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Jermaine Medley

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Oak Hill Academy

Weight:
175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
11/08/1978

VILLANOVA

A co-captain ... Pure shooter with great range ... Very quick .. Quick release jumper ... Pesky defender at the point ... Uses speed to create turnovers ... Comes off the screen well .. Can score in bunches ... Ballhandling has been noticeably upgraded ... Has a knack for making big shots.

1999-2000: Took home Most Improved Award from Philadelphia Big Five ... Assumed command of the point guard position on Feb. 5 and sparked a strong finish ... Played 462 minutes (33 mpg) in the last 14 games after seeing 371 minutes (19.5 mpg) in first 19 outings of the campaign ... Averaged 11.4 ppg in those 14 games ... Contributed 15 points, including four 3-point bombs to help lead Villanova past Pittsburgh in opening round of the Big East Tournament on March 8 ... His triple with 2:11 left began a 9-0 run that lifted Villanova past Providence on March 1 ... Ended the night with 10 points and four assists ... Converted three 3-point field goals in span of 57 seconds on Feb. 20 vs. Rutgers ... Ended the day with 13 points in 34 minutes ... Reached a new career high with 18 points in 87-77 win over West Virginia on Feb. 15 ... Drained four threes en route to 16 points in 78-75 loss to St. John?s on Feb. 12 ... Established a new career high in minutes with 38 that day ... Led the Wildcats with 17 points in 86-69 win over Notre Dame on Feb. 8 ... Made four triples, three from beyond NBA line, in the first half ... Started at point guard on Feb. 5 at Georgetown and produced four triples for 13 points ... His 3-point field goal from 22 feet with 45 seconds left gave Villanova its margin of victory ... Also distributed a career high seven assists and saw 34 minutes of activity ... Tallied 11 points and five assists in helping lead Villanova past La Salle on Jan. 12 ... Offered an explosive lift off the bench on Jan. 9 at Pennsylvania ... Was 4-of-5 from the floor, including two triples, for 11 points in 17 minutes ... Directed the offense in 70-57 win over No. 19 Wake Forest, committing only two turnovers in 30 minutes ... Also added seven points and excellent defense on Robert O?Kelley ... Tossed in a season-high four 3-point field goals and 12 points in a 77-71 win over South Carolina State on Dec. 22 ... Snapped out of a shooting slump against Temple ... Connected on 3-of-6 from beyond the 3-point arc (.500) ... Tied career high with six assists in Nov. 29 contest against Fairleigh Dickinson.

1998-99: Adapted admirably to coming off the bench after spending most of his freshman year in the starting lineup ... Averaged 6.0 points and 15 minutes a game ... Made three starts ... Made one of the most memorable shots in Villanova history, a 30 foot toss that helped the Wildcats turn a 3-point deficit with 2.4 seconds left into a 93-90 win ... Scored 11 points in 21 minutes in season opening win over George Mason ... Matched those figures in a Dec. 9 loss at Seton Hall ... Scored season high 16 points on Dec. 27 on 6-for-12 shooting against Howard ... It was his two 3-pointers which got the Wildcats rolling in Jan. 7 93-62 win at Notre Dame ... Finished with eight points on the day ... Connected on 6-of-9 from beyond the arc in consecutive January wins over Pittsburgh and West Virginia ... Provided instant offense at Syracuse, scoring 11 points in only 14 minutes of activity ... Best all-around game of the season came in opening round of the Big East Tournament against West Virginia ... Scored 14 points and set the tone defensively for the ?Cats with four steals ... Mountaineer guard Lionel Armstead was held scoreless by Medley.

1997-98: Started 23 contests and played in every Wildcat game ... Averaged 6.2 ppg and 1.6 rpg ... Returned to the starting lineup versus St. John?s after coming off the bench the five previous games and started the remainder of the season ... Third in three-pointers made (39-for-127) ... First on the team in free-throw percentage (.875) ... Third on the team in assists ... Team leader in scoring with 15 points on six-of-10 shooting from the field versus Kentucky ... Also had a career-tying two steals in a personal-best 33 minutes versus the Wildcats ... Scored a career-high 17 points on five-for-11 shooting from the field versus Miami on the road to lead the team ... Broke out against Seton Hall in The Pavilion, connecting on five three-pointers on only eight attempts to score a then career-high 15 points ... Five treys is the most by a Wildcat freshman in school history, while his percentage from behind the arc is the third-best of all time.

OAK HILL ACADEMY

McDonald?s honorable mention All-American as a senior ... Parade Magazine honorable-mention All-American ... Played two seasons at Wilmington High School before spending his senior season at Oak Hill ... Averaged 23.6 ppg as a junior and 15.9 ppg as a senior.

PERSONAL

A Liberal Arts major ... Born 11/8/78 ... The son of William and Juanita Harrison ... Juanita Harrison now makes her home in Greenbelt, Md. ... Youngest of three children ... Siblings are William 24, and Shantay 22 ... Coached by Steve Smith at Oak Hill Academy.

MEDLEY CAREER HIGHS

Points: 18 vs. West Virginia (2/15/00)

Rebounds: 6 vs. UConn (2/2/98)

Assists: 7 vs. Georgetown (2/5/00)

Steals: 4 vs. West Virginia (3/3/99)

Blocks: 1 on eight occasions,

Last vs. Rutgers (2/20/00)

Minutes: 38 vs. St. John?s, Pittsburgh

Field Goals: 6 on three occasions,

Last vs. St. John?s (2/12/00)

3-Point Goals: 5 vs. SHU (12/6/97)

Free Throws: 6 vs. West Virginia (2/15/00)

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