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Dominic James

  • Full Name: Dominic Da'Von James
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 5-11 / 185
  • Birthdate: October 5, 1986
  • College: Marquette
Marquette
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 31 31 174 404 0.431 84 131 0.641 41 136 0.301 140 167 50 12 473 15.3
2006-07 34 34 171 445 0.384 114 175 0.651 50 184 0.272 104 167 64 5 506 14.9
2007-08 35 34 159 399 0.398 89 134 0.664 45 145 0.31 93 154 62 8 452 12.9
2008-09 29 28 122 288 0.424 41 89 0.461 33 116 0.284 99 144 62 9 318 11
Totals 129 127 626 1536 0.408 328 529 0.62 169 581 0.291 436 632 238 34 1749 13.6

Career Highlights:

On Marquette's all-time lists, ranks second in games played (129) and assists (632), third in points (1,749) and fourth in steals (238). A Cousy Award finalist as a sophomore, junior and senior. An All-Big East Second Team selection as a junior. Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press in 2006-07. Also named to Big East All-Conference First Team and NABC Division One All-District First Team following his sophomore season. Named Big East Rookie of the Year in 2005-06, and a unanimous choice for the Big East All-Rookie Team. Also named Honorable Mention All-Big East as a freshman. Scored a freshman single-season record 473 points, eclipsing the mark set by Doc Rivers in 1980-81.

Senior (2008-09):

Averaged 11.0 points, 5.0 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 2.2 steals. Suffered a broken left foot on Feb. 25 but returned to play 17 minutes in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Tallied 16 points and eight assists vs. Milwaukee. Netted a season-high 19 points and added eight assists and seven rebounds against Dayton. Showed all of his skills against Seton Hall, posting 13 points, eight assists, six rebounds and career highs of seven steals and four blocks. Ended his career as one of three players in Marquette history to surpass 600 assists.

Junior (2007-08):

Averaged 12.9 points, 4.4 assists and 1.8 steals. Ranked eighth in assists (4.4 apg) and fifth in steals (1.77 spg) during Conference play. Scored his 1,000th career point vs. Utah Valley. Dished out a career-high 12 assists against Pittsburgh, committing zero turnovers in the process. Tallied 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting, including five three-pointers and six steals vs. Villanova. Collected nine points and 10 assists in an NCAA Tournament game vs. Stanford.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Led Marquette in scoring (14.9 ppg), assists (4.9 apg) and steals (1.9 spg). Scored in double-figures 24 times. Had seven games of at least 20 points. Had nine games with at least three steals. Twice named Big East Player of the Week. Scored a season-high 25 points, to go with seven assists, in a win over Duke. Dished out 10 assists in a win over Pittsburgh. Scored 21 points and added five steals against West Virginia. Tallied 14 points, eight assists and a season-high nine rebounds against Notre Dame. Scored a team-high 18 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Michigan State.

Freshman (2005-06):

Averaged 15.3 points, 5.4 assists and 4.5 rebounds. Led all Big East freshman in scoring and assists (ranked 29th nationally). His 167 assists were the second most for a freshman in school history (Tony Miller, 1991-92). Six-time Big East Rookie of the Week winner. Selected to the Great Alaska Shootout All-Tournament Team after scoring 41 points in three games. Dished out nine assists against Temple and South Carolina. Recorded 10 games with at least seven assists. Scored a career-high 29 points at DePaul. Tallied 16 points and a career-high 11 rebounds at Louisville.

Strengths: Big-time athlete at the point guard position. Combines strength, quickness and tremendous leaping ability. Length and athletic ability allow him to play bigger than his height.

Personal: Son of Angela James and Greg Wright. Has two brothers -- Germayne, who played college basketball at Lakeland College in Wisconsin, and Donovan. Also has two sisters, Alexis and Shantae. Person he most admires is his grandmother, Priscilla Tillie Bowen.

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