Fan favorite and 1998 Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Reed Jackson represents the UE men’s basketball team with his induction. Jackson played for the Aces during the transition from the MCC to the Missouri Valley Conference where he was named a 2nd Team All-Conference player in both leagues. Along with teammate Andy Elkins, Jackson shared the 1995 Slyker Award, which is given to the top male student-athlete. Jackson set the UE steals record, which stood until last season. He remains 35th in school history with 1,101 points and fourth in assists with 437 in his career.