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Syracuse Orange Rick Jackson at the NCAA Big East Men's Basketball Championships in New York
Georgetown Hoyas Chris Wright tries to block the shot from Syracuse Orange Rick Jackson in the first half at the NCAA Big East Basketball Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 11, 2010. UPI/John Angelillo
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Rick Jackson (born May 26, 1989) is a 6'8", 220 lbs. center from Philadelphia, PA who plays for the Syracuse Orange.

Jackson attended Neumann-Goretti High School, where his teammate was current Syracuse teammate Scoop Jardine. Neuman-Goretti won the Philadelphia Catholic League championship and was ranked No. 24 ranking in the final 2006 USA Today poll. That season, Jackson averaged 15 points per game and was named AP All-State Class AAAA second team.

Jackson played on Team USA at the annual (Under 18) Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany in 2006. He led the squad with 17.3 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game. In the seventh-place game against host Germany, Jackson scored a game high 25 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and blocked five shots.

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