December 30, 1987 |
Iowa City, Iowa
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|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
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.
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
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
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.
Josh Van Es
|Iowa "Mr. Basketball" Award