B.J.

Stith

B.J.StithZoom

#3

Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Va.
High School: Oak Hill
Other College: Virginia
Major: Communications ('17) & SMGT

Bio

2018-19: AP All-American Honorable Mention (first at ODU since Frank Hassell in 2011) … Conference USA Player of the Year … First Team All-Conference USA … First Team All-State … All-NABC District 11 First Team … Competed in the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship … Competed in NABC Reese’s College All-Star Game … Participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament … Named ODU Alumni Association Male Athlete of the Year Award … Named team’s co-MVP … Named the C-USA Player of the Week three consecutive times, becoming only the second player in league history to accomplish this feat (Trey Freeman in 2016 was the first) … Led ODU in scoring and rebounding … His 7.5 rebounds per contest ranked 6th in the C-USA, while his 16.8 points per outing ranked 8th in the league … His 6.1 defensive rebounds per game ranked 3rd in Conference USA, while his 84.7% free-throw percentage led the team and was 5th in the conference and 66th in the NCAA ... He recorded 11 double-doubles, which was the 2nd most in the C-USA and ranked 47th in the country ... His 1206:07 (34:50 mpg) total minutes played ranked 49th in the nation ... Averaged 2.0 3PT FG made per game, which ranked 13th in the league … Connected on 36.9% from deep, which ranked 15th in Conference USA ... Team Captain.

2017-18: Named to the All-Conference USA Third Team … Led the Monarchs in scoring with 455 points for a 14.2 average per game … Averaged 5.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest … Appeared in 32 games, starting 31 … Broke a Division I school record for most points in a first half (28) against UTSA; his 28 first-half points broke the mark of 27 set by Ronnie Valentine in 1977 … Ended the UTSA game with a career high 36 points … Grabbed a career high 13 rebounds against Dayton in the Charleston Classic … Had a career high four steals against UMES … Scored double-figures in 24 games.

2016-17:  Received the team's Cal Bowdler Most Improved Player Award … Appeared in all 31 possible games, making 26 starts … Finished the season as the team's third leading scorer … Averaged 13.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist per contest in conference play … Shot 79.4% from the free-throw line, which ranked fifth in Conference USA … Poured in a career best 22 points at WKU (Jan. 7, 2017) … Hauled down a career high 10 rebounds at UAB (Feb. 11, 2017). 

2015-16: Redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for compiling a GPA higher than a 3.0.

2014-15: Played freshman season at the University of Virginia.

Prep: Played the 2013-14 season at Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) for head coach Steve Smith where he averaged 12.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game ... Helped Oak Hill to a 41-4 record and runner-up finish in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament ... Earned the Coach's Award at Oak Hill's annual Athletic Awards Ceremony ... Three-year letterwinner from 2011-13 for his father, Bryant Stith, at Brunswick High School in Lawrenceville, Va. ... Helped lead Brunswick to three straight Virginia High School League Division 3 State titles ... Named to the all-state and all-region teams after averaging 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game to lead the 2013 state champion Bulldogs ... Ranked No. 48 on Rivals.com's 2014 Prospect Ranking list.

PERSONAL: Parents are Bryant and Barbara Stith ... His father, who is the University of Virginia's all-time leading scorer and played 10 seasons in the NBA, currently serves as an assistant coach at ODU ... Has a older brother Brandan, who played three seasons for ODU and now plays professionally in Belgium, and two younger sisters, Bria and Brooke, who both run track at ECU.

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