ALBANY, N.Y. – UAlbany junior guard David Nichols has been named to the 2017-18 Lou Henson Award Preseason Watch List. The Lou Henson Award is given each year to the top Division I mid-major player.
51 players across the country were selected to the Henson Award watch list. Earlier, Nichols was named to the NBC Sports Mid-Major All-American Team.
Nichols earned America East All-Conference First Team honors last season, being the first UAlbany sophomore to earn that distinction. He finished 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, scoring in double digits in 33 contests.
The Lou Henson Award will be announced on March 31st, 2018.