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#4 Dji Bailey Season 2024-25

Position
Guard
Height
6'5
Weight
195
Class
Graduate Student
Hometown
Wilson, N.C.
High School
Greenfield School
Previous School
Richmond
Experience
TR

Chris Daniels (Most Improved in A-10 Award), 2024

SENIOR SEASON (2023-24 at Richmond)
Co-Winner of the Chris Daniels Award, given to Atlantic 10’s Most Improved Player … 24 starts as a senior, averaging 31.1 minutes per game … Made 59.4 of his field goal attempts (130-of-219), sixth highest percentage in a season in program history … Ranked first in A-10 in FG percentage (minimum 200 FG attempts) … Averaged 10.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game … Ranked fourth on team in scoring, third in rebounding and third in assists … 1.7 steals per game ranked fourth in A-10 … Career high 22 points versus LaSalle (2/10/24) … Layup with 13 seconds left was the game winner at Duquesne (1/16/24) … Career best six steals, most by a Richmond player since 2022, vs. Florida (12/9/23).

JUNIOR SEASON (2022-23 at Richmond)
Appeared in 20 games with seven starts … Averaged 3.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 14.4 minutes per game … Made first career start at Richmond vs. St. Bonaventure (2/1/23) … 40.0 three-point FG percentage, tied for best on team … Season shortened by a couple of injuries that caused him to miss a combined 12 games.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021-22 at Richmond)
Appeared in 16 games, averaging 1.9 points, 0.7 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game … Second on the team in steals per 40 minutes (1.9) … Season high 10 points vs. Mississippi State in the Bahamas.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020-21 at Richmond)
Appeared in nine games, averaging 1.8 points and 1.3 rebounds in 7.6 minutes per game … Ranked second on team in steals per 40 minutes (3.0) and third in rebounds per 40 minutes (7.2) among players to play at least 10 minutes … Played season high 19 minutes versus Mississippi State in NIT quarterfinals.

PRIOR TO RICHMOND
Attended the Greenfield School in Wilson, North Carolina … Let team to NC Independent Schools Athletic Association 1A state title in 2019 … Averaged 17 points, nine rebounds, eight assists per game as a senior … NCISAA All-State selection, Wilson Times All-Area selection as a senior … 2020 1A/2A Coastal Plain Independent Conference Player of the Year … No. 15 recruit in North Carolina’s Class of 2020 according to ESPN.com.

PERSONAL
Born on May 19, 2002 … Son of Sharon and Hart Bailey … First name is pronounced “jai” (rhymes with fly).

Top 10 Career Games
1. 22 – vs. La Salle – 2/10/24
2. 16 – at George Washington – 2/17/24
3. 15 – at Virginia Tech – 3/19/24
4. 14 – at Fordham – 1/31/24
4. 14 – vs. Siena – 11/11/23
6. 13 – at Rhode Island – 2/21/24
6. 13 – vs. St. Bonaventure – 1/6/24
6. 13 – vs. Buffalo – 12/21/23
9. 12 – 4 times

 

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