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Christian James
Player Profile:
Christian James 2351840
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 218
Year: Sophomore
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
28-13
75-205
.366
32-87
.368
44-64
.688
109
3.9
34
57
2
20
226
8.1
TOTALS
63-13
104-273
.381
49-121
.405
71-99
.717
169
2.7
53
82
5
32
328
5.2
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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