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    Omar Jimenez
    Omar Jimenez

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Kennesaw, Ga.

    High School:
    Kennesaw Mountain

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 185

    Position:
    G



    03/27/2013

    Northwestern Announces Winter Academic All-B1G Honors

    All-Big Ten winners, NCAA Championships qualifiers among this quarter's honorees

    02/02/2013

    Postgame Quotes vs. Purdue

    11/28/2011

    'Cats Seek Fourth Straight Big Ten/ACC Challenge Win at Georgia Tech Tuesday

    Northwestern receiving votes in both national polls this week

    11/16/2011

    Wildcats Trek to South Carolina for Charleston Classic

    NU opens tournament play vs. LSU at 2 p.m. CT Thursday

    2012-13: Recorded a steal in a season-opening win over Texas Southern (11/13)... Notched an assist and a rebound in a victory over Fairleigh Dickinson (11/18)

    2011-2012: Walk-on who joined the team the week prior to the first game of the season ... Scored first career basket in front of family and friends in a win at Georgia Tech (11/29) ... Played 13 minutes and hit first career 3-pointer in a win over Mississippi Valley State (12/2).

    High School: Three-year letterwinner ... Averaged 16 points and six rebounds per game as a senior ... Team MVP ... Team captain ... Academic All-American ... Prep all-star ... Recipient of Coaches' Award ... All-Academic first team ... Hit three game-winning shots ... Played AAU ball for Georgia Fastbreak ... High school coach was Jesse Bonner.

    Personal: Born Omar Fernando Jimenez ... Son of Jayne Middlebrooks and Omar Jimenez ... Grandmother played tennis and basketball at Spelman College ... Grandfather played basketball at Morehouse College ... Anticipated major is broadcast journalism.

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