21 James Nunnally
21 James Nunnally
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stockton, Calif.
High School: Weston Ranch HS
Position: Guard

James Nunnally was an Honorable Mention All-Big West choice as a junior...Was selected to the All-Big West Tournament Team after helping the Gauchos to their second straight title...Averaged 16.3 points and 5.7 rebounds on the season...In the league tournament, Nunnally averaged 14.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game...Scored in double-figures in 24 of 32 games...Had 20 or more nine times...Scored a career-high 34 points in a win at Santa Clara...Made 11-of-14 field goal attempts and tallied 29 points in a win over Loyola Marymount...One of Nunnally's best all-around games came when he had 23 points and seven rebounds as UCSB won at nationally-ranked UNLV...It was the program's first road win over a ranked team in more than 20 years...Had two double-doubles on the season going for 27 points and a career-high 13 rebounds in a win over Cal State Fullerton and 22 points and 11 rebounds at Portland...Finished second on the team with 61 three-point baskets...Had two or more three-point baskets 20 times...Made a season-high four threes on four occasions...Nunnally led all regulars from the free throw line at 82.7%...At one point, he made 34 consecutive free throws...Has scored 1,190 points in his three seasons at UCSB.

Nunnally was a Second Team All-Big West choice and a Big West All-Tournament Team selection as a sophomore in 2009-10...Averaged 14.7 points and a team-leading 5.6 rebounds per game...Played much of the second half of the season at the four spot and really helped to turn the team's season around in that role...Averaged 16.2 points and 6.4 rebounds per game over the final 19 games of the year and the Gauchos went 15-4 over that span...Nunnally scored a career-high 25 points in an overtime home win against Cal State Fullerton...Also had 24 points in wins at UC Davis and against Furman...Scored 20 or more points nine times, including a stretch of four straight games early in Big West play...Scored in double-figures in 19 of the 29 games in which he played...Had 15 or more 17 times...Collected two double-doubles on the season, going for 25 points and 10 rebounds against Cal State Northridge and 19 points and 10 rebounds at UC Davis...Had five or more rebounds 20 times, including 16 times in the final 20 games...Was arguably UCSB's most dependable 3-point shooter as he made 45.5% on the year, the fifth best mark in school history...Made 39 out of 82 3-pointers over the final 23 games, 47.6%...Made a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range in a win at UC Davis...Also made four 3-pointers in a game at Cal State Northridge...Made at least one 3-pointer in 21 of his 29 games and two or more 14 times...Averaged 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in the Gauchos' Big West Tournament title run.

Nunnally had a breakout freshman season, averaging 7.9 points, third overall on the team...One of four Gauchos to play in all 31 games, starting seven midway through the season...Also averaged 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game...Best statistical game on the year came against top-ranked and eventual NCAA champion North Carolina when Nunnally led the Gauchos with season-highs of 22 points and seven rebounds...Scored in double-digits eight times during the year including the last five and six of the last seven...Averaged 15.6 points and shot 63.2% over the season's final five contests...Led UCSB in scoring in four straight games at the end of the season, including 15 points in a Big West Tournament victory over Cal State Fullerton...Nunnally scored 20 points in the regular season finale against Long Beach State, including a running three-pointer at the buzzer to give the Gauchos a 76-75 win...His 22 three-point baskets were fourth on the team...Made 36.1% from three-point range, but over the season's final four games, he was 8-of-12, 66.7%...Made career-high three three-point baskets in consecutive games against UC Riverside and Long Beach State to end the regular season...Named Big West Player of the Week for his efforts on that final weekend...Had a career-high four assists on three occasions...Collected Three or more assists 10 times...Fourth overall in assists with 48 on the season...Notched five or more rebounds in eight games and four or more 17 times.

High School
Nunnally attended Weston Ranch High School in Stockton, Calif....Led Weston Ranch to three consecutive CIF Sac- Joaquin Section playoff appearances...As a junior, he paced the program to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championship game...As a senior in 2007-08, he helped Weston Ranch to a perfect 14-0 record in the Valley Oak League...Following his senior season, Nunnally was named All-State, Valley Oak League Most Valuable Player, All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, First Team All-Valley Oak League, and Stockton Record Player of the Year...Was a McDonalds All-American nominee...Averaged 22.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.9 steals, and 1.2 blocked shots per game in 2007-08...Scored a career-high 32 points against Ceres HS...Overall, Nunnally had five games of 30 or more points and 18 games of 20 or more during his senior season...Pulled in a career-high 14 rebounds three times and he was in double-figures 10 times...In a victory over Edison HS, he had a triple-double, going for 29 points, 14 rebounds, and a career-high 10 assists...Made 34 three-pointers...As a junior, Nunnally averaged 19 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game...Named Stockton Record Player of the Year, All-State, All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section and All-Valley Oak League as a junior...Guided Weston Ranch to a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section championship game in 2006-07...Averaged 10 points and 8.4 rebounds as a sophomore in 2005-06...Coached by Bill Slikker.

James William Nunnally was born July 14, 1990 in San Jose, Calif....The son of Deanna Johnson-Hales and Terry Hales...Also competed in football and track as a high school athlete...Hobbies include bowling...Kobe Bryant is Nunnally's favorite athlete...Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Francisco 49ers...Favorite movies include Above the Rim, Love and Basketball, Dumb and Dumber, Menace to Society and Wedding Crashers...On television, he watches Fresh Prince, Amerca's Next Best Dance Crew, and ESPN...Although Nunnally is an undeclared major, he would like to get into the area of psychology.

    Career Highs  
Points 4   vs. UCLA 11/14/10
Rebounds 4 twice twice
Assists -
Steals 1 vs. Cal State Fullerton 1/22/11
Blocks 1 three times three times
FG Made 1 four times four times
FG Attempted 5 vs. UCLA 11/14/10
FT Made 2 twice twice
FT Attempted 3 vs. UCLA 11/14/10

Career Statistics
Yeargp-gsmin/avgfg-fgapct3fg-3fgapctft-ftapctoff. rebdef. rebtotavgpffoasttoblkstlptsavg
08-09 31-7 651/21.0 78-168 .464 22-61 .361 67-87 .770 23 80 103 3.3 55 48 44 15 245 7.9 
09-10 29-24 868/29.9 133-292 .455 46-101 .455 113-152 .743 41 122 163 5.6 58 56 87 20 425 14.7 
10-11 32-31 1055/33.0 167-358 .466 62-168 .369 124-150 .827 22 161 183 5.7 59 57 68 14 520 16.3 
11-12 31-31 1044/33.7 180-383 .470 57-154 .370 78-98 .796 33 152 185 6.0 62 86 77 21 49516.0 
TOTAL123-93 3618/29.4 558-1201 .465 187-484 .386 382-487 .784 119 515 634 5.2 234 247 276 26 70 1685 13.7