Ranks fifth in program history in blocks with 114.
2017-18 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Year and also to the to the Second Team All-Socon … Ranks in the nation 33rd in blocks (2.2 blocks per game), 62nd in offensive rebounds (2.9 per game) and 76th in rebounding (8.3 rebounds per game) ... Leads the SoCon in rebounding, offensive rebounds and blocked shots and ranks third in defensive rebounds (5.5 per game) ... Has 71 blocks on the year which ranks tied for fourth-most in a single-season in school history and is also sixth in rebounding (275) … Scored six points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked two shots against Virginia (Nov. 10) ... Scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds against N.C. Wesleyan (Nov. 15), hitting 6-of-8 from the field ... Grabbed nine rebounds and scored eight points against Ferrum (Nov. 17)... Grabbed 11 rebounds and posted a career-high five shots against Longwood (Nov. 21) ... Scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds against Presbyterian (Nov. 28) for his first double-double of the year ... Grabbed 14 rebounds at Liberty (Dec. 2) while blocking three shots ... Scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds against Elon (Dec. 7), hitting 4-of-5 from the field ... Grabbed 10 rebounds, blocked five shots and posted three steals against UNCW (Dec. 13) ... Scored 10 points, made all three field goal attempts and pulled down five rebounds against UNC Asheville (Dec. 19) ... Scored 11 points, grabbed seven boards and blocked three shots against Wofford (Dec. 30) ... nearly had a double-double at VMI (Jan. 6) with 14 points and nine boards along with two blocks and two steals ... Scored 10 points by going 4-5 from the field and making both free throw attempts and had eight boards, three blocks and two assists against the Citadel (Jan. 18) … Made all four field goal attempts for nine points and had eight rebounds and two blocks versus Mercer (Jan. 20) ... Almost had a double-double with 12 points on 5-6 shooting from the field and nine rebounds along with two blocks and a steal ... Scored 10 points along with four rebounds and two blocks at Samford (Jan. 27) ... Had eight points, eight boards, three blocks and a steal at Chattanooga (Jan. 29) ... Registered a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds along with four assists, no turnovers and a block versus VMI (Feb. 1) ... Collected a double-double with 11 points on 5-7 shooting from the field and 12 rebounds at Furman (Feb. 7) ... Nearly had a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds along with a block and an assists against Western Carolina (Feb. 10) ... Set a UNCG single-game record with eight blocks and also finished with eight points, seven rebounds and two assists versus ETSU (Feb. 12) ... Registered a double-double with 10 points on 4-7 shooting and 10 rebounds along with an assist and block at The Citadel (Feb. 15) ...Made all three field goal attempts and went 5-7 from the line for 11 points and had five rebounds, three blocks and two assists at Mercer (Feb. 17) ... Collected a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds along with four assists, one block and one steal at Wofford (Feb. 20) ...Went 5-6 from the field for 11 points and had seven defensive rebounds, four blocks, one steal and one assist against Chattanooga (Feb. 23) … Grabbed seven rebounds along with six points and one assist versus Samford (Feb. 25) ... Collected his sixth double-double of the season against The Citadel (March 3) in the quarterfinals of the SoCon Tournament with 13 points and 10 rebounds along with four assists, two blocks and two steals … Had seven rebounds and five points against Wofford (March 4) in the semifinals of the SoCon Tournament … Nearly had a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds in addition to five blocks and three assists with no turnovers versus ETSU (March 5) in the championship game of the SoCon Tournament.
2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in 33 games, including 10 starts -- all at the end of the year as UNCG went 9-1 with him as a starter ... Named to the Southern Conference's All-Freshman Team ... Named to the SoCon All-Tournament Team ... Led the team and ranked third in the SoCon on the glass with 7.2 rebounds per game ... Grabbed 87 offensive rebounds ... Averaged 22.1 minutes per game ... Scored 6.3 points per game and led the team with 43 blocked shots ... Connected on 57.8 percent (85-of-147) from the field and 53.6 percent (37-of-69) from the free throw line ... Scored in double figures eight times and grabbed double figure rebounds eight times ... Posted three double-doubles on the year ... Scored a career-high 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds at Mercer, connecting on 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line ... Grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds against The Citadel in the SoCon Tournament quarterfinals, while adding eight points ... Grabbed 15 rebounds and scored 12 points at UNC Asheville, hitting 5-of-5 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw line ... Posted a double-double against Western Carolina with 13 points and 11 rebounds as he was 6-of-6 from the field ... Added 12 points against Southern Wesleyan and 11 points against Chattanooga ... Blocked a career-high four shots on three different occasions -- N.C. A&T, Chattanooga and ETSU ... Scored 12 points off the bench in the NIT at Syracuse, hitting 6-of-8 from the field.
Sat out the season as a redshirt.
Prior To UNCG
Played three years at Word of God Christian for coach Tim Woods … Led Word of God to the National Invitational Tournament Championship and the USA National Prep Championship … Guided Word of God to a 29-3 record as a senior … Averaged 10.2 points, 12.4 rebounds and 4.8 blocks per game as a senior … Had a season-high 27 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks against Elite Prep … Posted 10 points, 17 rebound and nine blocked shots against Trinity Christian … Ranked No. 20 overall prospect in North Carolina in the class of 2015 and rated the No. 4 power forward in the class … A NC Top 80 selection and made a name for his self the summer before his junior season when he finished in the top 10 in points and rebounds for the NC Top 80 … Helped Word of God to a 15-8 record as a junior and helped the team win the 2013 NCISAA State championship … Played for Team Loaded North Carolina and coach Dennis Smith … Helped team to the best regular season record in the Adidas Gauntlet.
Full name is James L Dickey … Born November 28, 1996 … Son of James Dickey Jr. and Joanne Jeffreys … Has one sibling, Auriel … Majoring in information systems/supply chain management.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 18, at Presbyterian -- 11/28/17
Rebounds: 19 [1st], vs The Citadel -- 03/04/17
Assists: 4, 4 times
Steals: 3, 4 times
Blocks: 8 [1st], ETSU -- 02/12/18
FG made: 9, at Presbyterian -- 11/28/17
FG attempts: 11, at VMI -- 01/06/18 ; at Presbyterian -- 11/28/17
3FG attempts: 1, at ETSU -- 01/12/17
FT made: 6, at VMI -- 01/06/18
FT attempts: 8, 4 times