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The 2020-2021 NCAA college basketball season has yet to tip off but one of former Capital Region product is already gaining national attention. CBS Sports' College Basketball reporter Jon Rothstein tweeted this over the weekend about former Albany Academy standout and current UConn Huskie freshman Andre Jackson

 


 

 

Before signing with UConn, Jackson was one of the most heralded recruits in New York state. In Connecticut, local media outlets have already profiled Jackson before his team with the program

When will Capital Region sports fans get to see the college debut of Andre Jackson? The answer is still unclear, as the schedule for the UConn Huskies has yet to be made official.

Do you agree with Jon Rothstein's assessment? Do you believe former Albany Academy stand out Andre Jackson has NBA skills? Plus what are realistic expectations for his freshman season at UConn? You can let us know by downloading the FREE 104.5 The Team app below and leaving a message there.

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In just a few years, we may be considering Andre Jackson a celebrity who lived in the Capital Region. Check out the list of celebrity ties to the Capital Region