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Jason Cipolla (born May 11, 1974) is a retired American basketball player.

Jason Cipolla
Personal information
Born (1974-05-11) May 11, 1974 (age 45)
Queens New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolChrist the King
(Queens, New York)
CollegeTallahassee CC (1993–1995)
Syracuse (1995–1997)
PositionShooting guard
Number35
Career highlights and awards
  • 1993 First-team All-Panhandle Conference
  • 1994 First-team All-Panhandle Conference
  • 1994 Panhandle Conference Player of the Year
  • 1996 Big East Conference Third Team
  • 1996 NCAA Tournament Finals

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High schoolEdit

While living in Woodhaven, Queens Jason Cipolla attended Christ the King Regional High School in the neighborhood of Middle Village in Queens New York City.

CollegeEdit

Following high school, Cipolla attended Tallahassee Community College for two years earning an Associate degree. While playing basketball Cipolla earned two first-team All-Panhandle Conference awards and in just two seasons he ranks third in scoring and first in scoring average.[1] In 1996 Cipolla transferred to Syracuse University. In two seasons with Syacuse Orangemen Cipolla started 56 of 69 games. During his senior year Cipolla's team reached the finals of the 1996 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament losing to the University of Kentucky. In the losing effort Cipolla tied the title game record of four steals. His most tournament memorable moment was while in a sweet sixteen matchup against the University of Georgia, he hit a 16-foot fade away jump shot to tie the game as time expired. He also was named to the All Big East Third team.[2]

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