21 - James Nunnally
James Nunnally
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stockton, Calif.
High School: Weston Ranch HS
Position: Guard

2009-10
James Nunnally was a Second Team All-Big West choice and a Big West All-Tournament Team selection as a sophomore in 2009-10...Averaged 14.7 points and a team-leading 5.6 rebounds per game...Played much of the second half of the season at the four spot and really helped to turn the team's season around in that role...Averaged 16.2 points and 6.4 rebounds per game over the final 19 games of the year and the Gauchos went 15-4 over that span...Nunnally scored a career-high 25 points in an overtime home win against Cal State Fullerton...Also had 24 points in wins at UC Davis and against Furman...Scored 20 or more points nine times, including a stretch of four straight games early in Big West play...Scored in double-figures in 19 of the 29 games in which he played...Had 15 or more 17 times...Collected two double-doubles on the season, going for 25 points and 10 rebounds against Cal State Northridge and 19 points and 10 rebounds at UC Davis...Had five or more rebounds 20 times, including 16 times in the final 20 games...Was arguably UCSB's most dependable 3-point shooter as he made 45.5% on the year, the fifth best mark in school history...Made 39 out of 82 3-pointers over the final 23 games, 47.6%...Made a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range in a win at UC Davis...Also made four 3-pointers in a game at Cal State Northridge...Made at least one 3-pointer in 21 of his 29 games and two or more 14 times...Averaged 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in the Gauchos' Big West Tournament title run.

2008-09
Nunnally had a breakout freshman season, averaging 7.9 points, third overall on the team...One of four Gauchos to play in all 31 games, starti netitor.com/javascript/wysiwyg/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js">ng seven midway through the season...Also averaged 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game...Best statistical game on the year came against top-ranked and eventual NCAA champion North Carolina when Nunnally led the Gauchos with season-highs of 22 points and seven rebounds...Scored in double-digits eight times during the year including the last five and six of the last seven...Averaged 15.6 points and shot 63.2% over the season's final five contests...Led UCSB in scoring in four straight games at the end of the season, including 15 points in a Big West Tournament victory over Cal State Fullerton...Nunnally scored 20 points in the regular season finale against Long Beach State, including a running three-pointer at the buzzer to give the Gauchos a 76-75 win...His 22 three-point baskets were fourth on the team...Made 36.1% from three-point range, but over the season's final four games, he was 8-of-12, 66.7%...Made career-high three three-point baskets in consecutive games against UC Riverside and Long Beach State to end the regular season...Named Big West Player of the Week for his efforts on that final weekend...Had a career-high four assists on three occasions...Collected Three or more assists 10 times...Fourth overall in assists with 48 on the season...Notched five or more rebounds in eight games and four or more 17 times.

High School
Nunnally attended Weston Ranch High School in Stockton, Calif....Led Weston Ranch to three consecutive CIF Sac- Joaquin Section playoff appearances...As a junior, he paced the pro gram to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championship game...As a senior in 2007-08, he helped Weston Ranch to a perfect 14-0 record in the Valley Oak League...Following his senior season, Nunnally was named All-State, Valley Oak League Most Valuable Player, All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, First Team All-Valley Oak League, and Stockton Record Player of the Year...Was a McDonalds All-American nominee...Averaged 22.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.9 steals, and 1.2 blocked shots per game in 2007-08...Scored a career-high 32 points against Ceres HS...Overall, Nunnally had five games of 30 or more points and 18 games of 20 or more during his senior season...Pulled in a career-high 14 rebounds three times and he was in double-figures 10 times...In a victory over Edison HS, he had a triple-double, going for 29 points, 14 rebounds, and a career-high 10 assists...Made 34 three-pointers...As a junior, Nunnally averaged 19 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game...Named Stockton Record Player of the Year, All-State, All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, and All-Valley Oak League as a junior...Guided Weston Ranch to a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section championship game in 2006-07...Averaged 10 points and 8.4 rebounds as a sophomore in 2005-06...Coached by Bill Slikker.

Personal
James William Nunnally was born July 14, 1990 in San Jose, Calif....The son of Deanna Johnson-Hales and Terry Hales...Also competed in football and track as a high school athlete...Hobbies include bowling...Kobe Bryant is Nunnally's favorite athlete...Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Francisco 49ers...Favorite movies include Above the Rim, Love and Basketball, Dumb and Dumber, Menace to Society, and Wedding Crashers...On television, he watches Fresh Prince, Amerca's Next Best Dance Crew, and ESPN...Although Nunnally is an undeclared major, he would like to get into the area of psychology.

Career Statistics

                        Total3-pt
YearG/GSMin.FG/FGAFG%FG/FGAFG%FT/FTAFT%ORDRTRAVGPF/DASTTOBLKSTL PTSAVG
2008-0931/765178/168.46422/61.36167/87.77023801033.355/048445152457.9
2009-1029/24868133/292.45546/101.455113/152.743411221635.658/0568742042514.7
Totals60/311,519211/460.45968/162.420180/239.753642022664.4113/010413193567011.2
Career-Highs
Points 22 vs. North Carolina 11/21/08
Rebounds 7 vs. North Carolina 11/21/08
Assists 4 vs. UC Riverside 3/5/09
Steals 2 vs. Long Beach State 3/7/09
Blocked Shots 1 vs. Pacific 2/18/09
FG Made 8 vs. North Carolina 11/21/08
FG Attempted 15 vs. North Carolina 11/21/08
FT Made 8 vs. UC Fullerton 3/12/09
FT Attempted 8 vs. UC Fullerton 3/12/09
3-Pt. Field Goals 3 three times three times