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James White

James White - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2016 (Masters)
Experience 1 VL
Height 6-8
Weight 226
Hometown Jonesboro, Ga.
Last School Jonesboro HS / Arkansas-Little Rock
James White - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Career Statistics

Graduate transfer student from Arkansas-Little Rock who joins the Yellow Jackets after starting 42 games for the Trojans over the last two seasons … Averaged 9.6 points and 5.0 rebounds while hitting 50.7 percent of his shots from the floor over the last three seasons, playing in 77 games altogether … Received a red-shirt after missing all but two games of the 2011-12 season with an injury … Set to graduate from UALR in the summer of 2015 and enroll at Tech for the fall semester.

2015-16 (Graduate student at Georgia Tech)Game-by-Game Statistics

Part of a strong four-man post rotation, averaging 14.5 minutes per game … Averaged 3.5 ppg and hit 50 percent from the floor … Started 11 games this season, including nine ACC games … Had a strong ACC Tournament, averaging 5.0 points and 7.0 rebounds, including an 8-point, 8-rebound game in Tech’s overtime win over Clemson … Scored Tech’s only two field goals in the overtime session … Six points and 11 rebounds total in Tech’s three NIT games … Scored six points (3-4 FG) with six rebounds and two assists (both on offensive rebound kickouts for threes) at Florida State … Had eight points with six boards at Boston College … Four rebounds and two blocks at Louisville, three rebounds and two blocks vs. Pitt … Scored six points against Virginia with nine rebounds in 17 minutes … His three field goals all came on putbacks of missed shots, and he had five offensive rebounds total … Earned his first start as a Yellow Jacket against Southeastern Louisiana and posted his second double-double of the season with 12 points (6-of-10 FG) and 13 rebounds (six offensive) in a season-high 22 minutes … Has five or more rebounds in 12 games this season … Tech’s third-leading rebounder at 4.4 per game … 63 of his 159 rebounds have come on the offensive end … Had five or more rebounds in 15 games this season … Played one of his best games of the season against VCU, scoring six points with eight rebounds (five offensive) and no turnovers in 16 minutes … Impressive Tech debut with his sixth career double-double, scoring 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting with 11 rebounds.

2014-15 (redshirt junior at UALR)

Played in 15 games with 14 starts before a stress fracture in his tibia ended his season … Averaged 11.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 27.1 minutes per game … Shot 45.3 percent from the floor and 72.1 percent from the foul line … Despite playing just 15 games, his 25 blocked shots were five shy of his career high for a season … Scored in double figures nine times … Totaled double-digit rebounds twice … Blocked multiple shots in six games … His 1.7 blocks per game ranked third in the Sun Belt Conference at the time of his injury … Scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked a career high-matching four shots vs. UMKC in the opening round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational Regional Games … Followed that performance with 18 points and a career-high 13 rebounds in a win CSUN in the Championship Game and earned MVP honors for the event … Scored a career-best 23 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked a shot in the Trojans’ win over Central Arkansas (Nov. 29) … Posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. Tulsa (Dec. 7) … Finished with a line of 11 points, seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Kent State (Dec. 14) … Scored 19 points, totaled eight rebounds and blocked three shots vs. Louisiana (Dec. 30) to open Sun Belt play.

2013-14 (redshirt sophomore at UALR)

Played in 28 games with a team-high matching 28 starts as a redshirt sophomore in 2013-14 … Averaged 11.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 23.5 minutes per game … Finished the season shooting 54.3 percent from the floor and 61.3 percent from the foul line … Saw his numbers rise to 12.3 points on 55.3 percent shooting from the floor in Sun Belt play … Ranked third in the Sun Belt Conference in field goal percentage (54.3 percent), ninth in blocked shots (0.9 bpg) and 11th in rebounding (6.1 rpg) … Ranked eighth in the league in offensive rebounds per game (2.1) … Scored in double digits 17 times on the season and grabbed double-digit rebounds in four contests … Blocked two or more shots eight times … Posted three double-doubles on the season … Totaled 16 points, nine rebounds and two blocks at No. 11/10 Florida (Nov. 16) … Posted his first career double-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and two steals vs. UAFS (Dec. 3) … Grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds vs. Jacksonville State (Dec. 20) … Scored 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting vs. Southern Miss (Dec. 21) … Reached double digits in scoring in seven straight games beginning with 18 points at UT Arlington (Jan. 4) and ending with 14 points vs. WKU (Feb. 8) … Seven-game streak included a career-best 23 points at Georgia State (Jan. 18) … Finished with 20 points, eight rebounds and two steals vs. Arkansas State (March 1) … Scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds before fouling out in UALR’s four-overtime defeat against Arkansas State in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Tournament (March 14) … Closed the season with four consecutive double-digit scoring performances.

2012-13 (redshirt freshman at UALR)

Played in 32 games with nine starts as a redshirt freshman in 2012-13 … Averaged 7.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game, and finished third on the team in blocked shots (30) … His 0.9 blocks per game ranked 13th in the Sun Belt … Finished the season shooting a team-high 50.0 percent from the floor and 57.4 percent from the free-throw line … Recorded at least one block in each of the first 10 games of the season … Finished with two-plus blocks in seven games on the year … Reached double figures in scoring 10 times, with UALR going 9-1 in those games … Scored a career-high 18 points, including 14 over the first nine minutes of the second half, and grabbed six rebounds in UALR’s season-opening 84-68 win over UT Martin (Nov. 9) … Scored seven points, grabbed six rebounds and blocked two shots in his first career start against Milwaukee (Nov. 19) … Totaled 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocks over 25 minutes in UALR’s 78-56 win over Jacksonville (Nov. 21) … Reached double figures in scoring in the Trojans’ first two SBC contests, scoring 10 against Troy (Nov. 29) and 14 against ULM (Dec. 1) on a combined 9-of-14 shooting … Scored 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting in UALR’s 67-53 win against North Texas (Jan. 10).

2011-12 (freshman at UALR)

Played in two games in November, but missed the rest of the season due to tendonitis in his knee and opted for a medical redshirt … Grabbed one rebound over one minute of action in the season opener at Tulsa (Nov. 11) … Logged four minutes at Michigan State (Nov. 20), scoring the first points of his career by going 1 for 2 from the field.

High School

Named First Team All-Region and All-State as a senior at Jonesboro High School, after averaging 19 points, eight rebounds and four blocks per game … Helped the Cardinals advance to the final four of the Georgia Class 4A State Tournament and a 25-4 overall record as a senior … Named to the GHSA All-Tournament Team … Averaged 11 points, seven rebounds and four blocks per game as a junior, while shooting 45 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point range … Played for head coach Dan Maehlman.


Full name is James Nathanael White … Born July 26, 1993 in Mount Clemens, Mich. … Son of Otis and Linda White … Has one sister, Crystal, who played college basketball at LSU and Duke … Received his Bachelor’s degree from UALR in health education promotion in the summer of 2015 … Pursuing Master’s degree at Tech in Building Construction with a Facility Management concentration.

 Career Statistics at Georgia Tech 
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