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Terrence Jennings
Terrence Jennings


Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 230




Louisville vs. Cincinnati (Feb. 16, 2011)

Photos from Louisville's game against Cincinnati.


Louisville vs. Connecticut (Jan. 29, 2011)

Photos from Louisville's game against Connecticut.



Louisville Men's Basketball v Butler

Sophomore Year:

  • Starter at forward in 10 of the last 14 games, seven of them Cardinal victories.
  • Thirty-four of his team-high 40 blocked shots came in the last 21 games. He was 12th in the BIG EAST in blocked shots (1.3 per game).
  • Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds, matched a career-best four blocked shots and scored nine points against DePaul. His nine points were his most in 16 games.
  • Had eight points, five rebounds, two blocked shots and two steals in his first career start against Cincinnati. He had eight points in eight minutes at Seton Hall in the previous game.
  • Totalled eight points, three rebounds and four blocked shots against USF in the Cards' BIG EAST Conference opener.
  • Matched a season high with 11 points vs. Radford.
  • Matched a season high with 11 points against Western Kentucky, adding five rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots.
  • Scored a season-high matching 11 points and grabbed six rebounds vs. Western Carolina.
  • Scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds against East Tennessee State.

    Freshman Year:

  • Saw significant playing time at center as a freshman.
  • His contributions improved over the last half of the season -- last 20 games: 5.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots; First 17 games: 2.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots.
  • Ranked fifth in the BIG EAST in blocked shots (1.5). In league game only statistics, he was third (2.2) despite averaging just 15 minutes a game in conference play.
  • Had seven points, five rebounds and two steals against Arizona in the semifinals of the NCAA Midwest Regional.
  • Scored eight points in seven minutes against Siena in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Scored a season-high14 points against Seton Hall, adding six rebounds and three blocked shots.
  • Scored 13 points against West Virginia, adding two each of rebounds, blocked shots and steals.
  • Scored nine points in the Cards' win at then No. 8 Syracuse, adding five rebounds and two blocked shots.
  • Defensive force for the Cardinals vs. Notre Dame when he totaled six rebounds, three blocked shots and two points.
  • Had three points, a season-high four blocked shots and two rebounds at Rutgers, converting 3-of-4 free throws.
  • Produced four points, a season-high four blocked shots and three rebounds at Villanova in 12 minutes.
  • After missing his first six free throw attempts of the season, he hit 20 of his last 32 (.625). He hit 5-of-6 free throws at Georgetown.

    High School:

  • Averaged 12.2 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.6 blocked shots in helping Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass. reach the semifinals of the 2008 National Prep Championship.
  • Ranked No. 18 in Rivals.com class of 2008 (No. 5 power forward), No. 22 in the SLAM Magazine Fresh 50, No. 33 in the CBS College Sports Top 100, No. 41 by USA Today recruiting analyst Rob Harrington; and No. 50 by RISE Magazine. He was second in Scout.com's post-grad rankings and fourth nationally among The Hoop Scoop's top fifth year players.
  • Had seven points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots as Notre Dame Prep upset The Patterson (N.C.) School in the National Prep Championships.
  • Jennings, who hails from Sacramento, Calif., finished his 2006-07 season at Mt. Zion Christian Academy in Durham, N.C.
  • Won the slam dunk contest and totalled 10 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots in the 2008 adidas Derby Festival Classic all-star game in Freedom Hall.
  • Originally committed to Maryland and also considered Connecticut, Virginia, and West Virginia before signing with the Cardinals.


  • Born Nov. 2, 1988 ... Son of Linda Jiles and Jerry Jennings ... has one brother (Wayne) and sister (Yvonne) ... Major is communication.
  • His cousin C.J. Wallace played for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Chose to attend U of L because "of the facilities and coaching staff."
  • Personal goal at U of L is to graduate.
  • Enjoys playing pool, bowling and cooking in his spare time.
  • Best basketball advice given to him was to slow down.
  • Few people know that he wears a mouth piece.
  • Feels Denzel Washington would be the best actor to play him in a movie.
  • When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Michael Jordan.
  • Chose to wear No. 23 because it was the only one left.
  • His parents have had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
  • If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his big bed.
  • What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: his passion, fire and winning attitude.


  • Basketball Player: Amare Stoudemire
  • NBA Team: Sacramento Kings
  • Athlete, Other than a basketball player: Tiger Woods
  • Movies: Friday, Menace II Society
  • TV Shows: Lost, Family Guy
  • Actor: Denzel Washington
  • Comedian: Kevin Hart
  • Subject: math
  • Musical Group/Singer: Trey Songs, Neo
  • Foods: pasta
  • Midnight Snack: honey bun
  • Vacation spot: Miami
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