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Schedule

W. BASKETBALL
Nov 10 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
73
Buffalo
Buffalo
87
W. BASKETBALL
Nov 13 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
72
Hartford
Hartford
63
W. BASKETBALL
Nov 16 - FINAL
American
American
56
Delaware
Delaware
72
W. BASKETBALL
Nov 19 - FINAL
Boston University
Boston University
85
Delaware
Delaware
79
W. BASKETBALL
Nov 25 - 4:00 PM
Saint Peter's
Saint Peter's
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Nov 26 - TBA
Eastern Illinois/Saint Joseph's
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Nov 29 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
St. Bonaventure
St. Bonaventure
W. BASKETBALL
Dec 2 - 5:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Princeton
Princeton
W. BASKETBALL
Dec 6 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Army
Army
W. BASKETBALL
Dec 10 - 2:00 PM
Delaware State
Delaware State
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Dec 22 - 1:00 PM
Loyola
Loyola
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Dec 29 - 4:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Drexel
Drexel
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 5 - 12:00 PM
Elon
Elon
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 7 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
College of Charleston
College of Charleston
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 12 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Hofstra
Hofstra
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 14 - 2:00 PM
Towson
Towson
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 19 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
UNCW
UNCW
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 21 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Elon
Elon
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 26 - 7:00 PM
Northeastern
Northeastern
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Jan 28 - 1:00 PM
UNCW
UNCW
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Feb 4 - 2:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Northeastern
Northeastern
W. BASKETBALL
Feb 9 - 7:00 PM
William & Mary
William & Mary
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Feb 11 - 2:00 PM
Hofstra
Hofstra
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Feb 16 - 7:00 PM
James Madison
James Madison
Delaware
Delaware
W. BASKETBALL
Feb 18 - 1:00 PM
College of Charleston
College of Charleston
Delaware
Delaware
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UD Women's Basketball BIO
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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.

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: 4 – 7x, last vs. William & Mary, 3/9/17 (CAA Tournament)
Free Throw Att.: 8 vs. Towson, 3/1/17
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
Totals 93/69 2165 23.3 207-632 .328 4-19 .211 117-180 .650 154 346 500 5.4 158 2 106 184 118 76 535 5.8

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