0 Sa'eed Nelson
0 Sa'eed Nelson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Saint Augustine Prep
Position: G
gp 29
pts/g 18.6
fg % 44.3
3pt % 29.2
ft % 68.1
reb/g 3.6
a/g 5.1

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 10 Lehigh L, 80-78
Feb 14 Boston U. W, 60-56
Feb 17 at Lafayette L, 90-85
Feb 21 at Holy Cross L, 70-64
Feb 24 Bucknell L, 80-61
Feb 27 at Lafayette L, 93-86
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 17
Games started 29 17
Minutes 1074 627
Minutes per game 37.0 36.9
FG 191-431 110-239
FG Pct 44.3 46.0
3PT 28-96 12-48
3PT Pct 29.2 25.0
FT 128-188 64-98
FT Pct 68.1 65.3
Off rebounds 25 10
Def rebounds 79 41
Total rebounds 104 51
Rebounds per game 3.6 3.0
Personal fouls 77 45
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 147 93
Turnovers 109 58
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.6
Steals 52 34
Blocks 5 4
Points 538 296
Points per game 18.6 17.4
Points per 40 min 20.0 18.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Aug 15 vs. Cairns Taipans L, 89-70 - - - - - - - - -
Aug 17 vs. Sydney Kings Invitational L, 88-67 - - - - - - - - -
Aug 19 vs. Sydney Comets L, 85-77 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Kansas St. L, 83-45 1 26 2-14 14.3 0-4 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 15 at West Virginia L, 98-64 1 32 5-12 41.7 1-4 25.0 6-8 75.0 17
Nov 18 at Wagner L, 71-70 1 40 7-15 46.7 1-1 100.0 8-13 61.5 23
Nov 21 at New Hampshire W, 74-70 1 40 8-20 40.0 4-9 44.4 6-11 54.5 26
Nov 25 VMI W, 69-64 1 40 8-16 50.0 0-4 0.0 5-8 62.5 21
Nov 29 at St. Francis (Pa.) L, 100-89 1 39 8-18 44.4 0-2 0.0 8-13 61.5 24
Dec 2 at Md.-East. Shore L, 74-70 1 40 8-22 36.4 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 20
Dec 6 at Western Ill. L, 69-56 1 40 4-13 30.8 1-2 50.0 5-5 100.0 14
Dec 9 Howard W, 74-63 1 40 7-12 58.3 2-4 50.0 5-5 100.0 21
Dec 18 Mount St. Mary's L, 59-56 1 40 7-21 33.3 1-5 20.0 4-7 57.1 19
Dec 21 at Marquette L, 92-51 1 31 3-9 33.3 1-4 25.0 4-4 100.0 11
Dec 29 at Bucknell L, 84-55 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Colgate L, 72-63 1 39 8-13 61.5 2-3 66.7 3-6 50.0 21
Jan 5 at Navy L, 70-64 1 37 7-17 41.2 0-3 0.0 4-6 66.7 18
Jan 8 Army West Point L, 58-54 1 38 7-16 43.8 0-2 0.0 1-5 20.0 15
Jan 11 Loyola (Md.) W, 76-65 1 38 7-13 53.8 1-2 50.0 5-7 71.4 20
Jan 14 at Lehigh L, 76-66 1 36 4-13 30.8 1-3 33.3 7-8 87.5 16
Jan 17 at Boston U. W, 69-58 1 39 7-10 70.0 1-1 100.0 3-5 60.0 18
Jan 20 Lafayette L, 62-53 1 23 6-14 42.9 0-2 0.0 3-3 100.0 15
Jan 22 Holy Cross L, 60-57 1 38 3-10 30.0 1-4 25.0 4-6 66.7 11
Jan 27 at Colgate L, 83-69 1 39 9-13 69.2 1-2 50.0 5-6 83.3 24
Jan 31 Navy L, 61-44 1 37 3-13 23.1 0-3 0.0 3-6 50.0 9
Feb 3 at Army West Point L, 82-70 1 36 8-16 50.0 0-2 0.0 5-5 100.0 21
Feb 7 at Loyola (Md.) L, 72-69 1 39 11-18 61.1 2-3 66.7 7-11 63.6 31
Feb 10 Lehigh L, 80-78 1 43 4-15 26.7 1-5 20.0 5-7 71.4 14
Feb 14 Boston U. W, 60-56 1 35 7-14 50.0 1-3 33.3 2-5 40.0 17
Feb 17 at Lafayette L, 90-85 1 38 9-19 47.4 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 20
Feb 21 at Holy Cross L, 70-64 1 38 5-13 38.5 0-4 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 24 Bucknell L, 80-61 1 34 5-12 41.7 1-4 25.0 4-6 66.7 15
Feb 27 at Lafayette L, 93-86 1 39 14-20 70.0 4-6 66.7 9-10 90.0 41
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Aug 15 vs. Cairns Taipans L, 89-70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 17 vs. Sydney Kings Invitational L, 88-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 19 vs. Sydney Comets L, 85-77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Kansas St. L, 83-45 1 26 1 2 3 4 5 0.8 1 0 2 -
Nov 15 at West Virginia L, 98-64 1 32 2 1 3 6 7 0.9 1 0 3 -
Nov 18 at Wagner L, 71-70 1 40 3 1 4 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 -
Nov 21 at New Hampshire W, 74-70 1 40 2 6 8 2 3 0.7 2 0 1 -
Nov 25 VMI W, 69-64 1 40 0 5 5 4 6 0.7 1 0 3 0
Nov 29 at St. Francis (Pa.) L, 100-89 1 39 1 4 5 9 4 2.3 2 0 2 -
Dec 2 at Md.-East. Shore L, 74-70 1 40 4 5 9 4 2 2.0 2 0 2 -
Dec 6 at Western Ill. L, 69-56 1 40 0 1 1 2 4 0.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 9 Howard W, 74-63 1 40 1 3 4 6 4 1.5 3 1 3 0
Dec 18 Mount St. Mary's L, 59-56 1 40 1 7 8 3 6 0.5 1 0 4 -
Dec 21 at Marquette L, 92-51 1 31 0 0 0 4 5 0.8 1 0 4 -
Dec 29 at Bucknell L, 84-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Colgate L, 72-63 1 39 0 4 4 5 4 1.3 1 0 1 0
Jan 5 at Navy L, 70-64 1 37 1 2 3 8 2 4.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 8 Army West Point L, 58-54 1 38 0 5 5 7 5 1.4 2 1 1 0
Jan 11 Loyola (Md.) W, 76-65 1 38 0 1 1 7 5 1.4 3 0 3 0
Jan 14 at Lehigh L, 76-66 1 36 0 1 1 6 2 3.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 17 at Boston U. W, 69-58 1 39 0 1 1 5 4 1.3 4 0 2 -
Jan 20 Lafayette L, 62-53 1 23 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 5 1
Jan 22 Holy Cross L, 60-57 1 38 1 1 2 8 2 4.0 4 0 0 0
Jan 27 at Colgate L, 83-69 1 39 1 4 5 3 7 0.4 3 0 3 -
Jan 31 Navy L, 61-44 1 37 2 4 6 4 3 1.3 1 0 3 0
Feb 3 at Army West Point L, 82-70 1 36 1 3 4 9 2 4.5 1 1 2 -
Feb 7 at Loyola (Md.) L, 72-69 1 39 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Feb 10 Lehigh L, 80-78 1 43 1 4 5 7 5 1.4 1 1 3 -
Feb 14 Boston U. W, 60-56 1 35 0 4 4 1 5 0.2 1 0 3 0
Feb 17 at Lafayette L, 90-85 1 38 1 0 1 6 2 3.0 3 1 4 -
Feb 21 at Holy Cross L, 70-64 1 38 0 1 1 8 4 2.0 4 0 4 -
Feb 24 Bucknell L, 80-61 1 34 1 1 2 7 3 2.3 2 0 3 0
Feb 27 at Lafayette L, 93-86 1 39 0 3 3 9 2 4.5 2 0 3 -
  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 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 59 59 37.4 6.0-13.6 44.2 0.8-3.1 25.7 3.9-6.2 62.3 16.7
  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 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 59 59 2209 355-803 44.2 47-183 25.7 228-366 62.3 985
  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 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 59 59 37.4 6.4-14.5 44.2 0.9-3.3 25.7 4.1-6.6 62.3 17.8
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 59 59 37.4 0.8 3.3 4.0 2.7 0.0 3.9 3.3 1.2 2.1 0.2
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 59 59 2209 45 192 237 159 2 229 195 1.2 124 9
  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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 59 59 37.4 0.8 3.5 4.3 2.9 0.0 4.1 3.5 1.2 2.2 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 29 37.0 6.6-14.9 44.3 1.0-3.3 29.2 4.4-6.5 68.1 18.6
Conference 17 17 36.9 6.5-14.1 46.0 0.7-2.8 25.0 3.8-5.8 65.3 17.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 37.1 6.0-14.1 42.6 0.8-3.4 24.4 3.7-5.9 62.0 16.5
Away 17 17 37.0 7.0-15.4 45.4 1.1-3.2 32.7 4.9-6.9 71.8 20.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 6 6 38.7 7.3-14.2 51.8 1.5-3.8 39.1 4.3-6.8 63.4 20.5
Losses 23 23 36.6 6.4-15.0 42.5 0.8-3.2 26.0 4.4-6.4 69.4 18.0
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November 6 6 36.2 6.3-15.8 40.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 5.7-9.2 61.8 19.3
December 5 5 38.2 5.8-15.4 37.7 1.2-3.6 33.3 4.2-5.0 84.0 17.0
January 10 10 36.4 6.1-13.2 46.2 0.7-2.5 28.0 3.8-5.8 65.5 16.7
February 8 8 37.8 7.9-15.9 49.6 1.1-3.6 31.0 4.4-6.2 70.0 21.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 29 1074 191-431 44.3 28-96 29.2 128-188 68.1 538
Conference 17 17 627 110-239 46.0 12-48 25.0 64-98 65.3 296
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 445 72-169 42.6 10-41 24.4 44-71 62.0 198
Away 17 17 629 119-262 45.4 18-55 32.7 84-117 71.8 340
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 6 6 232 44-85 51.8 9-23 39.1 26-41 63.4 123
Losses 23 23 842 147-346 42.5 19-73 26.0 102-147 69.4 415
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November 6 6 217 38-95 40.0 6-24 25.0 34-55 61.8 116
December 5 5 191 29-77 37.7 6-18 33.3 21-25 84.0 85
January 10 10 364 61-132 46.2 7-25 28.0 38-58 65.5 167
February 8 8 302 63-127 49.6 9-29 31.0 35-50 70.0 170
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 29 37.0 7.1-16.1 44.3 1.0-3.6 29.2 4.8-7.0 68.1 20.0
Conference 17 17 36.9 7.0-15.2 46.0 0.8-3.1 25.0 4.1-6.3 65.3 18.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 37.1 6.5-15.2 42.6 0.9-3.7 24.4 4.0-6.4 62.0 17.8
Away 17 17 37.0 7.6-16.7 45.4 1.1-3.5 32.7 5.3-7.4 71.8 21.6
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 6 6 38.7 7.6-14.7 51.8 1.6-4.0 39.1 4.5-7.1 63.4 21.2
Losses 23 23 36.6 7.0-16.4 42.5 0.9-3.5 26.0 4.8-7.0 69.4 19.7
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November 6 6 36.2 7.0-17.5 40.0 1.1-4.4 25.0 6.3-10.1 61.8 21.4
December 5 5 38.2 6.1-16.1 37.7 1.3-3.8 33.3 4.4-5.2 84.0 17.8
January 10 10 36.4 6.7-14.5 46.2 0.8-2.7 28.0 4.2-6.4 65.5 18.4
February 8 8 37.8 8.3-16.8 49.6 1.2-3.8 31.0 4.6-6.6 70.0 22.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 29 37.0 0.9 2.7 3.6 2.7 0.0 5.1 3.8 1.3 1.8 0.2
Conference 17 17 36.9 0.6 2.4 3.0 2.6 0.1 5.5 3.4 1.6 2.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 37.1 0.6 3.5 4.1 2.7 0.1 5.0 4.1 1.2 1.8 0.3
Away 17 17 37.0 1.1 2.2 3.2 2.6 - 5.1 3.5 1.4 1.8 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 38.7 0.5 3.3 3.8 2.5 0.0 4.2 4.5 0.9 2.3 0.2
Losses 23 23 36.6 1.0 2.6 3.5 2.7 0.0 5.3 3.6 1.5 1.7 0.2
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November 6 6 36.2 1.5 3.2 4.7 2.3 0.0 4.3 4.7 0.9 1.3 0.0
December 5 5 38.2 1.2 3.2 4.4 3.0 0.0 3.8 4.2 0.9 1.6 0.2
January 10 10 36.4 0.5 2.6 3.1 2.5 0.1 5.4 3.5 1.5 2.2 0.1
February 8 8 37.8 0.6 2.3 2.9 2.9 0.0 6.0 3.1 1.9 1.8 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 29 1074 25 79 104 77 1 147 109 1.3 52 5
Conference 17 17 627 10 41 51 45 1 93 58 1.6 34 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 445 7 42 49 32 1 60 49 1.2 22 3
Away 17 17 629 18 37 55 45 - 87 60 1.4 30 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 232 3 20 23 15 0 25 27 0.9 14 1
Losses 23 23 842 22 59 81 62 1 122 82 1.5 38 4
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November 6 6 217 9 19 28 14 0 26 28 0.9 8 0
December 5 5 191 6 16 22 15 0 19 21 0.9 8 1
January 10 10 364 5 26 31 25 1 54 35 1.5 22 1
February 8 8 302 5 18 23 23 0 48 25 1.9 14 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 29 37.0 0.9 2.9 3.9 2.9 0.0 5.5 4.1 1.3 1.9 0.2
Conference 17 17 36.9 0.6 2.6 3.3 2.9 0.1 5.9 3.7 1.6 2.2 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 37.1 0.6 3.8 4.4 2.9 0.1 5.4 4.4 1.2 2.0 0.3
Away 17 17 37.0 1.1 2.4 3.5 2.9 0.0 5.5 3.8 1.4 1.9 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 38.7 0.5 3.4 4.0 2.6 0.0 4.3 4.7 0.9 2.4 0.2
Losses 23 23 36.6 1.0 2.8 3.8 2.9 0.0 5.8 3.9 1.5 1.8 0.2
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November 6 6 36.2 1.7 3.5 5.2 2.6 0.0 4.8 5.2 0.9 1.5 0.0
December 5 5 38.2 1.3 3.4 4.6 3.1 0.0 4.0 4.4 0.9 1.7 0.2
January 10 10 36.4 0.5 2.9 3.4 2.7 0.1 5.9 3.8 1.5 2.4 0.1
February 8 8 37.8 0.7 2.4 3.0 3.0 0.0 6.4 3.3 1.9 1.9 0.4