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3  Nerlens Noel
Nerlens Noel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Everett, Mass.

High School:
Tilton

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 228

Position:
Forward


03/17/2014

More Accolades for Randle, AP SEC Newcomer of the Year

Freshman is unanimous selection to AP All-SEC team; Young an honorable mention honoree

03/17/2014

Randle Named USBWA Freshman All-America

Dallas native is the eighth UK player in last five seasons to earn honor

03/11/2014

Randle Named Freshman of the Year to Lead SEC Honors

Randle, Young, Cauley-Stein honored by league's coaches

01/17/2014

Kentucky Welcomes Tennessee to Rupp Arena

Saturday, January 18 | 12:00 p.m. ET | Rupp Arena (23,000) | Lexington, Ky.

12/02/2013

Kentucky-Providence Postgame Notes

Kentucky 79, Providence 65

12/08/2012

Nerlens Noel Recaps Win over Portland

Nerlens Noel Recaps Win over Portland

12/01/2012

Nerlens Noel talks Baylor loss

Nerlens Noel talks Baylor loss

11/28/2012

Nerlens Noel talks about preparation for Notre Dame

Nerlens Noel talks about preparation for Notre Dame

11/21/2012

Nerlens Noel talks win over Morehead State

Kentucky freshman center Nerlens Noel talks win over Morehead State

11/16/2012

Nerlens Noel Talks Home-Opening Win over Lafayette

Nerlens Noel Talks Home-Opening Win over Lafayette

03/09/2013

MBB vs. Florida, 030913

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat Florida 61-57 on Senior Day.

02/13/2013

MBB at Florida, 021213

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team fell to Florida 69-52 on Tuesday, February 12, 2013

02/12/2013

Kentucky vs. Florida (AP)

Kentucky vs. Florida (AP)

02/09/2013

MBB vs, Auburn, 020913

The UK men's basketball team beat Auburn 72-62 in Lexington's Rupp Arena on Saturday, February 9, 2013.

02/05/2013

MBB vs. South Carolina, 020613

The UK men's basketball team defeats South Carolina, 77-55, at Lexington's Rupp Arena.

"Nerlens' athleticism, jumping ability and length give us another shot-blocking presence that allows us to take some gambles defensively. He can block shots with both hands and he's shown that he's willing to work and listen to the coaching staff so that we can play to his strengths."
-- Head coach John Calipari

­­2012-13
Wayman Tisdale Midseason Watch List ... SEC Freshman of the Week (1/21, 1/28, 2/4) ... ESPN Defensive Player of the Month (December) ... SEC Freshman of the Year ... SEC Defensive Player of the Year ... 1st Team All-SEC ... All-SEC Defensive Team ... Freshman All-SEC ... USBWA Freshman All-America ... Secured fifth double-double of season and third straight against Auburn with 10 points and 12 rebounds ... Posted fourth double-double of the season in win over South Carolina with 10 points and 10 rebounds to go along with five blocks ... Tallied third double-double of the season at Texas A&M with a career-high 19 points and 14 rebounds ... Recorded a school-record 12 blocks in win at Ole Miss ... Posted 10 points, eight rebounds, six blocks and two assists vs. LSU ... Totaled eight points, 13 rebounds and a career-high eight blocks against Alabama ... Finished with 10 points, nine rebounds, seven blocks in 25 minutes in win at Auburn ... Solid stat line against Tennessee with 12 points, nine rebounds, six blocks, four steals and two assists ... Against Texas A&M, finished with 15 points, 11 rebounds, seven blocks, six assists and four steals ... In SEC debut at Vanderbilt, finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and two steals ... Grabbed 13 rebounds against Eastern Michigan ... Registered first career double-double against Marshall with 11 points and 10 rebounds ... Totaled seven points, nine rebounds, seven blocks and four steals in 22 minutes against Lipscomb ... Blocked seven shots against Portland, while grabbing nine rebounds ... Against Samford totaled 13 points, six rebounds, five blocks and two steals in 25 minutes ... Grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds, and tallied six steals, third most by a freshman, against Baylor ... Scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Notre Dame ... Against LIU Brooklyn, finished with 18 points, eight rebounds, career-high five assists and five blocks ... Tallied first double-figure rebounding game with 11 boards against Morehead State ... Against Lafayette totalled 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists, four steals and a block ... Posted personal bests with 16 points, 6-of-8 free throw shooting and four steals in game against Duke.

­­High School
Named the USA Today National Player of the Year ... Earned Parade All-America honors ... Rated as the top player by ESPNU recruiting and Scout.com and the best center prospect ... Tabbed the top-ranked center and the second-best overall player by Rivals ... Averaged 12.6 points, 3.9 blocks and 7.2 rebounds per game as a senior at Tilton ... A member of the Jordan Brand Classic East squad and was one of four finalists for 2012 Naismith High School Boys Player of the Year ... A member of the USA Junior National Select Team for Nike Hoops Summit.

Personal
Son of Dorcina Noel ... Chose Kentucky over Georgetown and Syracuse ... Born April 10, 1994 in Malden, Mass.

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