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Javohn Garcia

At UMass

Javohn Garcia roster photo 2021-22

  • Entered the Transfer Portal on 4/8/20223)4)
  • Verbal commitment announced 10/18/20195)
  • NLI signed 11/14/196)
  • Coach McCall quote on Garcia's signing: “Javohn is a tremendous competitor and a winner. He makes the right play and has the ability to get in the lane and finish on contact because of how strong he is, but he also has great feel. The one thing JG does such a great job of is changing speeds and pace. He can come down on a full sprint, stop on a dime, change pace, make a move and get in the lane.”7)

2021-22 Sophomore year

  • Played in 25 of the season's 32 games, all off the bench.
  • Minutes per game were down 21% from the year before, points per game down 34%. Total FG% was about the same.
  • Limited production early in the season. Four points in each of the first two games. Dressed but did not play against Penn State (11/15). May have had a slight concussion at one point.8) Played in two of the three Jersey Mike's games in Florida, did not score.
  • Came back with a good game against UMass-Lowell (11/24), with 18 points (season high), 5 boards, 4 assists. Got 30 minutes of playing time as Noah Fernandes sat out.
  • Time went down again as Noah came back for Rutgers (11/27). Played 11 minutes and scored 2 points.
  • Saw no action in Games 9-11 (Harvard 12/4 - North Texas 12/11). Coach McCall revealed on 12/7 that Garcia needed to focus on academics.9)
  • Returned for Fairfield (12/19), playing 34 minutes, scoring 13, snaring 3 rebounds, and stealing 4.
  • Sat out under COVID protocols for the Richmond (1/5) and Duquesne (1/8) games.
  • Returned for the Davidson (1/11) game and played in every one after that, getting double-figure minutes in each.
  • Scored in double-figures in four straight games, SLU (1/20) through George Mason (1/30), averaging 13.3 points. Pulled down a career high 6 rebounds in the Mason game.
  • Averaged just 5.6 points down the stretch, but scored 13 against Dayton on 3/11 to close out the season, and ultimately his tenure with the Minutemen.

2020-21 Freshman year

Roster photo 2020-21

  • Played in all 15 games in the Coronavirus-shortened season. Started 10 games.
  • Averaged 10.4 points per game, often at the shooting guard position. Scored in double-figures seven times.
  • Several stat categories were among the best of Atlantic 10 freshmen: 10.4 ppg was third-best, 2.6 assists per game fourth-best, 1.5 steals per game third-best.10)
  • Got off to a great start, scoring 23 and 18 points in the season opening pair of games with Northeastern (12/11 and 12/13). Shot 62.5% from the floor and 80% from three in the pair. Awarded the A-10 Rookie of the Week honor.11)
  • Scored 12 points in 22 minutes of work versus Bryant (12/21).
  • Tallied 14 & 5 in the win versus Fordham (2/3), and also stole three.
  • Notched 10 & 4 at Richmond (2/23).
  • Put up a 17-5-7 game versus Saint Joseph's in the A-10 Tournament (3/4). The seven assists were a new career high. Shot 7-9 from the floor, a career high .778.
  • Tallied 11 pts, 3 boards, 2 steals, 2 blocks versus Saint Louis in the A-10 Quarters (3/5).



Additional from Expanded stats, Game logs

Career Highs

Through the end of the 2021-22 season

Points23 - vs Northeastern (12/11/20)
Field Goals9 - Northeastern (12/11/20)
Field Goals Att.13 - 3 times, last at Rhode Island (2/6/21)
3-Point FG3 - at Saint Louis (1/23/22)
3-Point FG Att.7 - vs Fordham (2/3021)
Free Throws9 - vs UMass-Lowell (11/24/21)
Free Throw Att.11- vs UMass-Lowell (11/24/21)
Rebounds6 - vs George Mason (1/30/22)
Assists7 - vs Saint Joseph's (3/4/21)
Blocks2 - 4 times, last vs Saint Louis (3/5/21)
Steals4 - vs Fairfield (12/19/21)
Minutes35 - at Northeastern (12/13/20)

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High School / Prep School

  • Played the 2019-20 season at Brewster Academy, helping them to a National Prep Championship in 2020.
  • Named Honorable Mention All-NEPSEC.
  • Three-star recruit according to 247Sports and the No. 8 player from Ohio.


garcia_javohn.txt · Last modified: 2023/03/16 15:11 by mikeuma