|Hometown:||East Greenwich, RI|
|High School:||Worcester Academy/Bishop Hendricken|
One of the top three-pointer shooters in the country...Connected on 99 treys on the season, which ranked in a tie for 33rd nationally...The 99 triples ranks as the highest single-season total in URI history, breaking his own record of 97, set in 2006-07...Tallied double-figures in the scoring column on 28 occasions, including a stretch of 23 consecutive games...Had six games with five or more three-pointers this season...Was named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 1 First Team...Also named to the NABC All-District 1 second team...Began the season with a career-high 30 point performance versus Florida Atlantic, connecting on 11-of-18 from the floor and 5-of-10 from the outside...Was 7-of-14 from the floor, scoring 17 points against USF...Added 10 points and three assists versus Stetson...Registered 15 points, three rebounds and three assists vs. UAB...Added 10 points at Boston College...Connected on 7-of-12 from the floor, including 4-of-8 from the outside, at home against Toledo...Scored 17 points versus Northeastern, on 5-of-8 shooting from the perimeter, while dishing out three assists and notching two steals...Hit four three-pointers at home versus New Hampshire...Tallied 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals in a win over Providence...Poured in 21 points, thanks to 6-of-9 shooting from the outside in a win at Syracuse...Was 4-for-8 from the floor, with 14 points versus Hofstra...Was 7-of-12 from the floor, scoring 18 points to go along with three assists and a season-high four steals versus Eastern Michigan...Added 10 points against Georgia Southern...Was 7-of-10 from the field and 6-of-8 from three-point land, good for 22 points versus Fairleigh Dickinson...Scored a team-high 26 points, including six trifectas, at #17 Dayton...Scored 14 points - including the gamewinner with 1.8 seconds remaining - at home over Duquesne...Added 10 points at Saint Louis...Had 17 points at home versus George Washington on 4-of-6 shooting from the outside and 5-for-5 from the charity stripe...Contributed 18 points and five assists at St. Bonaventure...Chipped in with 13 points at home against Richmond...Was 7-for-14 from the field en route to tallying 20 points and five assists at home versus Dayton...Had 10 points at Massachusetts...Knocked down two big second half three-pointers and scored 13 points in a road win at Fordham...Added 11 points at home against Massachusetts...Fouled out in 27 minutes of play at George Washington, scoring 13 points...Was 5-of-8 from the outside, scoring 18 points in a win at La Salle...Led the Rams with 25 points versus Charlotte in the Atlantic 10 tournament...Scored 13 points at Creighton in the opening round of NIT.
2006-07 (Sophomore): 2007 All-Atlantic 10 honorable mention selection...Also named to the A-10 All-Academic squad...One of the top three-point shooters in the country...Ranked fourth nationally in three-point field goal percentage (47.8%) and 26th in three-pointers per game (3.0)...One of just two players in URI history to hit 90 or more treys in a single-season...Set a new single-season record with 97 treys made...Named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 10, after a week in which he averaged 24.5 points, while shooting 73.7% from the floor and 76.5% from the perimeter...Missed the Stonehill game due to a knee injury...Scored 19 points, connecting on 3-of-7 from the perimeter, and four rebounds at home against Houston...Hit five threes en route to scoring 17 points vs. Troy in the Top of the World Classic...Poured in 25 points, connecting on 5-of-10 from the perimeter and 8-of-8 from the free throw line vs. Centenary at the TOTW Classic...Connected on 5-of-7 from the floor, scoring 12 points to go along with two steals at Boston College...Added 11 points at home against Iona...Scored a career-high 28 points at home against Brown, connecting on 8-of-9 from the perimeter and 4-of-4 from the charity stripe...Followed that up with a 21-point performance against Utah, connecting on 6-of-9 from the floor and 5-of-8 from beyond the arc, as well as four assists...Scored 17 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the floor (3 3FG) at home against DePaul...Shot 5-for-10 from the floor (3-6 3FG) en route to tallying 13 points against Boston University...Had 15 points at Ohio, connecting on 5-of-9 from the field (3-4 3FG)...Hit three treys, scoring nine points to go along with four rebounds and three assists at Kansas...Tallied 12 points (3 3FG) at home against La Salle...Scored eight points in 24 minutes versus Dayton...Registered 14 points at Saint Louis...Hit 4-of-5 from beyond the arc, good for 14 points at Saint Joseph's...Shot 7-for-13 from the floor, including 4-of-7 from three-point land, en route to 19 points against St. Bonaventure...Was 4-of-7 from the floor and 6-for-6 from the line, while dishing out three assists, en route to 18 points at Temple...Contributed 11 points versus Massachusetts, knocking down 8-of-9 from the charity stripe...Had 17 points, including shooting 5-for-10 from the perimeter, at home against George Washington...Contributed 12 points (2 3FG) at Fordham...Scored a team-high 17 points at Massachusetts...Dished out a career-best seven assists to go along with 18 points (4 3FG) at Duquesne...Was 5-of-6 from the perimeter, tallying 17 points, five assists and two steals versus Saint Louis...Connected on 6-of-7 from the floor, including 4-of-5 from beyond the arc, for 16 points at home versus Charlotte...Scored a team-high 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting at Xavier...Had his streak of 37 consecutive games with a three-pointer snapped at home versus Fordham...Scored a team-high 21 points at Richmond, connecting on 7-of-14 shots from the floor - including four three-pointers...Had just seven points against Fordham in the A-10 quarterfinals...Shot 7-for-12 from the floor, including 3-of-7 from three-point land, good for 17 points in a win over Xavier in the A-10 semifinals...Also had five assists versus the Musketeers...Added 10 points in the A-10 Championship game against George Washington.
2005-06 (Freshman): Appeared in 27 contests, earning six starts...Was an Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team selection...Went a remarkable 27-for-28 from the free throw line for the season (96.4%) - his only miss was an intentional one at the end of the Wagner game...In his first collegiate action, scored nine points and dished out three assists on Nov. 19 at home against Sacred heart...Scored a team-high 16 points, including 4-of-5 three pointers against Utah...Had a solid all-around effort versus Brown, contributing eight points, five boards, and three assists in 27 minutes of action...Was 3-for-3 from the floor (seven points) at Boston University...Had seven points against Providence...Came off the bench to score eight points and dish out four assists against Manhattan...Contributed 10 points and six boards versus Ohio...Added seven points versus Wagner...Had back-to-back eight point outings against Boston College and Fordham before a 14 point/four rebound performance versus St. Bonaventure...Scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds at home against Massachusetts...Chipped in with 11 points at George Washington...Scored 11 points with seven rebounds at Massachusetts...Posted a season-high five assists to go along with nine points against Duquesne...Tallied a season-high nine rebounds in a tough double overtime loss at Fordham...Registered six points with three assists against Saint Joseph's...Tied his career high with a team-high 16 points at Saint Louis...Matched a career high for the second-straight game, pouring in 16 points to go along with five rebounds against Xavier...Added 14 points in victory at Dayton...Registered 12 points, including three 3-pointers, in the A-10 Tournament loss to Temple.
At Worcester Academy: Standout for head coach Ed Reilly, helping to lead the Hilltoppers to an 18-7 record...Averaged 27.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game on a squad that featured four NCAA Division I signees...Poured in a school-record 45 points in a 109-93 over St. Andrew's on Dec. 1, 2004...Set a single-game record with eight three-pointers against Trinity-Pawling...Had six games with 30 or more points...Ranked 71st nationally among fifth-year players by HoopScoop...Prior to Worcester Academy, starred at Bishop Hendricken and led the Hawks to the 2004 state title and a 17-2 record...Averaged 21 points and six rebounds as a senior for head coach Jamal Gomes...All-State selection and team MVP as a senior...Named the region's best shooter by Prep Stars...Scored 36 points, with six three-pointers in a 66-65 victory over St. Raphael Academy in the Chelsea (Mass.) Holiday Festival...Tallied 37 points - including 27 in the second half - in a victory over Mt. Pleasant.
Personal: James Baron Jr. was born May 23, 1986...Is the son of Jim and Cindy Baron of East Greenwich, R.I....Has a younger brother Billy...Is majoring in communications, with a minor in oceanography.