22 - Jake Davis
Jake Davis
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
High School: The Seven Hills School
Position: F
Major: Film Studies
Parents: David & Tracy

Career: After three seasons of play, he has played in 75 games, 51 in a starting capacity ... Has recorded 66 contests of double-figure scoring including 26 performances of 20 or more points ... Has posted 11 double-doubles (pts./rebs.) ... 11 games of 10 or more rebounds ... Stands 7th on the school's all-time ladder in scoring with 1,261 points ... Holds down the No. 4 position on the school's all-time list in field goal percentage (.509) ... Second all-time at Emory in career scoring average (16.8 ppg) and is fourth in free throw percentage (.855) ... Has converted 241 free throws, placing him ninth on the Eagles' career ladder ... Has snagged 468 career boards, 15th on the school's all-time chart and is ninth in rebound average (6.2 rpg) ... Holds the distinction of reaching 1,000 career points in the shortest amount of games in Emory history, reaching that total in his 60th career contest.

Junior (2012-13):
Turned in another big season, starting 24 of the 25 games he saw action in ... Earned First Team All-UAA honors for the second straight campaign and was a Second Team All-South District selection as chosen by the National Association of Basketball Coaches ... Led the team and was second among UAA players in scoring average with his 18.2 points per game average good for 56th place nationally ... Recorded double-figure scoring in 24 contests ... Posted 20 or more points on 12 occasions ... Led or shared for team scoring honors in 14 games ... His 454 total points made him the most prolific junior scorer in program history and ranked sixth on the school's seasonal list ... His 86.1 percent effort (62-of-72) from the foul line placed him fourth on the league chart and slotted him in the No. 11 position on the Eagles' seasonal list ... Second on the club and 12th in the UAA in rebounding (5.3 rpg) ... 11th in the conference in field goal shooting (.504) ... Shot 50 percent or better from the floor on 14 occasions ... Was successful on 40.0 percent (34-of-85) of his three-point field goal attempts, good for 11th place in the league ...  Picked up 16 of his season-high 26 points, tying his second-highest career total, in the second half and ended up connecting on 10-of-15 from the floor and five-of-six from the stripe in an 83-69 decision over Oglethorpe (Dec. 5) ... Totaled 15 of his game-high 22 points during the opening half of play and closed out a 95-70 win over Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 20) successful on 10-of-19 field goal opportunities ... Named UAA Co-Player of the Week after averaging team highs in both points (21.0 ppg) and rebounds (7.0 rpg) while shooting 60.7 percent (17-of-28) in victories over Huntingdon (Nov. 16) and Ozarks (Nov. 17) ... Hit 9-of-12 from the floor en route to a 21-point effort vs. Huntingdon and followed that with an eight-of-16 showing, including three-of-six from beyond the arc, in picking up 21 points vs. Ozarks in a 90-80 decision ... Second-high scorer on the team with 25 points, 17 in the opening stanza, in helping Emory to a 56-38 halftime lead, and finished with a nine-of-15 performance from the field, including a career-best four three pointers, in a 106-87 verdict over Case Western (Feb. 15) ... Lone double-double of the campaign came vs. Berry (Nov. 20) when he tied for game-high scoring honors with 19 points, sinking nine-of-12 from the floor, while pulling down a game-high 10 rebounds in an 82-56 victory ... Registered a team-high 20 points, draining eight-of-13 from the floor, and tied for team honors with five boards in a 91-82 overtime win vs. then No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan (Dec. 30) ... Posted his 42nd straight double-figure scoring contest in a 74-69 win at NYU (Feb. 3), finishing second on the squad with 22 points, including a huge three pointer with 2:04 on the clock that gave the Eagles a 69-63 edge, ending the game by knocking down nine-of-18 field goal attempts including three-of-five from distance ... Scored 14 first-half points, including 10 of Emory's final 12 points of the stanza, and went on to post a team-high 22 points, converting nine-of-17 from the floor, vs. Whitworth in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Team-high 20 points vs. Washington University (Jan. 11) pushed him over the 1,000 career-point plateau ... Came through with a game-high 25 points, 15 in the second half, and ended the contest with a nine-of-19 shooting performance from the field, while hitting all five of his charity tosses, in a 77-56 win over Randolph in the opening round of the NCAA D-III Tournament ... Also recorded a career-high tying five steals in the Randolph game ... Named the state of Georgia's Division III Player of the Year by the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association ... Male recipient of the Emory Athletic Department's Bridges Award, symbolic of the outstanding all-around athlete. 

Sophomore (2011-12):
Turned in a big second year with the program, starting 24 of 25 games ... Averaged 26.7 minutes and his 19.0 per-game scoring average led team, stood third on the UAA ladder and tied the second-highest seasonal mark in school history ... D3hoops.com All-South Region Third Team ... Earned a spot on the All-UAA First Team ... 475 total points ranked him as the school's second-most prolific sophomore scorer and tied for the No. 3 overall spot on the school's seasonal ladder ... Finished 54th nationally among D-III players in scoring ... Was one of three Eagles to finish among the top 10 in the league in free throw percentage with his 87.3 percent mark (96-of-110) good for the No. 6 slot on UAA list and 26th nationally ... Posted a team-leading 53.7 percent mark (176-of-328) from the field, good for fifth place in the UAA and 10th on Emory's seasonal list ... Pulled down a team-leading 7.0 rebounds per outing, good for a third-place tie on the UAA ladder ... 176 field goals tied for seventh place on the school's seasonal chart ... Finished the year among the top 10 UAA performers in eight statistical categories ... Tossed in a team-high 18.6 points per game in conference affairs, good for third place on the league scoresheet ... Ranked third in the UAA in rebounding (7.0 rpg) and 10th in field goal percentage (.500) in conference contests ... Was the lone Emory player to score in double figures in all 25 games ... Posted 11 contests of 20 or more points ... Named UAA Player of the Week (Nov. 28) after averaging 23.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and shooting 64.3 percent (27-of-42) from the floor in keying Emory to three wins ... Totaled a career-high 33 points (tying the eighth-highest individual game total in school annals), hitting 14-of-18 from the field, and led all players with 10 rebounds, the first of a UAA-leading seven double-doubles on the year, in a 107-89 decision vs. LaGrange (Nov. 26) ... Hit a put-back at the buzzer and finished with 20 points and a team-high 11 rebounds in an 83-81 triumph over Rochester (Jan. 7) ... Knocked down a dramatic three-point shot with three ticks on the clock that snapped a tie and gave Emory a 65-62 Senior Day win over Brandeis (Feb. 12) ... Led the team in scoring on 11 occasions and in rebounding in 13 contests ... Game-high 13 caroms against Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 20) marked his second-highest career total and represented the high-water mark by and Emory player during the campaign ... Scored 17 of his game-high 19 points in the first half in an 86-64 triumph over Roanoke (Nov. 19) and ended that contest sinking eight-of-11 from the floor ... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 15 games ... Enjoyed a streak where he converted 37 straight free throws (Nov. 27 - Jan. 15), second longest in school history ... Picked up a game-high 21 points, 19 in the opening stanza, in 20 minutes of action, converting nine-of-14 from the field, including two-of-four from beyond the arc, in a 95-63 triumph at Berry (Nov. 22) ... Big effort in an 83-57 decision over Chicago (Feb. 3), picking up a game-high 26 points (15 in first half), hitting 10-of-19 from the floor, including three-of-five from beyond the arc, and snatching  a game-high 10 rebounds in 22 minutes ... Tied for game scoring honors with 24 points and topped all players with 10 boards vs. NYU (Jan. 13) ... Converted  eight-of-11 from the field, including a pair from distance, and chalked up 20 points (one of three Emory players to score 20-plus points) in a 96-84 win over Guilford (Dec. 31) ... Recorded back-to-back games of 21 points in the final two games of the year at Case Western (Feb. 19) and Rochester (feb. 25), sinking 69.6 percent (16-of-23) from the field, three-of-four from beyond the arc and all seven of his free throw attempts over the two outings ... Recorded three consecutive double-doubles (Jan. 3 - Jan. 13), the first Emory player since Clayton Fuller in 2003-04 to accomplish that feat ... Led the Emory scoring attack with 21 points, draining six-of-seven from the floor and all eight of his free throw attempts, against Washington University (Feb. 5).


Freshman (2010-11):
Turned in an outstanding first year with the program, playing in all 25 games and drawing three starting assignments ... No. 3 on the teaam and 10th among UAA players in overall scoring (13.3 ppg) ... Topped the squad and ranked sixth  in the UAA with a 6.5 per-game rebounding mark in overall action ... Second Team All-UAA selection and was tabbed as the league's Rookie of the Year, the first Eagle to earn that award since its inception in 2000-01 ... Led all UAA frosh in scoring, rebounding and free throw percentage with his 83.0 percent effort from the stripe placing fifth on the UAA ladder and 81st nationally ... Scored in double figures on 18 occasions and ended the campaign with 332 points, the third-highest total ever turned in by an Emory freshman ... Georgia Basketball Coaches Association Second Team All-State honoree ... Led or shared for the team's rebounding led on nine occasions ... Squad's top point producer in nine contests ... Shot 50 percent or better from the floor in 11 games and his 47.8 percent (119-of-249) showing in that department ranked 10th among UAA cagers ... In UAA games, he was second on the club and ninth in the loop in scoring (13.4 ppg) and his 6.4 per-game effort in rebounding ranked sixth ... Registered three double-doubles on the year including a monster game vs. Piedmont (Jan. 3) registering game highs with 21 points and 14 rebounds in just 16 minutes of action in a 104-64 victory ... Sank seven-of-11 from the floor, including all three of his three-point attempts in that affair against the Lions, and his 14 boards represented the high-water mark by an Emory player during the year ... Knocked down 10-of-17 of his field goal tries en route to a team-high 22 points while picking off 12 boards in an 83-64 triumph at Case Western (Feb. 19) ... Memorable first UAA game with team bests with 18 points and 10 rebounds ... Successful on eight-of-nine from the floor and paced Emory with 17 points at LaGrange (Dec. 16) ... Emory's top point producer in a five-of-six game stretch (Dec. 7 through Jan. 8) ... Came off the bench and paced all players with 14 points and nine caroms in 18 minutes in a 95-71 win vs. Huntingdon (Jan. 2) ... Shot 92 percent from the foul line (23-of-25) over the last seven games of the year ... Second high on the team with 17 points, sinking seven-of-11 from the floor in helping the Eagles to an 87-78 win at NYU (Jan. 30).

Prior To Emory: Four-year member of the basketball program at The Seven Hills School where he was coached by Willie Hill ... Served as his team's co-captain as a junior and senior ... One of only five players in school history to score 1,000 points in a career ... His final campaign, he averaged 17.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game in helping Seven Hills to a 20-3 record that included a fourth straight Miami Valley Conference championship, a sectional title and a berth in the district finals ... First-team berths on 2009-10 conference and district teams ... In 2008-09, he tossed in 18.0 points and snatched 10.0 rebounds en route to First Team All-State honors ... Named the 2008-09 MVC Scarlet Player of the Year for the second time and was the Cincinnati Division IV Player of the Year ... First-team all-city pick.

Personal:  Born August 8, 1991 ... Son of David and Tracy Davis.

Career Stats

Year GP-GS FG-FGA PCT 3pt
FG-FGA
PCT FT-FTA PTS AVG REB AVG
2012-13 25-24 179-355 .504 34-85 .400 62-72 454 18.2 132 5.3
2011-12 25-24 176-328 .537 27-60 .450 96-110 475 19.0 174 7.0
2010-11 25 - 3 119-249 .478 11-35 .314 83-100 332 13.3 162 6.5
TOTAL 75 -51 474-932 .509 72-180 .400 241-282 1261  16.8 468  6.2

 

Career Highs 

Points 33 vs. LaGrange, Nov. 26, 2011 (at Maryville)
  26 Oglethorpe, Dec. 5, 2012
  26 Chicago, Feb. 3, 2012
  26 LaGrange, Nov. 30, 2011
  25 Randolph, Mar. 2, 2013
  25 Case Western, Feb. 15, 2013
  24 at New York University, Jan. 13, 2012
  22 at Whitworth, Mar. 9, 2013
  22 at New York University, Feb. 3, 2013
  22 at Carnegie Mellon, Jan. 20, 2013
  22  at Case Western University, Feb. 19, 2011
Rebounds 14 Piedmont College, Jan. 3, 2011 
  13 Carnegie Mellon, Jan. 20, 2012
  12 at Piedmont, Jan. 13, 2012
  12 LaGrange, Nov. 30, 2011
  12 at Case Western, Feb. 19, 2011
  11 University of Rochester, Jan. 7, 2012
  10 Berry College, Nov. 20, 2012
  10 Chicago, Feb. 3, 2012
  10 at New York University, Jan. 13, 2012
  10 vs. LaGrange, Nov. 26, 2011 (at Maryville)
  10 at University of Rochester,  Jan. 8, 2011
Field Goals 14 vs. LaGrange College, Nov. 26, 2011
  10 on four occasions
3pt. FGs 4 Case Western, Feb. 15, 2013
Steals 5 Randolph, Mar. 2, 2013
  5 at Washington University, Feb. 8, 2013
Free Throws 8 Washington University, Feb. 5, 2012
Blocks 2 at University of Rochester,  Feb. 25, 2012