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30 Jay Huff
Jay  Huff

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

High School:
Voyager Academy

Height / Weight:
7-1 / 230

Position:
F


11/20/2016

Post-Game Quotes vs. Yale

Post-Game Quotes - Yale

02/24/2018

Virginia vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI)

Virginia vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI) Men's Basketball

12/22/2017

Virginia vs. Hampton (USATSI)

Men's Basketball

12/19/2017

Virginia vs. Savannah State (USATSI)

Photos from Virginia men's basketball vs. Savannah State - Tues. Dec. 19, 2017

12/02/2017

Virginia vs. Lehigh (USATSI)

Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Lehigh.

11/13/2017

UVA Men's Basketball vs. Austin Peay (USATSI)

Images of the Cavaliers playing host to the Governors in non-conference action

2017-18 SEASON
• Played 12 games
• Shot 68.0 percent, 28.6 percent 3-point range, 62.5 percent free throws
• Recorded 16 points (7-8 FGs), five blocks, four rebounds and two assists  in his collegiate debut against Austin Peay (11/13/17)
• Tied a JPJ record with five blocks against Austin Peay (11/13/17)
• Recorded three blocks against Monmouth (11/19/17)
• Tallied five points, three rebounds and one steal vs. Lehigh (12/2/17)
• Registered six rebounds vs. Savannah State (12/19/17)
• Recorded six points and four rebounds vs. Hampton (12/22/17)
• Tallied four points and two blocked shots at Pitt (2/24/18)


HIGH SCHOOL
 
• Earned four varsity letters at Voyager Academy High School from 2013-16
• Averaged 16.3 points, 10.1 rebounds and 5.5 assists in 2015-16
• Led Voyager to North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1-A men's basketball state championship
• Earned MVP honors in state championship game after collecting 14 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocked shots
• Named First-Team All-State by the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association
• Collected conference player of the year and district co-player of the year honors after leading Voyager Academy to a 32-4 record
• Earned all-conference honors after averaging 16.3 points, 8.1 rebounds and 5.0 blocks as a junior in 2014-15
• Earned all-conference accolades after averaging 7.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.3 blocks as a sophomore in 2013-14
• Named to the honorable all-conference list as a freshman in 2012-13
• Played his junior and senior seasons at Voyager Academy under his father Mike Huff

PERSONAL
 
• James Matthew Huff
• Born in Durham, N.C.
• Son of Mike and Kathy Huff
• Has one sister, Katrina
• Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, serving as an FCA leader for three years
• Chose Virginia for the coaching staff and strength and conditioning coach Mike Curtis
• Career goals are play in the NBA and become a youth pastor
• Volunteered as a middle school church camp counselor and cleaned up a museum bear habitat
• Mother played basketball at West Virginia from 1978-82
• Father played basketball at Pacific Lutheran from 1980-83
• Chose Virginia over Clemson, Duke, East Carolina, James Madison Wake Forest and Wofford
• Undeclared major

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