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31 Scottie James

Class: R-Senior Position: F Height: 6-8 Weight: 235 Previous School: Tarpon Springs HS (Bradley) Hometown: Tarpon Springs, Fla.

2018-19 (R-Jr.)

  • Played in all 36 games including 35 starts.
  • Averaged 12.6 points, 8.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.
  • A First Team ASUN All-Conference selection and an ASUN All-Tournament honoree.
  • Named the ASUN Tournament MVP after averaging 18.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
  • Set the single season school record shooting 66.5 percent from the floor.  
  • Posted 10 double-doubles, ending the season tied for fifth in school history with 21 career double-doubles.
  • Set a career-high in rebounds on Dec. 1 against Georgia State grabbing 17 rebounds.
  • Named ASUN Player of the Week on Jan. 14
  • Ranked No. 3 in the ASUN in rebounding, No. 10 in scoring and No. 12 in free-throw percentage.
  • Ranked. No. 56 in the Nation in rebounds per game.
  • Finished the season ranked No. 10 on Liberty's all-time scoring list with 641 career rebounds.
  • Finished the season ranked No. 28 on Liberty's all-time scoring list with 954 career points.


2017-18 (R-So.)
Big South All-Tournament selection.
Second Team All-Big South selection.
Named Big South Player of the Week on Feb. 6.
Shot 61.6 percent from the field, which ranked 10th in the nation.
Ranked 42nd in the nation and first in the Big South averaging 8.9 rebounds per game.
Grabbed 330 rebounds, which ranked 21st in the nation. 
Posted 11 double-doubles this season which ranked No. 59 in the country. 
• Ranked 14th in the Big South averaging 13.5 points per game.
• Averaged 17.3 points, 12 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 76 percent from the field per game during the Big South Tournament.
• Averaged a double-double during the CIT scoring 13.3 points and grabbing 10 rebounds per game.
• Set the school record for most rebounds in a season in their sophomore campaign.
• Tied for the fifth most rebounds recorded in a single season in school history.
• Scored a career-high 28 points at Longwood on Feb. 3.
• Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds three times this season (Dec. 2 vs. UNCG, Jan. 2 vs. Charleston Southern and Feb. 5 at UNC Asheville).

2016-17 (So.)
• Sat out due to NCAA transfer rule

Previous School (Bradley)
2015-16 (Fr.)

• Appeared in 30 of the team's 32 games, averaging 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game
• Finished fifth on the team with 11 blocked shots and sixth with nine 3-pointers.

• Three-year team captain and two-time MVP at Tarpon Springs
• Had his uniform number retired after setting 14 school records
• Scored more than 1,500 career points and grabbed more than 1,000 career rebounds
• 2015 Florida 5A second-team all-state selection
• Led the Spongers to a 32-2 record during his senior season on the way to the Florida Class 5A state tournament semifinals
• Averaged 19.5 points, 14 rebounds, 2.8 blocked shots, 2.8 assists and 1.5 steals per game as a senior
• Made 65 3-point field goals in his final two seasons

• Son of David and Christy James
• Father played collegiately at Grace (IN) College, as well as two years professionally in Portugal and Luxembourg
• Mother is a professor at Liberty
• Birthday is Nov. 7

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