2011-12: Sat out 12 contests due to injury ... Came off the bench to post eight points and three steals in first appearance of the season, a win over LSU (11/17) ... Matched a career high with three steals in a victory over Tulsa (11/18) ... Scored 10 points in a win over Texas Southern (12/15) ... Posted nine points against Central Connecticut State (12/17) ... Made first start of the season in a win over Minnesota (2/18), posting five rebounds and a career-high five steals ... Tallied five points and collected three steals in a win at Penn State (2/25) ... Recorded six points, three rebounds, two steals and a blocked shot vs. No. 10 Ohio State (2/29) ... Scored 13 points with three assists and a steal in a win at Iowa (3/3) ... Posted a career-high 24 points--connecting on eight of 12 field goal attempts, including all three from 3-point range--while tying another with eight rebounds vs. Minnesota in the Big Ten tournament (3/8) ... Connected on eight of 10 field goal attemps and scored 19 points in a victory over Akron in the opening round of the NIT (3/13) ... Averaged 18.7 points per game while shooting 66.7 percent from the field (22-33) over a three-game stretch from March 3-13.
2010-11: Missed seven games due to injury ... Fifth among all Big Ten freshmen with an average of 8.8 points per game in league play ... Appeared in first collegiate game at UTPA (11/17), posting four points, two rebounds and two assists in a starting role ... Posted a team-high eight rebounds to go along with six points, three assists and three steals in a win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/19) ... Scored 10 ponts in a victory over Georgia Tech (11/30) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... Posted career-best 12 points, including hitting three 3-pointers, in a win over Long Island (12/13) ... Matched his collegiate best with 12 points in first career Big Ten game at No. 12 Purdue (12/31) ... Scored a career-high 18 points at No. 20 Illinois (1/6) ... Collected 12 points, five rebounds and three assists in a win at Iowa (1/12) ... Notched eight points and a team-high six rebounds vs. No. 1 Ohio State (1/29) ... Tallied 13 points, including hitting all five free throws, in a win over Illinois (2/5) ... Posted 14 points and four rebounds at Michigan (2/9).
High School: Rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 90 national collegiate prospect by Rivals.com ... Averaged 23.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game senior year ... Named Atlanta Tipoff Club 2010 Metro Atlanta Boys Player of the Year ... Two-time Class AAA first-team all-state selection of Atlanta Journal Constitution, Georgia Athletic Coaches Association and Georgia Sportswriters Association, including Player of the Year as a senior ... DeKalb metro Player of the Year pick of Atlanta Journal Constitution... Posted 20 points in the championship game to lead Columbia to the AAA state title senior year ... Most Outstanding Player of Beach Ball Classic ... Averaged 17.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2 steals per game during junior season ... Team MVP ... Scored 35 points against nationally ranked Pinewood Prep (S.C.) ... Named to Kingdom of the Sun all-tournament team ... Member of Class AAAA state championship team as a sophomore ... Helped Columbia High to a 127-14 record during his prep career ... Team captain ... Three-year letterwinner ... Honor roll student ... Member of BETA Club ... Played AAU ball for the Atlanta Express ... High school coach was Phil McCary.
Personal: Born JerShon Keion Cobb ... Son of Jerran and Kesia Cobb ... Columbia High alums include Chris Tucker (actor) and Gail Devers (track and field athlete) ... Chose Northwestern over Cincinnati, Mississippi, Clemson, Marshall, Alabama and Florida.