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Luke Nevill

  • Full Name: Luke Alexander Nevill
  • Position: Center
  • Height/Weight: 7-2 / 265
  • Birthdate: Februaty 19, 1986
  • College: Utah
Utah
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 29 12 116 218 0.532 104 155 0.671 191 25 8 27 336 11.6
2006-07 29 28 181 284 0.637 126 170 0.741 223 45 13 33 488 16.8
2007-08 33 26 191 357 0.535 121 168 0.72 222 43 17 53 503 15.2
2008-09 34 34 201 331 0.607 `169 215 0.786 307 44 15 92 571 16.8
Totals 125 100 689 1190 0.579 520 708 0.734 0 0 0 943 157 53 205 1898 15.2

Career Highlights:

Named Honorable Mention All-America following his senior season. Named the Mountain West Conference’s Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Was MWC’s Tournament MVP. Finished career as Utah’s all-time blocks leader (205), third in defensive rebounds (672) and fourth in points (1,898). Had 32 double-doubles and 25 games of 20 points or more during career.

Senior (2008-09):

Averaged 16.8 points and career-best 9.0 rebounds. Led Utah to a 24-10 record and No. 5 seed in NCAA tournament. Led team to share of regular season conference title and to conference tournament championship. Finished fourth in the conference in scoring and first in rebounds. Had 28 points and 14 rebounds against Southwest Baptist. Finished with 29 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks against Wyoming. Tied program record for blocks in one game with seven against on Colorado State. Had 18 points and 15 rebounds against San Diego State in championship game of conference tournament.

Junior (2007-08):

Became the 19th player in program history to score 1,000 points and grab 500 rebounds, attaining both milestones against Air Force. Became the 32nd player in program history to eclipse 1,000 career points. Named to Mountain West Conference’s second team. Scored in double figures in all but three games. Finished as top shot blocker in the conference, averaging 1.61 per game. Averaged 15.2 points and 6.7 rebounds.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Named to Mountain West Conference’s third team following season averaging 16.8 points and 7.7 rebounds. Scored in double figures in all but three games he played. Had the second-best field goal percentage (.637) for a season in program history. Was ninth in the NCAA in field goal percentage. Finished year ranked fifth in the MWC in scoring (16.8), second in field goal percentage (.637), second in rebounding (7.7) and 10th in blocked shots (1.14).

Freshman (2005-06):

Name Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Conference after averaging 11.6 points and 6.6 rebounds. Led team in scoring 12 times and in rebounds 13 times. Finished with four double-doubles. Had 29 points and 14 rebounds against BYU in quarterfinals of conference tournament.

Strengths: Good touch around the basket. Knows how to create space and finish against smaller players. Good looking stroke from the perimeter out to 18 feet.

Personal: Originally from Australia but went to high school in Marietta, Ga. Has a twin brother who is 6-6. Nickname is “Nifty.”

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