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James Posey
Drafted by Denver Nuggets in Round 1, pick 18
Position: Small Forward
College: Xavier (OH)
Conference: Atlantic Ten
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 216
Age: 22
Birthdate: 1/13/77
High School: Twinsburg R.B. Chamberlin, Cleveland, OH

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1996-97 29 130 232 .560 121 155 .781 226 7.8 40 15 49 387 13.3
1997-98 30 145 261 .556 150 182 .824 253 8.4 39 16 63 459 15.3
1998-99 36 191 391 .488 179 220 .814 322 8.9 84 34 102 609 16.9
Totals 95 466 884 .527 450 557 .808 801 8.4 163 65 214 1455 15.3
SEASON 3PT MADE 3PT ATTEMPTS 3PT PCT
1996-97 6 32 .188
1997-98 19 59 .322
1998-99 48 131 .366
CAREER 73 222 .329

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
• Ranks 3rd in steals, 8th in rebounds, 12th in scoring
• Finished four rebounds behind seventh place Derek Strong
• Member of Team USA at the 1998 Goodwill Games in New York
• Team USA won the gold medal with an overtime win over Australia
1998-99 (Senior)
• Named First Team All-Atlantic 10
• Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year
• Ranked 3rd in the conference in rebounding, 4th in steals, 4th in ft %, & 8th in scoring
• Led the Musketeers in rebounding for the third consecutive season
• Set school record by making 31 consecutive free throws
• His 102 steals were school single season record
1997-98 (Junior)
• Named Second Team All-Atlantic 10
• Voted A-10 Sixth Man of the Year
• Came off the bench in 28 of 30 games played 28.8 minutes per game
• Named Most Oustanding Player of the A-10 Tournament
1996-97 (Sophomore)
• Voted A-10 Sixth Man of the Year
• Led the team in rebounding and ranked 7th in the conference
• Fourth on the team in scoring
1995-96 (Freshman)
• Academically ineligible

Information courtesy of Turner Sports



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