WHAT TO KNOW: A valuable practice player who joined the team in the fall of 2002. A good student-athlete who is already has his degree in business finance and is now studying for a second degree in marketing. Has played in 10 games at Arizona State. Played at Johnson Community College in Overland Park, Kan., from fall of 2000 to spring of 2002 and was coached by Mike Jeffers. He redshirted on 2000-2001 NJCAA Division II national championship team and the 2001-2002 team finished 21-10 and third in Jayhawk Conference. Jamie had the second-highest single-season blocked shot total in school history.
LEE'S SUMMIT NORTH HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in basketball...captain of team in senior year...a Suburban Middle 7 All-Conference pick in 1998-99 and 1999-2000 and also an all-area honorable mention selection...team defensive player of the year for those two seasons...average 9.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in 1998-99...averaged 9.1 points, 6.4 boards and 3.2 blocks in senior year (1999-2000)...posted 15 points, nine boards and nine blocks in 1999 District semifinal win against rival Lee's Summit High School...set the single-season blocked shot record.
ETC.: Born Jan. 22, 1982, in Kansas City, Mo....already has earned his business finance degree and is studying marketing...dad is Nick (product development manager) and mother is Cheryl (teacher)...sister, Megan, attends the University of Missouri.
Q & A With Jamie Andrisevic My favorite Pac-10 road trip is...Arizona. My favorite Pac-10 restaurant is...Mission Palms. My toughest Pac-10 road trip is...Arizona. The toughest adjustment to college basketball is...the competition. The player on this team that will surprise the most people this year...Allen. The most underrated player on the team is...Kevin Kruger. What our team will need to improve from last year...everything. The strongest player on the team is...Ike. In practice, I hate to play against...no one. The best part about this team will be...depth. One word to describe Coach Evans...respect. The most interesting thing I did this summer was...go to Florida. If I was drafting a basketball dream team, the three players I would pick first are...Shaq, Steve Nash and Dirk Novitzki. My favorite professional sports team is...Kansas City Chiefs. If I could live anywhere, I would live in...San Diego. The biggest influence on my career was...Mike Hilbert. My advice to youngsters is...work hard. The game I am looking forward to the most this year is...Stanford. Favorite course in college...The Beatles. The last book I read was...my marketing book. My most disappointing loss was...Kansas in the NCAA Tournament. My favorite sports figures is...Priest Holmes. My favorite restaurant is...Hereford House. The best city I have been to is...Las Vegas. The thing I like most about Tempe is...the weather. The last CD I bought was...Tim McGraw.