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Jamar Wilson
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Jamar Wilson 108101
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Our Savior New American School

Will serve as team captain for the second consecutive season ... 2006 America East Conference Player of the Year ... unanimous first-team all-conference selection ... Associated Press honorable mention All-American ... 2005-06 UAlbany Male Student-Athlete of the Year ... NABC All-District II second team ... first player in school history to combine for more than 1,400 points and 300 assists in a career ... third on UAlbany's all-time scoring list with 1,544 points ... seventh in career assists with 329 ... 2003 America East Rookie of the Year ... among five players who have received both the conference's player and rookie awards during his career ... the list includes Taylor Coppenrath (Vermont), T.J. Sorrentine (Vermont), Tunji Awojobi (Boston U.) and Reggie Lewis (Northeastern) ... took part in Athletes in Action tour of France from Aug. 19-24 and played against six professional French club teams ... 


2005-06:  America East's second-leading scorer at 17.7 points per game ... also third in assists (3.9 pg), 10th in steals (1.3 pg) and third in free throw percentage (.850) ... second-best single-season scoring total in school history with 567 points ... made 176 free throws to break Jason Graber's single-season standard of 156 set in 1993-94 ... "Chevrolet Player of the Game" with 19 points and six assists against No. 2 Connecticut in NCAA first-round contest ... named the America East Most Outstanding Player after scoring 29 points (10-18 FGs, 8-8 FTs) in the tournament championship vs. Vermont ... also tied a season-high with eight rebounds and had four assists ... scored 20-plus points for the 32nd time in his career ... had eight points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals in America East semifinal against New Hampshire ... totaled 18 points, seven rebounds and two assists vs. UMBC in A-East quarterfinals ... netted 15 of his 21 points in the second half against Vermont on Feb. 20 ... scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half at VCU in BracketBusters game, plus had seven rebounds and tied a career-high with four 3-pointers ... named America East Conference Co-Player of the Week on Feb. 13 and earned the weekly award for the third time ... matched his second-best effort as a collegian with a season-high 30 points, including 20 in the second half, vs. Maine on Feb. 11 ... made 9-of-19 from the field and 9-of-11 from the line ... had six assists and five rebounds ... first UAlbany player to reach 30-point mark since the 2004-05 season opener ... accounted for 13 points, five rebounds and five assists against Hartford on Feb. 8 ... netted 19 of his 22 points in the second half vs. Boston U. (Feb. 4) ... tied season-high with seven assists and had six rebounds ... totaled 23 points, six rebounds and two assists, plus tied career-highs in 3-pointers made (4) and blocks (2) against Stony Brook (Feb. 1) ... had 10 of his 12 points in the final 4:22 of play against Binghamton in a 52-51 win on Jan. 28 ... added five assists and three rebounds ... had 21 points, six rebounds and five assists in 44 minutes against New Hampshire (Jan. 22) ... 29 points (8-11 FGs, 12-13 FTs) at Vermont on Jan. 18 ... equaled a season-high with four steals and added two assists and three rebounds ... accounted for 20 points, three assists and four steals, plus tied a season-best with eight rebounds against Boston U. on Jan. 12 ... scored 21 points and tied a career-high with four 3-point field goals vs. Cornell on Jan. 9 ... America East Player of the Week (Jan. 9) after averaging 22.3 points, 5.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds in two league wins ... tallied 29 points vs. Hartford (Jan. 4) on 8-of-12 from the field and 11-of-13 from the line ... added six assists and four rebounds ... scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half against Siena (Dec. 3) ... added seven rebounds and five assists ... sent the contest to overtime on a driving jumper in the lane with two seconds remaining ... had his 31-game, double-figure scoring streak snapped on Nov. 26 at San Diego State ... America East Conference Co-Player of the Week on Nov. 21 after averaging 23.5 points at the 2K Sports Classic ... became the 27th player in school history to score 1,000 career points in the opener against Oakland ... netted 26 points on 10-of-13 shooting ... scored 19 of his 21 points in the first half against eventual national champion Florida ... posted back-to-back 20-point efforts for first time since Jan. 2005 ... 


2004-05: Second-team All-America East selection ... fourth in the America East in scoring (16.9 ppg), fourth in assists (4.2 pg) and first in free throw percentage (.828) ... handed out five or more assists 12 times ... scored in double figures for the 28th consecutive time with 13 points in conference tournament quarterfinals against Binghamton on March 5 ... netted 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting at Stony Brook (Feb. 24) ... 20 points and five assists vs. Maine (Feb. 12), plus committed just one turnover in 38 minutes ... netted 15 of his 19 points in the second half against New Hampshire (Feb. 5) ... turned in an 18-point, 8-assist effort in a comeback win against Stony Brook on Feb. 2 ... season-high 24 points (8-13 FGs) to go with six rebounds, five assists and a career-best two blocked shots against Hartford (Jan. 27) ... netted 13 of his 19 points in the second half against Binghamton on Jan. 12, plus had five rebounds and a season-high four steals ... tallied 21 points (7-10 FGs) and six assists vs. Boston U. on Jan. 2 ... scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half against Villanova on Dec. 22 and added six assists ... 23 points (8-16 FGs, 6-8 FTs) against Long Island on Dec. 8 ... returned from the previous season's knee injury to record a double-double with 20 points and a career-high 10 assists vs. Siena on Nov. 23 ... became the first UAlbany player since Jan. 1999 to register a double-double in those categories ... also set a school single-game record by making 14-of-14 from the free throw line ... first Great Dane to hand out 10 assists since Earv Opong accomplished that feat against Siena on Nov. 22, 2002 ...  


2003-04:  Scored 13 points to go with two assists in his lone appearance of the season at Colgate on Dec. 2 ... had season-ending surgery later in the month to repair a fractured patella in his right knee ... 


2002-03:  Established school's single-season freshman scoring record with 509 points ... eighth-best single-season point total in UAlbany history ... became ninth player in school history to score 500 points in a season ... named second-team all-conference ... chosen to America East All-Rookie Team ... second UAlbany player to earn all-league honors since school joined America East in 2001-02 ... eclipsed a 47-year-old record when he scored 509 points as a freshman ... Gary Holway had 497 in 1955-56 ... ranked second in the conference in scoring with an 18.9 average, but led all scorers in A-East games at 21.2 points per game ... second among the league leaders in field goal percentage (.488) and free throw percentage (.815), plus was eighth in assists (3.3 pg) ... America East player of the week on Feb. 17, after averaging 34.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in two league victories ... career-high 39 points (14-17 FGs) vs. New Hampshire on Feb. 16, the highest total by an America East player in that season ... the scoring total set a UAlbany freshman standard, and was one off the school's single-game record ... America East rookie of the week five times ... posted a 21-game, double-figure scoring streak ... 20-plus points 12 times, including 30 or more in four contests ... scored 30 points in both meetings with Stony Brook ... 30 points and a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Robert Morris ... two double-doubles ... first freshman since E.J. Gallup to score 30-plus points ... first UAlbany player to total 30 points in back-to-back games since Morrison Teague in 1988-89 ... tallied 29 points against nationally-ranked Syracuse at Carrier Dome ... 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists in regular-season finale at Vermont ... teamed with Levi Levine to form third-highest freshman scoring duo in Division I in 2002-03 ... 


High School:  Attended Our Savior New American School in Centereach, New York ... National Association of Christian Athletes (NACA) first-team All-American ... led Pioneers to a 25-11 record and the 2002 NACA Division I Boys Basketball National Championship ... scored 25 points in 83-81 championship victory over Central Park Christian, of Birmingham, Ala. ... named to NACA all-tournament team, plus earned MVP award ... averaged 14.2 points, 5.1 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.9 steals as a senior captain ... shot 50.8 percent from the field and 77 percent from the line ... career-high 36 points vs. Milford (Conn.) Academy ... career-best 16 assists vs. Notre Dame (Va.) Academy ... MVP of Slam Dunk Challenge ... Las Vegas Holiday Prep Classic all-tournament team ... contributed 13 points, six assists and five rebounds as a junior, when his team posted a 26-9 record and reached the NACA national tournament ... originally attended All Hallows High School in New York City ... 


Personal:  Received a B.S. in sociology with a dual minor in business administration and education in May 2006 ... enrolled in graduate school ... born 2-22-84 ... given name is Jamar J. Wilson ... father is Bobby Livingston ... mother is Carolyn Wilson ... his cousin, Dyree Wilson, was a two-time All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference selection at Iona College in 2000 and 2001 ... 2003 New York Giants training camp staff ... WNYT-TV sports department intern in 2006 spring semester.

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