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 +====== Jim McCoy, Jr. ======
 +  * **Player**
 +  * **Seasons:​** [[season_1988-89|1988-89]],​ [[season_1989-90|1989-90]],​ [[season_1990-91|1990-91]],​ [[season_1991-92|1991-92]]
 +  * **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 ====
 +{{ http://​umasshoops.com/​people/​mccoy_jim/​mccoy_roster_photo.jpg|Jim McCoy}}
 +
 +  *Scored 2,374 career points at UMass. ​ See where McCoy ranks among the [[statistics_history#​scoring|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.((http://​www.masslive.com/​sports/​index.ssf/​2009/​02/​jim_mccoy_recalls_days_at_umas.html))
 +  *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 ====
 +  *Named to the Atlantic 10 First Team.
 +  *Seventh in A-10 in scoring average (16.4 ppg).
 +  *Named to A-10 All-Championship Team.
 +  *News: [[news19920207_mccoy_uncle_help|When McCoy cries ‘Uncle’ ... UMass star gets Hall of Fame help from Connie Hawkins]] (2/7/1992)
 +
 +==== 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 [[calipari_john|John Calipari]] convinced him to stay.((http://​www.masslive.com/​sports/​index.ssf/​2009/​02/​jim_mccoy_recalls_days_at_umas.html))
 +
 +==== Statistics ====
 +^  ^^^^^  Total  ^^^  3-Pointers ​ ^^^  ^^^  Rebounds ​ ^^^^  ^^^^^^^^
 +^Season^GP^GS^Min^Avg^FG^FGA^%^FG^FGA^%^FT^FTA^%^Off^Def^Tot^Avg^PF^FO^A^TO^Blk^St^Pts^Avg^
 +|1988-89 |28|28|934|33.4|193|465|.415|35|96|.365|134|185|.724|38|60|98|3.5|83|2|55|80|11|44|555|19.8|
 +|1989-90 |31|29|1057|34.1|239|541|.442|7|30|.233|155|203|.764|25|76|101|3.3|88|2|30|89|11|34|640|20.6|
 +|1990-91 |33|30|1123|34|241|539|.447|4|14|.286|137|195|.703|41|75|116|3.5|76|2|53|105|7|26|623|18.9|
 +|1991-92 |34|34|1066|31.4|203|468|.434|1|13|.077|149|227|.656|26|66|92|2.7|59|2|56|70|6|37|556|16.4|
 +|Career |126|121|4180|33.2|876|2013|.435|47|153|.307|575|810|.710|130|277|407|3.2|306|8|194|344|35|141|2374|18.8|
 +
 +  *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.((http://​www.masslive.com/​sports/​index.ssf/​2009/​02/​jim_mccoy_recalls_days_at_umas.html))
 +
 +{{tag>"​Players"​ "​Jersey # 20" "​Guards"​ "​Players from Pennsylvania"​ "​Played for John Calipari"​ "1000 Point Scorer"​}}
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