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#23 Jabari Bird
Position: Guard
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 198
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Richmond, Calif.
High School: Salesian HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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Jabari Bird
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
13-14 31 12 619 20.0 93 219 .425 30 93 .323 41 51 .804 17 44 61 2.0 38 0 33 32 8 12 257 8.3
Career 31 12 619 20.0 93 219 .425 30 93 .323 41 51 .804 17 44 61 2.0 38 0 33 32 8 12 257 8.3

Freshman (2013-14): Played in 31 of Cal’s 35 games with 12 starts … missed four games with a sprained ankle … averaged 20.0 minutes per contest, including a season-long 36 minutes against No. 7 Syracuse in the Maui Invitational … made collegiate debut in season opener against Coppin State and earned first collegiate start in second collegiate game against Denver … 12 double-digit scoring games … combined for 50 points and 10 rebounds in Cal’s three NIT games against Utah Valley, Arkansas and SMU … career-best 24 points on six three-pointers, including three-pointer with 1:25 to play to give Cal lead for good, in third career game vs. Oakland … 20 points on 8-of-13 from the field, including three three-point field goals in season finale at SMU … career-best eight rebounds against Arkansas in NIT … 17 points, seven rebounds against  No. 7 Syracuse in Maui … scored all 12 of his points in a span of 3:57 in the second half at UCLA … career-high five assists at home against Washington and Coppin State.

High School: McDonald’s All-American … played in McDonald’s All-American game featuring the nation’s 25-best scholastic student-athletes … posted nine points, three rebounds and three assists in 13 minutes of action in the all-star contest … a three-year standout guard who also played the small forward position at Salesian High School … guided the Pride to a 100-8 record over his three seasons with the program … two-time Bay Area News Group East Bay Player of the Year … guided Pride to a No. 1 ranking in the state during his senior season… Salesian advanced to the Northern California Regional open Division semifinals in 2013 … averaged 17.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game for the Tri-County Athletic League and North Coast Section Division IV champions as a senior … led Salesian to the Division IV state championship as a junior where he averaged 18.7 points and 4.8 rebounds … ranked as the 15th-best prospect in the nation in the CBSSports.com Top 100 for 2013, the 20th-best prospect in the country by Rivals.com and 19th in his class on the ESPN Top 100 list … a five-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, the recruiting services ranked Bird at different positions - Rivals.com listed him as the sixth-best shooting guard in the country and Scout.com ranked him as the sixth-best small forward in the class of 2013 … played for the Oakland Soldiers AAU squad where he led his team to the Peach Jam title in 2012, averaging 15.1 points in the eight games of the tournament … also selected to compete in the Under Armour Elite 24 game.

Personal: Born July 3, 1994 … parents are Carl and Tonya Bird … father was a standout with the Golden Bears where he was voted the team’s co-MVP after averaging 15.2 points during the 1975-76 season.

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