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KING OF THE BLOCK: Trayce Jackson-Davis is IU basketball’s all-time leader in blocked shots

Trayce Jackson-Davis now has the most recorded blocked shots in IU basketball history.

The 6-foot-9 senior blocked a drive to the basket by Minnesota’s Jamison Battle with 1:24 left in the first half on Wednesday evening in Minneapolis to give him the all-time lead.

The block was Jackson-Davis’ 228th of his career.  He came into the game tied for the lead and passed Jeff Newton, whose 227 blocks stood atop the IU record books since 2003. Jackson-Davis would go on to block six for the game and now has 233 for his career.

The Greenwood, Ind. product came into the game averaging a career high 3.1 blocks per game this season.

Jackson-Davis won’t catch the Big Ten’s all-time block leader unless he uses his extra year of eligibility — and even that likely wouldn’t give him enough games to get there.  Ohio State’s Ken Johnson swatted 444 shots from 1997 to 2001.  Jackson-Davis currently stands seventh all-time in conference history.

1. Trayce Jackson-Davis – 233 (active)
2. Jeff Newton – 227
3. Alan Henderson – 213
4. D.J. White – 198
5. Uwe Blab – 196
6. George Leach – 194
7. Dean Garrett – 192
8. Ray Tolbert – 155
9. Juwan Morgan – 138
10. Eric Anderson – 136

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