Men's Basketball


0   Javorn Farrell
Javorn Farrell


Woodbridge, Va.

High School:
Riverdale Baptist H.S. (Md.)

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215




Massachusetts Opens Homestand Against Duquesne On National Television

Minutemen are 20-2 at home over the past two seasons


Williams Named To A-10 Men's Basketball Preseason First Team

Minutemen picked 5th in preseason poll as the deepest A-10 league season prepares to get underway


UMass Announces Three Additions For Upcoming Season

Minutemen add two prep school players and a four-year transfer in the spring


Championship Berth On The Line As UMass Battles Stanford In NIT Semifinals

Minutemen look to continue postseason run Tuesday vs. Cardinal at Madison Square Garden


Coaches With Tight Bond Lead UMass & Drexel Into NIT Quarterfinal Tuesday

Winner advances to NIT FInal Four at Madison Square Garden



MBB vs. TEMPLE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Javorn Farrell Videos

2011-12 (Jr.): Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 36 games, starting the first nine ... Averaged 6.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 21.5 minutes per game ... Shot .333 from the 3-point arc and .706 from the free throw line ... Scored in double figures seven times with a season-high 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting (3-of-4 from outside) in A-10 Tournament win over Duquesne (3/6/12) ... Also dished out a career-best nine assists, along with a season-high seven boards in 31 minutes against the Dukes ... Collected seven rebounds three total times ... Had 16 points in 38 minutes in NIT First Round victory at Mississippi State (3/13/12).

2010-11 (So.): Game-By-Game Statistics
• Played in final 28 games, with 8.5 points and 4.1 rebounds after missing first two games of year with ankle injury.
• Double-figures in 10 games: including final two regular-season games, four in a row (1/15-1/26) and four of his first five games of year.
• Over four-game span from Jan. 15-26, averaged 14.0 points per game and shooting 56 percent from the floor.
• Tallied 11 points, all in the second half, at Fordham (3/5) for second game in a row in double-figures.
• After eight games in single-figures tallied 13 points along with seven rebounds and four steals vs. Temple (3/2).
• Grabbed career-high tying 10 rebounds at Saint Joseph's (2/5), also scored seven points and added four assists.
• Tallied 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds in win at St. Bonaventure (1/26).
• Second-best scoring game (16) along with six rebounds and four assists vs. Richmond (1/22).
• Scored all 11 points in the second half of win at Charlotte (1/19). Also grabbed season-best seven rebounds.
• Best game in six weeks with 13 points and career-high five assists vs. La Salle (1/15).
• Emphatic one-handed highlight dunk on a breakway at Xavier (1/12), finished with four points and four assists.
• Game-clinching 3-point play with 48 seconds left to beat Dayton (1/9), finished with nine points in win.
• Rebounded from a few touygh games with nine points and six rebounds vs. Boston University (12/31).
• Scored six points, grabbed five rebounds and handed our four assists vs. Maine (12/8).
• Career-game with 25 points with highs in field goals (9), attempts (15), free throws (6) at Quinnipiac (12/1).
• Double-figures in first three games he played this season with 10 points vs. AIC (11/24). Also four rebounds.
• Fourth-career game in double-figures with 10 points, along with three steals vs. TCU (11/22). Named Game MVP.
• Career-high 15 points vs. New Mexico State (11/20) in Hall of Fame Tip-Off in 18 minutes in season debut.
• Sat out first two games vs. Rider (11/12) and Sacred Heart (11/17) with an ankle injury.

2009-10 (Fr.):
• Earned a reputation as a gritty, tough defensive player early on in first college season.
• Played in 29 games (starting 13 times), averaged 4.6 points and 3.6 rebounds in 17.5 minutes.
• Started his last 12 games played in a row.
• Played great defense in A-10 First Round win at Charlotte (3/9). Had five points, four rebounds and four assists in win.
• Equaled career-high with 12 points, making career-best five field goals in dramatic win over Rhode Island (3/6).
• In career-best 34 minutes at Rhode Island (2/6) had a stat-stuffer with six points, eight rebounds, four assists.
• Career-high 12 points including career-best 5-of-6 on free throws in start vs. Xavier (2/3).
• Great all-around effort vs. Charlotte (1/30). Four points, four steals, three rebounds and three steals.
• Second-career start at Saint Joseph's (1/27), had one field goal in win.
• Grabbed eight rebounds along with five points at #19/21 Temple (1/16).
• In career-high 27 minutes, scored seven points and added five rebounds at Richmond (1/13).
• Sat out two two A-10 games vs. Fordham (1/6) and La Salle (1/10) with a groin/hip injury.
• First-career game with double-figure rebounds, grabbing 10 boards in just 11 minutes vs. Grambling State (12/11), also had six points.
• Eight points in the second half at Seton Hall (12/7) making both 3-point attempts.
• First-career slam dunk was part of four points in 11 minutes at Holy Cross (12/5).
• Tallied six points and three rebounds in 13 minutes vs. #2 Michigan State (11/28) in Legends Classic.
• In just eight minutes, scored five points and grabbed three offensive rebounds vs. St. Francis (11/24).
• Scored two points, grabbed four rebounds and handed out two assists vs. Arkansas-Fort Smith (11/21) in Legends.
• Made college debut at UCF (11/13), played 15 minutes and scored nine points while grabbing five rebounds.

Before UMass: Played at Riverdale Baptist School... As a sophomore, Farrell was named Honorable Mention All-Met by the Washington Post in 2007 while he played for Bishop Ireton ... Junior year averaged 12.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game... Named to the NACA 2008 Boys Division | All-Tournament Team in Dayton, Ohio...Played in AAU basketball with the DC Assault... In the CSTV Next Generation rankings, Farrell was listed as the No. 43 prospect in the nation.

Personal: Javorn Farrell ... Born Nov. 11, 1990 ... Son of Ingrid and Steve Farrell ... Planning to major in Communications.



Points: 25, at Quinnipiac -- 12/01/10
Rebounds: 10, Grambling -- 12/11/09 ; at Saint Joseph's -- 2/5/11
Assists: 9, Duquesne -- 03/06/12
Steals: 4, Charlotte -- 01/30/10 ; Temple -- 03/02/11
Blocks: 2, La Salle -- 02/18/12 ; Northeastern -- 11/14/11 ; Grambling -- 12/11/09
FG made: 9, at Quinnipiac -- 12/01/10
FG attempts: 16, at Quinnipiac -- 12/01/10
3FG made: 3, Duquesne -- 03/06/12
3FG attempts: 5, NJIT -- 11/17/11
FT made: 6, Richmond -- 01/22/11 ; at Quinnipiac -- 12/01/10 ; Davidson -- 12/22/11
FT attempts: 8, vs New Mexico State -- 11/20/10


Game MVP Of TCU Game at Tip-Off (11/22/10)

My ideal day: Chillin
If I could be any animal, I would be: A black squirrel
Why UMass?: DK and teammates
I am most proud of the grade I got in: Theater 100
I hope to do this before I graduate: Win A-10s and make it to at least the Sweet 16 in NCAAs
Best pregame meal: KFC #6
Player you pattern your game after: Dwayne Wade
Why do you wear your jersey number?: Oscar Robertson and my brother
Three words I would use to describe myself as a basketball player: Tough, fearless, hungry
What advice would you give to the freshmen?: Don't be to critical on yourself
Can't go on a road trip without: Money!
What is your first basketball memory?: 5 years old playing with the Wildcats
When I was five, I thought I would be: NBA Player
Most challenging thing about college so far: Laundry
My teammates would describe me as: Crazy
My first thought when I went to college was: "Momma I made it"
TV show I want to be on: The Game
Who first taught you to shoot a basketball?: Don't remember
What is your favorite food from the DC?: Regular pancakes
Favorite pair of shoes: Pradas
What I would do first if I was President: Put an end to Illuminati
Favorite sport other than basketball: Baseball and Football
Favorite movie from the past year: Shutter Island and Inception
Where I would spend $1,000 first: Already spent it
What does basketball mean to you?: LIFE!
Favorite part of practice and game day: Practice-competition, Game day-Victory

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