Demetris Nichols
Full Name: Demetris Tiaunt Nichols
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-8 / 216
Birthdate: September 4, 1984 (Boston)
High School: St. Andrews HS (Barrington, R.I.)
College: Syracuse
 

Syracuse
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 26 15 42 121 .347 8 18 .444 17 72 .236 57 15 15 16 109 4.20
2004-05 27 8 39 103 .379 13 18 .722 15 60 .250 57 13 11 8 106 3.90
2005-06 35 35 165 386 .428 63 93 .677 73 201 .363 204 50 45 33 466 13.3
2006-07 35 35 225 503 .447 113 133 .850 100 240 .417 190 54 49 37 663 18.9
Totals 123 93 471 1113 .423 197 262 .752 205 573 .358 508 132 120 94 1344 10.9

Career Highlights: Finished SU career tied for 28th in career scoring (1,344), third in three-point goals (205), fourth in three-point field goals attempted (.573) and 10th in three-point field goal percentage (.358).

Senior (2006-07): Named to All-Big East First Team. NABC and USBWA All-District First Team selection. Led the Big East in scoring (18.9 ppg) and finished third in conference play (17.9 ppg). Surpassed 20 points 17 times and scored more than 30 twice on the season. Extended his streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer to 40. Set a SU record in Big East games with a career-high 37 points, including seven three-pointers, to go along with 10 rebounds against St. Johnís. Connected on seven three-pointers vs. Connecticut in the Big East Tournament. Played all 40 minutes in five games and topped 30 minutes in 30 of 35 games.

Junior (2005-06): Ranked second on the team in scoring (13.3 ppg) and third in rebounding (5.8 rpg). Posted the sixth-best scoring average improvement in SU history, going from 3.9 ppg as a sophomore to 13.3 ppg in 2005-06. Posted the first three double-doubles of his career, including 11 points and 10 rebounds against Cornell, 14 points and 10 boards vs. Siena, and 18 points and 10 rebounds at Cincinnati. Scored a season-high 28 points against UConn. Averaged 13.0 points and 4.8 rebounds in the Big East Tournament.

Sophomore (2004-05): Started the first eight games of the season. Missed three games with a back injury. Scored in 22 of 27 appearances. Opened the season with 11 points against Northern Colorado and 14 points vs. Princeton, logging a season-high 40 minutes against the Tigers. Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds vs. Mississippi State in the NABC Classic semifinals.

Freshman (2003-04): Averaged 4.2 points. Tallied a season-best 17 points to go along with seven rebounds in 36 minutes at Providence. Converted at least one three-pointer in 10 of the last 18 games of the season. Recorded 12 points and eight rebounds in a win against Virginia Tech. Scored 10 and nine points in back-to-back NCAA games against BYU and Maryland.

Strengths: Does most of his damage from long range, but improved as a mid-range shooter as a senior. Good athlete who is quick off the floor. Needs to develop more of an in-between game.

Personal: Son of Janice and Dana Mallory. Selected to participate in the 19th Annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & Three-Point Championship in March 2007.

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