Jackson Invited To Chris Paul Elite Guard Camp This Weekend
Aug. 7, 2013
Joe Jackson will attend this weekend's CP3 Elite Guard Camp in Chris Paul's hometown of Winston-Salem, N.C.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- University of Memphis rising senior>Joe Jackson is participating in the 2013 CP3 Elite Guard Camp that runs Friday through Sunday, Aug. 9-11. Six-time NBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Chris Paul directs the three-day camp.
The camp, which is held at the Southeast Gateway YMCA in Paul’s hometown of Winston-Salem, is an invitation-only event for the top college and high school point guards from North Carolina and across the country. The camp is an opportunity for basketball’s rising stars to learn on the court from one of the game’s best floor leaders.
This past season, Jackson led the Tigers in scoring (13.6 ppg), assists (172), steals (60) and three-point field goal percentage (44.7). He also shot over 50 percent from the field (51.9) and averaged 3.3 boards per game.
The Memphis, Tenn., native finished 2012-13 ranked among the Conference USA leaders in scoring (16th), field goal percentage (7th), assists (5th), steals (7th), three-point field goal percentage (3rd) and assist-turnover ratio (5th).
Jackson was named the 2012-13 Conference USA Player of the Year. The 6-foot-1 guard also earned All-C-USA first team, U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District IV team and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 11 first team accolades.
Last year’s CP3 Elite Guard Camp roster included Michigan’s Trey Burke, Louisville’s Peyton Siva and Murray State’s Isaiah Canaan.
Earlier this summer, Geron Johnson attended the Kevin Durant Skills Academy in Washington, D.C.