Welcome Jimmy Nichols!

N Mollen

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We offered Nichols out of HS. He had offers from Providence (obviously), Az State, GTown, Miami, and Nebraska at least. Great size and ridiculous reach. Can shoot for a man his size. A lot like Vince in the sense that he's been injured and hasn't been able to reach his potential (had a serious car accident). Staff is really excited about his upside.
 

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Our defensive length and athleticism to opposing teams next season:

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N Mollen

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I like three things immediately about Jimmy:

1. 7'3" wingspan. Man are we gonna be looooooooong.
2. A 6'8" kid who strokes it ~40% from 3? Hello Skeen 2.0
3. A big you can put him in the game late; he can shoot FTs like a guard.

Also, I am jazzed because the staff really wanted Jimmy. Sees so much in his development.
 

VCU Heel

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I like three things immediately about Jimmy:

1. 7'3" wingspan. Man are we gonna be looooooooong.
2. A 6'8" kid who strokes it ~40% from 3? Hello Skeen 2.0
3. A big you can put in the game late; he can shoot FTs like a guard.

Also, I am jazzed because the staff really wanted Jimmy. Sees so much in his development.
It’s a pretty small sample size (12-14 on FTs and 9-21 on 3s), so I’m not sure if we should expect him to come in and be 40%/85% here.... but it would be nice. If he and Ward can stretch the court a bit, then it would really open up space in the lane for our guards to drive the ball.
 
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I like three things immediately about Jimmy:

1. 7'3" wingspan. Man are we gonna be looooooooong.
2. A 6'8" kid who strokes it ~40% from 3? Hello Skeen 2.0
3. A big you can put him in the game late; he can shoot FTs like a guard.

Also, I am jazzed because the staff really wanted Jimmy. Sees so much in his development.
Longest team in the nation!!!!