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Jelani Poston
Jelani Poston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Harmony Community School (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
Forward


2008-09 Notes: Saw action in 15 games as a reserve...scored a career-high 14 points on a perfect 6-for-6 night from the floor and pulled down a career-best seven rebounds in 18 minutes at Cleveland State on Jan. 10...had eight points and four rebounds in 10 key minutes late in the second half against Green Bay on Jan. 3...scored five points in six minutes against Lewis on Dec. 17...scored nine points and snared five rebounds at Detroit on Jan. 22...pulled down three rebounds in UIC debut against UNI on Nov. 19...scored four points and snagged five rebounds versus DePaul on Nov. 22...had four points and three rebounds in nine minutes at Toledo on Dec. 23.

Prep/Personal Notes: Finished his prep career at Harmony Community School in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2007-08...averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds as a junior at Chicago's Boys to Men Math & English Academy in 2006-07...rated as the Horizon League's top power forward prospect by Rivals.com...teamed with Mac Koshwal, now a sophomore center at DePaul, to form a formidable frontcourt at Boys to Men...a native of Chicago's South Side...born December 29, 1988...son of Norris and Sharon Poston...undecided on a major.


JELANI POSTON'S CAREER STATISTICS

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 2008-09 15-0 137/9.1 19-30 .633 0-0 .000 18-28 .643 21-18 39 2.6 20-1 2 10 2 3 56/3.7 TOTAL 15-0 137/9.1 19-30 .633 0-0 .000 18-28 .643 21-18 39 2.6 20-1 2 10 2 3 56/3.7


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