They might as well wear ghillie suits these days instead of uniforms.
The New Orleans loss couldn’t have come at a worse time.
Among other assignments, he writes "Off Campus," a regular column on college sports for the Inquirer.
A staff writer with the Inquirer since 1988, Jensen covered college basketball and football beats for 15 years, wrote about soccer from 10 countries on five continents, and was assigned to the Kentucky Derby the year of Smarty Jones.
24 @ Charlotte…Dished out a playoff-career-high nine assists twice, the last time on May 24 @ Boston…Pulled down a playoff-career-best nine rebounds on May 16 vs.
Boston…Recorded a playoff-career-high four steals on Apr. COLLEGE: Played and started in 125 career games for Saint Joseph’s University, averaging 16.8 ppg., 5.7 apg., 4.6 rpg. Consensus National Player of the Year as a senior (2003-04), earning the Associated Press, Wooden, Naismith, Rupp, Robertson and Chevrolet Player of the Year awards…Shared the NABC top player award with Connecticut’s Emeka Okafor…Also chosen Player of the Year by The Sporting News, ESPN.com, and Fox Sports.com…Unanimous First Team All-America selection and Atlantic 10 Player of the Year, after averaging 20.6 ppg., 5.3 apg., 4.7 rpg. in 32 contests in 2003-04…Led Saint Joe’s to a perfect regular season (27-0), a top ranking in the national polls, the school’s first #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and a trip to the Elite Eight…Earned A-10 Player of the Week honors a record eight times and captured the Francis Pomeroy Naismith Award, given to the top player in the country 6-feet and under…As a junior (2002-03), averaged 19.7 ppg., 5.0 rpg., 4.7 apg. in 30 games with the Hawks…Scored career-high 39 points vs.
Last year, Nelson averaged 12.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.1 blocks in 32 minutes per game.
Mike Jensen is a general assignment reporter for the Inquirer and Daily News.
“Their tongues were hanging out after three minutes,’’ Racich said.He won Eclipse Awards for his coverage of Smarty Jones and Barbaro.Out of the mouths of teenage hoop phenoms can come wisdom. The three-day Jameer Nelson Lead Guard Invitational Camp was designed to give the invitees a window into the working life of a veteran pro.Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.Less than 12 hours after beating the Pacers in Indiana, Jameer Nelson, Kenneth Faried, and some other Nuggets were rattling around the Pepsi Center in Denver early this past Saturday morning. ) suggested that Le Bron couldn’t handle him in the post), but also a disappointing defeat at home to the Boogie-less Pelicans on Sunday.