Jessica Jackson signs WNBA free agent contract

By: Bob Holt Bob Holt's Twitter account
Published: Friday, April 21, 2017
Arkansas' Jessica Jackson eyes the basket while Kentucky's Evelyn Akhator defends during the second half of a game Thursday Feb. 16, 2017, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Wildcats won 69-62.
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Arkansas' Jessica Jackson eyes the basket while Kentucky's Evelyn Akhator defends during the second half of a game Thursday Feb. 16, 2017, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Wildcats won 69-62.

Former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball player Jessica Jackson is attending training camp as a free agent with the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

Jackson, from Jacksonville, is among 24 players at the Sparks' training camp, which starts Sunday, according to a news release.

The Sparks will cut their roster to 16 players for the start of the WNBA season on May 13.

Jackson, a three-time All-SEC player, is Arkansas' No. 3 career scorer (1,865 points) and rebounder (750).

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