NCAA Basketball

John Cahill - Boston College

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Class: Graduate Student
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy
Height/Weight: 6-1/170 lbs
Position: Graduate Assistant

Notes: Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2010-11 season...saw his playing time increase substantially during the 2010-11 season; averaged 4.6 minutes per game in his first 16 appearances, and then averaged 27.7 minutes per game (including seven starts) in his last 10 appearances.

As a Graduate Assistant: Played in 27 games; made two starts ... averaged 2.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game; averaged 1.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.2 assists in league games...led BC in 3-point percentage (.410)...scored a career-high 13 points and matched a career best with three 3-pointers against Holy Cross (11/18)...hit a pair of treys and had eight points vs. Sacred Heart (12/21)...hit a pair of 3-pointers in a season-high 26 minutes of action against PennState in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge (11/30)...also nailed a pair of 3-pointers the previous game vs. New Mexico in the 76 Classic (11/27).

As a Senior: Played in 26 games; made seven starts...averaged 2.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game; averaged 3.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game in league contests...scored in double figures once...made two or more treys in each of three games...totaled 12 points and five rebounds - both career highs - at Virginia Tech (3/1); shot 2-for-2 from three-point range and 6-for-6 from the foul line...shot 3-for-4 from long range in a nine-point effort against Maryland (2/12)...hit two treys against Miami (2/23)...played a career-high 35 minutes in his first career start - at Virginia (2/26); finished with three points and five rebounds in the victory ... netted five points in a win over Massachusetts(12/4) at TD Garden ... sank one trey in each of the team's NIT contests - at McNeese State (3/15) and against Northwestern (3/19).

High School: Earned All-Area third-team honors as a senior guard at Christian Brothers Academy...averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 assists per game in 2006-07 ... set a school record with seven three-pointers in one game...served as team captain as a senior...played for head coach Dave Doemel.

Personal: Earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Arts & Sciences in May 2011...is now pursuing a master's degree in the Carroll School of Management...John and his older sister Jackieare the children of Karen and John Cahill...born on October 11, 1988.

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