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Adriana Sanchez

Social Media Director

Senior and key player of the Keene State men’s basketball team, Ty Nichols, has done it again. This time he was awarded with National Team of the Week by after his outstanding performance over the past week.

According to their website, D3hoops, it states, “The team of the week presented by Scoutware is d3hoop’ weekly honor roll, in it’s 22 season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.”

He had 34 points, 5.5 rebounds, six assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game. He scored a career high of 42 points against Albertus Magnus in a 105-96 game that went into overtime.

He then continued to come back with full force against number five, MIT, and scored 26 points with six assists. To put in perspective, MIT has had one final four appearance, six All- Americans, 38 All-conference and 12 academic All-Americans.

The season is far from over and Nichols has scored 1700 points, only 300 points away from reaching his season goal. On top of this, he has 500 rebounds and 400 assists.

According to Keene State Owls Instagram page, he has 407 free throws. Making his way to be the number one leader in career free-throws here at Keene State College. The man who held this record before him was Darrell Long back in 1983-87.

Nichols did not comment back before deadline.

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