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James Kelly

position

Forward

Height

6-7

Weight

246 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School

Pioneer HS

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Fast Breaks (2013-14)

As a Junior (2013-14)
Kelly 2013-14 game-by-game stats Get Acrobat Reader
Started 11 of 27 games played … Averaged 6.0 points, 3.7 rebounds in 17.9 minutes … Totaled 163 points, 101 rebounds and 482 minutes … Connected on 48.5 percent (65-134) of shots from field, 40.5 percent (15-37) from long range and 66.7 percent (18-27) at free throw line … In 13 ACC games, averaged 4.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 13.8 minutes … Totaled 55 points, 36 rebounds and 180 minutes … Hit 37.0 percent (20-54) of field goals, 35.3 percent (6-17) from distance and 75.0 percent (9-12) at free throw line … Played 10 minutes total in two ACC Tournament games, grabbing three rebounds … Led team in scoring three times … Scored in double digits in nine games … Grabbed at least five rebounds nine times … Pulled down one rebound in all but two appearances … Knocked down multiple 3-pointers in trio of games … Season highs: 18 points at Charleston, 11/18; 9 rebounds vs. Virginia Tech, 12/8; 2 assists, twice, last vs. Texas Southern, 11/14; 2 blocked shots at Cal State Fullerton, 11/29; 35 minutes vs. Arizona State, 12/1. 

Junior College (Owens)
In two seasons at Owens, averaged 17.9 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game … Totaled 1,219 points, 678 rebounds, 105 blocks, 104 steals and 70 assists … First player in program history to record 1,000 points, 600 rebounds, 100 steals and 100 blocks in his career … 38 career double-doubles … Featured on ESPN’s Top 10 Plays … Holds single-season records for most blocks (57, 2011-12) and most rebounds (363, 2012-13), as well as career records for most blocks (105) and most rebounds (678) … Four-time OCCAC Player of the Week … Sophomore season shot 52.2 percent from the field and averaged 18.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.3 blocks per game … Led the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) in scoring (21.1 ppg) and rebounding (11.4 rpg), third in blocks (1.6bpg) and fourth in steals (2.3spg) … In sophomore season had 20 double-doubles and one triple-double … First Team All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC), First Team All-Region XII and NJCAA D-II Second Team All-American as a sophomore … Rookie year was named Second Team All-OCCAC and the team’s co-MVP (Edmonds) … Played in NJCAA Division II tournament semifinals.

High School
Averaged 15 points, eight rebounds, two steals, two blocks and one assist per game … League MVP … All-state … Coached by Rex Stanazach.

Personal
Born August 12, 1993 … Son of Darlene Ison and Desi Kelly … Brother to Desi Kelly, Jr. … Majoring in liberal arts … Started playing basketball junior year of high school, after a four-inch growth spurt … Recruited by Michigan State, New Mexico, West Virginia and Clemson … Played AAU for the Michigan Warriors.

James Kelly
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
13-14 27 11 482 17.9 65 134 .485 15 37 .405 18 27 .667 26 75 101 3.7 42 0 15 18 11 11 163 6.0