual Capital Classic at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. and the Pittsburgh Hoops Classic at Duquesne.
  • Finished his schoolboy career with more than 2,000 points (including two years at Tabor and two years at Lincoln-Sudbury High School).
  • Played the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons at Lincoln-Sudbury and the 1998-99 season at Thayer Academy, before finishing at Tabor Academy.

    AS A JUNIOR

  • Played in all 34 games; played an average of 20.6 minutes per game.
  • Averaged 6.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game; averaged 6.0 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in BIG EAST contests.
  • Led or tied for the team lead in scoring once, in rebounding once and in assists five times.
  • Scored in double figures in eight games, including one game with more than 20 points.
  • Scored a career-high 22 points against Notre Dame (2/8), marking the most points scored by a BC reserve since Xavier Singletary scored 25 points at West Virginia on Feb. 19, 2000.
  • Scored in double figures in each of the Eagles' three wins in the 2003 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, USVI; scored 17 points against Wichita State (11/24) in the title game, shooting 11for-12 from the foul line.
  • Tallied 12 points in the win at Seton Hall (2/16); shot 8-for-10 from the foul line in the game's final 2:25.
  • Scored 10 points - all on free throws - in the Eagles' win over Georgetown in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament (3/10).
  • Netted 11 points against Georgia Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Grabbed a season-high six rebounds in each of three games.
  • Recorded a season-high four steals at Providence (3/6) and a season-high five assists at Pittsburgh (1/28).

    AS A SOPHOMORE

  • Played in all 31 games; played an average of 18.5 minutes per game.
  • Averaged 5.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game.
  • Finished the season with a 1.9 assist-turnover ratio, tying for the team high with Louis Hinnant.
  • Led or tied for the team lead in assists twice, in steals twice and in rebounding once.
  • Scored in double figures in each of six games; BC had a 6-0 record in those games; five of those six games were road contests.
  • Recorded a career-high six assists in each of two games.
  • Grabbed four or more rebounds in each of eight games.
  • Scored 18 points in the Eagles' NIT opening-round victory at Fairfield (3/18); shot 8-for-15 from the field and 2-for-2 from the foul line.
  • Tallied 17 points - 15 in the second half - in the team's win at Miami (3/1); shot 4-for-7 from the field and 9-for-10 from the foul line.
  • Netted 12 points at North Carolina State; scored all of his points in 16 second-half minutes.
  • Played 28 productive minutes at Villanova (1/22), finishing with nine points, nine rebounds and six assists; his nine rebounds marked a career-high.
  • Made solid contributions in each of the team's two BIG EAST Tournament contests; recorded five points, five rebounds and six assists in a career-high 31 minutes against St. John's; added seven points in a quarterfinal-round loss to Pittsburgh.

    AS A FRESHMAN

  • Played in all 32 games; played an average of 12.8 minutes per game.
  • Averaged 3.6 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.
  • Led or tied for the team lead in assists once and in steals twice.
  • Scored in double figures in each of five games.
  • Grabbed four rebounds in each of six games.
  • Scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field against Morris Brown (12/4); made a career-high five steals in the same game.
  • Netted 11 points in each of the team's last two Rainbow Classic contests -- against Arkansas State (12/21) and Holy Cross (12/22).
  • Scored 11 points in his collegiate debut -- against Boston University (11/18).
  • Tallied 11 points -- all in the second half -- in BC's come-from-behind win against St. Bonaventure (11/28); also added four rebounds and two assists.
  • Contributed eight points and four rebounds in the team's home win over Villanova (2/23); shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the foul line.
  • Recorded seven points, four rebounds and three assists against Connecticut (2/25).

    HIGH SCHOOL

  • Averaged 28.5 points and 5.0 assists per game as a senior at Tabor Academy.
  • Earned Gatorade Massachusetts Player of the Year honors in 2000-01; also captured USA Today Massachusetts Player of the Year accolades.
  • Captured All-New England honors as a junior and senior.
  • Set a tournament scoring record with 153 points in the 20th Annual King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic in Fairdale, Ky.; the old mark of 146 points was set by Todd May in 1981; scored 50 points in a 71-65 second-round victory over Westbury (Texas) Academy.
  • Led Tabor to the 1999-2000 New England Class B Championship; earned championship-game MVP honors.
  • Served as 2000-01 team captain; played for head coach David First.

    PERSONAL

  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
  • Jermaine is the son of Pamela Judge and the late Darryl Watson; has one brother and one sister.
  • Born on September 11, 1981.

    CAREER HIGHS

    Points: 22 vs. Notre Dame (2-4-04)

    Rebounds: 9 at Villanova (1-22-03)

    Assists: 6 - twice

    Steals: 5 vs. Morris Brown (12-4-01)

    FGM: 6 - twice

    FTM: 11 vs. Wichita State (11-24-03)

    3-pt. FGM: 1 - 10 times

    Minutes Played: 31 vs. St. John's (3-13-03)

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