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James Wiseman

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2017 FIBA U16 Americas Championship.
  • Named to the USA Nike Hoop Summit Team on Feb. 14, 2019. 
  • Participated in the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October Minicamp.
  • Took part in the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Cup Team Training Camp.
  • Participated in the 2017 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October Minicamp.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Basketball Men's U16 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship and qualified the U.S. for the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup.
  • Took part in the 2016 USA Basketball Junior National Team October minicamp.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Memphis. 

ESPN Rankings

  • Ranked No. 1 in the ESPN class of 2019 rankings.

High School Honors

  • 2019 McDonald’s All-American; member of the West Team.
  • 2018 USA Today All-USA third team.
  • 2017 MaxPreps Sophomore All-American honorable mention.
  • 2017 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division 1-AA Mr. Basketball finalist.
  • 2017 Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State.
  • 2017 Tennessean All-MidState second team.
  • 2017 TSSAA Division 2-AA All Region Team,
  • MVP of the 2017 Underclassman All-American Game.

High School Notes

  • Attends East High School in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • As a junior at East in 2017-18, averaged 18.5 ppg., 8.2 rpg. and 2.8 bpg. to help his team to a 29-3 record and a state title. 
  • Attended The Ensworth School in Nashville, Tennessee, as a freshman and sophomore.
  • As a sophomore at Ensworth in 2016-17, played in all 28 games and averaged 20.1 ppg., 8.0 rpg. and 3.0 bpg. in aiding Ensworth to an 18-10 record and a state semifinals berth.
  • As a freshman in 2015-16, aided Ensworth to a 24-6 record and a runner-up finish in the state tournament; played all 30 games and averaged 10.0 ppg., 6.0 rpg. and 2.0 bpg.
  • Competed in the summer for Team Penny in the Nike EYBL.

Personal Notes

  • Twitter: @BigTicket_JW
  • Instagram: @bigticket_j13
  • Son of Donzaleigh Artis; has one older sister, Jaquarius Greer (33).
  • Born in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Took three years of Mandarin Chinese, including as a freshman, sophomore and junior.

USA Basketball Statistics

2017 U16
5/4 89/17.8 27-44 .614 0-0 .000 3-5 .600 25/5.0 57/11.4 5 11 5 3

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