33 Jack VandeMerkt
33 Jack VandeMerkt
Height: 6-8
Weight: 207
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverside, Ill.
High School: Riverside Brookfield
Position: F
Major: Computer Science
gp 25
pts/g 11.4
fg % 50.5
3pt % 0.0
ft % 72.2
reb/g 5.0
a/g 1.0

Career Highs:

  • Points: 24, at Earlham (11/24/15); Ohio Wesleyan (1/20/18)
  • Rebounds: 21, at Earlham (11/24/15)
  • Assists: 5, at Hiram (12/17/17)
  • Steals: 2, 7 times
  • Blocks: 5, at Denison (2/21/17)

At DePauw:

2016-17:

  • Appeared in and started 25 games
  • Second on team at 11.9 ppg
  • First on team at 7.5 rpg
  • Season-high 23 points at Oberlin (2/18/17)
  • Five double-doubles

2015-16:

  • Appeared in 24 games, making 23 starts
  • Averaged 8.8 ppg and 6.2 rpg
  • First on team with 149 rebounds
  • Season-highs at Earlham in points (24) and rebounds (21) (11/24/15)

2014-15:

  • Apepared in 20 games, averaging 1.6 points per game
  • Letter winner

High School:

  • Two-year varsity letter winner in basketball and football
  • Three-year varsity letter winner in track & field
  • All-Conference (basketball, 2014)
  • All-Area (basketball, 2014)
  • All-Conference (track, 2012-14)
Recent Games
Feb 2 Allegheny W, 78-69
Feb 3 Hiram W, 79-67
Feb 7 Denison W, 95-87
Feb 10 at Kenyon L, 90-68
Feb 14 at Wabash W, 62-61
Feb 17 Oberlin L, 76-71
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 18
Games started 17 13
Minutes 573 427
Minutes per game 22.9 23.7
FG 110-218 85-157
FG Pct 50.5 54.1
3PT 0-2 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 65-90 49-63
FT Pct 72.2 77.8
Off rebounds 32 16
Def rebounds 94 81
Total rebounds 126 97
Rebounds per game 5.0 5.4
Personal fouls 56 40
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 25 19
Turnovers 50 42
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.5
Steals 6 5
Blocks 12 10
Points 285 219
Points per game 11.4 12.2
Points per 40 min 19.9 20.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 Franklin W, 90-72 1 11 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 17 at Wheaton (Ill.) L, 80-59 1 23 4-9 44.4 0-1 0.0 5-9 55.6 13
Nov 18 vs. Wis.-River Falls L, 72-69 1 33 4-15 26.7 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 14
Nov 29 Rose-Hulman W, 68-66 1 24 2-9 22.2 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 2 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 105-71 1 16 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Dec 6 Wittenberg L, 77-64 1 25 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 13
Dec 9 Wooster L, 83-63 1 30 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 17
Dec 16 at Allegheny L, 70-57 1 20 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 6
Dec 17 at Hiram L, 66-60 1 26 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 29 vs. Hampden-Sydney W, 70-64 - 21 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 13
Dec 30 vs. Heidelberg L, 69-65 - 23 8-12 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 16
Jan 3 Boyce W, 103-57 - 11 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 6 Kenyon W, 54-39 - 20 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 10 at Denison W, 83-70 - 24 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 16
Jan 13 at Oberlin W, 82-50 - 15 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 17 Wabash L, 77-75 - 22 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 11
Jan 20 Ohio Wesleyan L, 77-72 1 24 11-18 61.1 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 24
Jan 24 at Wittenberg L, 76-64 1 26 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 14
Jan 27 at Wooster L, 65-57 1 31 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 11
Feb 2 Allegheny W, 78-69 1 22 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 3 Hiram W, 79-67 1 11 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 9
Feb 7 Denison W, 95-87 - 26 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 20
Feb 10 at Kenyon L, 90-68 1 25 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 14
Feb 14 at Wabash W, 62-61 1 33 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 15
Feb 17 Oberlin L, 76-71 1 31 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 14
Feb 20 at Wooster   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 Franklin W, 90-72 1 11 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 0
Nov 17 at Wheaton (Ill.) L, 80-59 1 23 3 2 5 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 18 vs. Wis.-River Falls L, 72-69 1 33 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 0 1 4 -
Nov 29 Rose-Hulman W, 68-66 1 24 2 2 4 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 0
Dec 2 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 105-71 1 16 0 1 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 6 Wittenberg L, 77-64 1 25 3 2 5 1 1 1.0 0 1 4 0
Dec 9 Wooster L, 83-63 1 30 1 7 8 0 8 0.0 2 1 3 0
Dec 16 at Allegheny L, 70-57 1 20 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 1 2 3 -
Dec 17 at Hiram L, 66-60 1 26 0 0 0 5 1 5.0 1 1 3 -
Dec 29 vs. Hampden-Sydney W, 70-64 - 21 4 2 6 1 3 0.3 1 0 2 -
Dec 30 vs. Heidelberg L, 69-65 - 23 2 3 5 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 3 Boyce W, 103-57 - 11 3 1 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 6 Kenyon W, 54-39 - 20 2 11 13 1 3 0.3 0 2 3 -
Jan 10 at Denison W, 83-70 - 24 1 5 6 2 5 0.4 0 0 4 -
Jan 13 at Oberlin W, 82-50 - 15 1 7 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 17 Wabash L, 77-75 - 22 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 0 1 2 0
Jan 20 Ohio Wesleyan L, 77-72 1 24 2 6 8 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0
Jan 24 at Wittenberg L, 76-64 1 26 0 8 8 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 27 at Wooster L, 65-57 1 31 1 6 7 0 3 0.0 1 1 2 0
Feb 2 Allegheny W, 78-69 1 22 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 3 Hiram W, 79-67 1 11 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 7 Denison W, 95-87 - 26 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 10 at Kenyon L, 90-68 1 25 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 14 at Wabash W, 62-61 1 33 1 10 11 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 17 Oberlin L, 76-71 1 31 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Feb 20 at Wooster   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 20 - 7.7 0.6-1.6 35.5 0.1-0.6 27.3 0.3-0.6 58.3 1.6
2015-16 24 23 22.5 3.4-7.5 45.0 0.1-0.4 30.0 2.0-3.6 54.7 8.8
2016-17 25 25 27.7 4.8-9.8 48.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.4-4.0 59.4 11.9
2017-18 25 17 22.9 4.4-8.7 50.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.6-3.6 72.2 11.4
Total 94 65 20.8 3.4-7.2 47.6 0.1-0.3 25.0 1.9-3.1 61.9 8.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 20 - 154 11-31 35.5 3-11 27.3 7-12 58.3 32
2015-16 24 23 539 81-180 45.0 3-10 30.0 47-86 54.7 212
2016-17 25 25 693 119-245 48.6 0-1 0.0 60-101 59.4 298
2017-18 25 17 573 110-218 50.5 0-2 0.0 65-90 72.2 285
Total 94 65 1959 321-674 47.6 6-24 25.0 179-289 61.9 827
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 20 - 7.7 2.9-8.1 35.5 0.8-2.9 27.3 1.8-3.1 58.3 8.3
2015-16 24 23 22.5 6.0-13.4 45.0 0.2-0.7 30.0 3.5-6.4 54.7 15.7
2016-17 25 25 27.7 6.9-14.1 48.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.5-5.8 59.4 17.2
2017-18 25 17 22.9 7.7-15.2 50.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.5-6.3 72.2 19.9
Total 94 65 20.8 6.6-13.8 47.6 0.1-0.5 25.0 3.7-5.9 61.9 16.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 20 - 7.7 0.3 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3
2015-16 24 23 22.5 1.3 4.9 6.2 2.5 0.1 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.5 0.6
2016-17 25 25 27.7 2.0 5.5 7.5 2.7 0.1 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.3 1.0
2017-18 25 17 22.9 1.3 3.8 5.0 2.2 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.2 0.5
Total 94 65 20.8 1.3 3.8 5.1 2.1 0.1 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 20 - 154 7 11 18 18 0 4 12 0.3 1 7
2015-16 24 23 539 31 118 149 60 3 17 31 0.5 12 14
2016-17 25 25 693 50 137 187 67 2 25 31 0.8 8 26
2017-18 25 17 573 32 94 126 56 1 25 50 0.5 6 12
Total 94 65 1959 120 360 480 201 6 71 124 0.6 27 59
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 20 - 7.7 1.8 2.9 4.7 4.7 0.0 1.0 3.1 0.3 0.3 1.8
2015-16 24 23 22.5 2.3 8.8 11.1 4.5 0.2 1.3 2.3 0.5 0.9 1.0
2016-17 25 25 27.7 2.9 7.9 10.8 3.9 0.1 1.4 1.8 0.8 0.5 1.5
2017-18 25 17 22.9 2.2 6.6 8.8 3.9 0.1 1.7 3.5 0.5 0.4 0.8
Total 94 65 20.8 2.5 7.4 9.8 4.1 0.1 1.4 2.5 0.6 0.6 1.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 17 22.9 4.4-8.7 50.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.6-3.6 72.2 11.4
Conference 18 13 23.7 4.7-8.7 54.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.7-3.5 77.8 12.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 8 21.4 4.2-8.3 51.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.7-3.3 80.0 11.2
Away 10 8 23.9 4.2-8.4 50.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.4-3.4 70.6 10.8
Neutral 3 1 25.7 5.7-11.3 50.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 3.0-5.3 56.3 14.3
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Wins 11 5 19.8 3.6-7.3 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.5 78.6 9.3
Losses 14 12 25.4 5.0-9.9 50.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.1-4.4 69.4 13.1
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November 4 4 22.8 2.8-9.5 28.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.8-4.8 57.9 8.3
December 7 5 23.0 4.9-8.4 57.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.9-3.4 54.2 11.6
January 8 3 21.6 4.4-8.4 52.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-2.6 90.5 11.1
February 6 5 24.7 5.0-9.0 55.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-4.3 84.6 13.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 17 573 110-218 50.5 0-2 0.0 65-90 72.2 285
Conference 18 13 427 85-157 54.1 0-0 - 49-63 77.8 219
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 8 257 51-100 51.0 0-0 - 32-40 80.0 134
Away 10 8 239 42-84 50.0 0-1 0.0 24-34 70.6 108
Neutral 3 1 77 17-34 50.0 0-1 0.0 9-16 56.3 43
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Wins 11 5 218 40-80 50.0 0-0 - 22-28 78.6 102
Losses 14 12 355 70-138 50.7 0-2 0.0 43-62 69.4 183
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November 4 4 91 11-38 28.9 0-1 0.0 11-19 57.9 33
December 7 5 161 34-59 57.6 0-1 0.0 13-24 54.2 81
January 8 3 173 35-67 52.2 0-0 - 19-21 90.5 89
February 6 5 148 30-54 55.6 0-0 - 22-26 84.6 82
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 17 22.9 7.7-15.2 50.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.5-6.3 72.2 19.9
Conference 18 13 23.7 8.0-14.7 54.1 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-5.9 77.8 20.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 8 21.4 7.9-15.6 51.0 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-6.2 80.0 20.9
Away 10 8 23.9 7.0-14.1 50.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 4.0-5.7 70.6 18.1
Neutral 3 1 25.7 8.8-17.7 50.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 4.7-8.3 56.3 22.3
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Wins 11 5 19.8 7.3-14.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-5.1 78.6 18.7
Losses 14 12 25.4 7.9-15.5 50.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 4.8-7.0 69.4 20.6
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November 4 4 22.8 4.8-16.7 28.9 0.0-0.4 0.0 4.8-8.4 57.9 14.5
December 7 5 23.0 8.4-14.7 57.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.2-6.0 54.2 20.1
January 8 3 21.6 8.1-15.5 52.2 0.0-0.0 - 4.4-4.9 90.5 20.6
February 6 5 24.7 8.1-14.6 55.6 0.0-0.0 - 5.9-7.0 84.6 22.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 17 22.9 1.3 3.8 5.0 2.2 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.2 0.5
Conference 18 13 23.7 0.9 4.5 5.4 2.2 0.1 1.1 2.3 0.5 0.3 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 8 21.4 1.3 3.7 4.9 2.6 0.1 0.9 2.1 0.4 0.2 0.6
Away 10 8 23.9 0.9 4.3 5.2 1.8 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.6 0.3 0.4
Neutral 3 1 25.7 2.7 2.3 5.0 2.3 - 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.3 0.3
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Wins 11 5 19.8 1.4 4.2 5.5 2.5 0.1 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.3
Losses 14 12 25.4 1.2 3.4 4.6 2.1 0.0 0.9 2.1 0.4 0.4 0.6
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November 4 4 22.8 1.8 1.8 3.5 3.0 0.0 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.0 0.5
December 7 5 23.0 1.7 2.6 4.3 2.3 0.0 1.1 2.9 0.4 0.7 0.7
January 8 3 21.6 1.3 5.9 7.1 1.9 0.0 1.3 2.1 0.6 0.1 0.6
February 6 5 24.7 0.5 3.7 4.2 2.2 0.2 0.7 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 17 573 32 94 126 56 1 25 50 0.5 6 12
Conference 18 13 427 16 81 97 40 1 19 42 0.5 5 10
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 8 257 15 44 59 31 1 11 25 0.4 2 7
Away 10 8 239 9 43 52 18 0 11 20 0.6 3 4
Neutral 3 1 77 8 7 15 7 - 3 5 0.6 1 1
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Wins 11 5 218 15 46 61 27 1 12 20 0.6 1 3
Losses 14 12 355 17 48 65 29 0 13 30 0.4 5 9
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November 4 4 91 7 7 14 12 0 3 4 0.8 0 2
December 7 5 161 12 18 30 16 0 8 20 0.4 5 5
January 8 3 173 10 47 57 15 0 10 17 0.6 1 5
February 6 5 148 3 22 25 13 1 4 9 0.4 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 17 22.9 2.2 6.6 8.8 3.9 0.1 1.7 3.5 0.5 0.4 0.8
Conference 18 13 23.7 1.5 7.6 9.1 3.7 0.1 1.8 3.9 0.5 0.5 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 8 21.4 2.3 6.8 9.2 4.8 0.2 1.7 3.9 0.4 0.3 1.1
Away 10 8 23.9 1.5 7.2 8.7 3.0 0.0 1.8 3.3 0.6 0.5 0.7
Neutral 3 1 25.7 4.2 3.6 7.8 3.6 0.0 1.6 2.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
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Wins 11 5 19.8 2.8 8.4 11.2 5.0 0.2 2.2 3.7 0.6 0.2 0.6
Losses 14 12 25.4 1.9 5.4 7.3 3.3 0.0 1.5 3.4 0.4 0.6 1.0
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November 4 4 22.8 3.1 3.1 6.2 5.3 0.0 1.3 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.9
December 7 5 23.0 3.0 4.5 7.5 4.0 0.0 2.0 5.0 0.4 1.2 1.2
January 8 3 21.6 2.3 10.9 13.2 3.5 0.0 2.3 3.9 0.6 0.2 1.2
February 6 5 24.7 0.8 5.9 6.8 3.5 0.3 1.1 2.4 0.4 0.0 0.0