Duke Women's Basketball BIO
31 Keturah Jackson
As a Senior (2009-10): Earned the starting nod in 33-of-36 contests, averaging 26.6 minutes per game ... selected to the All-ACC Defensive Team ... averaged 5.9 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.3 steals ... scored a career-high 13 points in a 6-for-6 field goal shooting performance against Hampton in the NCAA Tournament ... finished the season ranked 83rd in the NCAA with 2.3 steals per game ... led Duke in assists 14 times on the year ... snatched a career-high six steals against San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament ... her 83 steals this season are sixth-best on Duke's single season charts.
As a Junior (2008-09): Started 16-of-32 games played on the season ... scored a season-high eight points at Maryland ... also grabbed a season-high seven rebounds and dished a career-high four assists against Michigan ... shot 3-for-3 in a win over Georgia Tech representing one of three games with perfect field goal percentage on the season ... averaged 3.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.3 steals, and 18.2 minutes played per game.
As a Sophomore (2007-08): Made 10 starts, while seeing action in all 35 contests ... averaged 4.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 17.0 minutes ... totaled 56 steals ... registered a career-high 12 points at Virginia Tech on 5-of-6 shooting ... posted 10 points versus Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 as she hit 4-of-6 field goals ... also had 10 points against Maryland ... totaled three or more steals in nine games ... swiped a career-high six steals against Utah Valley ... made several key plays at the end of the Rutgers game to help secure the win, including a clutch free throw.
As a Freshman (2006-07): Saw action in 23 games ... averaged 2.0 points and 1.8 rebounds a game ... played a season-high 18 minutes against both Old Dominion and Dartmouth ... had a career-high 11 points on 5-for-6 shooting in the win over Old Dominion ... scored six points off the bench at Michigan on 3-of-5 shooting ... posted a career-high five rebounds in the Caribbean Classic against SMU.
2005-06: Redshirted the season due to an injured left ankle.
Summer of 2004 (Youth Development Festival): Played for the South Team during the 2004 Women's Youth Development Festival ... averaged 3.4 points and 4.4 rebounds ... had a team-high 20 assists and 12 steals ... South team posted a 2-3 record ... started three of the five contests ... dished out a festival record 11 assists in one game.
Prior To Duke: As a senior, averaged 19.8 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals, 4.0 assists and 44.6 percent from three-point land ... led Dreher to a 24-4 overall record ... scored 20 or more points 14 times and hit a career-high 38 points in the season-opener ... collected 10 double-doubles ... named fourth team 2005 Parade All-America ... earned 2004 Gatorade Player of the Year in South Carolina, South Carolina Class 3A "Miss Basketball," All-Area, All-State and team MVP as a junior ... averaged 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 5.0 steals during junior year ... started 95 of 119 varsity games in her four-year career ... led Dreher to a 27-4 record and a final ranking of No. 2 in the state ... as a sophomore, averaged 16.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 5.0 steals ... selected All-State, All-Area and Region 5 MVP during her sophomore campaign ... guided Dreher to a 28-2 record and a final ranking of No. 1 in the state ... as a freshman, averaged 16.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 5.0 steals ... named All-Region and All-Area ... led her H.S. team to a 30-1 record and a ranking of No. 1 in the state ... played AAU for the Carolina Shooting Stars ... won All-District in track & field in 2002-03.
Personal: Full name is Keturah Celeste Jackson ... born on November 14, 1986, in Columbia, S.C. ... daughter of Roderick and Katherine Jackson ... received a degree in sociology over the summer of 2009 and is attended the Fuqua Business School in 2009-10.
Up Close with Jackson
The person who has had the biggest impact on my basketball career is... My cousin Chad.
My secret food cravings are... Pickles.
The reality TV show I want to be on is... College Hill.
My favorite Coach P quote is... "Think small; dream big."
My secret addiction is... Granny Smith Apples.
The person I look up to and would want to meet is... A. C. Jackson.
The three people, dead or alive, I would want to have dinner with are... Barack Obama, Michael Jordan, and Lil' Wayne.
To me, being a Blue Devil means... Hard work, pride, and intelligence.
My favorite cartoon is... Doug or Hey Arnold.
The reason I picked my jersey number is... Vic Simms.
My biggest inspiration is... My grandfather.
If I could appear on the cover of a magazine, it would be... Vibe.