ASU's Wright-Nelson, USCA's Nelson named preseason All-Conference

By: Staff Reporter
By: Staff Reporter

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. – USC Aiken senior guard Re’mon Nelson and Augusta State red shirt sophomore forward Devon Wright-Nelson have been selected to the 2012-13 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball All-Conference Team.

The Peach Belt Conference office released the preseason All-Conference team on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

The 2012-13 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team features five players from five different league schools.

Joining Nelson (Columbus, Ohio/Canal Winchester HS) and Wright-Nelson (Washington D.C./Good Counsel) on the team are UNC Pembroke’s Shahmel Brackett, Montevallo’s Drico Hightower and Lander’s Corey Wright. The players were selected by the league’s head coaches

Nelson closed out his junior campaign by being named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Conference Third-Team. He was also tabbed to the Peach Belt Conference All-Tournament Team.

Nelson led USC Aiken last year with 11.8 points and 3.7 assists per game. He closed out the year with a total of 107 assists. He also averaged 2.2 steals and 1.5 rebounds per contest.

Nelson starts his senior season second all-time in school history in steals with 141. He is presently third all-time in school history in assists with 316.

Wright-Nelson finished his red shirt freshman season as the PBC Freshman of the Year and was named to the All-Conference Team.

DWN led the Jaguars last year with 14.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game and free throw percentage (79-94, 0.84). He

Peach Belt Conference Men's Basketball
2012-13 Preseason All-Conference Team

Devon Wright-Nelson, Augusta State
Shahmel Brackett, UNC Pembroke
Re'mon Nelson, USC Aiken
Drico Hightower, Montevallo
Corey Wright, Lander

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