Mississippi State

Jordan says she’ll return For Fifth Season

Credit: Mississippi State Athletics

Mississippi State women’s basketball senior guard Jerkaila Jordan announced on Tuesday that she will return to the program for her fifth season of eligibility in 2024-25.

“The decision for Jerkaila Jordan to use her fifth season and return to Mississippi State is a statement to the special person, player and competitor that she is.” head coach Sam Purcell said. “She is invested in what we are building here and her teammates’ success both on and off the court. Mississippi State is getting a great leader and teammate back, who is excited to achieve every goal that we have set from day one.”

Jordan – who will return for her fourth season at Mississippi State – has an additional year of eligibility available after the NCAA granted all student-athletes affected by COVID-19 affected campaign a waiver.

Jordan earned 2024 Second Team All-SEC honors this season after she averaged a team-high 16.0 points and 2.2 steals, in addition to career-best marks in rebounds, assists and minutes with 5.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists in 30.9 minutes per contest. She led the team in points in 16 and has scored 10-plus points in 25 of the 32 contests this season.

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