0 Sa'eed Nelson
0 Sa'eed Nelson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Saint Augustine Prep
Position: G
gp 15
pts/g 19.1
fg % 48.0
3pt % 27.1
ft % 69.8
reb/g 5.5
a/g 4.9

2017-2018 (Sophomore): Second-Team All-Patriot League…Started all 29 games at point guard as a sophomore…Finished fourth in the PL in total minutes played (1,084) and first in minutes per game (37.8) …Played 40 or more minutes in eight games… finished second in PL in points (538) and points per game (18.6), and led AU in both categories … finished second in PL, and first in AU, in assists per game (5.1) … finished third in PL, and first in AU, in steals (52) and steals per game (1.8) … scored in double figures in 28 of 29 games … shot 44% from the field and 68 percent from the line … … posted season, PL first round, high 41 points on 14-20 from the field and shot 90% from the line with nine assists at Lafayette (3/27) … posted five consecutive 20+ point games Wagner (11/18), New Hampshire (11/21), VMI, (11/25), St. Francis (Pa.) (11/29), and Maryland-Eastern Shore (12/2) … contributed 19 points, eight rebounds, and six assists vs Mount St. Mary’s (12/18) … Had 20 points and seven assists in a home win against Loyola (Maryland.) … added 24 points seven assists in an away loss to Colgate (1/27) … paced the Eagles with 21 points and nine points in a road loss to Army West Point (2/3) … dropped 31 points on the road loss at Loyola (Maryland.) (2/10).

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, averaging14.9 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
Dec 22 Md.-East. Shore W, 82-58
Dec 29 at George Washington L, 71-67
Jan 2 Boston U. W, 86-74
Jan 6 at Colgate L, 73-69
Jan 9 Navy W, 71-63
Jan 12 at Bucknell L, 55-54
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 4
Games started 15 4
Minutes 538 150
Minutes per game 35.9 37.5
FG 96-200 31-60
FG Pct 48.0 51.7
3PT 13-48 1-9
3PT Pct 27.1 11.1
FT 81-116 28-36
FT Pct 69.8 77.8
Off rebounds 15 4
Def rebounds 67 14
Total rebounds 82 18
Rebounds per game 5.5 4.5
Personal fouls 33 6
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 73 21
Turnovers 55 18
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.2
Steals 31 9
Blocks 6 2
Points 286 91
Points per game 19.1 22.8
Points per 40 min 21.3 24.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 at George Mason W, 78-75 1 42 9-17 52.9 0-1 0.0 6-11 54.5 24
Nov 12 at Northwestern L, 63-51 1 37 3-14 21.4 1-5 20.0 3-4 75.0 10
Nov 16 New Hampshire W, 68-44 1 26 6-11 54.5 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 14
Nov 24 at UMBC W, 73-69 1 31 7-13 53.8 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 18
Nov 27 at VMI W, 74-64 1 39 8-13 61.5 3-6 50.0 7-9 77.8 26
Nov 30 Wagner L, 64-58 1 40 6-10 60.0 2-6 33.3 8-13 61.5 22
Dec 4 St. Francis (Pa.) W, 95-82 1 34 6-10 60.0 1-2 50.0 4-6 66.7 17
Dec 8 at Howard L, 85-83 1 40 4-14 28.6 2-4 50.0 13-14 92.9 23
Dec 18 Mount St. Mary's L, 56-55 1 40 11-21 52.4 0-4 0.0 1-4 25.0 23
Dec 22 Md.-East. Shore W, 82-58 1 33 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 7-10 70.0 11
Dec 29 at George Washington L, 71-67 1 26 3-10 30.0 0-3 0.0 1-4 25.0 7
Jan 2 Boston U. W, 86-74 1 34 11-16 68.8 0-1 0.0 8-9 88.9 30
Jan 6 at Colgate L, 73-69 1 39 7-13 53.8 1-2 50.0 3-6 50.0 18
Jan 9 Navy W, 71-63 1 40 7-14 50.0 0-3 0.0 11-12 91.7 25
Jan 12 at Bucknell L, 55-54 1 37 6-17 35.3 0-3 0.0 6-9 66.7 18
Jan 16 at Lehigh   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Lafayette   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Boston U.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Loyola (Md.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Holy Cross   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Navy   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Army West Point   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Loyola (Md.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Colgate   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Lafayette   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Army West Point   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Lehigh   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Holy Cross   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Patriot League First Round   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 Patriot League Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Patriot League Semifinals   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 Patriot League Finals   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 at George Mason W, 78-75 1 42 2 2 4 4 2 2.0 4 0 2 -
Nov 12 at Northwestern L, 63-51 1 37 2 7 9 5 7 0.7 1 0 1 -
Nov 16 New Hampshire W, 68-44 1 26 0 5 5 2 3 0.7 4 1 2 -
Nov 24 at UMBC W, 73-69 1 31 1 6 7 4 3 1.3 0 1 3 0
Nov 27 at VMI W, 74-64 1 39 0 4 4 3 4 0.8 1 0 3 -
Nov 30 Wagner L, 64-58 1 40 0 8 8 5 4 1.3 4 0 3 -
Dec 4 St. Francis (Pa.) W, 95-82 1 34 1 5 6 12 2 6.0 2 0 4 -
Dec 8 at Howard L, 85-83 1 40 2 3 5 2 3 0.7 1 1 3 -
Dec 18 Mount St. Mary's L, 56-55 1 40 1 5 6 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 -
Dec 22 Md.-East. Shore W, 82-58 1 33 2 5 7 11 2 5.5 2 1 1 -
Dec 29 at George Washington L, 71-67 1 26 0 3 3 1 6 0.2 1 0 5 1
Jan 2 Boston U. W, 86-74 1 34 1 3 4 6 7 0.9 2 0 1 0
Jan 6 at Colgate L, 73-69 1 39 0 3 3 4 3 1.3 3 0 3 -
Jan 9 Navy W, 71-63 1 40 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 2 2 1 0
Jan 12 at Bucknell L, 55-54 1 37 2 4 6 7 6 1.2 2 0 1 -
Jan 16 at Lehigh   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Lafayette   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Boston U.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Loyola (Md.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Holy Cross   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Navy   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Army West Point   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Loyola (Md.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Colgate   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Lafayette   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Army West Point   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Lehigh   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Holy Cross   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Patriot League First Round   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 Patriot League Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Patriot League Semifinals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 Patriot League Finals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 15 15 35.9 6.4-13.3 48.0 0.9-3.2 27.1 5.4-7.7 69.8 19.1
Total 74 74 37.1 6.1-13.6 45.0 0.8-3.1 26.0 4.2-6.5 64.1 17.2
  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 15 15 538 96-200 48.0 13-48 27.1 81-116 69.8 286
Total 74 74 2747 451-1003 45.0 60-231 26.0 309-482 64.1 1271
  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 15 15 35.9 7.1-14.9 48.0 1.0-3.6 27.1 6.0-8.6 69.8 21.3
Total 74 74 37.1 6.6-14.6 45.0 0.9-3.4 26.0 4.5-7.0 64.1 18.5
  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 15 15 35.9 1.0 4.5 5.5 2.2 0.1 4.9 3.7 1.3 2.1 0.4
Total 74 74 37.1 0.8 3.5 4.3 2.6 0.0 4.1 3.4 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 15 15 538 15 67 82 33 1 73 55 1.3 31 6
Total 74 74 2747 60 259 319 192 3 302 250 1.2 155 15
  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 15 15 35.9 1.1 5.0 6.1 2.5 0.1 5.4 4.1 1.3 2.3 0.4
Total 74 74 37.1 0.9 3.8 4.6 2.8 0.0 4.4 3.6 1.2 2.3 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 15 35.9 6.4-13.3 48.0 0.9-3.2 27.1 5.4-7.7 69.8 19.1
Conference 4 4 37.5 7.8-15.0 51.7 0.2-2.2 11.1 7.0-9.0 77.8 22.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 7 35.3 7.0-12.7 55.1 0.4-2.7 15.8 5.9-8.1 71.9 20.3
Away 8 8 36.4 5.9-13.9 42.3 1.2-3.6 34.5 5.0-7.4 67.8 18.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 8 8 34.9 7.0-12.6 55.4 0.9-2.6 33.3 5.8-7.8 74.2 20.6
Losses 7 7 37.0 5.7-14.1 40.4 0.9-3.9 22.2 5.0-7.7 64.8 17.3
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November 6 6 35.8 6.5-13.0 50.0 1.5-4.0 37.5 4.5-7.0 64.3 19.0
December 5 5 34.6 5.2-12.4 41.9 0.6-3.0 20.0 5.2-7.6 68.4 16.2
January 4 4 37.5 7.8-15.0 51.7 0.2-2.2 11.1 7.0-9.0 77.8 22.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 15 538 96-200 48.0 13-48 27.1 81-116 69.8 286
Conference 4 4 150 31-60 51.7 1-9 11.1 28-36 77.8 91
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 7 7 247 49-89 55.1 3-19 15.8 41-57 71.9 142
Away 8 8 291 47-111 42.3 10-29 34.5 40-59 67.8 144
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 8 8 279 56-101 55.4 7-21 33.3 46-62 74.2 165
Losses 7 7 259 40-99 40.4 6-27 22.2 35-54 64.8 121
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November 6 6 215 39-78 50.0 9-24 37.5 27-42 64.3 114
December 5 5 173 26-62 41.9 3-15 20.0 26-38 68.4 81
January 4 4 150 31-60 51.7 1-9 11.1 28-36 77.8 91
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 15 35.9 7.1-14.9 48.0 1.0-3.6 27.1 6.0-8.6 69.8 21.3
Conference 4 4 37.5 8.3-16.0 51.7 0.3-2.4 11.1 7.5-9.6 77.8 24.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 7 35.3 7.9-14.4 55.1 0.5-3.1 15.8 6.6-9.2 71.9 23.0
Away 8 8 36.4 6.5-15.3 42.3 1.4-4.0 34.5 5.5-8.1 67.8 19.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 8 8 34.9 8.0-14.5 55.4 1.0-3.0 33.3 6.6-8.9 74.2 23.7
Losses 7 7 37.0 6.2-15.3 40.4 0.9-4.2 22.2 5.4-8.3 64.8 18.7
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November 6 6 35.8 7.3-14.5 50.0 1.7-4.5 37.5 5.0-7.8 64.3 21.2
December 5 5 34.6 6.0-14.3 41.9 0.7-3.5 20.0 6.0-8.8 68.4 18.7
January 4 4 37.5 8.3-16.0 51.7 0.3-2.4 11.1 7.5-9.6 77.8 24.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 15 35.9 1.0 4.5 5.5 2.2 0.1 4.9 3.7 1.3 2.1 0.4
Conference 4 4 37.5 1.0 3.5 4.5 1.5 0.0 5.3 4.5 1.2 2.3 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 35.3 0.9 5.0 5.9 1.7 0.0 6.1 3.0 2.0 2.6 0.6
Away 8 8 36.4 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.6 0.1 3.8 4.3 0.9 1.6 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 34.9 1.0 4.3 5.3 2.1 0.0 5.8 3.1 1.8 2.1 0.6
Losses 7 7 37.0 1.0 4.7 5.7 2.3 0.1 3.9 4.3 0.9 2.0 0.1
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November 6 6 35.8 0.8 5.3 6.2 2.3 0.0 3.8 3.8 1.0 2.3 0.3
December 5 5 34.6 1.2 4.2 5.4 2.6 0.2 5.8 2.8 2.1 1.6 0.4
January 4 4 37.5 1.0 3.5 4.5 1.5 0.0 5.3 4.5 1.2 2.3 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 15 538 15 67 82 33 1 73 55 1.3 31 6
Conference 4 4 150 4 14 18 6 0 21 18 1.2 9 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 247 6 35 41 12 0 43 21 2.0 18 4
Away 8 8 291 9 32 41 21 1 30 34 0.9 13 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 279 8 34 42 17 0 46 25 1.8 17 5
Losses 7 7 259 7 33 40 16 1 27 30 0.9 14 1
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November 6 6 215 5 32 37 14 0 23 23 1.0 14 2
December 5 5 173 6 21 27 13 1 29 14 2.1 8 2
January 4 4 150 4 14 18 6 0 21 18 1.2 9 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 15 15 35.9 1.1 5.0 6.1 2.5 0.1 5.4 4.1 1.3 2.3 0.4
Conference 4 4 37.5 1.1 3.7 4.8 1.6 0.0 5.6 4.8 1.2 2.4 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 35.3 1.0 5.7 6.6 1.9 0.0 7.0 3.4 2.0 2.9 0.6
Away 8 8 36.4 1.2 4.4 5.6 2.9 0.1 4.1 4.7 0.9 1.8 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 34.9 1.1 4.9 6.0 2.4 0.0 6.6 3.6 1.8 2.4 0.7
Losses 7 7 37.0 1.1 5.1 6.2 2.5 0.2 4.2 4.6 0.9 2.2 0.2
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November 6 6 35.8 0.9 6.0 6.9 2.6 0.0 4.3 4.3 1.0 2.6 0.4
December 5 5 34.6 1.4 4.9 6.2 3.0 0.2 6.7 3.2 2.1 1.8 0.5
January 4 4 37.5 1.1 3.7 4.8 1.6 0.0 5.6 4.8 1.2 2.4 0.5