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    James Montgomery III
    James Montgomery III


    Los Angeles, Calif.

    High School:
    Santa Monica

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 202


    2013-14: Connected on first field goal attempt of the season in a win at UIC (11/20) ... Made first collegiate start vs. Western Michigan (12/7), posting two rebounds and a steal ... Played a career-high 16 minutes in a starting role in a victory over Mississippi Valley State (12/16) ... Snared a career-best 2 steals on Senior Night vs. Penn State (3/6).

    2012-13: Made first collegiate field goal and handed out an assist in a season-opening win over Texas Southern (11/13) ... Recorded a blocked shot in a victory over Brown (12/23) ... Scored 4 points with a blocked shot and a steal against No. 2 Michigan (1/3) ... Posted 2 points, an assist and career highs of 3 rebounds and 14 minutes played vs. Illinois (2/17) ... Connected on a 3-pointer vs. No. 19/17 Wisconsin (2/20) ... Handed out season-best 3 assists at Purdue (2/24) ... Grabbed 2 rebounds and recorded a blocked shot vs. Penn State (3/7).

    2011-12: Appeared in first collegiate game vs. UTPA (11/13) ... Played 13 minutes of action with a rebound and an assist in a win over Mississippi Valley State (12/2) ... Tallied first collegiate point on a free throw at Wisconsin (1/18).

    High School: Named to All-CIF second team and All-Ocean League first team as a senior ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Averaged 14 points and eight rebounds per game senior year ... Team captain ... Team's defensive player of the year ... Helped lead the Vikings to a 26-8 record as a junior and a CIF-Southern Section Division 1A runner-up finish ... Posted 25 points and 12 rebounds in a CIF-Southern Section semifinal win over Colony junior year ... Scored 22 points against eventual state champion Westchester in the state playoffs ... Also played volleyball for two years ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born James Isaac Montgomery III ... Son of James Montgomery and Rochelle Montgomery ... Attended same high school as actors Rob Lowe, Sean Penn and Holly Robinson Peete ... Distant cousin of former NBA great Wes Unseld ... Served as a practice player for the Northwestern women's basketball team freshman year ... Major is mechanical engineering.