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#31 Jonathan Cox
Position: FORWARD
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Barrington, Ill.
High School: Barrington
Experience: 3 Letters

2008-09 — Selected as the Prairie Farms/Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week for Dec. 29 after recording a pair of double-doubles in defeating Missouri State and Southern Illinois...awarded all-tournament team honors at Drake Hy-Vee Classic and Iowa Realty Invitational...named recipient of the Cancun Challenge “Overachiever” award after averaging 12.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in two games, while leading Drake to a third-place finish...selected to the 2008-2009 Missouri Valley Conference Preseason All-Conference Team as well as the CollegeHoops.net Preseason High-Major All-American honorable mention squad...entered 2008-09 campaign as leading active player in the MVC in two statistical categories: rebounding (539) and blocked shots (59). 

2007-08 — Earned second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors, while ranking second in league in rebounding (8.3 avg.), three-point field goal percentage (.440) and defensive rebounding (6.1 avg.)...earned 12 double-doubles, accomplishing the feat in six road games including 11 points and 11 rebounds in win at No. 8 Butler...saved best for last with career-high 29 points and 16 rebounds in NCAA Tournament vs. Western Kentucky while being named to CollegeHoops.net All-NCAA Tournament First-Round Team...named to MVC Most Improved Team while enjoying a breakthrough season, surpassing his combined career rebounding output (256) entering season...doubled his scoring average (12.3) from sophomore season (5.6)...tabbed MVC Scholar-Athlete of Week March 25 following double-double vs. Western Kentucky in NCAA Tournament...also earned All-MVC Tournament honors after averaging 14.0 points, tourney best 8.7 rebounds, while shooting 53.3 percent from floor...enjoyed 26 double-figure scoring games including 20-point effort in MVC Tournament championship game against Illinois State...had season-high 21 points in home win vs. Evansville...named MVC Player of Week Jan. 7 after averaging 15.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 blocked shots, 2.0 steals in wins vs. Indiana State and Missouri State...had 19 points, nine rebounds and career-high five blocked shots at Evansville...named most valuable player of Drake Regency Classic after collecting 15 points and career-high 14 rebounds vs. Texas-Pan American and 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. Chicago State...equaled career high with 14 rebounds in home win vs. Indiana State to go along with 18 points...collected 16 points and 10 rebounds, while making career high four treys in home win vs. Creighton...had 15 points, 12 rebounds and career-tying four steals in home win vs. Illinois State.

2006-07 — Was top frontline reserve, playing in all 32 games while averaging 5.6 points and 3.4 rebounds...shot 60.8 percent from floor...named to Sun Bowl All-Tournament team after averaging 10.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in two games...had 12 points and season-high eight rebounds in Sun Bowl Tournament title victory past Jackson State...scored in double figures in six games, including team- and career-high 23 points vs. Troy in Drake Regency Challenge to equal combined season output from previous five games, while making nine-of-10 shots from floor...led team in blocked shots in nine games...led team in rebounding in six games, while matching season high with eight rebounds at Bradley...collected five or more rebounds in 11 games...had 14 points, five rebounds, two blocked shots at Illinois State...started three straight games (at Creighton, Illinois State, at Southern Illinois), averaging 7.6 points during stretch while shooting 66.7 percent (8-12) from floor...came off bench in home win vs. Indiana State, collecting six rebounds while blocking shot...made first start of season at Creighton, responding with team-high 11 points...had 10 points, seven rebounds and career-high three assists off bench in 16 minutes in home game vs. Bradley...had 11 points and four rebounds off bench in MVC opener at Evansville ...shot 68.9 percent (20-29) from floor during team’s eight-game winning streak.

2005-06
— Played key role on team by appearing in all 31 games, averaging 6.7 points and 4.7 rebounds...made 26 three-point baskets, hitting season-high three treys at Indiana State...collected first career double-double with 13 points, while tying career high with 12 rebounds at Indiana State...started in nine games, including six-game stretch midway through season...came off bench to score 15 points in home win vs. Bradley...shared team scoring honors in college debut vs. Detroit with 13 points, while grabbing team-high five rebounds...had nine points, hitting four of five shots, in 12 minutes against then No. 8 ranked Boston College...collected 11 points and a game-high eight rebounds vs. Texas Christian...also had 12 rebounds in home game vs. Missouri State...collected career-high four steals vs. Shawnee State and had three steals in road finale at Bradley.

2004-05 — Redshirted.

High School — Averaged 16.1 points and 10.0 rebounds as senior at Barrington High, while earning all-area and All-Mid-Suburban West Conference honors...guided team to 20-9 record in 2003-04 and Mid-Suburban West regional title...also led team to Mundelein Tournament championship...named to Jacobs Winter All-Tournament team...had top game of 30 points and 16 rebounds as junior vs. Elgin.

Personal — Finance major...named to 2007-08 honorable mention All-MVC Scholar-Athlete Team...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Jonathan Storrie Cox on Sept. 27, 1985, in Barrington, Ill...parents: John and Patti Cox...has sister: Tricia (26)...high school coach: Marty Dello.