Utah State Athletics Announces Jaycee Carroll Jersey Retirement Ceremony

Jaycee Carroll plays against Fresno State in this 2008 file photo. Carroll's No. 20 jersey will be retired in February.

LOGAN, Utah — Utah State Interim Director of Athletics Jerry Bovee announced Wednesday that Aggie men's basketball legend Jaycee Carroll will have his No. 20 jersey retired in a halftime ceremony of its home game against Nevada on Saturday, Feb. 18. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.

"Jaycee is one of the greatest basketball players in Aggie history and incredibly deserving of this honor," said Bovee. "We are thrilled to be able to celebrate his remarkable accomplishments in front of Aggie Nation."

Carroll will join three other Aggie greats that have their jerseys hanging from the rafters of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Greg Grant (5), Cornell Green (24) and Marvin Roberts (31). USU also has two retired numbers in Bert Cook (6) and Wayne Estes (33).

"My family and I are honored to be recognized with those Aggie greats that have had their jersey or number already retired," said Carroll. "This is a dream come true for me and a tremendous honor. It's awesome to be part of Utah State Basketball and its rich tradition of history."

Carroll (2005-08) was a two-time All-American, two-time first-team all-Western Athletic Conference selection and the 2008 WAC Player of the Year. He is the all-time career leader at Utah State in points (2,522), field goals made (880), field goals attempted (1,721), 3-point field goals made (369), 3-point field goals attempted (793), double-figure scoring games (121), games started (132) and total minutes played (4,596).

As a four-year starter, Carroll helped Utah State to a 94-40 (.701) record, including a 45-21 (.682) conference mark, and four trips to the postseason with two NCAA and two National Invitation Tournament appearances.

As a senior in 2008, Carroll led Utah State to a WAC regular season co-championship as he was named the league's Player of the Year and an Associated Press All-American. Carroll also led USU to a Big West Conference Tournament Championship as a freshman in 2005, as he was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Carroll was named an AP All-American as a junior, as well, as he led the WAC in scoring in each of his final two seasons at USU, and garnered Freshman All-American accolades from both and

In addition to eight school records, Carroll ranks in the top 10 in eight more statistical categories and among the single-season top 10 in 23 categories, including the school record holder of 3-point field goals made (114), 3-point field goals attempted (229, t-1st) and minutes played (1,304).

Carroll also owns two single-game records, including 3-point field goals made (10) and free throw percentage (100.0 percent, 15-15), and is among the top 10 in five other categories.

Carroll finished his career ranked No. 2 in NCAA history with a career 3-point shooting percentage of 46.5 percent.

Following his collegiate career, Carroll played professionally in Europe for 13 seasons and helped Real Madrid to a pair of Euro League Championships (2015, 2018), five Spanish League Championships (2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019), Six Kings Cups (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020), six Super Cups (2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020) and a FIBA Intercontinental Cup Championship (2015). Carroll was the Spanish League's top scorer in 2010 and 2011 and the EuroCup's top scorer in 2011.

For Aggie men's basketball ticket information, fans can contact the USU Athletics Ticket Office over the phone by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or 435-797-0305 during regular hours of operation. Fans can also buy their tickets in person at the USU Ticket Office inside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum or online by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" tab at

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Doug Hoffman
Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations


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