Jason Bohannon

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Jason Bohannon
201001020 Jason Bohannon shoots a free throw against Michigan.jpg
Bohannon shoots a free throw against Michigan in January, 2010.
Personal information
Born (1987-12-30) December 30, 1987 (age 27)
Iowa City, Iowa
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa)
College Wisconsin (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Pro career 2010–2011
Position Guard
Career history
2010–2011 Iowa Energy
2011 USC Heidelberg
Career highlights and awards

Jason Bohannon (born 30 December 1987) is a basketball player formerly with USC Heidelberg in Germany. He is a Shooting Guard that is 6-2 198 pounds.

High school career[edit]

Bohannon went to high school in Marion, Iowa at Linn-Mar High School and was named "Mr. Basketball" in the state of Iowa following his senior season. He was also named the Gatorade player of the year in Iowa. Jason was a three-time Iowa Newspaper Association All-State first team selection. Bohannon led Linn-Mar to a state championship as a sophomore in 2004, a runner-up finish in 2005, and a fourth place finish in 2006. He scored nearly 1,700 points in his three year career, breaking a 33-year-old mark. Jason averaged 27 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 3.8 assists in his senior campaign. Bohannon once scored 45 points in a game against Xavier High School, setting another school record.

College career[edit]

On January 24, 2010, Bohannon reached the 1,000 point milestone during a 79-71 overtime win over the Penn State Nittany Lions.



Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year in 2008

Member of Big Ten Regular Season Championship Team in 2008

High School:

Iowa Mr. Basketball in 2006

Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year in Iowa in 2006

Iowa Newspaper Association All-State first team in 2004, 2005, and 2006

Iowa High School State Championship in 2004

Iowa High School State Runner-up in 2005

Iowa High School State 4th place in 2006


High School: 2003-2004: averaged 16.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists

2004-2005: averaged 20.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists

2005-2006: averaged 27 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists

Career High: 45 points


2006–07: Games Played: 33 Games Started: 0 Averages: 15.0 min, 4.6 points, 1.1 assists, 1.5 rebounds, 44.5% field goals, 36.5% threes, 83.9% free throws

2007–08: Games Played: 36 Games Started: 2 Averages: 26.3 min, 8.2 points, 1.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds, 42.9% field goals, 39.3% threes, 86.7% free throws

2008–09 Games Played: 33 Games Started: 33 Averages: 33.1 min, 10.3 points, 1.7 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 38.1% field goals, 36.6% threes, 81.0% free throws

2009–10 Games Played: 31 Games Started: 31 Averages: 36.6 min, 11.8 points, 2.2 assists, 3.6 rebounds, 46.5% field goals, 40.2% threes, 87.0% free throws

Career Highs: 43 min, 30 points, 5 assists, 9 reb, 3 steals, 11-16 field goals, 7-11 threes, 6-6 free throws

Professional career[edit]

Bohannon made the NBA D-League's Iowa Energy after trying out for the team during the summer of 2010. He was waived on November 17 then re-signed with the Energy just six weeks later.

Later that season, he signed with USC Heidelberg, a basketball team in Germany

Of note, his younger Zach also played for the Badgers after transferring from the Air Force Academy. Another younger brother Matt is a senior playing for the University of Northern Iowa basketball team, and the fourth Bohannon brother, Jordan, recently committed to play basketball at the University of Iowa beginning in 2016-17.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Josh Van Es
Iowa "Mr. Basketball" Award
Succeeded by
Clayton Vette