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#20 - Roberto Nieves
2002-03 Men's Basketball
POS.
G
HT.
6'3"
WT.
199
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Yabucoa, P.R.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Academia Discipulos de Cristo [Paris (Texas) J.C.]
Roberto Nieves

2002-2003: Finished fourth in the Mid-Continent Conference in 3-point field goal percentage (.404) ... led Valpo and ranked tenth in the Mid-Con in 3-point field goals (42, 1.45 pg.) ... recorded career-highs of 21 points and 10 rebounds against Oral Roberts ... dished out a career-best five assists against IUPUI in the Mid-Con Tournament Championship Game ... tallied double-figure points nine times ... scored 16 against Western Illinois and had 11 points versus Notre Dame ... played in 29 games, starting 22 ... averaged 7.7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game.

Paris (Texas) J.C.: Played two years for the Dragons ... helped Paris to a 24-9 record during 2001-2002 campaign ... earned Region XIV All-Tournament accolades that year as Paris advanced to the regional championship game ... named team's Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman.

Summer of 2001: Earned All-Tournament honors at the Global Games while playing for the U21 Puerto Rico National Team ... averaged 19 points per game in the tournament.

Summer of 2000: Played for the U21 Puerto Rico National Team.

Prep: Played three years at Academia Discipulos de Cristo in Bayamon, Puerto Rico ... named First Team All-Puerto Rico as a senior ... named school's Athlete of the Year ... team MVP as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Nelson Nieves and Maria I. Perez.