- Jodie Meeks
- No: 23
- Position: Guard
- Ht./Wt.: 6-4/212
- Class: Junior
- Hometown: Norcross, Ga.
- High School: Norcross
Named SEC Academic All American....Scored 39 points against VMI...averaging 25.5 points and 4.8 rebounds through his team's first six games... scored a game-high 19 points to lead Kentucky to an upset win over West Virginia 54-43 in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational...Named MVP of the Las Vegas Invitational...named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Dec. 2...Named SEC Player of the Week 4 times this season...Named ESPN Player of the Week Jan 19...Set a school record for points in a game with 54, breaking Dan Issel's 39-year old record of 53...currently holds school-record of 10 three-pointers in a single game....He was named CBS/Chevrolet Player of the Game during the nationally televised game against Arkansas scoring 45 points. That 45 point performance would be the most points scored in a game by a player at Bud Walton Arena....Scored 30 or more points in a games 7 times this season...Named CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week 2 times this season...Became the 56th member of UK”s prestigious 1,000 point club...Made game-winning three-pointer with
4.7 seconds remaining vs. Florida...Meeks has the Top-3 scoring games nationally in regulation (54, 46, 45 points)...Became the first player in SEC history to win SEC
Player of the Week honors four times in a single-season...Holds UK's all-time single-season three-pointers made record with 105, breaking the
previous mark by Travis Ford (101, 1993)...named First Team All-SEC by league coaches...named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IV Player of the Year
Named SEC Academic All American.....Missed 20 games, including the last eight ... Missed six weeks after suffering a stress fracture in the pelvic area in early November ... Missed 13 other games, including 12 SEC contests, due to a strained hip flexor ... Had a pair of 20-point outings (at Houston and vs. FIU) ... Started five games ... Knocked down a pair of threes in road win at LSU ... Scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in a season-high 38 minutes against South Carolina ... Saw first SEC action at Florida, scoring five points and grabbing four boards in 25 minutes ... Returned to action from stress fracture by scoring a career-high 21 points at Houston (17 in the first half) ... Had 21 points and went 5-of-9 from behind the arc against FIU ... Scored a game-high 34 and shot 7-of-9 from three-point range in first exhibition against Pikeville College.
Named Freshman All-American by Collegeinsider.com ... Averaged 22.1 minutes and 8.7 points ... Fourth on the team in scoring ... Was usually the first reserve off the bench ... Reached double figures 16 times, including 14 of last 18 games and eight straight ... Averaged 12.8 points in last 8 contests ... Made 52 of his last 54 free throw attempts, which included a streak of 25 made FTs ... Played a team season-high 41 minutes in SEC Tournament quarterfinal loss against Mississippi State ... Earned first career start at Vanderbilt, responding with 15 points ... Matched season high with 18 points in win over LSU ... Scored 15 points (13 in the second half) in UK’s win at Arkansas ... Sparked UK to home win over Tennessee with 16 points and five boards in 30 minutes ... Went 4-of-5 from long range against Vols ... Matched season-high with nine rebounds in 25 minutes against Auburn ... Had a game-high 18 points on 4-of-7 three-point shooting in win at Louisville ... Sealed UK win over Indiana with two free throws in the final seconds ... Recorded first collegiate double-digit game with 13 points in win over Mississippi Valley State.
All-America Freshman Team - 3/10/07
SEC All-Freshman Team - 3/7/07
SEC Freshman of the Week - 2/26/07
SEC Freshman of the Week - 1/29/07
SEC Freshman of the Week - 12/19/06
Chevrolet Player of the game during CBS nationally televised game against Louisville - 12/16/06
Led Norcross High School to Class AAAAA state championship, the first in school history, scoring 32 points and pulling down six rebounds in final game ... 2006 AJC Player of the Year ... Gwinnett Daily Post Player of the Year ... Atlanta Tipoff Club Metro Player of the Year and Player of the Month (February) ... Named to the GHSA All- Star Team and led the North Team to it’s fist victory in over three years ... Averaged 23.7 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 4.2 apg his senior season ... Coached at Norcross by Eddie Martin
High School Highlights
2005-06 Norcross High School (Senior) (Team Captain),
Regular Season averaged 23.7 ppg, 54% FG%, 85% FT ;
State Playoffs 28 ppg, 89.7% FT% (35-39), 60%FG%.
Chick-fil-A All Tournament Team Selection,
Bojangles All Tournament Team Selection.
Gwinnett County Player of the Year,
Metro Atlanta Tip-off Club Player of the Year,
AJC Class AAAAA Player of the Year,
GHSA All-Star Selection, selected as game MVP North Squad.
Gwinnett Prep Rally Player of the week selection,
Atlanta Tip-off Club Player of the Month.
All Region Team Selection, Region 7AAAAA Champions,
Georgia Class AAAAA State Champions.
Scholarship offers from Kentucky, Florida, Florida State, Tennessee, Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas, Clemson, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Boston
College, Illinois, Georgia, Nebraska, Colorado, South Florida, and many others
2004-05 Norcross High School (Junior),
Regular Season averaged 17.4 ppg, 4.8 apg, 4 rpg ;
State Playoffs 20 ppg, 90% FT
Sweet South Classic All-Tourney Team
Team record 31-1 in Class AAAAA High School classification in Georgia,
Region 7AAAAA Champions Georgia
Class AAAAA State Runner up
First Team Gwinnett All County Team Selection
Honorable Mention AJC All State Team
2003-04 Roswell High School (Sophomore) (Team Captain),
averaged 19 ppg, 10 rpg
2003-04 All Fulton County 1st Team Selection
2002-03 Roswell High School (Freshman),
varsity starter in January as a Freshman, averaged 10 ppg, 4 rpg
2002-03 All-Tournament Team AAU 15u National Tournament