Returns for sophomore season after playing in 25 games as a redshirt freshman... can play small forward or shooting guard... Davis has the ability to supply instant offense, as he attacks the basket very well and can shoot the "three".
Averaged 12.3 points per game in Australia, scoring a total of 74 points in six games... scored in double figures in four of the six contests... scored 19 points against the Sydney Kings, 16 vs. the Brisbane Bullets, 14 against the Cairns Taipans and 12 vs. the Kuiyam Pride... shot 46.9 percent (23-of-49) from the field, and 81.4 (22-of-27) percent from the free throw line.
Started 10 of 25 games played... ended the year with an average of 5.6 points and 2.8 rebounds... in first career start, vs. Arkansas-Monticello, Davis scored 19 points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out four assists... all three totals were season highs... hit 8-of-9 free throws in the 100-57 win over Monticello... played a key role in TCU's 74-62 win over SMU... in the second half, Davis scored 12 points, hitting all five shot attempts, including a three-pointer that tied the game... 10 of the 12 points by Davis came during a 19-0 TCU run, which erased a 54-41 lead by the Mustangs... also had double figure scoring outings against Louisiana-Monroe (10 points) and Lenoir-Rhyne (14 points)... saw action in 12 conference games, starting four times... averaged 3.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in league play... overall, he played an average of 14.7 minutes per game... did not play in any of the final three contests.
Davis redshirted as a true freshman.
Prior to TCU
Davis racked up some impressive totals in his senior season for head coach Earl Moore at Murray Wright High School in Detroit, averaging 25.1 points, 11.0 rebounds, five assists, three blocked shots and two steals per game... won the city's scoring title... for the season, Davis shot 50.2 percent from the field, hit 45 percent from three-point range, and was an 87 percent free throw shooter... he had season single-game highs of 36 points and 12 rebounds... Davis was voted his team's Most Valuable Player as a senior and earned second team all-city, second team Class A all-State (Michigan's largest classification), and was an Honorable Mention USA Today All-America selection... selected to play in the Wendy's Classic.
James Davis was born on October 23, 1981... the son of Jessie Davis... majoring in psychology.