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Position: PF Height: 6-9 / 2,06 Weight: 237 lbs. / 107,5 kg. Born: 5/17/80 Hometown: Moreno Valley, California
Strengths: Good offensive skills... Nice inside-outside game.
Weaknesses: Not used to serious competition... Lacks rebounding and defensive skills.
Season highs: 41 points vs. Augustana College and 19 rebounds vs. Northern Colorado.
Attended the Moreno Valley HS in Moreno Valley, California. Played college ball at Midland Junior College until 2001 and North Dakota from 2001 to 2003. Selected by the Texas Rim Rockers as 27th overall pick in the 2003 USBL Draft. Selected by the Miami Heat as 33rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. McDonald's All-America candidate in 1999. Named North Central Conference Newcomer of the Year in 2002. Named North Central Conference MVP in 2002 and 2003. Named to the North Central Conference Wells Fargo Finals All-Tournament team in 2002. Led the North Central Conference in scoring in 2002. Earned Division II Bulletin 1st Team All-America honors and NABC and Daktronics 2nd Team All-America honors in 2002. Named Division II 1st Team All-America by the NABC in 2003. Named to the All-North Central Region 1st Team by the NABC in 2002 and 2003. Named Daktronics NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Player of the Year in 2003. Named Division II Bulletin Player of the Year in 2003. Led the NCAA Division II in scoring in 2003. Named MVP of the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in 2003. Led the Sales Systems Ltd. to the PIT title and was named to the All-Tournament team. Website:www.jeromebeasley.net