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JAMEER NELSON NAMED TO BASKETBALL TIMES ALL-REGION TEAM
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  09/01/2004
PHILADELPHIA (03/27/03) - Saint Joseph's junior guard Jameer Nelson was named to the Mid-Atlantic all-Region team by the Basketball Times. Nelson, a first team all-District selection by both the USBWA and the NABC, led the Hawks in scoring (19.7 ppg.) and assists (142). The Chester, Pa. native, who tallied 32 points in SJU's 65-63 overtime loss to Auburn in the NCAA Tournament, finished the season with the fifth highest single season point total (591) in SJU history. He also guided SJU to a 23-7 overall record and a third straight Atlantic 10 regular season title. Basketball Times All-America Teams First Team David West, 6-9, Sr., Xavier (20.3 ppg, 12.1 rpg) Nick Collison, 6-9, Sr., Kansas (18.6, 9.4) Dwyane Wade, 6-4, Jr., Marquette (21.5, 6.3) Troy Bell, 6-1, Sr., Boston College (25.4) T.J. Ford, 5-10, Soph., Texas (14.8, 7.2 apg) Second Team Mike Sweetney, 6-8, Jr., Georgetown (22.4, 10.4) Carmelo Anthony, 6-8, Fr., Syracuse (22.7, 10.0) Josh Howard, 6-6, Sr., Wake Forest (20.1, 8.0) Ruben Douglas, 6-5, Sr., New Mexico (28.3) Hollis Price, 6-1, Sr., Oklahoma (19.4) Third Team Brian Cook, 6-10, Sr., Illinois (20.1, 7.1) Emeka Okafor, 6-9, Soph., UConn (15.8, 11.1) Kyle Korver, 6-7, Sr., Creighton (17.7, 6.3) Reece Gaines, 6-6, Sr., Louisville (17.7, 5.0 apg) Keith Bogans, 6-5, Sr., Kentucky (15.9) Northeast Ryan Gomes, 6-7, Soph., Providence (18.6, 9.7) Ben Gordon, 6-2, Soph., UConn (19.8, 5.1 apg) Marques Green, 5-7, Jr., St. Bonaventure (21.3, 8.0 apg) Marcus Hatten, 6-1, Sr., St. John's (22.5) Craig Smith, 6-7, Fr., Boston College (19.8, 7.9) Coach - Jim Boeheim, Syracuse Mid-Atlantic Steve Blake, 6-3, Sr., Maryland (11.9, 7.1 apg) Brett Blizzard, 6-4, Sr., North Carolina-Wilmington (21.3) Julius Hodge, 6-6, Sr., North Carolina State (17.6, 5.9) Dahntay Jones, 6-6, Sr., Duke (17.2) Jameer Nelson, 6-0, Jr., Saint Joseph's (19.3) Coach - Skip Prosser, Wake Forest South Mario Austin, 6-9, Jr., Mississippi State (15.6, 7.9) Matt Bonner, 6-10, Sr., Florida (15.8) Chris Bosh, 6-10, Fr., Georgia Tech (15.4, 8.9) Jarvis Hayes, 6-7, Jr., Georgia (18.3) Ron Slay, 6-8, Sr., Tennessee (21.6, 7.7) Coach - Don Maestri, Troy State Midlands Henry Domercant, 6-4, Sr., Eastern Illinois (27.9) Andre Emmett, 6-5, Jr., Texas Tech (21.9) Kirk Hinrich, 6-3, Sr., Kansas (17.9) Chris Massie, 6-9, Sr., Memphis (16.5, 10.7) James Thomas, 6-8, Jr., Texas (11.6, 11.3) Coach - Eddie Sutton, Oklahoma State Midwest Matt Carroll, 6-6, Sr., Notre Dame (20.6) Brandon Hunter, 6-7, Sr., Ohio (21.5, 12.6) Chris Kaman, 7-0, Jr., Central Michigan (22.6, 12.3) Kirk Penney, 6-5, Sr., Wisconsin (16.4) Chris Thomas, 6-1, Soph., Notre Dame (18.5, 7.2 apg) Coach - Oliver Purnell, Dayton Rockies Marcus Banks, 6-2, Sr., UNLV (20.5, 5.5 apg) Ike Diogu, 6-8, Fr., Arizona State (18.8, 7.6) Jason Gardner, 5-10, Sr., Arizona (14.7, 5.0 apg) James Moore, 6-7, Jr., New Mexico State (18.8, 6.5) Uche Nsonwu-Amadi, 6-10, Sr., Wyoming (13.8, 9.7) Coach - Rick Majerus, Utah West Coast Luke Jackson, 6-7, Jr., Oregon (16.1) Jason Keep, 6-10, Sr., San Diego (18.2, 9.1) Luke Ridnour, 6-2, Jr., Oregon (20.0, 6.5 apg) Joe Shipp, 6-5, Sr., California (20.7) Blake Stepp, 6-5, Jr., Gonzaga (17.9, 5.9 apg) Coach - Mike Montgomery, Stanford >All-Freshman (First Team) >Carmelo Anthony, 6-8, Syracuse (22.7, 10.0) >Chris Bosh, 6-10, Georgia Tech (15.8, 8.9) >Ike Diogu, 6-8, Arizona State (18.8, 7.6) >Daniel Horton, 6-3, Michigan (15.7, 4.5) >Craig Smith, 6-7, Boston College (19.8, 7.9) >Rookie Coach - Jim Christian, Kent State > >All-Freshman (Second Team) >Dee Brown, 5-11, Illinois (12.4, 4.7 apg) >Keydren Clark, 5-8, St. Peter's (24.9) >Raymond Felton, 6-1, North Carolina (12.5, 6.2 apg) >J.J. Redick, 6-4, Duke (14.7) >Bracey Wright, 6-3, Indiana (17.1)