42   Kai James
Kai James


West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Dwyer High School




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Freshman Season (2013-14)
Averaged 3.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in 11.5 minutes of action as a freshman...Posted three double-figure games...Tallied 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting in 13 minutes against Boston College (2/9/14)...Scored 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting in only 14 minutes against Virginia (1/19/14)...Gave FSU a spark with five points off the bench at No. 20/21 NC State (1/16/14)...Finished with two points and four rebounds against No. 13/12 UNC (1/12/14)...Posted five points and grabbed four rebounds in a victory against Pitt (1/2/14)...Added seven points against UT Martin (12/28/13)...Pulled down five boards against UNF (12/16/13)...Shot 3-of-5 from the field and totaled seven points in the win against Jacksonville (12/8/13)...Totaled four points in a win at Miami-Ohio (12/1/13)...For the second time, swatted away four shots vs. Stetson and grabbed a career-best nine rebounds (11/29/13)...Pulled down a previous career-high six rebounds and posted five points and two blocks in game against Louisville (11/24/13)...Generated seven points, two blocks and two steals at Florida (11/21/13)...Contributed 12 points, shooting 5-of-7 from the field and 2-of-3 from the charity stripe, and grabbed five rebounds in the victory over Prairie View A&M (11/17/13)...Delivered six points, including going 4-of-6 from the free-throw line, in a win at Cincinnati (11/13/13)...Recorded four blocks in her collegiate debut against UNC Greensboro (11/8/13), which led all ACC players on opening weekend...Chipped in with eight points...Blocked 15 shots in her first six games as a Seminole.

High School
Consensus Top 25 recruit and the No. 3 center in the 2013 signing class by ESPN HoopGurlz...Played in the 2013 McDonald's All-American Game at the United Center in Chicago after averaging a double-double (10.0 points and 11.6 rebounds per game) during her senior season at Dwyer High School...Collected WBCA High School All-America honorable mention honors...Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2012 U17 World Championship in Amsterdam last summer...Ranked No. 22 overall player in her class by ESPN HoopGurlz, No. 12 by All-Star Girls Report, No. 19 by Full Court and No. 23 by Blue Star Basketball Report...Had a 29-point, 25-rebound effort on Dec. 28, 2012 against Dreher (S.C.) High School...Finished third in voting for Florida's Class 8A Miss Basketball Award in 2013... A two-time Florida Association of Coaches 8A All-State selection ...Averaged a double-double as a junior in 2011-12 (12.1 ppg and 13.4 rpg) and as a sophomore in 2010-11 (12.0 ppg and 15.8 rpg)...Her high school team went a combined 68-18 during her final three seasons...Competed for the Miami Suns on the AAU circuit.

Born July 26, 1995...Is the first Seminole ever to wear No. 0...Her brother, Joel James, is a rising sophomore at North Carolina, where he played in 30 games as a freshman in 2012-13...Joel James also wears No. 0...Daughter of Cassandra Brown and Brenton James...Named to the honor roll during her junior and senior years of high school...Favorite movie is Transformers: Dark of the Moon...Her favorite television show is The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air...Favorite quote is "The largest room in the world is the room for improvement"...Her favorite meal is Chicken Alfredo with a salad, garlic bread and fruit...The music that motivates her best is hip-hop... Plans to major in sport management.

Points: 12, Prairie View A&M -- 11/17/13
Rebounds: 9, Stetson -- 11/29/13
Assists: 1, Prairie View A&M -- 11/17/13 ; at Miami -- 12/1/13 ; at Miami-Ohio -- 12/1/13
Steals: 2, at Long Beach State -- 12/21/13 ; at Florida -- 11/21/13
Blocks: 4, UNC Greensboro -- 11/08/13 ; Stetson -- 11/29/13
FG made: 5, Prairie View A&M -- 11/17/13 ; at Virginia -- 01/19/14
FG attempts: 11, UNC Greensboro -- 11/08/13
FT made: 4, at Cincinnati -- 11/13/13
FT attempts: 6, 4 times

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