03/13/2015Hopkins Falls in Sweet 16 - March 14
03/13/2015NCAA Sweet 16 Preview - March 13
Nelson Grabs a Pair of Regional Coach of the Year Honors
Blue Jays Finish the Season with School-Record 25 Wins
Blue Jay Teams to Compete From Massachusetts to Florida
Hopkins to face Fourth-Ranked Babson Tonight in Sweet 16
Blue Jays Make First NCAA Sweet 16 Trip Since 1990
Statistically Speaking: Ranks 20th in JHU history in career field goal attempts (729), third in three-point field goal attempts (433), fourth in three-point field goals made (170), ninth in three-point field goal percentage (.393), and 18th in minutes (2,194).
2013-14: Started 28 games and averaged 31.7 minutes per game led team in scoring (13.8), field goal attempts (311), free throw percentage (.855), minutes played ranked second on team in field goals made (125), free throw attempts (83), free throws made (71), steals (32) and defensive rebounds (88); ranked third in rebounding (3.4) ranked fourth in the CC and 53rd in the nation in free throw percentage ranked eighth in the CC in scoring, 12th in steals and 14th in three-point field goal percentage (.371) named First Team All-Centennial Conference named Capital One Academic All-District First Team poured in career-high 36 points (13-of-18 FG, 7-11 3FG, 3-3 FT) while also grabbed four rebounds and three steals in win over Moravian set Blue Jay Invitational tournament records for points and three-point field goals made fourth highest point total in school single-game history finished with 14 points (4-10 FG, 2-8 3FG, 4-4 FT) with two steals despite suffering from flu-like symptoms in loss to Wesley named to Blue Jay Invitational All-Tournament Team led team with 11 points (4-12 FG, 1-6 3FG, 2-2 FT) and grabbed a career-high four steals at #21 Alvernia poured in a game-high 24 points (9-14 FG, 4-7 3FG, 2-2 FT) with three steals in win over Ursinus scored 11 points (4-10 FG, 1-6 3FG, 2-2 FT), dished two assists and grabbed two steals in win at Franklin & Marshall finished with two assists and three steals in win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps led team with 19 points (7-12 FG, 3-7 3FG, 2-2 FT) at Muhlenberg punched up 17 points (6-9 FG, 3-3 3FG, 2-2 FT) with three helpers versus Case Western named to Juniata Holiday Tournament All-Tournament Team after posting first career double-double with 19 points (7-13 FG, 5-10 3FG) and a career-high 11 boards also swiped a career-high five steals versus the Patriots scored 13 points (5-8 FG, 2-4 3FG, 1-2 FT), grabbed four boards and handed out two assists in win over Haverford scored game-high 14 points (5-10 FG, 3-5 3FG, 1-1 FT) and four rebounds in win at Swarthmore scored 11 points (4-10 FG, 3-8 3FG) in win at Ursinus handed out a career-high seven assists in win over Washington College punched up 21 points (7-12 FG, 4-8 3FG, 3-3 FT) and earned Wall-O'Mahony MVP honors in win over Muhlenberg scored a team-high 15 points (4-16 FG, 3-10 3FG, 4-5 FT) and grabbed seven rebounds in loss at McDaniel chipped in 12 points (4-8 FG, 2-4 3FG, 2-2 FT) in win at Haverford handed out four assists in win over Franklin & Marshall scored a game-high 24 points (9-18 FG, 3-7 3FGF, 3-3 FT) with five rebounds in loss to Dickinson led with a game-high 20 points (5-8 FG, 4-6 3FG, 6-6 FT) in win over McDaniel scored team high 15 points (4-11 FG, 7-8 FT) and handed out two assists in win at Washington College chipped in nine points (2-10 FG, 1-6 3FG, 4-4 FT) with two assists and three steals in CC Semifinals win over Franklin & Marshall went 6-of-6 from the free throw line in CC title game win over Dickinson scored 13 points (4-19 FG, 3-11 3FG, 2-3 FT) with four rebounds in NCAA Tournament loss at Virginia Wesleyan.
2012-13: Named Honorable Mention All-Centennial Conference started all 26 games and averaged a team-best 32.4 minutes per game led team in scoring (12.2), field goal attempts (247), three-point field goal percentage (45.4), three-point field goal attempts (141), three-point field goals made (64), free throw percentage (89.7) and steals (27) ranked second in field goals made (100), total rebounds (95) and defensive rebounds (91) led the Centennial in three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage ranked 16th in the conference in scoring three-point field goal attempts and made are fifth most in school single-season history hit five triples to finish with 15 points and grabbed two steals in win at Haverford poured in a then career-high 21 points (7-12 FG, 5-10 3FG, 2-2 FT) in win at Goucher scored 15 points (4-9 FG, 3-6 3FG, 4-4 FT) in win at Gettysburg dished out three assists and grabbed three steals in overtime loss to Dickinson finished with 11 points (3-4 3FG, 2-2 FT), three boards and three steals at McDaniel chipped in 10 points (3-7 FG, 2-5 3FG, 2-2 FT) in win over Muhlenberg dished out a career high five helpers with two steals at Hampden-Sydney pulled a career-high eight rebounds in win over Eastern had streak of 11 straight games with at least one made three-pointer snapped in win over Marymount punched up 13 points (5-11 FG, 3-7 3FG) with five rebounds and two assists in double-overtime loss to Ursinus scored 12 points (4-11 FG, 2-4 3FG, 2-3 FT) with two assists in win at Swarthmore went 3-of-5 from downtown in win over Haverford poured in a game-high 21 points (7-16 FG, 2-2 FT) with a career-high five three-pointers in double overtime loss to Franklin & Marshall also handed out two assists, swiped three steals and blocked a shot in 46 minutes against the Dips scored career-high 22 points (7-12 FG, 3-6 3FG, 5-5 FT) in win at Dickinson scored 11 points (4-11 FG, 3-6 3FG), grabbed seven rebounds and dished two assists in win at Washington College scored a game-high 18 points (6-10 FG, 2-5 3FG, 4-4 FT) with six rebounds and two helpers in win at Muhlenberg led team with 17 points (6-8 FG, 4-6 3FG, 1-2 FT), with 15 of those coming in the second half, in win over Swarthmore poured in 20 points (5-10 FG, 3-6 3FG, 7-8 FT) with five rebounds and two steals in win over McDaniel had streak of 10 straight games with a made three-pointer snapped in loss at Ursinus chipped in nine points (3-9 FG, 2-3 3FG, 1-2 FT) and one block in loss at Franklin & Marshall scored the game-winning three with 11 seconds left and finished with 11 points (3-6 FG, 1-1 3FG, 4-4 FT), eight rebounds, six assists and three steals in win over Washington College notched fifth 20-point game of the season, finishing with 21 points (7-16 FG, 5-9 3FG, 2-2 FT) in loss to Dickinson in Centennial Conference Semifinals.
2011-12: Played all 26 games and averaged 17.8 minutes per game in rookie season tied for fourth on team in scoring (7.0 ppg) shot 36.8 percent from the field, 35.1 percent from three-point and 93.8 percent from the free throw line also grabbed 1.7 rebounds per game and doled out 30 assists led team in three-point field goal attempts (114) and made (40) ranked 13th in the CC in three-point field goal percentage and eighth in three-point field goals made made collegiate debut in win at Goucher, chipping in five points (1-4 3FG, 2-2 FT) with two boards added eight points (3-7 FG) in win over #15 St. Mary's went 3-of-5 from downtown with two assists in win over Haverford chipped in five points (2-4 FG, 1-1 3FG) with two assists in win over Gettysburg hit three triples and grabbed three rebounds in come-from-behind win at Dickinson scored a then season-high 16 points (6-13 FG, 4-9 3FG) against #10 Cabrini followed that with 11 points (4-8 FG, 3-7 3FG) in win over Berry went 3-of-4 from downtown, grabbed three rebounds and dished a pair of assists against CCNY pulled down a season-high six rebounds with two assists and two steals versus Hood punched up a career-high 18 points (8-13 FG, 2-6 3FG) with six boards at Ursinus had streak of nine straight games with a three-pointer snapped against Swarthmore drained a pair of three-pointers and handed out a season-high three assists at Haverford chipped in 10 points (3-8 FG) with four rebounds and two assists against Dickinson finished with eight points (3-8 FG, 2-5 3FG) in win at Gettysburg finished with eight points (2-3 3FG, 2-2 FT) with two assists and two steals in win at Swarthmore scored seven points (2-5 FG, 1-3 3FG, 2-2 FT) with two assists in win over Ursinus chipped in 10 points (3-10 FG, 2-5 3FG, 2-2 FT) in win at Washington College.
Personal: James Hammer son of Craig and Patricia Hammer father played basketball at Rider helped Germantown to back-to-back state championship games as a sophomore and junior named honorable mention all-area as a junior earned second team all-state, conference MVP, second team all-county and first team all-conference honors after averaging 20 points per game as a senior Patriot Ambassador on marketing committee for Relay for Life member of JHU SAAC member of Hopkins AND1 tutoring and mentoring program majoring in economics with a minor in entrepreneurship and management.