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C.J. Henry - Men's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

C.J. Henry

Position Guard
Height 6'4''
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Oklahoma City, Okla.
High School Putnam City HS

C.J. Henry 2009-10 in PDF Format

Overview: Excellent shooter with deep range… A combo guard… Returned to the basketball court after playing four years of baseball in the minor leagues. Redshirt at Memphis (2008-09): Took a redshirt season at Memphis in 2008-09… Did not play due to a foot injury. High School: Played four seasons for head coach A.D. Burtschi at Putnam City High School from 2002-05… Scored over 1,500 points in his career and finished his prep playing days as the school[apos]s second all-time leading scorer… Is second on Putnam City[apos]s all-time scoring list to Alvan Adams, who went to a 13-year NBA career with the Phoenix Suns… As a senior in 2004-05, helped lead the Pirates to a 25-2 overall record and the Oklahoma Class 6A Tournament semifinals… Averaged 23.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.4 steals, while shooting 58 percent from the field, 36 percent from the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line… Earned All-State, Super 5 and The Oklahoman Big All-City Team honors… As a senior, was named the Metro Athletic Conference Most Outstanding Player for two-straight years… In his junior campaign, averaged 22.4 points, 6.1 boards and 4.4 assists as the Pirates finished runner-up in the Oklahoma Class 6A Tournament… Was named to the Oklahoma Class 6A All-Tournament Team… Named the Metro Athletic Conference Most Outstanding Player… Earned All-State Underclassmen recognition for a second-consecutive season… As a sophomore, averaged 19.9 points and helped Putnam City to a runner-up finish in the Oklahoma state tournament… Received All-State Underclassmen distinction… Played on the varsity squad as a freshman and averaged 9.4 points in 2002-03… The Pirates won the Oklahoma Class 6A title in 2003. Off the Court: Full name is Carl Joshua Henry, Jr…. Born in Oklahoma City, Okla… Major is undecided… Son of Carl and Barbara (Adkins) Henry… Carl was a two-year starter at Kansas in 1983-84 playing for Ted Owens (1982-83) and Larry Brown (1983-84)… Carl led KU in scoring both seasons with 17.4 ppg in 1983 and 16.8 in 1984… Carl was an All-Big Eight Second Team selection in 1983 and first team honoree in 1984… Mother, Barbara was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Marian Washington from 1982-85… Barbara averaged eight points and five rebounds for her career, including 11.9 ppg her sophomore year and 10.7 ppg as a junior… She led Kansas in rebounding in 1983 with 6.8 rpg… Barbara[apos]s sister, Vickie (Adkins) Summers, was also a standout player at Kansas from 1983-86… Vickie Adkins ranks fourth on the KU career scoring list with 1,786 points, earning All-Big Eight Conference first-team honors three times (1984-85-86)… Uncle, Joe Adkins, played basketball at Oklahoma State… Brother Xavier is a freshman teammate… In the summer of 2005, was a first-round pick (overall No. 17) of the New York Yankees in the MLB Amateur Draft… Made professional baseball debut with the Gulf Coast League Yankees and hit .249 in 48 games… Also played with the Charleston RiverDogs and Lakewood BlueClaws.