5 - Will Nelson
Will Nelson
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Port Allen, La.
Previous College: Hutchinson CC
Position: Forward
gp 28
pts/g 13.6
fg % 37.5
3pt % 27.7
ft % 67.8
reb/g 7.5
a/g 1.0
CAREER HIGHS
 Minutes38 2x, Last: at SELA, 1/26/13
 Points28 vs. Houston, 11/25/12
 FG9 3x, Last: vs. Nicholls, 3/2/13
 FG Att.
28 vs. Houston, 11/25/12
 3FG4 2x, Last: at McNeese State, 1/10/13
 3FG Att.
8 3x, Last: at NW State, 3/7/13
 FT12 vs. Southeastern La., 2/28/13
 FT Att.
14 vs. Southeastern La., 2/28/13
 Rebounds14 vs. SFA, 12/29/12
 Assists4 vs. SHSU, 2/2/13
 Blocks2 at Oklahoma, 12/31/12
 Steals3 3x, Last: vs. Lamar, 2/7/13

2012-13 (JUNIOR):
Played in 28 games and made 17 starts … averaged 13.6 points and 7.5 rebounds, leading the team in both categories … finished 11th in the conference in points and seventh in rebounds … made his Islanders debut with 13 points and nine rebounds against Texas Lutheran (11/10) … added 12 points and five boards at Denver (11/14) … scored 17 points, all in the second half, at Utah State (11/17) … netted 28 points and eight rebounds against Houston (11/25) … had 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals at South Alabama (12/16) … delivered 17 points and nine rebounds at Texas A&M (12/18) … had 24 points and 14 rebounds against Stephen F. Austin (12/29) … had 24 points and nine rebounds at McNeese (1/10) … posted a double-double with 18 points and 10 boards against Oral Roberts (1/17) … added back-to-back double-doubles against Nicholls (1/24) and Southeastern La. (1/26) … earned Southland Conference Player of the Week on March 4 after scoring 23 points each against Southeast (2/28) and Nicholls (3/2).

2010-11 (AT HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE):
Averaged 14.7 points per game in his one year under Steven Eck at Hutchinson … also grabbed 7.6 rebounds each time out for the Blue Dragons … named Second Team All-Jayhawk Conference … shot 45 percent from the field … scored a season-best 28 points against Allen County Community College, going 10-of-13 from the field … had six games with double-digit rebounds, including a high of 13 against Independence Community College … posted five double-doubles on the season.

2009-10 (AT BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE):
Averaged 21 points and nine rebounds for the Bears in his only season there … earned conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors … set school records in every major category except assists … led the team to a 17-10 record … best outing was a 38-point performance against Southwest Mississippi Community College.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played four seasons for Kirby Loupe at Port Allen High School … averaged 24.3 points and 13.1 rebounds as a senior … posted 18.0 points and 11.0 rebounds in his junior campaign … named first team all-state in each of his final two seasons … led the team to a 34-4 record and the fourth round of the state playoffs as a junior … helped Port Allen to a 26-8 record and the second round of the postseason in 2006-07 … played club basketball for the Texas Ambassadors, alongside fellow Islander Jake Kocher.

PERSONAL:
William Nelson was born on Nov. 2, 1989 … son of Marion Nelson … majoring in health sciences at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.

Recent Games
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 82-71
Feb 23 Cal St. Fullerton L, 63-57
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana W, 78-64
Mar 2 Nicholls W, 68-64
Mar 7 at Northwestern State L, 66-51
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-49
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 17
Games started 17 10
Minutes 827 523
Minutes per game 29.5 30.8
FG 131-349 87-208
FG Pct 37.5 41.8
3PT 36-130 25-80
3PT Pct 27.7 31.2
FT 82-121 47-70
FT Pct 67.8 67.1
Off rebounds 67 40
Def rebounds 144 96
Total rebounds 211 136
Rebounds per game 7.5 8.0
Personal fouls 81 47
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 27 19
Turnovers 80 51
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.4
Steals 18 8
Blocks 4 2
Points 380 246
Points per game 13.6 14.5
Points per 40 min 18.4 18.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 Texas Lutheran W, 60-49 1 34 4-14 28.6 1-4 25.0 4-7 57.1 13
Nov 14 at Denver L, 68-51 1 30 3-10 30.0 1-3 33.3 5-6 83.3 12
Nov 17 at Utah State L, 77-68 1 19 5-11 45.5 4-6 66.7 3-3 100.0 17
Nov 25 Houston L, 77-75 1 35 9-28 32.1 1-7 14.3 9-10 90.0 28
Nov 28 at Toledo L, 80-68 1 33 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 3-5 60.0 8
Dec 1 at Iowa L, 88-59 1 12 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 16 at South Alabama L, 74-69 - 26 4-10 40.0 2-6 33.3 2-4 50.0 12
Dec 18 at Texas A&M L, 66-54 - 28 7-16 43.8 0-6 0.0 3-6 50.0 17
Dec 21 UTSA L, 75-45 - 29 5-14 35.7 0-3 0.0 3-5 60.0 13
Dec 29 Stephen F. Austin L, 67-56 1 37 9-17 52.9 2-5 40.0 4-5 80.0 24
Dec 31 at Oklahoma L, 72-42 1 26 2-12 16.7 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 5
Jan 4 at Sam Houston State L, 61-57 1 15 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 10 at McNeese State L, 75-71 1 38 7-18 38.9 4-8 50.0 6-8 75.0 24
Jan 12 at Lamar W, 62-56 1 31 6-12 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 13
Jan 17 Oral Roberts L, 64-52 1 37 7-19 36.8 0-8 0.0 4-5 80.0 18
Jan 19 Central Arkansas L, 76-67 1 36 4-14 28.6 0-5 0.0 1-4 25.0 9
Jan 24 at Nicholls L, 69-62 1 26 5-11 45.5 2-5 40.0 3-4 75.0 15
Jan 26 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 67-53 1 38 6-17 35.3 0-5 0.0 0-5 0.0 12
Feb 2 Sam Houston State L, 55-51 1 34 2-12 16.7 2-6 33.3 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 7 Lamar L, 67-63 1 26 3-11 27.3 1-7 14.3 2-2 100.0 9
Feb 9 McNeese State W, 61-58 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Central Arkansas W, 75-68 - 20 6-10 60.0 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 14
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 56-51 - 22 2-9 22.2 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 82-71 - 31 4-10 40.0 1-5 20.0 3-6 50.0 12
Feb 23 Cal St. Fullerton L, 63-57 - 32 3-13 23.1 0-6 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana W, 78-64 - 32 5-7 71.4 1-2 50.0 12-14 85.7 23
Mar 2 Nicholls W, 68-64 - 33 9-10 90.0 3-4 75.0 2-2 100.0 23
Mar 7 at Northwestern State L, 66-51 - 34 4-15 26.7 3-8 37.5 3-4 75.0 14
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-49 - 33 5-11 45.5 3-3 100.0 2-4 50.0 15
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 Texas Lutheran W, 60-49 1 34 5 4 9 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 0
Nov 14 at Denver L, 68-51 1 30 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 17 at Utah State L, 77-68 1 19 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 4 0
Nov 25 Houston L, 77-75 1 35 4 4 8 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 28 at Toledo L, 80-68 1 33 4 5 9 1 4 0.2 3 0 5 0
Dec 1 at Iowa L, 88-59 1 12 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 16 at South Alabama L, 74-69 - 26 4 4 8 0 3 0.0 3 0 4 0
Dec 18 at Texas A&M L, 66-54 - 28 4 5 9 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 0
Dec 21 UTSA L, 75-45 - 29 2 5 7 1 5 0.2 0 0 4 0
Dec 29 Stephen F. Austin L, 67-56 1 37 4 10 14 3 6 0.5 0 0 4 0
Dec 31 at Oklahoma L, 72-42 1 26 2 2 4 1 6 0.2 1 2 4 0
Jan 4 at Sam Houston State L, 61-57 1 15 4 2 6 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 10 at McNeese State L, 75-71 1 38 3 6 9 1 3 0.3 1 0 4 0
Jan 12 at Lamar W, 62-56 1 31 3 6 9 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Jan 17 Oral Roberts L, 64-52 1 37 6 4 10 1 5 0.2 0 0 5 1
Jan 19 Central Arkansas L, 76-67 1 36 2 9 11 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 24 at Nicholls L, 69-62 1 26 3 8 11 0 5 0.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 26 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 67-53 1 38 2 8 10 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 2 Sam Houston State L, 55-51 1 34 1 3 4 4 3 1.3 2 0 2 0
Feb 7 Lamar L, 67-63 1 26 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 3 0 3 0
Feb 9 McNeese State W, 61-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Central Arkansas W, 75-68 - 20 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 56-51 - 22 3 2 5 0 4 0.0 0 1 4 0
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 82-71 - 31 2 2 4 3 5 0.6 0 0 3 0
Feb 23 Cal St. Fullerton L, 63-57 - 32 1 11 12 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 0
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana W, 78-64 - 32 1 8 9 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 0
Mar 2 Nicholls W, 68-64 - 33 2 10 12 1 3 0.3 1 0 0 0
Mar 7 at Northwestern State L, 66-51 - 34 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-49 - 33 1 6 7 0 2 0.0 0 1 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 28 17 29.5 4.7-12.5 37.5 1.3-4.6 27.7 2.9-4.3 67.8 13.6
Total 28 17 29.5 4.7-12.5 37.5 1.3-4.6 27.7 2.9-4.3 67.8 13.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 28 17 827 131-349 37.5 36-130 27.7 82-121 67.8 380
Total 28 17 827 131-349 37.5 36-130 27.7 82-121 67.8 380
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 28 17 29.5 6.3-16.9 37.5 1.7-6.3 27.7 4.0-5.9 67.8 18.4
Total 28 17 29.5 6.3-16.9 37.5 1.7-6.3 27.7 4.0-5.9 67.8 18.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 28 17 29.5 2.4 5.1 7.5 2.9 0.0 1.0 2.9 0.3 0.6 0.1
Total 28 17 29.5 2.4 5.1 7.5 2.9 0.0 1.0 2.9 0.3 0.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 28 17 827 67 144 211 81 1 27 80 0.3 18 4
Total 28 17 827 67 144 211 81 1 27 80 0.3 18 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 28 17 29.5 3.2 7.0 10.2 3.9 0.0 1.3 3.9 0.3 0.9 0.2
Total 28 17 29.5 3.2 7.0 10.2 3.9 0.0 1.3 3.9 0.3 0.9 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 17 29.5 4.7-12.5 37.5 1.3-4.6 27.7 2.9-4.3 67.8 13.6
Conference 17 10 30.8 5.1-12.2 41.8 1.5-4.7 31.2 2.8-4.1 67.1 14.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 12 7 33.0 5.3-14.1 37.9 1.0-5.2 19.4 4.0-5.3 75.0 15.7
Away 16 10 26.9 4.2-11.2 37.2 1.5-4.2 35.3 2.1-3.6 59.6 12.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Wins 5 2 30.0 6.0-10.6 56.6 1.4-2.8 50.0 3.8-5.2 73.1 17.2
Losses 23 15 29.4 4.4-12.9 34.1 1.3-5.0 25.0 2.7-4.1 66.3 12.8

November 5 5 30.2 4.6-14.2 32.4 1.6-4.8 33.3 4.8-6.2 77.4 15.6
December 6 3 26.3 4.5-12.3 36.5 0.8-4.2 20.0 2.2-3.8 56.5 12.0
January 7 7 31.6 5.4-13.7 39.6 1.1-4.9 23.5 2.3-4.0 57.1 14.3
February 7 2 28.1 3.6-10.3 34.7 0.9-4.6 18.8 3.1-4.1 75.9 11.1
March 3 - 33.3 6.0-12.0 50.0 3.0-5.0 60.0 2.3-3.3 70.0 17.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 17 827 131-349 37.5 36-130 27.7 82-121 67.8 380
Conference 17 10 523 87-208 41.8 25-80 31.2 47-70 67.1 246
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 12 7 396 64-169 37.9 12-62 19.4 48-64 75.0 188
Away 16 10 431 67-180 37.2 24-68 35.3 34-57 59.6 192
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Wins 5 2 150 30-53 56.6 7-14 50.0 19-26 73.1 86
Losses 23 15 677 101-296 34.1 29-116 25.0 63-95 66.3 294

November 5 5 151 23-71 32.4 8-24 33.3 24-31 77.4 78
December 6 3 158 27-74 36.5 5-25 20.0 13-23 56.5 72
January 7 7 221 38-96 39.6 8-34 23.5 16-28 57.1 100
February 7 2 197 25-72 34.7 6-32 18.8 22-29 75.9 78
March 3 - 100 18-36 50.0 9-15 60.0 7-10 70.0 52
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 17 29.5 6.3-16.9 37.5 1.7-6.3 27.7 4.0-5.9 67.8 18.4
Conference 17 10 30.8 6.7-15.9 41.8 1.9-6.1 31.2 3.6-5.4 67.1 18.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 12 7 33.0 6.5-17.1 37.9 1.2-6.3 19.4 4.8-6.5 75.0 19.0
Away 16 10 26.9 6.2-16.7 37.2 2.2-6.3 35.3 3.2-5.3 59.6 17.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Wins 5 2 30.0 8.0-14.1 56.6 1.9-3.7 50.0 5.1-6.9 73.1 22.9
Losses 23 15 29.4 6.0-17.5 34.1 1.7-6.9 25.0 3.7-5.6 66.3 17.4

November 5 5 30.2 6.1-18.8 32.4 2.1-6.4 33.3 6.4-8.2 77.4 20.7
December 6 3 26.3 6.8-18.7 36.5 1.3-6.3 20.0 3.3-5.8 56.5 18.2
January 7 7 31.6 6.9-17.4 39.6 1.4-6.2 23.5 2.9-5.1 57.1 18.1
February 7 2 28.1 5.1-14.6 34.7 1.2-6.5 18.8 4.5-5.9 75.9 15.8
March 3 - 33.3 7.2-14.4 50.0 3.6-6.0 60.0 2.8-4.0 70.0 20.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 17 29.5 2.4 5.1 7.5 2.9 0.0 1.0 2.9 0.3 0.6 0.1
Conference 17 10 30.8 2.4 5.6 8.0 2.8 0.1 1.1 3.0 0.4 0.5 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 7 33.0 2.6 6.1 8.7 2.3 0.1 1.5 3.3 0.4 0.7 0.0
Away 16 10 26.9 2.2 4.4 6.7 3.3 0.0 0.6 2.5 0.2 0.6 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 2 30.0 2.4 6.4 8.8 1.4 0.0 1.4 2.0 0.7 0.6 0.0
Losses 23 15 29.4 2.4 4.9 7.3 3.2 0.0 0.9 3.0 0.3 0.7 0.2

November 5 5 30.2 2.8 4.0 6.8 3.0 0.0 0.6 2.0 0.3 0.8 0.0
December 6 3 26.3 2.7 4.5 7.2 3.7 0.0 1.0 3.7 0.3 0.8 0.3
January 7 7 31.6 3.3 6.1 9.4 3.7 0.1 0.3 3.0 0.1 0.3 0.0
February 7 2 28.1 1.4 4.7 6.1 2.0 0.0 2.0 2.9 0.7 0.9 0.1
March 3 - 33.3 1.3 7.0 8.3 1.3 0.0 0.7 2.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 17 827 67 144 211 81 1 27 80 0.3 18 4
Conference 17 10 523 40 96 136 47 1 19 51 0.4 8 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 7 396 31 73 104 28 1 18 40 0.4 8 0
Away 16 10 431 36 71 107 53 0 9 40 0.2 10 4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 2 150 12 32 44 7 0 7 10 0.7 3 0
Losses 23 15 677 55 112 167 74 1 20 70 0.3 15 4

November 5 5 151 14 20 34 15 0 3 10 0.3 4 0
December 6 3 158 16 27 43 22 0 6 22 0.3 5 2
January 7 7 221 23 43 66 26 1 2 21 0.1 2 0
February 7 2 197 10 33 43 14 0 14 20 0.7 6 1
March 3 - 100 4 21 25 4 0 2 7 0.3 1 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 17 29.5 3.2 7.0 10.2 3.9 0.0 1.3 3.9 0.3 0.9 0.2
Conference 17 10 30.8 3.1 7.3 10.4 3.6 0.1 1.5 3.9 0.4 0.6 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 7 33.0 3.1 7.4 10.5 2.8 0.1 1.8 4.0 0.4 0.8 0.0
Away 16 10 26.9 3.3 6.6 9.9 4.9 0.0 0.8 3.7 0.2 0.9 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 2 30.0 3.2 8.5 11.7 1.9 0.0 1.9 2.7 0.7 0.8 0.0
Losses 23 15 29.4 3.2 6.6 9.9 4.4 0.1 1.2 4.1 0.3 0.9 0.2

November 5 5 30.2 3.7 5.3 9.0 4.0 0.0 0.8 2.6 0.3 1.1 0.0
December 6 3 26.3 4.1 6.8 10.9 5.6 0.0 1.5 5.6 0.3 1.3 0.5
January 7 7 31.6 4.2 7.8 11.9 4.7 0.2 0.4 3.8 0.1 0.4 0.0
February 7 2 28.1 2.0 6.7 8.7 2.8 0.0 2.8 4.1 0.7 1.2 0.2
March 3 - 33.3 1.6 8.4 10.0 1.6 0.0 0.8 2.8 0.3 0.4 0.4