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W. BASKETBALL
Feb 23 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
61
William & Mary
William & Mary
52
W. BASKETBALL
Feb 25 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
56
James Madison
James Madison
67
W. BASKETBALL
Mar 1 - FINAL
Drexel
Drexel
72
Delaware
Delaware
53
W. BASKETBALL
Mar 3 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
81
Towson
Towson
55
W. BASKETBALL
Mar 8 - FINAL
Northeastern
Northeastern
50
Delaware
Delaware
61
W. BASKETBALL
Mar 9 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
53
Drexel
Drexel
58
W. BASKETBALL
Mar 16 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
57
Georgetown
Georgetown
67
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Makeda Nicholas
Player Profile:
Makeda Nicholas 1892466
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Babylon, N.Y.
High School: North Babylon
Major: Psychology
Experience: 3 Letters

COACH ADAIR SAYS
"Makeda is a versatile competitor who plays with a lot of passion and heart.  She is relentless on the boards and truly has a knack for rebounding the ball.  Makeda is very coachable and her versatility and ability to stretch the defense will be our strength."

AT DELAWARE
Three-time letter winner for the Blue Hens
• versatile and talented forward
• fifth in career record books with 118 blocks
• 27th all-time with 500 rebounds and 56th overall with 535 points
• lone player in program history to register 17 rebounds in back-to-back games.

2017-18 SEASON
 Appeared in 3 competitions for the Blue Hens, sat out rest of season due to injury
• Averaged 11.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists
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2016-17 SEASON

Saw time in 30 games, with 28 starts
• Team Defensive Player of the Year
• Finished tied for ninth in Delaware single-season history with 51 blocked shots
• Ranked second in the CAA with 1.7 blocks per game
• Added a career-best 7.6 points and 1.03 steals to go along with 5.1 rebounds per game
• Swatted a career-high six blocked shots at Northeastern (Feb. 17), a mark good to tie for sixth in the UD single-game record books
• Registered a career-best 19 points on eight field goals made in team’s 73-56 victory at Hofstra (Jan. 15)
• Also dished out a career-high six assists versus the Pride (Feb. 12).

2015-16 SEASON
Started 21 of 31 games played as a sophomore
• led Delaware with 37 blocks at a clip of 1.2 per contest
• notched 6.0 rebounds and 5.3 points in 22.0 minutes per game
• lone player in program history to register 17 rebounds in back-to-back contests against Towson (Jan. 17) and Drexel (Jan. 22), both of which came at the Bob Carpenter Center
• added a season-high 17 points versus the Tigers
• recorded first career double double with 12 points and 15 rebounds in win over Northeastern (Jan. 10)
• finished season with four double doubles • perfect from the charity stripe in eight games
• knocked down first career 3-pointer against Wisconsin (Nov. 27) at the San Diego State Thanksgiving Classic
• tied career-highs with four assists in win over the College of Charleston (Feb. 12) and four blocks in victory at Towson (Feb. 5)
• played a career-high 46 minutes against Elon (Feb. 7).

2014-15 SEASON
Appeared in all of Delaware’s 32 games while starting 20 for the Blue Hens
• All-CAA Rookie Team selection
• third on the team and 19th in the conference with 5.1 rebounds per contest
• averaged 4.5 points per game
• registered first collegiate start and points against Marist (Nov. 16)
• collected season-best game with 17 points on 8-of-16 shooting with four blocked shots and three steals in 32 minutes of play vs. Northeastern (Feb. 5)
• named the CAA Rookie of the Week on Feb. 9 for efforts against the Huskies
• collected 10 points and six rebounds with three blocked shots at Vermont (Nov. 29)
• registered season-high 12 rebounds against Rider (Dec. 29) and at William & Mary (Feb. 13)
• scored first-career double figure game with 10 points at Temple (Dec. 3)
• collected first-career rebound at Lafayette (Nov. 14).

HIGH SCHOOL
First Team All-State, All-League, All-County, All-Long Island and All-Conference selection from North Babylon High
• averaged 17.1 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks per game under head coach Debbie Bradjevich
• played AAU basketball with current Delaware teammate Kiersten West.

PERSONAL
Makeda [‘mack—kay—duh’] Estreanna Nicholas
• born September 5, 1996 • daughter of Antonette and Orlando Nicholas
• has one younger brother, Joshua
• majoring in psychology
• enjoys going to the beach and doing people's hair.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 19 at Hofstra, 1/15/17
Field Goals: 8 – 2x, last at Hofstra, 1/15/17
Field Goal Att.: 16 – 2x, last vs. Elon, 2/7/16
3-pt. Field Goals: 1 – 4x, last vs. UNCW, 2/3/17
3-pt. Field Goals Att.: 3 – 2x, last vs. North Dakota State, 11/29/15
Free Throws: 6 at Buffalo, 11/10/17
Free Throw Att.: 9 at. Buffalo, 11/10/17
Rebounds: 17 – 2x, last vs. Drexel, 1/22/16
Assists: 6 vs. Hofstra, 2/12/17
Blocks: 6 at Northeastern, 2/17/17
Steals: 4 vs. Towson, 3/1/17
Minutes: 46 vs. Elon, 2/7/16 

   CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP/GS Min. Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3Pt-FGA Pct. FT-FTA Pct. R-Off R-Def R-Tot RPG PF FO Ast. TO Blk. Stl. Pts. PPG
2014-15 32/20 614 19.2 57-184 .310 0-0 .000 30-58 .517 46 117 163 5.1 54 0 24 56 30 25 144 4.5
2015-16 31/21 682 22.0 61-212 .288 3-15 .200 38-54 .704 62 123 185 6.0 46 1 31 54 37 20 163 5.3
2016-17 30/28 868 28.9 89-236 .377 1-4 .250 49-68 .721 46 106 152 5.1 58 1 51 74 51 31 228 7.6
2017-18 32/3 91 2.84 18-42 .429 0-3 .000 9-15 .600 4 13 17 4.3 14 1 19 19 7 3 45 11.3
Totals 125/72 2,256 18.1 225-674 .435 4-22 .211 126-195 .636 158 359 517 5.13 172 3 125 203 125 79 580 7.12

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