16 Players, 16 Days - James Dickey
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.