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Jim McCoy, Jr.

  • Player
  • Number: 20
  • Position: G
  • Height: 6' 4“
  • Weight: 180 lbs.
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • High School: Central Catholic
  • Prep School: ?
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthdate: ?

At UMass

Career

Jim McCoy

  • Scored 2,374 career points at UMass. See where McCoy ranks among the UMass scoring leaders.
  • Led UMass in scoring in each of his four years.
  • 3-time member of the Atlantic 10 First Team, and 1-time member of the A-10 Third Team.
  • First Minuteman to be named to A-10 First Team.
  • Among the top 10 in A-10 scoring average each of his four seasons.
  • Never got hurt in his UMass career.1)
  • Earned his degree in 1997.
  • Inducted into the UMass Athletics Hall of Fame in 2002.
  • Named to the 1990s All-Decade team during the 100 Seasons of UMass Basketball celebration.

1991-92 Senior year

1990-91 Junior year

  • Named to the Atlantic 10 First Team.
  • A-10 Player of the Week three times.
  • Third in A-10 in scoring average (18.9 ppg).

1989-90 Sophomore year

  • Named to the Atlantic 10 First Team. (First time a UMass player was named to the First Team.)
  • A-10 Player of the Week twice.
  • Fourth in A-10 in scoring average (20.6 ppg).
  • Named to A-10 All-Championship Team.

1988-89 Freshman year

  • Named to the Atlantic 10 Third Team.
  • A-10 Freshman of the Year in 1988-89, and also part of the A-10 Freshman Team.
  • A-10 Freshman of the Week four times.
  • Third in A-10 in scoring average (19.8 ppg).
  • Considered transferring out, but coach John Calipari convinced him to stay.2)

Statistics

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
SeasonGPGSMinAvgFGFGA%FGFGA%FTFTA%OffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStPtsAvg
1988-89 282893433.4193465.4153596.365134185.7243860983.58325580114455519.8
1989-90 3129105734.1239541.442730.233155203.76425761013.38823089113464020.6
1990-91 3330112334241539.447414.286137195.70341751163.57625310572662318.9
1991-92 3434106631.4203468.434113.077149227.6562666922.7592567063755616.4
Career 126121418033.28762013.43547153.307575810.7101302774073.2306819434435141237418.8
  • 121 games started is UMass record.%
  • Scored in double-figures in 116 games.
  • Career high game: 35 points versus St. Joseph's on 3/4/1989.
  • Had eight games with 30 or more points.
  • Had 57 games with 20 or more points.
  • UMass record holder in several career field goal categories: Made 876, Conference Made 503, Attempted 2013, Conference Attempted 1136.%
  • Holds UMass freshman records for most points scored (555), and most free throws made (134).%
  • Holds UMass freshman and sophomore records for most field goals (193 Fr, 239 So).%
  • Scoring average went down during his senior year, as UM's balanced attack propelled them to the NCAA Sweet 16.
  • As much as he scored, took only 57 3-point shots during his final three seasons.

% = Records as of 2009-10 season

Post-UMass

  • Played professionally in Sweden and Spain.
  • As of 2009, living and working in the Boston area.3)
mccoy_jim.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/03 22:19 (external edit)