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Christian James
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Christian James 2351840
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 218
Year: Junior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Bellaire HS
SEASON
GP-GS
FG-A
FG%
3FG-A
3FG%
FT-A
FT%
REB
RPG
AST
TO
BLK
STL
PTS
PPG
2015-16
35-0
26-68
.426
17-34
.500
27-35
.771
60
1.7
19
25
3
12
102
2.9
2016-17
31-14
81-223
.363
32-93
.344
50-71
.704
114
3.7
35
61
2
21
244
7.9
TOTALS
66-14
110-291
.378
49-127
.386
77-106
.726
174
2.6
54
86
5
33
346
5.2

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE)
In 31 games (14 starts), averaged 7.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 22.0 minutes…His scoring average was five points higher than his freshman season (2.9 points) and marked the second-highest improvement among returners on the 2016-17 OU squad…Finished conference play averaging 5.6 points and 3.1 rebounds against Big 12 foes…Averaged 11.1 points and shot 21-of-45 (.467) from 3-point range during non-conference games…Tied a career-high 17 points against Oral Roberts (Dec. 7) while picking off a career-best four steals...Notched 14 points and seven rebounds against Northern Colorado (Nov. 29)...Scored 14 second-half points on 5-of-7 shooting and finished with a career-best 17 points and 5-of-5 shooting from 3-point range vs. Clemson (Nov. 20)…First Sooner to shoot 100 percent from 3-point range on at least five attempts since Buddy Hield went 7-for-7 in Nov., 2014...Scored double figures in back-to-back games for the first time in his career by tallying 12 points against both Northwestern State (Nov. 13) and Tulane (Nov. 17).
2015-16 (FRESHMAN)
Played in 35 games off the bench as a true freshman … The 35 games played marked the fourth-highest total for a frosh in school history … Averaged 2.9 points and 1.7 rebounds in 9.4 minutes per contest … Shot .426 (29-68) from the floor, .500 (17-34) from beyond the arc and .771 (27-35) from the free throw line … In five NCAA Tournament games, averaged 4.8 points and 3.6 rebounds in 17.0 minutes … Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds in West Regional Final versus Oregon on March 26 … Scored in double figures on four occasions: Dec. 3 vs. Central Arkansas (11), Feb. 2 vs. TCU (12), March 11 vs. West Virginia (Big 12 Championship, 13) and March 24 vs Texas A&M (NCAA Tournament, 12) … Connected on a career-high four 3-pointers on two occasions: Feb. 2 vs. TCU and March 24 vs. Texas A&M (NCAA Tournament) … His 28 minutes played against the Aggies on March 28 marked a career high.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Bellaire High School in Houston … Was rated as the No. 138 high school senior by Rivals.com and was ranked as the 17th top recruit in Texas by 247Sports … Saw his recruiting take off over the summer of 2014 (was rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN) but suffered a setback when he broke the tibia in his left leg in an AAU game that August  ... Only played final two games of his senior season due to injury … Averaged 20.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a junior … Was named District MVP that season … Coached by Bruce Glover.

MISCELLANEOUS
Born in Houston, Texas … Product of same high school that produced NBA players Emeka Okafor and John Lucas III … Son of Ronnie and Sharon James … Has one older brother (Ronnie James II) … Major is undecided.
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