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James Woodard (born January 24, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Medi Bayreuth of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball at Tulsa from 2012 to 2016.

James Woodard
James Woodard.jpg
Woodard shooting for Tulsa
No. 8 – Medi Bayreuth
PositionShooting guard
LeagueBasketball Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1994-01-24) January 24, 1994 (age 25)
Arcadia, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High schoolEdmond Memorial
(Edmond, Oklahoma)
CollegeTulsa (2012–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017Rouen Métropole
2017–2018Nevėžis Kedainiai
2018–2019MZT Skopje
2019–presentMedi Bayreuth
Career highlights and awards

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College careerEdit

As a senior at Tulsa in 2015–16, Woodard averaged 15.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 34.1 minutes in 31 appearances.[1] He was named to the First Team All-American Athletic Conference.[2] On November 14, 2015, he scored 23 points and 4 rebounds in an 81–98 win over Central Arkansas Bears.[3]

Professional careerEdit

After graduating, on July 8, 2016, Woodard signed with Rouen Métropole of LNB Pro B.[4] On his debut for Rouen Metropole he scored 18 points and 5 rebounds in 76–70 home win against JA Vichy-Clermont Métropole.[5] On August 28, 2017, he signed with Lithuanian basketball club Nevėžis Kėdainiai.[6] On July 27, 2018, he signed with Macedonian basketball club MZT Skopje.[7] On his debut for MZT Skopje on September 27, 2018, he scored 19 points and 4 assists in a 92–79 home win against Helios Suns[8] He was named for MVP of the first round after this game.[9] On June 16, 2019, he signed with Medi Bayreuth.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of Marcus and Petra Woodard. His brother Jordan played basketball for Oklahoma and professionally.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RealGM stats for James Woodard". RealGM.com. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  2. ^ "AMERICAN MEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE AND ALL-ROOKIE TEAMS ANNOUNCED". American Athletic Conference. Sidearm Sports. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  3. ^ "season 2015/2016". espn.com. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  4. ^ "James Woodard nouvel arrière!". rouenmetrobasket.com. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  5. ^ "LNB Pro B season 2016/2017, round 1". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  6. ^ "JAMES WOODARD SIGNE EN LITUANIE". bebasket.fr. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Џејмс Вудард е вториот Американец кој летово "слета" во Аеродром" (in Macedonian). mztskopjeaerodrom.mk. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  8. ^ "ABA Second League, season 2018–19, round 1". druga.aba-liga.com. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Round 1 MVP: James Woodard (MZT Skopje Aerodrom)". druga.aba-liga.com. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  10. ^ "James Woodard signs with Medi Bayreuth". sportando. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  11. ^ Wright, Scott (April 6, 2012). "Big All-City Player of the Year: James Woodard has enjoyed playing with brother Jordan". NewsOk. Retrieved August 4, 2018.

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