Jackson Emery Athlete Profile

#4 Jackson Emery

Position: Guard Height: 6-3 Weight: 190 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2005-2006 | 2008-2011 Hometown: Alpine, UT Last School: Lone Peak High School

Personal

  • Parents are Derek and Patti Emery
  • Has two brothers, Nick and Alex, and one sister, Annie
  • Married Cherese Creer in fall 2008
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico
  • Recruited by Utah, Princeton, Air Force, Utah State, Weber State, Snow College, Westminster, UVSC and Dixie State College

Before BYU

Lone Peak High School

  • All-American nominee and named the 2005 Mr. Basketball (Deseret Morning News), 4A-MVP (Salt Lake Tribune) and All-Valley (Daily Herald) while leading the Knights to the Class 4A State Championship his senior year
  • Averaged 20.8 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists while recording 86 steals, nearly four a game, and 40 blocks during senior season
  • Scored 24.8 points per game during the state tournament to earn MVP honors, finishing with 27 points on 7-of-11 shooting, 4-of-6 from three-point range, 9-of-10 free throws, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals and 1 block in the title game against Box Elder
  • All-time Lone Peak steals leader and second all-time in scoring
  • Career highlights of 11 steals, 30 points and one triple-double
  • Graduated with honors (3.957 GPA)

Emery Career Highs

Points  25 vs. Nevada (2009)
FG Made  8 vs. Nevada (2009), at Air Force [2010], at TCU (2010)
FG Attempts  15 vs. South Florida (2010)
FG %  .857 (6-7) vs. EWU (2009), vs. SDSU (2010)
3FG Made  6 vs. UTEP (2010), at UNLV (2011)
3FG Attempts  13 vs. South Florida (2010)
3FG%  1.000 (3-3) vs. UNM (2009)
FT Made  7, multiple times, last vs. New Mexico (2011)
FT Attempts  9 vs. Air Force (2009)
FT %  1.000 (7-7) vs. Nebraska (2010)
Rebounds  8 vs. Nebraska (2009)
Assists  9 at Pepperdine (2008), at UTEP (2010)
Blocks  2, four times, last at TCU (2010)
Steals  6, multiple times, last vs. Utah (2011)
Minutes  40, multiple times, last vs. Wofford (2011)

Emery Career Stats

Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct
2005-06 28 6 279 10 28 70 .400 13 43 .302 10 13 .769
2008-09 33 32 942 28.5 85 177 .480 40 106 .377 48 65 .738
2009-10 35 35 1011 28.9 145 298 .487 85 197 .431 61 82 .744
2010-11 37 32 1202 32.5 151 354 .427 92 255 .361 68 82 .829
TOTAL 133 105 3434 25.8 409 899 .455 230 601 .383 187 242 .773
Year Off Def Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2005-06 14 27 41 1.5 38 1 19 19 7 10 79 2.8
2008-09 16 109 125 3.8 88 5 100 36 10 47 258 7.8
2009-10 27 129 156 4.5 90 1 96 42 11 91 436 12.5
2010-11 15 116 131 3.5 98 0 97 35 8 101 462 12.5
TOTAL 72 381 453 3.4 314 7 312 132 36 249 1235 9.3
BYU Career Honors
  • 2011 MWC Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2011 All-MWC Second Team
  • 2011 MWC All-Defensive Team
  • 2011 NABC All-District 17 Second Team
  • 2011 USBWA All-District VIII
  • 2010 USBWA All-District VIII
  • 2010 NABC All-District 17 Second Team
  • 2010 All-MWC Second Team
  • 2010 MWC All-Defensive Team
  • 2010 Academic All-MWC
  • 2010 CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2010 NABC Honors Court
  • 2009 HoopTV Las Vegas Classic All-Tournament
  • 2009 MWC All-Defensive Team
  • 2009 Academic All-MWC
  • 2006 Academic All-MWC


2005-2006 | Freshman Year

  • Named Academic All-MWC
  • Averaged 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds while shooting .400 from the field, .302 from three and .769 from the free throw line
  • Scored in double figures twice and led BYU in rebounds and assists once each
  • Posted 13 points at Wyoming while hitting 3-of-4 from three
  • Had 10 points in 9 minutes vs. Southern Utah

2008-2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Named to MWC All-Defensive Team and earned Academic All-MWC
  • Named Most Inspirational Player at postseason banquet
  • Averaged 7.8 points, 3.8 boards and 3.0 assist per game and added 47 steals, third most on the team
  • Shot .480 from the field, .377 on threes and .738 from the free throw line
  • Scored in double figures 9 times on the season and led the team in assists 6 times
  • Was fifth in the MWC in steals and first in assist/turnover ratio and was 10th in the NCAA in assist/turnover ratio
  • Totaled 15 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 6 steals against Air Force
  • Scored 19 points vs. New Mexico to go with 6 boards and 2 steals

2009-2010 | Junior Year

  • Named to All-MWC Second Team, MWC All-Defensive Team and MWC All-Academic
  • Earned USBWA All-District VIII honors and named to NABC All-District 17 Second Team
  • Earned CollegeHoops.net High-Major All-America Honorable Mention honors
  • A member of the 2010 NABC Honors Court, a team captain and received team Competitive Spirit Award
  • Was second on the team in scoring (12.5 ppg), rebounding (4.5 rpg) and assists (2.7 spg) and led the team with 91 steals
  • Made 85 threes and shot .487 from the field, .431 from three and .744 from the free throw line
  • Was ranked in the top 10 in five MWC statistical categories and was 10th in the nation in steals per game
  • Scored in double figures 23 times and 20-plus points 4 times
  • Had multiple steals 25 times and led the team in scoring 4 times, rebounds 9 times, assists 8 times and steals 25 times
  • Scored 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the field and 5-of-6 from three with 5 assists, 5 steals and 2 blocks at TCU
  • Scored a game-high 21 points, hitting 5 treys, adding 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block in 34 minutes at Air Force
  • Against Nebraska had 23 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field, 4-of-6 shooting from downtown and 7-of-7 shooting from the free throw line while adding a career-best 8 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 assists
  • Scored a career-high 25 points against Nevada in the HoopTV Las Vegas Classic, hitting 8-of-12 from the field, 5-of-7 from three and 4-of-4 from the free throw line while adding 3 assists and 3 steals

2010-2011 | Senior Year

  • Finished career as BYU's and the MWC's all-time career steals leader
  • Set BYU and MWC single season records with 101 steals
  • Named MWC Defensive Player of the Year and MWC All-Defensive Team
  • Earned All-MWC Second Team and Academic All-MWC
  • NABC All-District 17 Second Team and USBWA All-District VIII
  • A team captain and named Best Conditioned Perimeter Player and Mr. BYU Basketball
  • Received the Dale R. McCann Spirit of Sport Award at the Y Awards
  • Named to South Padre Island All-Tournament Team
  • Averaged 12.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.7 steals per game while shooting .427 from the field, .361 from three and .829 from the free throw line
  • Was 7th in the nation in steals per game
  • Led the MWC in steals, was 11th in scoring, 2nd in threes per game, 9th in three-point field goal percentage and 8th in minutes played
  • Posted three-plus steals 19 times, four-plus steals 13 times and five-plus steals six times
  • Hit three-plus threes 17 times and three-plus assists 21 times
  • Scored in double figures 26 times and had four 20-point games
  • Posted season highs of 23 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 6 steals and 6 threes
  • Posted 16 points, 4 assists and 3 steals vs. Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament
  • Recorded 17 points, 5 assists and 6 steals vs. Utah
  • Hit 6-of-9 threes and had 22 points at UNLV
  • Scored a season-high 23 points vs. UTEP to go with 6 threes, 6 boards and 6 steals