James Haarsma
42 James Haarsma

Racine, Wis.

High School:
St. Catherine's

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 230



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2012-13 Season Notes
Third season in Milwaukee, including one as a redshirt, after transferring from Evansville ... appeared in 26 games, making 20 starts ... reached double figures in points seven times, including one outing of 20-plus points ... also reached double figures in rebounds twice ... had four points and eight rebounds in the season opener vs. Mary Nov. 9 ... tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds at South Carolina two days later ... tallied 10 points and seven rebounds vs. Jacksonville Nov. 24 ... collected 14 points and seven rebounds vs. Northern Illinois Dec. 7 ... recorded a double-double of 14 points and 14 rebounds vs. Tennessee Tech Dec. 15 ... had 12 points and five rebounds vs. Ohio Dominican Dec. 29 ... tallied 11 points at Detroit Jan. 3 ... came off the bench for the first time in his Panther career Jan. 25 vs. Green Bay ... broke through with 26 points vs. Detroit Feb. 7 ... did not play in the last six games due to a bad foot.

2011-12 Season Notes
Started 33 games ... finished tied for second on the team in scoring and led the team in rebounding ... opened the year with nine points and 17 rebounds in a win over Southwest Minnesota State Nov. 12 ... 10 of the 17 rebounds came on the offensive end ... both numbers were the most by a Panther since Marcus Skinner posted those same numbers in 2008 ... came back with 15 points and 12 rebounds at Northern Illinois Nov. 14 ... had 11 points and seven rebounds in a win over IUPUI Nov. 18 ... tallied 13 points and eight rebounds at Michigan State Nov. 23 ... scored 17 points to go with five rebounds in a win at Arkansas-Little Rock Nov. 26 ... named the Horizon League Player of the Week ... had 14 points and nine rebounds in a win over UIC Dec. 3 ... scored 10 points at Northern Iowa Dec. 10 ... collected 11 points vs. Wisconsin Dec. 13 ... tallied 12 points in a win at Valparaiso Dec. 29 ... 10 points and eight rebounds at Butler two days later ... tallied 14 points and seven rebounds vs. Green Bay Jan. 7 ... had 13 points and seven rebounds vs. Wright State Jan. 12 ... tallied 17 points against Detroit two days later ... collected 14 points and seven rebounds at Youngstown State Jan. 20 ... led the team with 15 points at Cleveland State two days later ... tallied 12 points vs. Butler Jan. 26 ... led the way with 25 points in a win over Cleveland State Feb. 14 ... missed the game Feb. 18 against Fairfield because of the flu ... had nine points and six rebounds at UIC Feb. 23 ... scored 14 points in a win at Loyola two days later ... led the way with 18 points in a league tournament victory over UIC Feb. 28 ... had 17 points in a CBI game at TCU March 13.

2010-11 Season Notes
Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules after two successful seasons at Evansville.

Before UWM
Played the last two seasons at Evansville ... started 23 games for Evansville in 2009-10 ... averaged 10.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game ... rebounding tally ranked fourth in the Missouri Valley Conference ... as a freshman in 2008-09, he averaged 5.8 points and 4.2 rebounds ... played alongside fellow UWM recruit Kaylon Williams that season ... duo helped the Purple Aces to their best record in 10 seasons.

St. Catherine's High School
Won three state titles and his squad went 75-5 ... averaged 19.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game as a senior ... earned unanimous first-team all-state honors from the WBCA ... also named a second-team all-state by the AP ... Racine County Player of the Year ... attended Summit Prep in Simi Valley, Calif., for a year after graduating from high school.

Son of Ronald and Cheryl Haarsma.

2012-13 Season Highs
Points - 26 vs. Detroit 2/7
Rebounds - 14 vs. Tennessee Tech 12/15
Assists - 4 vs. Detroit 2/7
Steals - 3 vs. Detroit 2/7
Blocks - 3 vs. Tennessee Tech 12/15
3-Pt. FG - 2 @ South Carolina 11/11
Minutes - 35 vs. Davidson 11/17

UWM Career Highs
Points - same
Rebounds - 17 vs. Southwest Minnesota State 11/12/11
Assists - same
Steals - same - 5 times
Blocks - same
3-Pt. FG - 5 vs. Cleveland State 2/14/12
Minutes - 37 - 3 times

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