James Long

#13 James Long

G | Sr. | 5-11 | 180 | Charleston, W.Va. | Woodberry Forest School/Wofford

2015-16 (Redshirt Junior)

  • Did not see game action

2014-15 (Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Saw action in 10 games
  • Scored three points on 1-of-1 from 3-point range against Virginia Tech
  • Saw three minutes of action against Wofford
  • Played one minute at Northern Kentucky
  • Had two points with a rebound against College of Charleston
  • Scored two points against VMI in five minutes of action
  • Played two minutes vs. George Mason
  • Played two minutes against Lafayette

2013-14 (Sophomore)

  • Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules

2012-13 (Freshman)

  • Played in seven games at Wofford during the 2012-13 season
  • Went 1-of-2 from the free throw line against Elon

2011-12 (Freshman) - Wofford

  • Played in seven games at Wofford during the 2012-13 season
  • Went 1-of-2 from the free throw line against Elon

High School

  • Played three seasons at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia
  • Scored 1,300 points in his career
  • Named All-Conference as a senior, averaging 18.0 points and four assists per game
  • Averaged 16.0 points per game as a junior, earning All-Conference honors
  • As a sophomore, averaged 15.0 points per game and was named All-Conference
  • Also ran cross country during his sophomore year as his team captured the state championship
  • Spent freshman year at Hargrave Military Academy, where he played football and basketball


  • Son of Scott and Sara Long
  • Birthday is December 28
  • Brother Chris played basketball at Elon from 2007-11
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance
  • Pursuing a master’s degree in sport management
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Totals 22914.1102441.771741.22366.7250.29328291.3
2015So10212.13650.01333.300 120.2200070.7

Six Mountaineers Honored By the Big 12

By Bryan Messerly | February 23, 2017

Six West Virginia University men’s basketball players have been named to the 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Team.

Life As A Mountaineer: James Long

By Greg Shock | January 26, 2017

An in-depth profile of West Virginia University men's basketball senior guard James Long, presented by Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration; the Official Restoration Company of the Mountaineers.

Paige, Williams Named MVPs

By Bryan Messerly | April 26, 2016

Senior Jaysean Paige and junior Devin Williams were named co-Most Valuable Players of the WVU men’s basketball team at the squad’s 2015-16 banquet, held Monday in Morgantown.