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Dante Jackson - SG, 6'5, 195
Retired - Retired after 2011 season
       Date of birth: 04/07/1988
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
     Out of: Xavier (Ohio)
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
2007 - 2011 Xavier (NCAA)
From blog:

   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The 2010/11 NCAA Tournament, Part 2: Eastern Region

With no other guard options on the bench - other than increasingly rarely used freshman Jay Canty - starting wing Dante Jackson fills in the gaps as an off-guard (and, on incredibly rare occasions, as a point guard). Jackson is arguably the Musketeers's best floor spacer, taking four 3 pointers for every one 2 pointer, and he plays decent defense to go along with that. Unfortunately, he's just not that good of a shooter, shooting only 34% from three on the year with a weird push-shot style of release, unable to create his own shot, and without particularly good ball-handling abilities. Jackson is a smart role player who doesn't make too many mistakes, with good size, decent athleticism and with a decent basketball IQ. His role is important. But it's also limited.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

Dante Jackson - Jackson never undertook a professional career, even though he probably could have done, working one year as a graduate assistant at Ohio State before returning to Xavier this season to do the same again.

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