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Jay Huff

Forward
Position
7'1''
Height
240 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Senior
Class
Durham, N.C.
Hometown
Voyager Academy
High School / Club
Jay Huff - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

2020-21
• Started all 25 games
• Named to the USBWA All-District 3 team
• Earned NABC All-District 2 second-team honors
• All-ACC Second Team
• All-ACC Defensive Team
• All-ACC Academic Team
• Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List
• Sidney Young Memorial Award recipient for leadership, spirt and unselfishness
• Finished career ranked first all-time at Virginia in field goal percentage at 58.5 percent
• Finished second on UVA’s career blocked shots list with 166
• Huff’s career-high 66 blocked shots rank sixth on UVA’s all-time single-season list
• Averaged 13.0 ppg, 7.1 rpg and 2.6 bpg
• Shot 58.5 percent from the field, 38.7 percent from 3-point range and 83.7 percent free throws
• Led the ACC in field goal percentage (.585), finished second in blocked shots (2.6), 11th in rebounding (7.1) and 19th in scoring (13.0).
• Reached double figures in 18 games
• Had multiple blocks in 19 games, with four or more in eight games
• Recorded 18 points, making a career-high seven free throws, and had 11 rebounds for a double-double vs. Kent State (12/4/20)
• Scored 18 points, had a season-high five blocks and added eight rebounds at Boston College (1/9/21)
• Had 18 points, making career-high four 3-pointers, and two blocks vs. Notre Dame (1/13/21)
• Dished out career-high five assists and scored 12 points at Clemson (1/16/21)
• Scored 18 points with five blocks vs. Georgia Tech (1/23/21)
• Recorded a double-double with career-high 21 points and matched career high with 12 rebounds vs. Syracuse (1/25/21)
• Scored 13 with team-high eight rebounds and two blocks vs. Pitt (2/6/21)
• Grabbed nine rebounds and had four blocks at Georgia Tech (2/10/21)
• Finished with a double-double, 18 points and tied a career-high with 12 rebounds, adding four blocks vs. North Carolina (2/13/21)
• Recorded double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds, adding two blocks at Duke (2/20/21)
• Had a double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds, and added five blocks and three steals vs. NC State (2/24/21)
• Finished with a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds and had four blocks vs. Syracuse in ACC quarterfinals (3/11/21)
• Scored nine points with six rebounds and four blocks vs. Ohio in NCAA First Round (3/20/21)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2019-20
• Started 18 of 30 games
• Averaged career highs in points (8.5), rebounds (6.2) and blocks (2.0)
• Shot 57.1 percent from the field, 35.8 percent from 3-point range and 54 percent from the free throw line
• Ranked fourth in the ACC in blocks (2.0)
• Led team with four double-doubles
• Recorded multiple blocks in 16 contests
• Blocked a career-high 10 shots vs. Duke (2/29/20), most at UVA since Ralph Sampson blocked 10 vs. Old Dominion on Dec. 29, 1979 and most by any player in ACC in 2019-20
• Recorded first career double-double with 11 points and career-high 12 rebounds at Syracuse (11/6/19)
• Had 16 points and added 10 rebounds for second career double-double vs. Syracuse (1/11/20)
• Had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds and four blocks vs. Clemson (2/5/20)
• Scored 11 points with seven rebounds, two blocks and two steals vs. JMU (11/10/19)
• Had 13 points, six rebounds and matched career-high with five blocks against Columbia (11/16/19)
• Scored 17 points with six blocks at Georgia Tech (1/18/20)
• Scored 14 points on a career-high three 3-pointers, had three blocks and eight rebounds vs. Boston College (2/19/20)
• Scored the first 17 points of the game for UVA, matching a career-high, at Miami (3/4/20)
• Recorded first career start and played 32 minutes against Vermont (11/19/19)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2018-19
• Played 34 games
• Averaged 4.4 points and 2.1 rebounds
• Shot 60.4 percent from the field, 45.2 percent from 3-point range and 66.7 percent free throws
• Reached double figures in four games
• Scored nine points on 4-5 shooting with four rebounds vs. Coppin State (11/16/18)
• Blocked three shots in 14 minutes vs. Morgan State (12/3/18)
• Registered season-high 14 points and career-high eight rebounds vs. Marshall (12/31/18)
• Registered 11 points, seven rebounds and one blocked shot in 10 second-half minutes at Clemson (1/12/19)
• Provided seven points and a block vs. Virginia Tech (1/15/19)
• Scored game-high 12 points, including an 8-0 run in the first half vs. Wake Forest (1/22/19)
• Knocked down two 3-pointers vs. Duke (2/9/19)
• Tallied 12 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots at Louisville (2/23/19)
• Finished with career-high three steals vs. Pittsburgh (3/2/19)
• Contributed nine points (3 of 3 3-pointers) and two blocked shots vs. Louisville (3/9/19)
• Made NCAA Tournament debut vs. Gardner-Webb (3/22/19)
• Member of the ACC Honor Roll

2017-18
• 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)
• Lettered

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
• 2020-21 Barry D. Koval Men’s Basketball Endowed Scholarship recipient
• 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
• Earned undergraduate degree in youth and social innovation and religion
• Pursuing master’s degree in educational psychology/social foundations