Jordan Tolbert heads into his junior campaign as one of the most experienced players on the Red Raider roster, as well was one of the more experienced players in the Big 12 Conference. He was selected by Athlon's College Basketball Preview as a preseason All-Big 12 Third Team honoree. The Fort Worth native has averaged 10.7 points and 5.6 rebounds over the past two seasons, while racking up a team-best 60 career starts.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13) -- Named first team Academic All-Big 12 for 2013 ... has scored in 60 consecutive games ... reached 400 points for his career against Arizona, 500 career points against ISU and 600 against TCU ... moved past 200 career rebounds against Grambling State and 300 career rebounds against Oklahoma State ... has scored in double figures in 10 of the last 14 games and is averaging 11.5 points and 5.4 rebounds during that span ... notched a season-high 22 points on 9 of 10 shooting against TCU ... recorded 19 points against Kansas State ... had 18 points and tied a career-best with 13 rebounds at Texas ... has recorded 17 career eight-rebound performances, including seven this season (Grambling State, Jackson State, North Carolina A&T, at TCU, Iowa State and at Texas) ... has 14 double-digit scoring efforts this season and 30 for his career ... opened the season with machine-like numbers, hitting 7-for-7 from the field and 2-for-3 from the line, while hitting 2-for-3 FTs for 16 points and adding 7 boards against Prairie View ... added almost a point a minute against Grambling with 14 points and 8 boards ... added 12 points, three rebounds, two blocks and two steals against Alabama ... notched 10 points, five boards and two blocks against Arizona State ... recorded nine points, a season-high 10 boards and 2 blocks against Florida A&M ... just missed a double-double at TCU with 11 points and nine rebounds ... added 10 points at Oklahoma State ... notched 13 points and eight rebounds in a win over Iowa State, including the game-clinching free throws to seal the victory ... chipped in 10 points against West Virginia ... added 10 points at West Virginia and 10 points against Oklahoma ... added 16 points at Kansas ... added 11 points and seven rebounds against Texas ... has a career average of 10.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game through 60 games.
FRESHMAN (2011-12) -- Statistically, his freshman campaign ranks as one of the best freshman efforts in school annals, joining Red Raider standouts Jim Reed (1952-53), Rick Bullock (1972-73), Will Flemons (1989-90), Jason Sasser (1992-93), Jarrius Jackson (2003-04) and Martin Zeno (2004-05) ... started 29 of 31 games as a freshman ... led the team in scoring (11.5 points), rebounding (5.7), field goal percentage (52.1), field goals made (126), field goals attempted (242), free throws made (105) and free throws attempted (146) ... his 357 points ranks fifth all-time at Texas Tech for freshmen, while his 177 rebounds ranks fourth ... was named the Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Jan. 2 ... only player to have scored in every game ... recorded 27 points against TCU on Dec. 6. It was the second top total for a Red Raider freshman in the Big 12 Era ... equaled the mark with 27 against Cal State-Bakersfield on Dec. 27 ... added 21 at ORU and 22 against Grambling State ... had a then career-high 20 points and eight rebounds against Indiana State ... is one of only two freshman at Tech in the last 20 years to have five 20-point games ... has recorded five rebounds in 20 of 31 games this season ... had nine rebounds against DePaul, A&M-Corpus Christi, Oral Roberts, Texas A&M and Texas ... recorded first career double-double at Oklahoma State with 13 points and 13 rebounds ... added 10 rebounds against Oklahoma ... notched 18 points and eight rebounds against K-State... added 11 points and eight boards at K-State in Manhattan ... chipped in 15 points and nine boards against Texas ... 19 points and six rebounds at Baylor ... averaged 13.8 points and 5.7 rebounds over the final four games of the season ... was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters ... was named to the 2011-12 Dean's List.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH -- Played for Eugene Watts at Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal High School ... averaged 17.4 points, 11.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 3.0 blocks last season as a senior ... chipped 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds as a junior ... earned All-City, All-District and All-Area honors as a senior ... recorded over 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in high school ... named a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and ESPN.com ... rated the No. 30 player in the state of Texas by TexasHoops.com ... also recruited by Rutgers, Arizona State, Colorado and Western Kentucky ... played AAU for Brandon Bass Elite.
PERSONAL -- Jordan Wayne Tolbert ... born Nov. 8, 1992 in Fort Worth, Texas ... parents are the late James and Trimeka Tolbert ... has a sister, Breanna (14) and brother, Kenneth (21) ... plays the piano ... enjoys freestyling ... majoring in electronic media and communications.