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Vincenzo Nelson
Vincenzo Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Clinton HS

Last College:
Itawamba CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Position:
F

Experience:
1L

2010-11: Appeared in 18 games for the Cardinals as a junior transfer, including four starts ... Averaged 3.7 points and 1.9 rebounds per contest ... Twice scored in double-figures, with 13 points against Portland State (11/20) and 10 points against St. Gregory's (11/27) ... Had four rebounds in a game four times ... Shot 41.1 percent from the field and 63.6 percent from the free throw line ... Registered 10 assists and 11 steals on the year.

Junior College: Played for coach Marty Cooper at Itawamba Community College ... Averaged 11.9 points and 6.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... Shot 58 percent from the floor and 71 percent from the free throw line ... Voted the MVP of the 2010 Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game.

High School: Played for coach Bruce Robinson at Clinton High School ... Named to the all-state fourth team as a senior after averaging 17 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.0 blocks per contest ... Shot over 60 percent from the floor ... Selected as district MVP, as well as top offensive and defensive player in the district.

Personal: Vincenzo Nelson was born on April 13, 1990, in Jackson, Mississippi ... Son of Andrew and Linda Nelson ... Enjoys listening to music ... Majoring in criminal justice.

05/18/2012

38 Lamar student-athletes set to graduate Saturday

10 graduates earned all-conference honors at Lamar

03/03/2012

Cards win 20th game with 78-68 defeat of McNeese State

Lamar wins the East Division and earns the No. 3 seed in next week's Southland Conference Tournament

03/02/2012

Lamar welcomes McNeese State for senior day

Cardinals going for East Division crown and 20th win of the season

02/18/2012

Lamar rally falls short in 75-71 loss at George Mason

Cardinals return focus to Southland Conference play with Wednesday home game agaisnt Stephen F. Austin

02/08/2012

Lamar races past Northwestern State 85-66

Cardinals have now won four straight games

02/11/2012

Cardinals suffer rough road loss

Cardinals suffer road loss to Colonels in Thibodaux, LA

03/14/2012

AP Photos: Lamar vs. Vermont

Lamar vs. Vermont NCAA Tournament Round 1

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