James  Farr

James Farr


Evanston, Ill.

High School:
Maine Central Insitute (Pittsfield, Maine)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 247


AS A JUNIOR (2014-15) ... BETTER BY FARR: Third on the team and 16th in the BIG EAST in rebounding at 5.3 rpg., including a game-high 13 rebounds in the win over Ole Miss on March 19 .... Game-high 11-rebound game vs. Butler on Feb. 21 ... Started 26 games as a junior ... Tied for the team lead with six double-figure rebound totals, including a game-high 10 in the Dec. 31 win over Georgetown, a career-high 14-rebound game vs. Murray State on Nov. 24 followed by a 10-rebound game vs. San Diego on Nov. 27 ... Had 11 vs. Long Beach State on Nov. 30 ... Completed a double-double vs. Murray State with 10 points.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Provided a lift off the bench with 4.6 ppg. and 3.9 rpg. (fourth on the team) in 12.4 minutes per game ... Seven double-figure scoring games, including 13 vs. Wake Forest on Dec. 28 ... Shot 51.6 percent from the field for the season ... Boasted a 3-point percentage of 38.0 percent, including two big ones during the second-half rally at Alabama on Dec. 21 ... Had a career-high 15-point game on Dec. 7 vs. Bowling Green where he hit 7-of-8 from the field to go with a team-high nine rebounds ... Scored 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the field in the win over Cincinnati on Dec. 14 ... Scored 14 points on 5-of-5 shooting from the field to go with eight rebounds against Abilene Christian on Nov. 25 and followed that up with a game-high 10 rebounds against Iowa on Nov. 28 ... Had his first double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds vs. Miami (Ohio) on Nov. 20 ... Had 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field with nine rebounds vs. Gardner-Webb on Nov. 8.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Contributed two rebounds and a block in the Memphis win on Feb. 26 ... Hit 6-of-7 from the field, including 2-of-3 3-pointers, on his way to 14 points in his collegiate debut in the season-opening win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Nov. 9 ... Also grabbed four rebounds ... Grabbed three rebounds in five minutes of action at Tennessee on Dec. 29.

HIGHLY RANKED: Ranked as a three-star recruit for both Scout.com and Rivals.com.

AT MAINE CENTRAL INSTITUTE: Averaged 23 points and 13 rebounds in his one season at MCI ... Basketball coach: Dave Campbell.

DAVE CAMPBELL ON FARR: "The best basketball for James is definitely ahead of him. James has tremendous talent and is crafty around the basket but also has the ability to step out and shoot from the outside. James works hard and is very coachable."

AT EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds as a senior, while leading his team to a Central Suburban League Championship ... Basketball coach: Mike Ellis.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major...born November 2, 1992 in Evanston, Ill...parents are Belita and James Farr.

Points 15 vs. Bowling Green (December 7, 2013)
Field Goals Made 7 vs. Bowling Green (December 7, 2013)
Field Goals Attempted 12 vs. Wake Forest (December 28, 2013)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 2 Six times, last vs. Long Beach State (November 18, 2014)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 5 vs. Wake Forest (December 28, 2013)
Free Throws Made 4 Twice, last at Butler (January 10, 2015)
Free Throws Attempted 6 at Butler (January 10, 2015)
Rebounds 14 vs. Murray State (November 24, 2014)
Assists 2 Twice, last vs. San Diego (November 27, 2015)
Blocks 3 Four times, last vs. Georgetown (December 31, 2014)
Steals 2 Six times, last vs. IUPUI (December 9, 2014)