34 - Jeff James
Jeff James
Born: 03/27/1984
Height: 6-6
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Wharton
Position: F
Seasons at Butler: 3rd season
2003-04: Played in 28 Butler games, including 13 as a starter...scored 10 points in the Bulldogs' season-opening win over Quincy...had six points and two rebounds in 20 minutes against Evansville...had eight points and six rebounds in 25 minutes against Indiana State...posted nine points, six rebounds and three blocked shots in 27 minutes against UW-Green Bay...led the Bulldogs with four rebounds at Saint Louis...scored a career-high 13 points in 20 minutes at UW-Milwaukee...posted first career double-double with 12 points ande a career-high 10 rebounds at UW-Green Bay...scored seven points at Youngstown State...came off the bench with eight points in Butler's overtime win at Loyola...had four points and five rebounds in a reserve stint at Cleveland State.

2002-03: Played in 16 games during initial season with the Bulldogs... connected on seven of 11 (.636) field goal attempts... tallied a career-high four points in Butler's road victories at IPFW and Wright State... grabbed a career-high three rebounds in Butler's win over Ball State... pulled down a pair of rebounds in less than a minute at Loyola... scored two points in three minutes in Butler's victory over St. Louis... had two points and two rebounds while playing a career-high 11 minutes in Bulldogs' win over Wayne State... saw first collegiate action at IPFW and responded with four points and two rebounds in four minutes... hit first four field goal attempts as a collegiate player.

High School: All-conference center at Wharton High School in Tampa, Florida...three-year starter...averaged 23.0 points and 10.5 rebounds for the first half of his senior season...did not complete his final campaign, after transferring to another school in the district...averaged 18.6 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots as a junior...posted a high game of 35 points against Barron Collier as a junior...pulled down a career-high 21 rebounds against King in junior season...named prep squad's Most Valuable Player...played for Team Tampa in the summer before his junior season and helped the amateur team place second in the 2000 Amateur Athletic Union national 19-under tournament in Orlando, Florida...averaged 15 points per game on summer team...tabbed as a "super sleeper" by break-down.com prior to his senior season...earned three basketball letters...signed with the Bulldogs prior to his senior season...High School Coach: Tommy Tonelli.