Evansville guard looking to transfer - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Evansville guard looking to transfer

Guard Jordan Nelson is leaving Evansville and will try to continue his basketball career at another school. 

Coach Marty Simmons issued a statement Tuesday afternoon announcing the move. Simmons says Nelson wants to pursue "other educational opportunities." 

As a sophomore last season, Nelson averaged 7.8 minutes and 2.2 points in 27 games. The 6-foot sophomore from Lincoln, Ill., didn't get much time as a freshman, either. In 27 games, he averaged 6.4 minutes and finished the season with 12 3-pointers. 

The Purple Aces finished 21-15 last season and won three games in the CIT tournament before losing to East Carolina in the semifinals.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Aces Meeks Family Fieldhouse Renovations Taking Shape

    Aces Meeks Family Fieldhouse Renovations Taking Shape

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:54:07 GMT
    The University of Evansville's Meeks Family Fieldhouse is undergoing quite the facelift.  The on-campus home court for Aces' volleyball and now women's basketball, has already had a huge transformation. Work began back on May 30th, with the installation of new basketball goals, then a new video board and scoreboards, new bleachers, new lighting, and an overhaul of the basketball court.  The floor was stripped down to the bare wood and then sealed.  Today, painting...More >>
    The University of Evansville's Meeks Family Fieldhouse is undergoing quite the facelift.  The on-campus home court for Aces' volleyball and now women's basketball, has already had a huge transformation. Work began back on May 30th, with the installation of new basketball goals, then a new video board and scoreboards, new bleachers, new lighting, and an overhaul of the basketball court.  The floor was stripped down to the bare wood and then sealed.  Today, painting...More >>
  • Otters Steamroll Grizzlies, in Rain-Shortened Game

    Otters Steamroll Grizzlies, in Rain-Shortened Game

    Sunday, July 16 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-07-17 03:54:57 GMT
    The Evansville Otters offense poured on 14 hits before the rain poured on GCS Ballpark in a 13-0 win over the Gateway Grizzlies. Evansville (31-22) took their third series of the year against the Grizzlies. Gateway (17-38) managed just four hits against Otters starter Max Duval. The Evansville offense jumped out to a big lead in the first inning. Josh Allen blasted a two run home run after a Ryan Long walk. After a single by Jeff Gardner, John Schultz hit his own two run home run...More >>
    The Evansville Otters offense poured on 14 hits before the rain poured on GCS Ballpark in a 13-0 win over the Gateway Grizzlies. Evansville (31-22) took their third series of the year against the Grizzlies. Gateway (17-38) managed just four hits against Otters starter Max Duval. The Evansville offense jumped out to a big lead in the first inning. Josh Allen blasted a two run home run after a Ryan Long walk. After a single by Jeff Gardner, John Schultz hit his own two run home run...More >>
  • 14 Sports speaks to Tom Allen about keeping talent in the state

    14 Sports speaks to Tom Allen about keeping talent in the state

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:21 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:21:52 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Tom Allen was on the Campus of the University of Evansville as a guest speaker for the Evansville Downtown Quarterback Club summer Picnic. 

    More >>

    Tom Allen was on the Campus of the University of Evansville as a guest speaker for the Evansville Downtown Quarterback Club summer Picnic. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly