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James White
James White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kensington, Md.

High School:
Hargrave Military

Last College:
Florida

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200

Position:
F

Birthdate:
10/21/1982

Experience:
3L


James White brings a different dimension to the UC attack and has elevated his game his final season. The 6-7 senior excels in the open court and is explosive around the basket, known for his high-flying dunks. Moreover, he is a tenacious defender who usually draws the opponent's top perimeter scorer.

2005-06 SEASON:
• Team scoring leader (15.9) who has reached double figures in all but four games.
• Topped the 1,000-point mark in career scoring with 1,209 points, 1,027 scored during his three seasons as a Bearcat to become the 44th member of UC's 1,000-point club.
• Leads the team in free throw percentage (.839) and is second in steals (1.1), assists (2.1), blocks (0.8) and third in rebounding (5.0).
• Scored 17 points, going 3-of-5 from 3-point range, and had four assists vs. Seton Hall (2/28/06).
• Tallied 22 points, making 4-of-6 treys, and hit a 3-pointer to put UC in the lead with 2:57 to play in the win over Providence (2/17/06), also grabbing seven rebounds.
• Tallied a season-high 23 points vs. North Carolina A&T (12/30/05), matching personal bests with four 3-point field goals and four steals.
• Named to the Las Vegas Holiday Classic all-tournament team after averaging 18.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.8 steals in the four wins.
• Rallied UC from a five-point deficit in the final two and a half minutes of the win over LSU (12/23/05), hitting back-to-back 3-pointers at the 2:27 and 1:51 marks and a pair of clinching free throws at :17.
• Scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting and had seven rebounds, and three steals in the win over Vanderbilt (12/10/05), sinking a career-high four treys.
• Scored 21 points in win over Murray State (11/19/05), making a steal and dunk in the final seconds of regulation to send the game into overtime.

2004-05 SEASON:
• Team leader in assists (3.1).
• Scored in double digits 19 times.
• Tallied 15 points and had six rebounds in the NCAA Tournament opening round win over Iowa (3/17/05).
• Scored the game-winning basket vs. Memphis (3/5/05) when he grabbed an offensive rebound and hit a short jumper from the baseline with 16.2 seconds to play. Finished with 11 points and tied a career high with 11 rebounds.
• Tallied 14 points, leading UC's second-half comeback with 12 points, in the win over UAB (2/19/05).
• Played all 40 minutes of the Charlotte game (2/5/05), finishing with 18 points, five rebounds and six assists.
• Scored a career-high 25 points, on 9-of-12 shooting, and grabbed 10 rebounds in the win over Houston (1/29/05).
• Tallied 15 points vs. Louisville (1/15/05) on 4-of-5 shooting, and also recorded eight rebounds and seven assists, while holding UofL All-American Francisco Garcia to seven points.
• Scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win over Miami (Ohio) (12/27/04).
• Scored 10 points, all in the decisive game-clinching scoring run, in the season opening win over Valparaiso (11/19/04).

2003-04 SEASON:
• Started the final 21 games of the season and took on a larger share of the ball-handling responsibilities in the final eight contests.
• Team assists leader (3.6) who averaged 4.8 assists over the final eight games.
• Dished out seven assists and gathered six rebounds in the NCAA Tournament opening round win over East Tennessee State (3/19/04).
• Scored nine points, grabbed eight rebounds and had six assists in the C-USA semifinal win over Saint Louis (3/12/04).
• Named C-USA co-Player of the Week after averaging 14.5 points, 8.0 assists and 7.0 rebounds while shooting 69 percent from the field in a pair of UC wins (Feb. 23-29).
• Dished out a career-high nine assists at Charlotte (2/28/04).
• Scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, both then-career highs, in the win over Saint Louis (2/25/04), also recording seven assists, three steals and two blocked shots.
• Made his UC debut in mid-December vs. Middle Tennessee, scoring eight points in 19 minutes of action.
• Tallied 14 points in the win over Miami (12/27/03), while also dishing out four assists.
• Moved into the starting lineup vs. DePaul (1/11/04), replacing injured Armein Kirkland, and became a fixture.
• Tallied 12 points, five rebounds and three assists vs. No. 6 Louisville (1/21/04).
• Had 12 points and four rebounds at No. 18 Wake Forest (2/15/04).
• Lettered this past spring for the C-USA champion UC track and field team.
• Qualified for NCAA Regionals in the high jump and triple jump.

2002-03 SEASON:
• Enrolled at Cincinnati for Winter quarter, following his transfer from Florida, and began practicing with the team.

2001-02 SEASON:
• One of the top subs on the perimeter as a freshman at Florida in 2001-02, he helped the Gators to a 22-9 record.
• Saw action in all but two games, making a pair of starts and averaged 20.5 minutes of playing time.
• Posted averages of 6.1 points and 2.9 rebounds.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Earned McDonald's All-American honors as a senior at Hargrave Military Academy in 2000-01.
• Was ranked among the top three small forward prospects in the country by The Sporting News.
• Named Maryland high school Player of the Year as a junior at Newport High School in Kensington, Md. in 1999-00, after averaging 23.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists.
• Led school to the state private school championship.
• Was a sprinter on the track team.
• Dunked for the first time as a 12-year old and has beaten former UC standout DerMarr Johnson in slam dunk competitions.

PERSONAL:
Full name is James William White IV...born Oct. 21, 1982 in Washington, D.C....son of James White and Traci Hart...has three younger sisters...earned the nickname Flight 75 due to his leaping ability...psychology major.