Jackson, Wilson Awarded Student-Athletes of the Week
By Florida Tech // December 10, 2013
Jackson featured on ESPN's top 10
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida Tech redshirt sophomore men’s basketball player Corbin Jackson and junior women’s basketball player Kayk Wilson were chosen this week’s Panther Student-Athletes of the Week for the period of Dec. 2-8 on Monday.
Jackson, a business administration major from Rockledge, Fla., led the Panthers to their first Sunshine State Conference victory of the season on Dec. 7 against Lynn.
He poured in 21 points with 17 rebounds, four blocks, one assist and one steal in 38 minutes. The double-double was his seventh of the season and he has one triple-double in nine games. Jackson brought the Clemente Center crowd to its feet with a thunderous dunk over a Lynn defender in the first half. The highlight ranked as high as No. 3 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays Saturday night. To view the clip, please click here.
JACKSON FEATURED ON ESPN’S TOP 10
Wilson, a humanities major from Viera, Fla., averaged 19 points with 4.5 rebounds, four steals and one assist in two games last week.
She steered the women to a non-conference 58-47 victory at Palm Beach Atlantic with 11 points, six steals and five rebounds. A few days later against Lynn, she tied her career-high in points scored for the second time this season with 27. She connected on her first four three-pointers and finished the game with six three-pointers made.
Both basketball teams have this week off for finals. They will return to the Clemente Center floor on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The women will host Northwood in an exhibition at 5:30 p.m. and the men will welcome Fisher from Massachusetts at 7:30 p.m. Live video, audio and stats will be available for both games at FloridaTechSports.com/live.