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James Demery
Player Profile:
James Demery 1878852
Position: Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Williamston, N.C.
High School: Northside Christian Academy

2016-17: All-Big 5 Second Team selection... Team's leading scorer with 14.5 ppg after injuries to Shavar Newkirk and Lamarr Kimble... Led the Hawks with 6.5 rebounds per game... Missed 10 early-season games with a stress fracture in his left foot... Averaged team-best 14.2 points per game and 6.2 rebounds in A-10 contests... Tallied 19 points and six rebounds at Duquesne... Scored 21 points and had six rebounds vs. St. Bonaventure... Poured in 18 points and added seven rebounds at La Salle... Registered third career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds at VCU... Scored 14 points in career-high 44 minutes vs. Fordham... Posted second career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. La Salle... Had 15 points and six rebounds vs. Penn... Had 19 points and career-high 11 rebounds for first career double-double at UMass... Hit career-high 27 points at Fordham... Scored 17 points and added eight rebounds at Rhode Island... Returned to court from injury vs. George Washington on Dec. 30... Had 11 points and eight rebounds in season-opening win over Toledo.

2015-16:
Sixth man for the A-10 Champion Hawks... Co-recipient of the Robert O'Neill Memorial Award as the team's most improved player... Averaged 8.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per game... Made one start on the year against Old Dominion... Posted double figures in 16 games... Registered 10 points in NCAA First Round vs. Cincinnati... Posted 15 points and career-high eight rebounds in A-10 Quarterfinals vs. George Washington... Matched career-high 17 points on 7-for-9 shooting vs. La Salle... Scored 13 points at George Mason... Tallied 11 points and added seven rebounds vs. VCU... Recorded 10 points (4-of-5 FG) at Richmond... Posted 11 points and added six rebounds vs. UMES... Scored 12 points by going  4-for-4 from the field vs. Illinois State... Posted 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting, and grabbed four rebounds vs. Princeton... Scored 13 points vs. #8 Villanova... Netted then-career-high 17 points against Florida, while adding six rebounds... Scored 13 points and added six rebounds vs. Buffalo.

2014-15: Averaged 6.7 and 3.5 rebounds... Started 29 games, including the first 19 of the season and the last 10... Matched season-high 12 points at Rhode Island... Notched 10 points vs. La Salle... Hit for 11 points against Rhode Island... Recorded 10 points against Davidson... Pulled down season-high seven rebounds at St. Bonaventure... Scored 10 points vs. Duquesne and followed that with 11 against #20 VCU... Hit game-tying three-pointer with three seconds remaining in regulation vs. LIU Brooklyn, finishing with 11 points ... Scored 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting and added four rebounds and two steals at Drexel... Was a starter in his collegiate debut vs. Fairleigh Dickinson.

High School/Personal: Averaged 18.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game at Northside Christian Academy... All-Conference and All-County selection... Helped team to third straight NCISAA 2A title... Squad was ranked 18th nationally by MaxPreps... Averaged 16.8 points as a junior... Criminal justice major.

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