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  Jeff Halbert

Jeff  Halbert

Player Profile


White Bear Lake, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205




AWARDS: 2004 Florida International All-Tournament Team.

CAREER: Finished his four-year career ranked fifth on Ohio's all time three-point shooting (39.2), sixth in threes made (163) and seventh in threes attempted (416) ... His 45.2 percent three-point shooting as a senior was the third-best single season mark in school history ... Finished his career with 804 points and 390 rebounds for a 6.7 and 3.3 average, respectively ... Played in all but two of Ohio's 122 games over the last four years, and missed those because of a knee injury as a senior ... Team co-captain as a senior.

2005-06: Started 25 of the 28 games he played ... Led the Bobcats in three-point shooting (43.5) and finished second three-pointers (47) ... Finished second on the team with 14 points in the MAC Quarterfinals against Miami in a season-high 38 minutes played ... Turned in a season-high 16 points - including Ohio's first nine of the game - against Central Michigan in the MAC Tournament First Round ... Missed the Kent State and Bowling Green games due to an MCL sprain suffered against Miami ... Had a 10-game streak with at least one three-pointer snapped against Akron ... Played a then-season-high 30 minutes and grabbed a season-best six rebounds against No. 18 Kentucky ... Turned in his first block and free throws against Detroit ... Recorded a then-season-high 14 points and tied a career high with four three-pointers against Shippensburg ... Hit three three-pointers on five attempts and recorded 11 points at Marist ... Went 3-for-4 from behind the arc and recorded 11 points vs. American ... Finished with six points and three rebounds vs. St. Francis.

Halbert finished third on Ohio's all-time three-point shooting list.2004-05: Appeared in all 30 games, averaging 6.7 points and 3.1 rebounds ... Started the Jan. 12 game at Northern Illinois and the Feb. 19 victory at Detroit ... Reached double figures in scoring 10 times, including a season-high 17 points in Feb. 2 victory at Buffalo ... Ranked first on the team in three-point percentage (.394) and second in free-throw percentage (.784) ... His 116 career treys place him eighth on Ohio's all-time list ... Averaged 6.9 points and 2.7 rebounds in 18 conference games ... Named to the FIU Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team.

2003-04: Saw action in all 30 contests while making 19 starts ... Averaged 25.9 minutes, 6.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game ... Topped double figures in minutes in every game and reached 30 11 times ... Scored a season-high 15 points vs. UC Irvine ... Chipped in 14 points against Brown behind four-of-five shooting from three-point range ... Recorded his first career double-double vs. Akron with 10 points and a career-best 12 rebounds ... Was third on the team with 36 three-point goals ... Led the Bobcats with an .891 free throw percentage (41-46) ... Finished fourth on the team with 41 assists.

2002-03: Played in all 30 games as a true freshman ... Started 21 contests, including 20 straight to end the season ... Averaged 7.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in 28.3 minutes per game, best among Ohio newcomers ... Tallied career highs of 19 points and nine rebounds at Akron in the opening round of the MAC tournament ... Established a career high with nine boards against Kent State ... Tallied a career-high three steals in the first Akron game and then matched it at Miami ... Shot 48.3 percent from the field, the second-highest mark on the team ... Finished second on the team in three-point field goal percentage (.400) ... Shot 78.9 percent at the line, including makes on 35 of his last 43 tries (81.4 percent).

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-time all-state selection and a finalist for Mr. Basketball honors in 2002 ... Averaged 24 points, 12 rebounds and four assists as a senior to receive a McDonald's All-American Honorable Mention ... Finished his career with a school-record 1,916 points to place him 38th on the all-time scoring list for the state of Minnesota ... earned three letters ... An AAU teammate of current Bobcat guard Stephen King.

PERSONAL: An organizational communications major ... Son of Dick and Lynda Halbert ... Born on March 1, 1984.