#21 - Jamie Skeen
Position: Forward
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Previous School: North Mecklenburg
Previous College: Wake Forest
Height: 6-9
Weight: 240

TIDBITS ON JAMIE:

· Big, physical force down low for the Black & Gold who will be a valuable offensive threat
· Has shown the ability to stretch the defense out by firing from long-range

Jamie's Career Highs
Points:
  32 at Delaware (2/09/11)
Rebounds:
14, two times
last time vs. Tennessee (11/24/10)
Assists:
5 at Old Dominion (1/22/11)
Field Goals Made:
12 at Delaware (2/09/11)
Three-Point FG Made:
4, two times
last time vs. Kansas (3/27/11)
Free Throws Made:
11 vs. Drexel (3/5/11)
Free Throws Attempted:
13 vs. Drexel (3/5/11)
Steals:
4, two times
last time vs. Richmond (12/22/06) 
*while at Wake Forest
Blocked Shots:
4 vs. App. State (11/25/06)
*while at Wake Forest
Minutes:
44 at Delaware (2/9/11)

WHILE AT VCU:

· Named Southwest Regional Most Outstanding Player after averaging 17.5 ppg, 6.7 rebounds and connecting on 11 three-pointers during VCU's run to the Final Four
· Posted career-highs in every statistical category during his senior year and finished in the top-10 in the CAA in scoring, rebounding, field-goal percentage and blocked shots.
· In his 67 games at VCU, he tallied 44 double-digit scoring performances, including 12 straight to end the 2010-11 campaign.
· Posted eight double-doubles during senior year, including an outstanding 26 points and 10 rebounds against top-ranked Kansas in the Southwest Regional Final
· Scored over 800 points and grabbed nearly 300 rebounds in less than two full seasons the Rams (had to sit out first semester of 2009-10 due to NCAA transfer rules)

WHILE AT WAKE FOREST:

· Skeen didn’t waste time winning a spot in the Demon Deacons starting lineup, earning a starting nod on 24 occasions as a freshman
· The inside-outside ability of Skeen is what separates him from the pack and he displayed it for Wake Forest. Nearly half (58 of 128) of his field goals came from beyond the arc
· Skeen ranked in the top-three in rebounding on the Demon Deacons during both of his years. As a freshman, he led the team in rebounding on eight occasions.
· VCU’s 79-77 upset victory over Duke in the 2007 NCAA Tournament is a moment that will forever live in the hearts of Ram fans. Skeen knows how it feels to upset the Blue Devils as well. He chipped in 10 points and nine rebounds in Wake’s 86-73 victory over then-No.2 Duke on Feb. 17, 2008.

PRIOR TO COLLEGE:

· Coming out of North Mecklenburg, Skeen was as highly touted as they come with a top-85 national ranking from three different scouting services (42nd by Bob Gibbons, 75th by Scout.com and 85th by Rivals.com).
· Skeen was named “Mr. Basketball” for the state of North Carolina after an outstanding junior season, averaging 20.1 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.
· He was a household name in North Carolina, earning First-Team All-State honors during his junior and senior seasons.
· His final two years at North Mecklenburg were memorable ones as Skeen led the Vikings to the 2005 4A State Championship and came within two points of capturing a second-straight title in 2006.

GETTING TO KNOW JAMIE:

· One of four children of Jackie and Eric Skeen
· Majoring in Sociology
· Born on May 2, 1988
· Skeen’s parents, Eric and Jackie, met while attending Fayetteville State, where Eric was a football player and Jackie was a cheerleader.

BRADFORD BURGESS - CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min.
FG-FGA
Pct.
3FG-ATT
Pct.
FT-FTA
Pct.
Off-Def-Tot
Avg.
PF-FO
Ast.
TO
Blk.
Stl.
Pts.-Avg.
at Wake Forest
2006-07
31-24
24.4
71-164
.433
34-89
.382
56-81
.691
59-85-144
4.6
63-0
39 51 15 23
232-7.5
2007-08
29-6
18.4
56-136
.412
23-69
.333
26-50
.520
41-77-118
4.1
39-1
15 32 15 16
161-5.6
2008-09
------------------------------------------------------Sat out due to NCAA Transfer Rules--------------------------------------------------------
at VCU
2009-10
28-22 20.7
87-168
.518
6-27
.222
47-73
.644
56-70-126
4.5
31-0
24
21
11
21
227-8.1
2010-11 39-39 31.9 198-382 .518 36-86 .419 179-249 .719 93-193-286 7.3 77-1 62 66 40 23 611-15.7
WFU Totals
60-30
21.6
127-300
.423
57-158
.361
82-131
.626
100-162-262
4.4
102-1
54
83
30
39
393-6.6
VCU Totals
67-61
27.2
285-550
.518
42-113
.372
226-322
.702
149-263-412
6.1
108-1
86
87
51
44
838-12.5
Totals
127-91
24.8
412-850
.485
99-271
.365
308-453
.680
249-425-674
5.3
210-2
140
170
81
83
1231-9.7


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