2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 34 games with starts in the last 7 games of the season ... Averaged 7.2 points in 15.1 minutes per game ... Fourth on the team in scoring, third in 3-pointers (44) and third in free-throw percentage (78.0) ... In SEC play, averaged 7.4 points in 16.3 minutes per game ... Posted double-figure points on 11 occasions ... Led the team in scoring twice and in assists three times ... Posted an 11.3 scoring average over the final 7 games ... Set the Ole Miss freshman record with a 30-point outburst at Auburn (3/2), tying the freshman record with 7 3-pointers ... Tallied 14 points in the SEC Tournament game vs. #15 Kentucky ... Back-to-back 10-point efforts in wins over Arkansas (3/5) and South Carolina (3/10) ... First arrived on the SEC scene with a 17-point outburst (4-5 FGs, 3-4 3-pt FGs, 6-6 FTs) at Vanderbilt ... Helped Rebels during comeback stretch by scoring 9 of his 11 points in the second half at Alabama (2/12) ... Back-to-back then-career highs with 16 points vs. Saint Louis and 17 against Alcorn State ... Tallied 12 points (5-8 FGs) vs. Dayton ... Dished out a career-high 6 assists vs. ETSU ... Had his first highlight-reel dunk vs. Colorado State in Cancun.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 89 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 20 point guard in the country by Scout.com, No. 22 by Rivals.com and No. 23 by ESPN.com ... Averaged 22.4 points and 3.5 assists as a senior, helping Murrah High School to a district championship ... Also helped Murrah, coached by Bob Frith, to a district title as a sophomore ... Named to the All-Southern team by the Orlando Sentinel ... Two-time Dandy Dozen pick by The Clarion-Ledger ... Two-time All-State selection ... Three-time All-Metro ... MVP of the 2010 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game, scoring 22 points in a 112-88 win ... Averaged 17 points as a junior before sustaining injuries in a serious car accident ... Averaged 21 points as a sophomore and set a school record with a 45-point outing that season ... Also played football for two years and was the team MVP and an all-district pick as a junior.
PERSONAL: Full name is Dundrecous Deunta Nelson ... Born Nov. 24, 1991 ... Son of Petronia Nelson and Lehman Ellis ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts ... Member of the Jackson Panthers AAU team under the direction of coach LeMond Roy ... Chose Ole Miss over such schools as Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas State, Mississippi State and USC.
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