Andrew Nicholson: Updated Media Attention

Andrew Nicholson: Updated Media Attention

With the NBA draft right around the corner, Andrew Nicholson's stock has been skyrocketing. Below are multiple national and international media accounts of where he might end up. Following his performance at the combine, many are projecting Nicholson somewhere in the mid-late first round. Nicholson would be the first Bonnie drafted into the NBA since Barry Mungar was selected in the 4th round of the 1986 draft by the Washington Bullets

ESPN: Drafting based on NCAA Production
"Speaking of an entire body of work, Nicholson ranks among the best four-year players on this list. His ability to shoot like he did in 2011-12 (60.1 eFG, 63.8 true shooting, 59.3 percent from 2, 43.4 percent from 3) combined with his 6-foot-9 frame made him one of the toughest covers in the country for years." Andrew Nicholson could be a fit for Cavs at No. 24
"One big man who is gaining a lot of steam heading into the draft is St. Bonaventure power forward Andrew Nicholson (6-9 1/2, 234). He would be able to step right into Cavs coach Byron Scott's rotation as his "stretch 4.""

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"At best he could be like Al Jefferson another player who has just big paws, just meat hooks for hands that enable him to be an awesome low post presence."

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"At 6'9", 240-pounds Nicholson can play both power forward and center. During his senior year, the Ontario native posted 18.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and two blocks per game. His stellar production carried St. Bonaventure to the NCAA tournament this March."

Hoopsworld: Andrew Nicholson – St. Bonaventure, Power Forward
"Has been quietly dominant for the last four years. Can score in the low post and has added a jump shot to his repertoire. Uses his length well defensively. Finished his college career on a tear."

SB Nation: 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Andrew Nicholson Projected To Hawks by
"Draft projections for the Atlanta Hawks are all over the board ranging from guards like Washington's Tony Wroten to a center like Syracuse big man Fab Melo. Scott Howard-Cooper of introduces a new name into the discussion with St. Bonaventure power forward Andrew Nicholson."

"Nicholson is projected as a first-round pick. He'll be able to help an NBA team because he's got a wide range of skills on both ends of the floor. His long arms will help him defend in the post, and he's also got a jump hook that he can squeeze off against taller defenders. His face-up game is developed to the point where he can step out and make NBA-range 3-pointers." Draft Buzz
"Andrew Nicholson is a hot name right now as teams in the late lottery are considering him and there's an excellent chance that he will land somewhere in the teens on draft night."

NBC Sports: St. Bonaventrue Landed Andrew Nicholson Thanks to a Broken Phone?
"Jeff Massey didn't need to throw off the competition as he pursued Andrew Nicholson at St. Bonaventure. Nicholson did that himself."

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"Had Nicholson come out of a major program, he would easily be a lottery pick in this draft. At 6-9, Nicholson can get points from anywhere on the floor with great efficiency."