Brad Nuckles

#51 Brad Nuckles

HT. 6' 9"
WT. 245
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Council, Va.

About Brad: Gives ETSU a player with size in the paint and a soft shooting touch from outside ... highly recruited coming out of high school, Nuckles chose to stay close to his childhood home of Council, Va. ... will be counted on to develop his inside game even more this year, and serve as the teamís most tested inside player. 2005-06: Finished first on the team with 7.8 rebounds a contest, and was sixth on the team with 8.0 points per game ... averaged 8.5 points and 8.3 rebounds a game during A-Sun play Ö scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds in the loss to Gardner-Webb (3/2) in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Ö matched his season high for blocks (3) and picked up his sixth career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Campbell (2/9) ... had 12 points and seven rebounds in the win over UNF (2/6) ... scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win over Jacksonville (2/3) ... had a team high 13 rebounds against Mercer (1/30) ... picked up 10 rebounds in the loss to Stetson (1/28/06) ... has averaged a near double-double in A-Sun play this season ... grabbed nine boards in the win over Mercer (1/21) ... collected seven rebounds in the win over Stetson (1/19) ... matched his season high with three blocks, and just missed a double-double with nine rebounds and 12 points against UNF (1/16) ... had a season high six free throws, scoring 14 points in the win over Jacksonville (1/14) ... against Kennesaw State (1/12) he  matched his career high for minutes with 40, matched his season high for blocks with three, and for the third-straight game reached double-digits for rebounds with 16 ... continued his strong play with his second-straight double-double effort in the win over Gardner-Webb (1/9), scoring 13 points and grabbing 12 rebounds ... had one of the most impressive rebounding efforts in recent ETSU basketball history, grabbing a career high 22 boards and picking up his fourth career double-double with 15 points in the win over Campbell (1/7) ... also enjoyed season highs with three blocks and four steals against the Fighting Camels (1/7) ... matched or set season highs for blocks (3) and 3-point baskets (2) in the win over Florida Atlantic (1/4) ... enjoyed season highs for free throws (7), free throws attempted (8), rebounds (9) and blocks (2) on way to a 12-point effort in the win over Morehead State (12/29) ... had a season high three blocks against Central Michigan (12/21) ... played a career high 40 minutes, putting together his second-straight impressive game by matching his season high with 16 points and nine rebounds ... enjoyed his best performance of the year since returning from a medical redshirt season, scoring 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting and collecting nine rebounds in a season-high 35 minutes of play against Marshall (11/28). 2004-05: Missed most of the season with a foot injury and received a medical redshirt ... matched his career high for rebounds with 13 against Tennessee Tech (12/10) ... played a season-high 32 minutes, scoring nine points and grabbing three rebounds against Central Michigan (12/7) ... returned to action from a foot injury and gave the Bucs a needed boost inside, scoring 14 points and grabbing eight rebounds in 31 minutes of action against College of Charleston (12/4) ... played just four minutes in the UVa.-Wise game before suffering a foot injury ... missed the next four games. 2003-04: Finished the year tied for third on the team in rebounding (4.4) and sixth in scoring (5.8) ... found his game at the SoCon Tournament, coming off the bench to average nine points and five rebounds in three games ... had a career high for blocks (4) and assists (3), and nearly eclipsed his season high by playing 32 minutes in the tournament championship game against Chattanooga (3/6) ... collected a season-high 12 rebounds against The Citadel (2/16/04) ... picked up his third career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against UNC Greensboro (2/2) ... started to find his shooting touch midway through the season, hitting on 9 of 13 field goal attempts in wins over Appalachian State (1/24) and Wofford (1/28) ... played a career high 33 minutes with 13 points and six rebounds in a victory over Wofford (1/28) ... scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a win over Appalachian State (1/24) ... had a season-high nine rebounds against Davidson (1/21) ... picked up a critical 3-point play with a basket and foul shot at the 1:40 mark of the game with Elon (1/19), giving the Bucs a 72-68 lead and the cushion they needed to pick up the win ... collected 13 points and eight rebounds against Union (1/12), setting or tying career highs for 3-point goals (3), 3-point goals attempted (5), blocks (3) and steals (5)... scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds in a win over Lamar (12/29) at the Rainbow Classic ... set season marks for points (17), fields goals (6), field goals attempted (10), 3-point field goals (2), 3-point field goals attempted (4), free throws attempted (4), and minutes (31) in the loss to Clemson (12/15) ... his 31 minutes of play against the Tigers was also a career high. 2002-03: Averaged 5.6 points and 4.3 rebounds during season ... pitched in his second career double-double with 10 rebounds and 16 points in the Southern Conference Tournament championship game against Chattanooga ... held his own against Wake Forest in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, scoring seven points and collecting seven rebounds ... helped lead ETSUís freshman trio with a career-high 19 points in a win over Davidson ... scored the game-winning basket with a tap-in at the buzzer to beat UNCG in front of a nationally televised audience on ESPN2 ... play was one of the dayís best on ESPNís SportsCenter ... Nuckles became first ETSU true freshman to start his first collegiate game since Ryan Wilson (í96-í97) ... responded to the challenge by garnering a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds ... was 4-of-7 from the field and collected two blocks ... took another step in the maturation process against          Vanderbilt, playing 21 minutes, scoring eight points and grabbing five rebounds ... saw a season-high 25 minutes of play at Virginia. High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Rick Goodman at Council High School ... back-to-back Virginia Group A Player of the Year awards ... averaged 30.2 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks as a senior ... scored 2,290 career points, a school r ecord and fifth all-time in Virginia Group A ... 846 points as a senior, third all-time in the state ... averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks as a junior ... led Council High School to the state championship that season ... holds every scoring record at Council High. Personal: Majoring in Corporate Finance ... son of Patricia Nuckles ... born September 6, 1983.