22 Jaalam Hill
22 - Jaalam Hill
Height: 6-7
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Waggener (Southwestern Illinois)
Position: F

2018-19 SEASON
•    Played in 28 games and made 18 starts on the season
•    Averaged 11.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game
•    Averaged 1.1 blocked shots per game and shot 59.1 percent from the floor, which topped the team in each category
•    Also shot 50.0 (10-of-20) percent from the three-point line
•    Ranked third in the Horizon League in blocked shots per game and was ninth in the league in rebounding
•    Was brilliant in the Vikings final two games of the season at Northern Kentucky and at Youngstown State - both Cleveland State victories
•    Scored a season-high 26 points and grabbed a season-high tying 12 rebounds in the Vikings victory at Northern Kentucky (2/23)
•    Was 12-of-16 from the floor in the win against the Norse
•    Followed that by scoring 22 points and collecting four rebounds in the Vikings overtime win at Youngstown State (3/2)
•    Finished the season with 16 double-figure scoring games
•    Had four double-figure rebounding games on the season
•    Shot better than 50.0 percent from the floor in 20 games
•    Was 8-of-10 from the floor and scored 19 points in the Vikings home victory over Milwaukee (2/9)
•    Finished 9-of-14 from the field and tallied 18 points against IUPUI (2/16)
•    Collected a season-high tying 12 rebounds at Illinois State (12/16)
•    Scored eight points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Vikings win over Bowling Green (12/5)
•    Scored 15 points and blocked three shots at DePaul (11/28)
•    Finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots in Cleveland State's win over Youngstown State (1/26) in the Wolstein Center

PRE-CLEVELAND STATE (Southwestern Illinois)
• Averaged 18.9 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game as a sophomore
• Led squad to a 25-8 record and a spot in the District XVI championship game
• Was the 64th ranked junior college player in the nation
• Shot .548 from the field and .444 from three-point
• Helped team reach the top-25 in the country at numerous points during the season
• Averaged 20.9 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game as a freshman, shooting .510 from the field
• Posted five double-doubles and scored at least 20 points in 19 games to earn Honorable Mention All-American honors
• Named the NJCAA Region 24 Freshman of the Year and was a first team all-region and All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference selection in each of his two seasons
• Scored more than 1,250 points with more than 500 rebounds in 65 career games

HIGH SCHOOL (Waggener High School)
• Named honorable mention all-state as a senior
• Selected to play in Ohio-Kentucky All Star Game
• Was top-ranked player in Seventh Region to begin season
• Averaged 14.5 points and 6.0 rebounds as a junior, leading team to regional semifinals
• Named second team all-region

Born Dec. 4, 1997 in Louisville, Ky.... son of Aaron and Melody Hill... communications studies major.