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Marcus James
Player Profile:
Marcus James 723359
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waterbury, Conn.
High School: Wilby
Other College: Seward County
Experience: 1 Letter

SAM HOUSTON
Started five games and played in 23 as a reserve forward in 2010-11 ... averaged 4.5 points and 4.2 rebounds, playing 16.9 minutes per game ... top performance was 12 points and 10 rebounds versus Western New Mexico at the UTEP tournament  ... brings ability to score, rebound and play multiple positions.

SEWARD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Two-time All-Conference performer for coach Bryan Zollinger at Seward County in Liberal, Kan. ... averaged 10.7 points and 5.1 rebounds for Saints squad that rolled up 24-9 record in 2010 ... Seward County lost by just two points to No. 15 Butler in the NJCAA Region VI playoffs ... Jayhawk West Conference runner-up in 2010 ... All-Conference and honorable mention NJCAA All-Region VI as a freshman, averaging 12.3 points and 5.4 rebounds his freshman season in 2009 ... helped lead team to 23-9 record and Jayhawk West conference title.

WILBY HIGH SCHOOL
All-State, All-City and All-Conference for coach Trent Hillard at Wilby High in Waterbury, Conn. ... averaged 22.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game as a senior ... All-State in the high jump in track and field ... has two brothers Jerelle (23) and Daryl (24) who both played basketball at Eastern Connecticut State University.

CAREER HIGHS

Points 12 W. New Mexico 12/29/10
  9 UTSA 1/29/11
Rebounds 10 W. New Mexico 12/29/10
  9 Texas State 1/19/11
  9 Houston 12/21/10

HEAD COACH JASON HOOTEN:
"One of co-captains, Marcus has taken on the challenge of being a vocal leader for the team. He is a hard worker and high energy guy who is very coachable. He's been slowed by a couple of injuries since last year and, hopefully, he will give us versatility inside and out. He is long and athletic and has a great motor. Marcus is a 'team first' guy."

Career Statistics

#20 GP FG FGA Pct. 3Pt. Att. Pct. FT FTA Pct. Reb. Avg. Ast. Avg. Stl Pts. Avg.
2011 28 56 117 .479 0 3 .000 15 38 .395 117 4.2 14 0.5 18 127 4.5


 

 

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