0 Sa'eed Nelson
0 Sa'eed Nelson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Saint Augustine Prep
Position: G
gp 30
pts/g 14.9
fg % 44.1
3pt % 21.8
ft % 56.2
reb/g 4.4
a/g 2.7

2016-17 (Freshman): Patriot League All-Rookie Team … three-time Patriot League "The Rock" Rookie of the Week (11/28, 12/12, 1/10) … three-time GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week ( 11/27, 12/11, 1/8) … started all 30 games at point guard as a freshman … finished third in the NCAA in minutes played (1,135) and minutes per game (37.8) …  Played 40 or more minutes in 14 games … led the team in scoring, averaged 14.9 points per game … led the Patriot League in steals per game (2.4) …second on the squad in rebounds with 4.4 per contest … led the team in assists with 82 and dished out 2.7 per contest … scored in double figures in 25 of 30 games … shot 44 percent from the field and 56 percent from the line … scored a season-best 24 points in back-to-back home games against Wagner (11/22) and Saint Francis (Pa.) (11/26) … contributed seven rebounds and four steals against Saint Francis (Pa.) (11/26) …  scored 12 points in his collegiate debut at Maryland (11/11) … had five assists in a road loss at Texas A&M (11/14) … added 21 points in a home loss to New Hampshire (12/6) … dropped 22 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals against Youngstown St. (12/10) … had eight rebounds on the road at Lehigh (1/8) … pulled down seven rebounds and had five assists at Boston U (1/11) … Had 20 points, six rebounds and five assists in a three-point loss to Boston U. (2/8) … Paced the Eagles with 19 points in a road win at Navy (2/22). 

High School: Named the 2016 Daily Journal and Courier Post Player of the Year … 2016 South Jersey Player and Guard of the Year … 2015 Atlantic City Press Player of the Year… Sa'eed was coached by Paul Rodio, the all-time winningest coach in South Jersey, who also coached AU assistant coach Scott Greenman… as a junior, Nelson’s team went 27-2. He averaged 18.5 points and 7.8 assists per game … selected to the All-South Jersey First Team and All-New Jersey Third Team … in the Cape-Atlantic Championship game, Nelson scored 27 points and had 10 assists.

Personal: Son of Jeffery and Rashidah Nelson. 

Brennan on Nelson: Sa'eed is a fast, play-making point guard, with an exceptional feel for the game. Playing at a program like St. Augustine's Prep is the best preparation a high school player could have in order to contribute as a college freshman.

Recent Games
Feb 11 at Army West Point W, 61-58
Feb 15 at Lafayette L, 78-65
Feb 19 Holy Cross L, 69-54
Feb 22 at Navy W, 74-58
Feb 25 at Loyola (Md.) W, 64-62
Feb 28 at Army West Point L, 74-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 18
Games started 30 18
Minutes 1135 688
Minutes per game 37.8 38.2
FG 164-372 98-221
FG Pct 44.1 44.3
3PT 19-87 9-46
3PT Pct 21.8 19.6
FT 100-178 54-106
FT Pct 56.2 50.9
Off rebounds 20 11
Def rebounds 113 71
Total rebounds 133 82
Rebounds per game 4.4 4.6
Personal fouls 82 50
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 82 53
Turnovers 86 55
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.0
Steals 72 40
Blocks 4 4
Points 447 259
Points per game 14.9 14.4
Points per 40 min 15.8 15.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 at Maryland L, 62-56 1 35 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 4-5 80.0 12
Nov 14 at Texas A&M L, 76-53 1 31 4-8 50.0 0-2 0.0 4-7 57.1 12
Nov 17 at Akron L, 72-62 1 37 3-10 30.0 1-1 100.0 0-2 0.0 7
Nov 22 Wagner L, 73-65 1 40 7-13 53.8 2-6 33.3 8-10 80.0 24
Nov 26 St. Francis (Pa.) L, 69-62 1 40 8-15 53.3 1-6 16.7 7-10 70.0 24
Nov 29 Western Ill. W, 57-50 1 40 5-14 35.7 1-2 50.0 1-5 20.0 12
Dec 3 at Howard L, 71-54 1 32 6-10 60.0 2-3 66.7 4-4 100.0 18
Dec 6 New Hampshire L, 80-70 1 40 8-17 47.1 2-6 33.3 3-6 50.0 21
Dec 10 Youngstown St. W, 77-62 1 40 9-17 52.9 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 22
Dec 19 Md.-East. Shore W, 61-58 1 40 5-9 55.6 1-5 20.0 5-11 45.5 16
Dec 21 at Villanova L, 90-48 1 35 4-15 26.7 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Dec 30 Loyola (Md.) L, 68-66 1 40 8-13 61.5 1-4 25.0 5-9 55.6 22
Jan 2 at Colgate W, 67-64 1 45 5-9 55.6 0-2 0.0 2-6 33.3 12
Jan 5 Bucknell L, 69-60 1 39 6-17 35.3 0-3 0.0 6-8 75.0 18
Jan 8 at Lehigh L, 79-73 1 40 7-13 53.8 2-4 50.0 3-8 37.5 19
Jan 11 at Boston U. L, 76-66 1 40 3-12 25.0 1-4 25.0 2-3 66.7 9
Jan 14 Army West Point L, 53-49 1 37 6-21 28.6 0-4 0.0 1-4 25.0 13
Jan 18 Lafayette W, 71-57 1 40 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 23 at Holy Cross L, 63-55 1 40 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 1-6 16.7 7
Jan 25 Navy L, 71-53 1 36 3-8 37.5 1-3 33.3 4-6 66.7 11
Jan 29 Colgate L, 70-65 1 40 6-13 46.2 1-4 25.0 2-5 40.0 15
Feb 1 at Bucknell L, 80-60 1 32 6-11 54.5 0-3 0.0 2-4 50.0 14
Feb 4 Lehigh L, 70-55 1 35 5-13 38.5 2-5 40.0 2-5 40.0 14
Feb 8 Boston U. L, 67-64 1 40 8-12 66.7 1-3 33.3 3-9 33.3 20
Feb 11 at Army West Point W, 61-58 1 35 3-13 23.1 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 8
Feb 15 at Lafayette L, 78-65 1 37 9-16 56.3 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 20
Feb 19 Holy Cross L, 69-54 1 38 6-14 42.9 0-2 0.0 4-5 80.0 16
Feb 22 at Navy W, 74-58 1 38 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 7-12 58.3 19
Feb 25 at Loyola (Md.) W, 64-62 1 36 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 11
Feb 28 at Army West Point L, 74-58 1 37 3-13 23.1 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 at Maryland L, 62-56 1 35 0 2 2 0 0 - 3 0 3 -
Nov 14 at Texas A&M L, 76-53 1 31 1 1 2 5 2 2.5 2 0 3 -
Nov 17 at Akron L, 72-62 1 37 1 4 5 3 3 1.0 2 0 4 -
Nov 22 Wagner L, 73-65 1 40 1 4 5 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 0
Nov 26 St. Francis (Pa.) L, 69-62 1 40 2 5 7 3 2 1.5 4 0 1 0
Nov 29 Western Ill. W, 57-50 1 40 1 3 4 2 3 0.7 5 0 0 0
Dec 3 at Howard L, 71-54 1 32 1 3 4 5 7 0.7 4 0 4 -
Dec 6 New Hampshire L, 80-70 1 40 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 10 Youngstown St. W, 77-62 1 40 0 9 9 5 1 5.0 4 0 3 0
Dec 19 Md.-East. Shore W, 61-58 1 40 0 5 5 0 3 0.0 4 0 2 0
Dec 21 at Villanova L, 90-48 1 35 1 3 4 2 3 0.7 1 0 5 1
Dec 30 Loyola (Md.) L, 68-66 1 40 0 4 4 2 0 - 1 0 4 0
Jan 2 at Colgate W, 67-64 1 45 0 3 3 2 5 0.4 2 0 3 -
Jan 5 Bucknell L, 69-60 1 39 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 0
Jan 8 at Lehigh L, 79-73 1 40 3 5 8 3 3 1.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 11 at Boston U. L, 76-66 1 40 1 6 7 5 2 2.5 4 1 3 -
Jan 14 Army West Point L, 53-49 1 37 1 4 5 5 3 1.7 4 0 2 0
Jan 18 Lafayette W, 71-57 1 40 0 7 7 1 5 0.2 3 0 3 0
Jan 23 at Holy Cross L, 63-55 1 40 1 5 6 4 4 1.0 3 0 3 -
Jan 25 Navy L, 71-53 1 36 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Jan 29 Colgate L, 70-65 1 40 1 1 2 5 2 2.5 0 1 3 0
Feb 1 at Bucknell L, 80-60 1 32 0 3 3 1 3 0.3 3 0 3 -
Feb 4 Lehigh L, 70-55 1 35 0 3 3 1 4 0.3 3 0 3 -
Feb 8 Boston U. L, 67-64 1 40 1 5 6 5 2 2.5 1 1 2 0
Feb 11 at Army West Point W, 61-58 1 35 0 5 5 5 3 1.7 2 1 1 -
Feb 15 at Lafayette L, 78-65 1 37 0 4 4 2 5 0.4 0 0 3 -
Feb 19 Holy Cross L, 69-54 1 38 2 3 5 3 2 1.5 3 0 4 0
Feb 22 at Navy W, 74-58 1 38 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 4 0 1 -
Feb 25 at Loyola (Md.) W, 64-62 1 36 0 4 4 5 5 1.0 3 0 2 -
Feb 28 at Army West Point L, 74-58 1 37 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 30 30 37.8 5.5-12.4 44.1 0.6-2.9 21.8 3.3-5.9 56.2 14.9
2017-18 29 29 37.0 6.6-14.9 44.3 1.0-3.3 29.2 4.4-6.5 68.1 18.6
2018-19 30 30 36.5 6.8-13.3 50.8 0.9-2.8 30.6 5.4-7.6 71.8 19.8
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 89 89 37.1 6.3-13.5 46.4 0.8-3.0 27.2 4.4-6.7 65.9 17.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 30 30 1135 164-372 44.1 19-87 21.8 100-178 56.2 447
2017-18 29 29 1074 191-431 44.3 28-96 29.2 128-188 68.1 538
2018-19 30 30 1095 203-400 50.8 26-85 30.6 163-227 71.8 595
2019-20 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 89 89 3304 558-1203 46.4 73-268 27.2 391-593 65.9 1580
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 30 30 37.8 5.8-13.1 44.1 0.7-3.1 21.8 3.5-6.3 56.2 15.8
2017-18 29 29 37.0 7.1-16.1 44.3 1.0-3.6 29.2 4.8-7.0 68.1 20.0
2018-19 30 30 36.5 7.4-14.6 50.8 0.9-3.1 30.6 6.0-8.3 71.8 21.7
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 89 89 37.1 6.8-14.6 46.4 0.9-3.2 27.2 4.7-7.2 65.9 19.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 30 30 37.8 0.7 3.8 4.4 2.7 0.0 2.7 2.9 1.0 2.4 0.1
2017-18 29 29 37.0 0.9 2.7 3.6 2.7 0.0 5.1 3.8 1.3 1.8 0.2
2018-19 30 30 36.5 1.0 4.6 5.6 2.3 0.1 5.2 3.6 1.4 2.4 0.5
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 89 37.1 0.8 3.7 4.5 2.6 0.0 4.3 3.4 1.3 2.2 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 30 30 1135 20 113 133 82 1 82 86 1.0 72 4
2017-18 29 29 1074 25 79 104 77 1 147 109 1.3 52 5
2018-19 30 30 1095 29 138 167 69 2 155 109 1.4 71 16
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 89 3304 74 330 404 228 4 384 304 1.3 195 25
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 30 30 37.8 0.7 4.0 4.7 2.9 0.0 2.9 3.0 1.0 2.5 0.1
2017-18 29 29 37.0 0.9 2.9 3.9 2.9 0.0 5.5 4.1 1.3 1.9 0.2
2018-19 30 30 36.5 1.1 5.0 6.1 2.5 0.1 5.7 4.0 1.4 2.6 0.6
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 89 37.1 0.9 4.0 4.9 2.8 0.0 4.6 3.7 1.3 2.4 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 37.8 5.5-12.4 44.1 0.6-2.9 21.8 3.3-5.9 56.2 14.9
Conference 18 18 38.2 5.4-12.3 44.3 0.5-2.6 19.6 3.0-5.9 50.9 14.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 15 39.0 6.3-13.5 46.5 0.9-3.7 23.6 3.9-6.7 57.4 17.3
Away 15 15 36.7 4.7-11.3 41.2 0.4-2.1 18.8 2.8-5.1 54.5 12.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 8 8 39.3 5.1-11.2 45.6 0.2-1.4 18.2 3.4-6.4 52.9 13.9
Losses 22 22 37.3 5.6-12.8 43.6 0.8-3.5 22.4 3.3-5.8 57.5 15.3
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November 6 6 37.2 5.2-11.7 44.3 0.8-3.2 26.3 4.0-6.5 61.5 15.2
December 6 6 37.8 6.7-13.5 49.4 1.0-4.0 25.0 4.0-6.3 63.2 18.3
January 9 9 39.7 4.8-11.9 40.2 0.6-2.9 19.2 2.7-5.6 48.0 12.8
February 9 9 36.4 5.6-12.7 43.9 0.3-2.0 16.7 3.1-5.7 54.9 14.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 1135 164-372 44.1 19-87 21.8 100-178 56.2 447
Conference 18 18 688 98-221 44.3 9-46 19.6 54-106 50.9 259
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 15 585 94-202 46.5 13-55 23.6 58-101 57.4 259
Away 15 15 550 70-170 41.2 6-32 18.8 42-77 54.5 188
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 8 8 314 41-90 45.6 2-11 18.2 27-51 52.9 111
Losses 22 22 821 123-282 43.6 17-76 22.4 73-127 57.5 336
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November 6 6 223 31-70 44.3 5-19 26.3 24-39 61.5 91
December 6 6 227 40-81 49.4 6-24 25.0 24-38 63.2 110
January 9 9 357 43-107 40.2 5-26 19.2 24-50 48.0 115
February 9 9 328 50-114 43.9 3-18 16.7 28-51 54.9 131
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 30 37.8 5.8-13.1 44.1 0.7-3.1 21.8 3.5-6.3 56.2 15.8
Conference 18 18 38.2 5.7-12.8 44.3 0.5-2.7 19.6 3.1-6.2 50.9 15.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 15 39.0 6.4-13.8 46.5 0.9-3.8 23.6 4.0-6.9 57.4 17.7
Away 15 15 36.7 5.1-12.4 41.2 0.4-2.3 18.8 3.1-5.6 54.5 13.7
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 8 8 39.3 5.2-11.5 45.6 0.3-1.4 18.2 3.4-6.5 52.9 14.1
Losses 22 22 37.3 6.0-13.7 43.6 0.8-3.7 22.4 3.6-6.2 57.5 16.4
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November 6 6 37.2 5.6-12.6 44.3 0.9-3.4 26.3 4.3-7.0 61.5 16.3
December 6 6 37.8 7.0-14.3 49.4 1.1-4.2 25.0 4.2-6.7 63.2 19.4
January 9 9 39.7 4.8-12.0 40.2 0.6-2.9 19.2 2.7-5.6 48.0 12.9
February 9 9 36.4 6.1-13.9 43.9 0.4-2.2 16.7 3.4-6.2 54.9 16.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 30 37.8 0.7 3.8 4.4 2.7 0.0 2.7 2.9 1.0 2.4 0.1
Conference 18 18 38.2 0.6 3.9 4.6 2.8 0.0 2.9 3.1 1.0 2.2 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 39.0 0.7 3.9 4.7 2.5 0.0 2.4 2.4 1.0 2.5 0.1
Away 15 15 36.7 0.6 3.6 4.2 2.9 0.1 3.1 3.3 0.9 2.3 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 39.3 0.1 4.9 5.0 1.9 0.0 2.8 3.5 0.8 3.4 0.1
Losses 22 22 37.3 0.9 3.4 4.2 3.0 0.0 2.7 2.6 1.0 2.0 0.1
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November 6 6 37.2 1.0 3.2 4.2 2.2 0.0 2.5 2.2 1.2 2.8 0.0
December 6 6 37.8 0.5 4.0 4.5 3.5 0.2 2.3 2.7 0.9 2.5 0.0
January 9 9 39.7 0.9 4.1 5.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.1 1.0 2.2 0.2
February 9 9 36.4 0.3 3.7 4.0 2.3 0.0 2.9 3.2 0.9 2.2 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 1135 20 113 133 82 1 82 86 1.0 72 4
Conference 18 18 688 11 71 82 50 0 53 55 1.0 40 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 585 11 59 70 38 0 36 36 1.0 37 2
Away 15 15 550 9 54 63 44 1 46 50 0.9 35 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 314 1 39 40 15 0 22 28 0.8 27 1
Losses 22 22 821 19 74 93 67 1 60 58 1.0 45 3
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November 6 6 223 6 19 25 13 0 15 13 1.2 17 0
December 6 6 227 3 24 27 21 1 14 16 0.9 15 0
January 9 9 357 8 37 45 27 0 27 28 1.0 20 2
February 9 9 328 3 33 36 21 0 26 29 0.9 20 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 30 37.8 0.7 4.0 4.7 2.9 0.0 2.9 3.0 1.0 2.5 0.1
Conference 18 18 38.2 0.6 4.1 4.8 2.9 0.0 3.1 3.2 1.0 2.3 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 39.0 0.8 4.0 4.8 2.6 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 2.5 0.1
Away 15 15 36.7 0.7 3.9 4.6 3.2 0.1 3.3 3.6 0.9 2.5 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 39.3 0.1 5.0 5.1 1.9 0.0 2.8 3.6 0.8 3.4 0.1
Losses 22 22 37.3 0.9 3.6 4.5 3.3 0.0 2.9 2.8 1.0 2.2 0.1
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November 6 6 37.2 1.1 3.4 4.5 2.3 0.0 2.7 2.3 1.2 3.0 0.0
December 6 6 37.8 0.5 4.2 4.8 3.7 0.2 2.5 2.8 0.9 2.6 0.0
January 9 9 39.7 0.9 4.1 5.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.1 1.0 2.2 0.2
February 9 9 36.4 0.4 4.0 4.4 2.6 0.0 3.2 3.5 0.9 2.4 0.2