Othyus Jeffers
Othyus Jeffers


Chicago, Ill.

High School:

Last College:
Los Angeles Southwest CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210



Flames Begin Three-Game Road Stint at First-Place Green Bay on Wednesday

UIC led Phoenix with less than three minutes to play in Jan. meeting


2007 All-Horizon League First Team

2006 Horizon League Newcomer of the Year

2006 All-Horizon League Newcomer Team

2006-07 Highlights: All-Horizon League First Team of two players to start all 32 games...finished first on the team in scoring (15.5 ppg), rebounding (8.6 rpg), field goal percentage (.469) and steals (1.6 spg)...recorded 10 double-doubles...posted 13 double-figure rebounding games...named Horizon League Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 3 after averaging 16.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in leading UIC to a pair of wins...enjoyed a career night at Penn on Dec. 21, finishing with a personal-best 27 points and 14 rebounds...filled up the stat sheet with 21 points, a career-high tying 14 rebounds and seven assists, while adding four steals against Cleveland State on Dec. 27...netted all of his game-high 24 points in the second half versus Central Michigan on Feb. 17, while adding nine rebounds in the win...totaled 17 points, a career-best 15 rebounds and four assists against the Vikings on Jan. 27...recorded 23 points and 11 rebounds at UW-Milwaukee on Jan. 17...totaled a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds versus Illinois on Dec. 9...tabbed 17 points and 11 rebounds versus #13 Butler on Jan. 29...tabbed 19 points and 14 rebounds, while also adding six assists, in a win over Florida A&M on Nov. 24...finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds versus Jackson State on Nov. 25...totaled 14 points and 11 rebounds versus Wright State on Feb. 7...recorded 24 points and five steals, while adding eight rebounds and two assists versus St. Edward's on Nov. 11...tabbed nine points, 12 rebounds and six assists in win over #12 Butler on Jan. 10.

2005-06 Highlights: Horizon League Newcomer of the Year and All-Horizon League Newcomer Team honoree...saw action in all 31 games while making 30 starts...led the Flames in rebounding (7.6 rpg) and assists (3.0 apg)...ranked second on the team in scoring (11.6 ppg)...scored in double figures in 21 games...dished out a career-best seven assists on two occasions...recorded 11 double-digit rebounding outings...tabbed seven double-doubles, including a 13-point, 10-rebound effort at Murray State on Feb. 18th...totaled an 18-point, 10-rebound outing at UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 15th...tabbed a career-high 19 points and 11 rebounds versus Detroit on Feb. 4th...enjoyed a 12-point, 10-rebound, 7-assist effort at UW-Green Bay on Jan. 11th...pulled down a career-best 12 boards versus UW-Green Bay on Jan. 28th...enjoyed a 15-point, 11-rebound outing versus Northern Illinois on Dec. 17th...went for 16 points and 10 boards at Syracuse on Dec. 21st...recorded 18 points and 10 rebounds versus Ole Miss on Dec. 10th...earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Top of the World Classic after averaging 9.7 ppg and 9.3 rpg.

2004-05 Highlights: Attended UIC, but did not compete or practice with the basketball team.

Prior to UIC: Played one season at Los Angeles Southwest Community College where he averaged 22.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game, helping lead his team to a first place finish in the South Coast Conference South Division with a perfect 8-0 league mark, 22-8 overall...ranked fifth among all California junior college players in scoring while rating fourth in field goal percentage (69%).

Prep/Personal Notes: Varisty letterwinner at Hubbard High School in Chicago, Ill., where he graduated as the school's all-time leading rebounder (1,987) and program's second all-time leading scorer (2,547)...helped the Greyhounds to a 24-7 record as a senior, averaging 28 points and 16 rebounds per game en route to First Team All-State, All-Area and All-Conference accolades...Hubbard captured IHSA Regional and Sectional titles in 2003...had his No. 12 jersey retired in 2003...earned All-Conference honors after his junior season in which he averaged 22 ppg and 11 rpg...son of Geraldine Allen...born on August 5, 1985...majoring in sociology.


                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2005-06   31-30  1001/32.3  140-287  .488    0-0    .000   80-151  .530 114-121  235  7.6  85-3   92  86  19  32  360/11.6
2006-07   32-32  1055/33.0  179-382  .469    2-12   .167  133-200  .665 102-174  276  8.6  83-1   82  92   7  53  493/15.4
TOTAL     63-62  2056/32.6  319-669  .477    2-12   .167  213-351  .607 216-295  511  8.1 168-4  174 178  26  85  853/13.5