Delaware switch Jameer Nelson Jr., son of the previous Saint Joseph’s star and NBA veteran, informed ESPN he dedicated to TCU on Saturday evening.
Nelson Jr. was among the finest guards within the portal. He plans to graduate in the summertime, permitting him to be eligible instantly by way of the graduate switch route.
A primary-team All-CAA choice this season, Nelson was one of many elite mid-major guards in school basketball. He averaged 20.6 factors, 4.6 rebounds and three.6 assists after placing up 13.7 factors in the course of the 2021-22 season.
Nelson, who’s 6-foot-1 and started his profession at George Washington, was placing up big numbers down the stretch of the season. He scored 38 factors in opposition to UNC Wilmington after which went for 30 factors in opposition to North Carolina A&T, earlier than scoring 28 in opposition to Northeastern in a CAA event win.
The Blue Hens struggled this season, however Nelson helped lead Delaware to the NCAA event in 2022.
At TCU, Nelson Jr. will exchange guard Mike Miles Jr., who declared for the NBA draft earlier this week. Miles averaged 17.9 factors this season, incomes second-team All-Large 12 honors.
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