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David Nichols
Player Profile:
David Nichols 2310055
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Mount Carmel

2016-17: First-ever UAlbany sophomore to earn America East All-Conference First Team, also earning honored as the America East Scholar-Athlete of the Year for men's basketball... Also earned America East All-Academic Team and All-Tournament Team... CoSIDA Academic All-District I Team... Set a UAlbany single season record with 248 field goals, second with 625 total points... Starting guard for UAlbany, scoring double digits in 33 out of 35 games, including 10 games with at least 20 points... Fourth in the America East with 17.9 points per game, sixth with 1.2 steals per game and eighth with 3.2 assists per game... Finished season with 625 points, 111 assists, 43 steals and 121 rebounds... Team-high 29 points in Albany Cup victory vs. Siena at SEFCU Arena (11/27)... 21 points and eight rebounds at Canisius (12/12)... 25 points and five assists vs. Binghamton (1/19), following with 28 points off 12-19 shooting in win over Maine (1/22)... Near double double off 24 points and eight assists in home win over UMass Lowell (2/1)... Tied UAlbany single game record with 40 points, shooting 14-for-22, in America East Tournament quarterfinal victory over Hartford (3/1).

2015-16: Saw time in 15 contests at point guard for Will Brown…Tallied a career-best seven points against Maine (2/14) and Oneonta (11/21)…Went 2-for-3 from the field in eight minutes against the Red Dragons…Committed just eight turnovers as a freshman to go with seven assists.

Before UAlbany: Led the Caravan to a 21-9 record under Mike Flaherty as a senior team captain…Averaged 21.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game…Named the Chicago Catholic League Player of the Year in 2014 at Mount Carmel…Chicago Sun Times All-City Third Team & All-Area, IBCA All-State, Southtown Star All-Area, NWI Times All-Area selection as a senior for the Caravan...Named to the Pekin Insurance Holiday All-Tournament Team in 2013-14.

Personal: David Christopher-Henry Nichols…Intended major is communications…Son of Donald Nichols Jr. and Ann Davis…Has three brothers, Donald, Kendall and Ryan; as well as three sisters, Brittani, Christin and Erin...Brittani played basketball at Yale. 

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2015-16   15-0  76  5.1  13  23  .565  .333  12  17  .706  0.5  40  2.7 
2016-17 35-34 1182 33.8 248 560 .443 51 144 .354 78 94 .830 14 107 121 3.5 97 2 111 93 3 43 625 17.9
TOTAL  50-34  1258  25.1  261  583  .448  53  150  .353  90  111  .811  14  114  128  2.6  105 118  101  44  665 13.3
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 40 (vs. Hartford, 3/1/17) 
Rebounds: 8 (@ Canisius, 12/12/16) 
Assists: 8 (vs. UMass Lowell, 2/1/17) 
Blocks: 1 (4x)
FG made: 14 (vs. Hartford, 3/1/17)
FG attempts: 25 (@ Vermont, 3/11/17)
3FG made: 8 (vs. Hartford, 3/1/17)
3FG attempts: 12 (vs. Hartford, 3/1/17)
FT made: 6 (2x, last: vs. New Hampshire, 1/11/17)
FT attempts: 9 (vs. Siena, 11/27/16)
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