4  Austin Nichols
Austin Nichols

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Collierville, Tenn.

High School:
Briarcrest Christian School

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 212

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

Major:
Undeclared


03/24/2014

Memphis Postgame Quotes vs Virginia

03/23/2014

Memphis Ends Season With Loss to No. 1 Seed Virginia

Tigers fall to Cavaliers 78-60 in NCAA Third Round

03/22/2014

Memphis/George Washington Postgame Quotes

03/21/2014

Memphis Holds On to Top GW, 71-66

Dixon Jr. scores 19 points and hits four free throws in the final 10 seconds to push Tigers to third round.

03/20/2014

Memphis NCAA Second Round Practice Day Interviews

03/17/2014

Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.

01/22/2014

Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!

01/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.

03/23/2014

Memphis vs Virginia - NCAA Third Round

Memphis vs Virginia in the NCAA Third Round in Raleigh, N.C. Photos by Tim Cowie

03/23/2014

Memphis vs. Virginia (USATSI)

Memphis vs. Virginia photos by USA TODAY Sports

03/21/2014

Memphis vs George Washington - NCAA Second Round

Memphis vs George Washington in the NCAA Second Round in Raleigh, N.C. on March 21, 2014. Photos by Tim Cowie

03/20/2014

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day on March 20, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.

03/13/2014

No. 19 Memphis vs No. 21 UConn - March 13, 2014

No. 19 Memphis vs No. 21 UConn in the American Athletic Conference Tournament on March 13, 2014 at FedExForum.

High School
Ranked among the nation's top players following his senior season ... Rated No. 28 by Scout.com, No. 37 by ESPN.com and No. 46 by Rivals.com ... Following his senior season, played in the 2013 Kentucky Derby Festival Classic in Louisville, Ky. ...

Received All-America recognition from Parade magazine, SLAM magazine (third team) and MaxPreps.com (honorable mention) ... Named the 2012-13 Gatorade Tennessee state Player of the Year ... Selected The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" 2012-13 Player of the Year ... Also named to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro squad ... Selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Division 2AA All-State team ... Averaged 22.7 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in his final season at Briarcrest Christian School ... Shot 69.9 percent from the field ... Helped lead the Saints to a 26-7 overall record and a Division 2AA state runner-up finish ... In the state title loss to Ensworth, scored 42 points and grabbed 17 rebounds ... Briarcrest won the Division 2AA West Region crown ...

A consensus top-50 recruit ... Rated nationally by ESPN.com (No. 13), Rivals.com (No. 20), MaxPreps.com (No. 22) and Scout.com (No. 50) ... Ranked among the top-15 power forwards in the country by ESPN.com (No. 6), Rivals.com (No. 6) and Scout.com (No. 15) ... ESPN.com ranked him the region's No. 4 player and the state of Tennessee' No. 1 recruit ...

In 2011-12, named Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division 2AA's Mr. Basketball (state Player of the Year) ... A TSWA Division 2AA All-State pick ... Selected to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro squad ... Finalist for The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" Player of the Year honor ...

In 2011-12, helped lead Briarcrest Christian School to a 24-6 overall record ... The Saints were the Division 2AA state runner-up and Division 2AA West Region champion ... Averaged 18.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.6 blocked shots, leading the Division 2AA West Region in all three statistical categories ... Shot 68.5 percent from the field, which was tops in the Shelby Metro area ...

As a sophomore in 2010-11, named to the TSWA Division 2AA All-State squad ... Also selected to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro team ... Averaged 15.0 points and 3.4 blocked shots ... Shot 69.7 percent from the floor, which led the Shelby Metro area.

Personal
Major is undeclared ... Birthday is September 20 ... Born in Memphis ... Son of Mark and Kim Nichols.

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