Eric Moreland Withdraws Name From 2013 NBA Draft
Beavers Fall In First Round Of Pac-12 Tournament To Colorado
Oregon State Post-Game Notes
Beavers Look To Find Magic Once Again At Pac-12 Tournament
Oregon State hosts California
The Beavers travel to Seattle to take on the Huskies.
Oregon State vs. Washington State - AP Photos (2/13/13)
Oregon State vs. Colorado (AP)
Oregon State vs. Utah - AP Photos (2/6/13)
CAREER: Finished his Oregon State career 39th all-time in scoring (1,009) and fifth in rebounds (730) ... Dished out 315 assists, the most by a non-guard in school history ... Became the first player in Oregon State history to record at least 1,000 points, 700 rebounds and 300 assists ... Became the sixth player in school history to lead the team in assists three consecutive years ... Played in 130 games to tie him with Josh Tarver for the most in Oregon State history ... Missed only one game in his four-year career ... Grabbed the sixth-most rebounds (145) by a freshman in school history ... Was the first Native American to receive a scholarship in the conference since it expanded to the Pac-10 in 1978 and just the second Native American to play basketball at Oregon State ... Helped start the annual Nike N7 Game.
SENIOR (2012-13): Played in all 32 games and started 31 ... Averaged 11.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.3 blocked shots in 28.7 minutes per game ... Finished tied for 27th in the Pac-12 in scoring, 15th in rebounding, 10th in field goal percentage (.498), eighth in assists (3.4) and 15th in steals (1.1) ... Led the team in assists for the third consecutive year ... Became the 39th player in Oregon State history to score 1,000 career points with a hook shot in the first half at Colorado (3/9) ... Grabbed eight rebounds against Stanford (2/21) to move into fifth all-time at Oregon State ... Scored a career-high 21 points against Montana State (11/25) in Nike N7 Game ... Had second career 20-point game with 20 at Portland State (12/12) ... Had 15 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and season-high five steals against California on Senior Day (2/23) ... Posted a double-double in three consecutive games for the first time in his career after going for 17 points and 10 rebounds at Stanford (2/3), 17 points and 10 assists against Utah (2/6), and 15 points and 12 boards against Colorado (2/10) ... Made a career-high 10 field goals at Portland State ... Took a career-high 17 field goal attempts at Portland State and against Utah (2/6) ... Had a career-high three blocked shots against Washington State (1/26) ... Tied career high with nine free throw attempts against San Diego (12/22) ... Was second on the team with six double-doubles ... Had 19 double-figure scoring games and five double-figure rebounding games ... Honored as an Oregon State Everyday Champion in March 2013.
JUNIOR (2011-12): Played in all 36 games and started 21 ... Averaged 8.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.3 steals and 0.3 blocked shots in 25.4 minutes per game ... Was the only Pac-12 player to finish in the top-15 in the conference in rebounding (11th), assists (15th) and steals (tied for 10th) ... Finished fifth in the Pac-12 in field goal percentage at 55.9 percent (124-for-222) ... Led the team in assists (102) for the second straight year ... Scored a career-high 18 points at Washington (12/29) and against Stanford (1/7) ... Recorded his fourth career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Washington (3/8) in the Pac-12 Tournament ... Had a career-high six steals and tied a season-high with 11 rebounds at Utah (2/4) ... Played a career-high 42 minutes in the quadruple-overtime game against Stanford (1/7) ... Recorded his second career double-double with 10 rebounds and a career-high 11 assists against Hofstra (11/16) ... Had nine assists, the second most in his career, six rebounds and eight points against Portland State (12/18) ... Led the team in rebounding nine times, assists 12 times and steals eight times.
SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Played in 30 games and started 16 ... Averaged 7.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 25.8 minutes per game ... Finished 15th in the Pac-10 in rebounding and ninth in steals (1.20 per game) ... Had a career-high 17 points against Arizona State (12/30) ... Led the team in assists with 73 and was second on the team with nine blocked shots and 36 steals ... Led the team in rebounding in seven games ... Had a career-high 14 rebounds in Pac-10 Tournament win over Stanford (3/9) ... Played a career-high 39 minutes at Arizona State (3/5) ... Registered a career-high seven assists against Charlotte (11/24) ... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 19 games ... Had a career-high three steals in three games, at Howard (11/27), UCLA (1/13) and vs. Stanford (3/9) ... Represented Beavers Without Borders in partnership with Habitat for Humanity to construct a home for a family in Macedonia in June 2011.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in 32 games and started five ... Finished the season averaging 4.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game ... Registered six games in double-figures, including a season-high 15 points at Texas Tech (11/15) ... Recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds at UCLA (2/25) ... Played a season-high 32 minutes against the Bruins ... Made first career start in victory at George Washington (11/28) ... Tallied 13 points in win against Cal State Bakersfield (12/6) ... Scored 12 points in win over California (2/18) ... Registered at least five rebounds in 17 contests ... Had a season-high four assists in win over Oregon (2/6).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from West Valley High School in Hemet, Calif. ... Ranked as the No. 20 center and No. 130 player overall in the class of 2009 by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the No. 40 center prospect by ESPN.com ... Averaged 15 points, 18 rebounds, 8.0 assists, 5.0 points and 4.0 steals as a senior ... As a junior, led team to CIF Section Division III-A championship and was an all-league selection ... Averaged 21 points and 16 rebounds as a junior ... Holds records for rebounds in a game (36) and points in a game (33) ... Was the first player at his school to record a "quadruple double" registering 20 points, 20 rebounds, 10 blocks and 10 assists in a game ... Was a four-time team MVP ... High school coach was Chuck Peebles ... Also lettered four seasons in volleyball ... Played club basketball with the Compton Magic.
PERSONAL: Born on the Soboba Indian reservation in Soboba, Calif. ... Son of Dondi Silvas Nichols and Kendall Nichols ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is "beating Arizona and USC at home" ... Chose Oregon State because it's a "new, upcoming program" ... Lists golf as his hobby ... Is the first Native American to receive a scholarship in the conference since it expanded to the Pac-10 in 1978 and just the second Native American to play basketball at Oregon State (Ron Jones, 1972-74) ... Majoring in Ethnic Studies.
Points: 21 vs. Montana State (11/25/12)