James Stepp

#30 James Stepp

HT. 6-2
WT. 185
CL. Jr.
HOMETOWN Greensboro, N.C.
MAJOR Pre-Physical Therapy [Minor: Athletic Training]


2018 COSIDA Academic All-District Basketball Team...SAC Player of the Week (Dec. 4)

Played in 28 games, starting 18...Named SAC Player of the Week on Dec. 4 after leading the team in points for three straight games including 19 points to hand nationally-ranked Carson-Newman their first loss of the season...Stepp followed up the performance with 22 points and nine rebounds to help break a school record for most points scored in a single game in the 139-86 victory over Warren Wilson...Joined Newberry's 1,000 point club with 12 points against Bowie State...Averaged 14.7 points a game and 3.7 rebounds...Placed in top-15 in the SAC in points scored with 412.


NABC Honors Court...2017 COSIDA Academic All-District Basketball Team...SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Played in all 29 games, starting in 19 contests... Led the team with 14.4 points per game... Averaged 2.9 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game... Led the team in scoring in six contests... Finished in double-figures 22 times... Fourth in the South Atlantic Conference with 88 made three-point field goals... Scored a career-high 30 points at Carson-Newman (3/1)... Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds at North Greenville (11/12) and at Tusculum (2/18).


Played in all 30 games, starting in 16 contests... Averaged 9.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game... Finished in double-figures 14 times... Scored a season-high 24 points vs. North Greenville (11/14)... Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds vs. Lees-McRae (11/21).


Played in all 30 games, starting in 15 contests... Named to the South Atlantic Conference all-Freshman team... Averaged 7.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game... Finished in double-figures nine times... Scored a season-high 18 points at Catawba (11/25)... Pulled down a season-high six rebounds at Wingate (2/4).

Prior to Newberry

At Ragsdale HS
A three year member of varsity basketball under coach Craig Shoemaker at the point guard and shooting guard positions… Named conference player of the year… Named 1st team all district and Prep All-Stars 1st team all-state.


Son of James and Carolyn Stepp....Majoring in biology...Career ambition is to become a physical therapist...Favorite movie is "Remember the Titans"...Hobbies include playing 2K and hanging out with friends...Mentors elementary school kids...Favorite quote is "To whom much is given, much is tested" - Kanye West...Best athletic moment was scoring 42 points in last high school basketball game.