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#2 Ibrahim Jaaber
Position: Guard
Other Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
City/State: Elizabeth, N.J.
High School: Peddie School


Career Stats
Games Played/Started: 114/89
Minutes: 3,569 (31.3 mpg)
Points: 1,518 (13.3 ppg)
Rebounds: 430 (3.8 rpg)
FG Pct.: .497 (553-1,113)
3FG Pct.: .323 (129-400)
FT Pct.: .700 (283-404)
Assists: 321
Turnovers: 216
Blocked Shots: 59
Steals: 303

Career Honors
Ivy League all-time steals leader (303)
Two-time honorable mention AP All-America (2006, 2007)
Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Year (2007)
Two-time Ivy League Player of the Year (2006, 2007) *unanimous in 2006
Two-time first-team All-Ivy (2006, 2007) *unanimous both years
Second-team All-Ivy (2005)
Two-time first-team All-Philadelphia Big 5 (2006)
First-team NABC All-District (2007)
Eight-time Ivy League Player of the Week
Two-time Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Week
Two-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Portsmouth Invitational participant

Penn Records
Career Steals (303) *also an Ivy League record
Steals in a Season (96, 2005-06) *also an Ivy League record
Assists in a Season (162, 2006-07) *shares with David Klatsky, 2000-01
Steals in a Game (9 vs. Dartmouth, 3/4/05) *also an Ivy League record

2006-07: One of three players to start every game; ended career with 89 consecutive starts ... Averaged 15.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... Led team in minutes per game (36.9) ... Tied school record with 162 assists (David Klatsky, 2000-01) ... Second on single-season mark with 90 steals; he graduates with the top three marks on Penn’s single-season steal list ... Ended regular season fourth in the nation in steals per game (3.0) and tied for 35th in assists per game (5.3) ... Led Ivy League in assists per game, steals per game and assist/turnover ratio ... Second in Ivy League in scoring and third in field-goal percentage ... Led Penn in scoring 13 times ... Had 25 double-figure scoring games, and 12 games with seven or more assists ... Scored 16 points, added five rebounds and three assists in NCAA Tournament loss to Texas A&M (3/15) ... Finished with 10 points, five rebounds, two assists and four steals at Princeton (3/6) ... Led all scorers with 22 points, added seven rebounds and six assists in 40 minutes vs. Brown (3/3) ... Finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and three steals in Ivy-clinching win over Yale (3/2) ... Led all scorers with 22 points, also five boards and three steals in 40 minutes at Dartmouth (2/24) ... Scored 19 points, added three rebounds, five assists, two steals at Harvard (2/23) ... Scored 25 points, added five rebounds and four assists vs. Cornell (2/17) ... Filled box score with 15 points, seven assists, three blocks and three steals vs. Columbia (2/16) ... Had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists and five steals vs. Dartmouth (2/9) ... Celebrated his 23rd birthday with 14 points, six boards and six assists at Yale (2/3) ... Tied a career high with nine rebounds, also had 12 points and seven assists at Brown (2/2) ... Tallied 15 points, four rebounds, eight assists and three steals vs. Saint Joseph’s (1/27) ... Scored 21 points (in final 24 minutes), added seven assists and four rebounds vs. Temple (1/24) ... Had 27 points, nine assists, four rebounds and two steals in 93-92 win at La Salle (1/18) ... Scored 17 points to lead all scorers at Columbia (1/13) ... Led Penn with 14 points in two-point win at Elon (1/6) ... Only Penn player to score in double figures at the-No. 2 North Carolina (1/3), with 21 points; also had eight assists, two blocked shots and three steals against the Tar Heels ... Scored career-high 32 points -- including 28 in the second half -- and had six rebounds, two assists and two steals at Seton Hall (12/23) ... Had nine assists and six steals, becoming the Ivy League’s all-time leader in steals, in win over Illinois-Chicago (12/21) ... Consecutive 18-point games vs. Navy (12/7) and Fordham (12/9); also had seven assists at Navy ... 19 points, seven assists in Big 5 loss to Villanova (12/2) ... Scored 22 points and had three steals in win over Drexel (11/21) ... 15 points, eight assists vs. Florida Gulf Coast (11/18) ... Had 18 points, four assists and three steals at Syracuse (11/11).

2005-06: One of just two players to start all 29 games (also Eric Osmundson) ... Led Penn in scoring (18.2 ppg), average was best by a Quaker player since 1989-90 ... Set Penn and Ivy League records for steals in a season (96) for the second year in a row ... As a junior, became just the 33rd player in Penn history to score 1,000 points -- reached milestone at Princeton (3/7) ... Ended regular season tied for second in the nation in steals per game and 49th in field-goal percentage; he was one of only two guards listed in the Top 50 in FG pct. ... Four-time Ivy League Player of the Week (February 13, January 16, January 2, December 3) ... Led Penn with 15 points in NCAA Tournament loss to Texas (3/17) ... Scored 26 points—22 in the second half—played all 45 minutes in OT loss at Princeton (3/7) ... Tied career high with 31 points, drained career-best six three-pointers vs. Harvard (2/24) ... Scored 29 points (career-high five treys), four steals, four rebounds at Cornell (2/18) ... Led Penn with 24 points, also four assists and four steals at Columbia (2/17) ... Scored 17 points, added four steals in win over Princeton (2/14) ... Had 23 points (9-12 FG), three assists, six steals at Harvard (2/11) ... Drained 21 points (9-11 FG), added four assists and five steals at Dartmouth (2/10) ... Scored all of his 11 points in the second half of Penn’s comeback win vs. Yale (2/4) ... Led Penn with 18 points, added six rebounds on his 22nd birthday vs. Brown (2/3) ... Scored 21 points (4-of-7 treys), added three steals vs. Lafayette (1/16) ... Finished with 18 points, hit 4-of-6 three-pointers vs. Columbia (1/14) ... Came up with 20 points, eight assists, seven steals in 32 minutes vs. Cornell (1/13) ... Led Penn with 18 points, three assists, five steals at Fordham (1/9) ... Filled box score with 15 points, three rebounds, three assists, four steals at The Citadel (1/4) ... Led all scorers with 24 points, added five rebounds and two steals at Hawaii (12/29) ... 14 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. No. 3 Villanova (12/13) ... 16 points (7-11 FG), four boards, three assists, two steals at No. 1 Duke (12/7) ... 17 points, five rebounds, four steals vs. Temple (12/3) ... Career-high 31 points (including 15-of-18 FT), three assists, four steals vs. Navy (12/2) ... Scored 24 points, added nine boards and five steals in season opener vs. Siena (11/21).

2004-05: Averaged 11.5 ppg and 4.6 rpg ... Set Penn and Ivy League records for steals in a season with 85 ... Tallied 15 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals in 34 minutes against Boston College in NCAA Tournament (3/17) ... Had 13 points, two rebounds, three assists and one steal in win over Princeton (3/8) ... Broke Penn and Ivy League single-game record with nine steals in win over Dartmouth (3/4) ... Scored a career-high 26 points, pulled down six rebounds, dished out four assists, recorded three steals and two blocks in Ivy title-clinching win over Columbia (2/26) ... Scored 14 points, pulled down six rebounds, added five steals and two blocks in win at Cornell (2/25) ... Had 16 points, five rebounds and four steals in loss at Yale (2/19) ... Scored 22 points, pulled down nine rebounds, dished out two assists and grabbed three steals in win at Brown (2/18) ... Scored 15 points, pulled down five rebounds and grabbed four steals in win over Columbia (2/11) ... Played all 45 minutes in Quakers’ overtime victory over Princeton (2/8), scoring 11 points, pulling down six rebounds, dishing out two assists, blocking two shots and grabbing two steals in the contest ... Had 12 points, four assists and three steals in win at Harvard (2/4) ... Scored 16 points and grabbed three steals in win over Brown (1/29) ... Went 6-for-8 from the floor, scoring 13 points in win over Saint Joseph’s (1/25) ... Scored 24 points at Lafayette (1/18), going 8-from-10 from the floor, 4-of-5 from behind the arc and 4-of-4 from the charity stripe ... Led the Quakers with his second-straight double-digit game, scoring 12 points including a 4-for-5 effort from the charity stripe against San Francisco (1/4) ... Scored a career-high 22 points and collected three steals against Villanova (12/31) ... Scored 13 points, including three baskets from behind the arc, and pulled down five boards in defeat of La Salle (12/4) ... Had 14 points in a career-best 36 minutes in victory over Bucknell (12/1) ... Also grabbed seven steals and seven rebounds ... Dished out a career-high six assists, grabbed a career-high six boards and scored 13 points in Penn’s 81-50 win over Drexel (11/23) ... Nine points and four rebounds in first collegiate start, a Preseason NIT first-round win vs. Quinnipiac (11/16).

2003-04: Finished the regular season averaging 6.5 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game ... Shot 48.4 percent from the field ... In last regular-season game, scored eight points against Princeton (3/9) ... Went 7-for-12 from the field and 6-for-8 from the charity stripe during Penn’s final weekend of Ivy League play at Dartmouth and Harvard (3/6-7) ... Recorded four-straight games with double-figure scoring ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the second time after averaging 14.0 points and 3.5 steals per game against Cornell and Columbia (2/27-28) ... Tied season-high of 17 points against Cornell, added three assists and four steals ... Followed that performance with 11 points, three blocks and three steals against Columbia ... Put together impressive weekend at Columbia and Cornell (2/13-14), scoring 16 and 17 points, respectively, to earn first Ivy Rookie of the Week honor ... Against Cornell, went 6-for-7 from the field, 5-for-7 from the free-throw line, and had three rebounds and three steals ... Had breakout game against Harvard (2/6), scoring 13 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the field ... Also swiped a career-high five steals ... Tallied five points and two rebounds in nine minutes against Rider (1/10) ... Scored eight points in win over Lafayette (1/7) ... Grabbed four defensive boards in Dreyfus Holiday Festival first-round overtime victory over St. John’s at Madison Square Garden (12/28) ... Scored four points and added five rebounds vs. Villanova in The Palestra (12/9) ... Posted a career-high 11 points in win over Indiana State (11/30) ... Scored five points against then-No. 3 Michigan State (11/29) ... Played 12 minutes, scored two points in collegiate debut vs. Wisconsin (11/21).

High School: Letterwinner in basketball and football ... Served as captain of the 2003 basketball team ... Named 2003 Mercer County Prep Player of the Year ... Averaged 24 points, eight rebounds and eight assists per game as a senior ... Earned 2003 first-team all-state honors ... Named MVP of the Neptune Jubilee Christmas Tournament in 2002 after leading team to tourney championship ... Earned all-tournament honors at the PSIT Tournament as a junior ... Named to the Honor Roll two of his three terms at Peddie ... At Elizabeth, led basketball team to Union County Championship title in 2002 ... Team won the Kean Basketball Classic in 2002.

Personal: Full name is Ibrahim I. Jaaber ... Born Feb. 3, 1984 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Son of Muhammad and Aisha Jaaber ... Brother, Luqman, played basketball at Virginia Union and was a member of the Panthers’ NCAA Division II national championship squad in 2004-05 ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a sociology major.

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