Jason Cipolla (born May 11, 1974) is a retired American basketball player.
|Born||May 11, 1974|
Queens, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Christ the King|
(Queens, New York)
|NBA draft||1997 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
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. In 1996 Cipolla transferred to Syracuse University. In two seasons with Syracuse 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 third-team All-Big East.