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2  James Legan
James Legan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Galena Park, Texas

Last College:
Lon Morris College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/12/1987


A tremendous three-point shooter with extended range on the floor ... Has a soft shooting touch with the ability to drive into the lane and score ... A pure shooter ... Will compete for a starting job in the backcourt ... Is ECU's second-leading returning scorer.

In The East Carolina Record Books

  • 4th in single-game three-point attempts (13 vs. UCF, Jan. 19, 2008)
  • 9th in single-season three-point field goals (55)
  • 12th in single-season three-point attempts (150)

    As A Junior (2007-08)
    Played in all 30 games, starting a pair of games at home against Tulsa and Southern Miss ... Averaged 7.3 points in 14.9 minutes per game ... Ranked second on the team in three-point field goals made (55) and three-point attempts (150) ... Made 69 field goals, 55 of which were three-point baskets ... Shot a solid 36.7 percent from behind the arc ... Connected on 77.1 percent (27-of-35) of his free throw attempts ... Ranked 10th in Conference USA three-point field goals made per game (1.83) ... Scored double figures eight times ... Led the Pirates in scoring in four games ... Sank six 3-pointers at home against UCF en route to a career-high 20 points ... Came off the bench to score 18 points and made 4-of-7 three-point attempts in 16 minutes at the BB&T Classic against George Mason ... Netted 17 points at home against Rice ... Tallied 18 points and sank 5-of-9 three-point attempts against Tulsa ... Reached double figures for the first time in his career with 10 points against Richmond.

    Lon Morris College
    Played two years (2006-07) at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas ... Averaged 14.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game, while shooting 38 percent from 3-point range as a sophomore ... Ranked as the eight leading scorer in the region ... Named second-team All-Region XIV in 2007, helping Lon Morris capture the regional championship ... Scored 19 points in the regional championship game ... Averaged 13 points and shot 45 percent (13-of-29) from behind the arc in the NJCAA Tournament and led LMC to a sixth-place finish ... LMC set an NJCAA record for 3-point field goals in a tournament with 47 ... Coached by Dale Dotson.

    High School
    Attended Galena Park High School in the Houston metro area ... Three-year letterman ... Averaged 25 points as a senior, while helping his team compile a 22-13 record along with a district and area championship ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Coached by Johnny Price.

    Personal
    Born in Houston on April 12, 1987 ... Parents are Beverly and James Legan ... Has one younger sister, Brittany ... Mother is a former basketball player and father is a former track athlete ... Major is communications.