3 - Nicole Nesbit
Nicole Nesbit
Birth Date: 04/02/1992
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northridge, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake HS
Position: Guard
gp 33
pts/g 10.5
fg % 36.3
3pt % 26.7
ft % 87.5
reb/g 1.8
a/g 2.8

UC SANTA BARBARA
2011-12 SIXTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2011-12 ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION
2011-12: 
As a sophomore, played in all 33 games for the Gauchos, with three starts…Played 783 minutes (23.7 per game average)…Was the second leading scorer on the team with 8.2 points per game (270 total)…Second on the team in assists with 74 (2.2 per game average)…Third on the team in steals with 27 (0.8 per game average)…Had a career-high 20 points on Mar. 9 vs. Pacific, where she went 9-for-15 from the floor and had five rebounds…Posted double digit scoring games 15 times, including six in a row from Jan. 19 through Feb. 4…Played a season high 36 minutes vs. Cal State Northridge on Jan 21, where she had 11 points, four assists and four rebounds…Had 15 points in 26 minutes on Nov. 17 against St. Mary’s, while shooting 2-for-3 from three point territory…She went 7-for-11 from the field and tallied 14 points and six rebounds against UC Irvine on Jan. 12…Shot 39.6 percent from the floor (111-for-280)…Shot 69.6 percent from the free-throw line (39-for-56)…In Big West play she averaged 22.3 minutes per game, while putting up 7.8 points per game (124 total)…Added 44 rebounds, 35 assists and 11 steals.

2010-11 ALL-BIG WEST FRESHMAN TEAM
2010-11: 
As a freshman Nesbit played in all 31 games for the Gauchos, totaling 654 minutes of playing time for a 21.1 per game average…Scored the fifth-most points on the team with an average of 7.0 points per game (217 total)…Had second-most steals for the team with 25 for a 0.8 per game average…She tallied the third-most assists with 73 (2.4 per game)…Sank 76 percent from the free-throw line going 47-for-62…Scored double-digits in 10 games throughout the season…Scored career-high 15 points on Feb. 12 against UC Riverside, a game in which she went 3-for-3 from the free-throw line and 2-for-2 from beyond the 3-point line…In her one start on the season, Dec. 14 at Cal State Bakersfield, she had five steals, four assists and 13 points…On Dec. 18 Nesbit went 7-for-8 from the floor totaling 14 points, with 3 assists and 3 steals…In Big West play she averaged 22.5 minutes per game, and shot 82 percent from the free-throw line…Averaged 7.8 points per game in conference action.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters at Harvard-Westlake High where she played for coach Melissa Hearlihy…Finished her career by scoring over 1,500 points…As a senior she was named the Mission League MVP as well as a First Team All-CIF, a First Team All-State and a First Team All-Area…Led the Wolverines to the Mission League title as well as the regional, CIF and California state playoffs…Averaged 15 points, seven assists, five rebounds, five steals as a senior while shooting 40 percent from the field and 3-point range to go with 82 percent shooting from the free throw line…Was a four-time First Team All-Mission League selection…As a junior Nicole was also a First Team All-Area pick, First Team All-CIF and Second Team All-State…Averaged 12 points, four rebounds, seven assists and four steals as a junior while helping the team to the CIF title…In her junior year Nicole had some of her finest games - scoring 29 points with 10 rebounds vs. Louisville and passing out nine assists with six steals against Chaminade…Her sophomore season, Nicole was a Second Team All-CIF selection as she averaged 16 points, four rebounds, five assists and three steals…During her freshman season Nicole was a Second Team All-CIF pick as she averaged 14 points, four rebounds, six assists and five blocked shots per game…Helped Harvard-Westlake to the league title and the second round of the CIF playoffs…Also competed in softball and track and field for the Wolverines…Won the Mission League triple jump title.

PERSONAL

Nicole Ann Nesbit was born in Los Angeles on April 2, 1992 to Michael and Charlotte Nesbit…Plans to major in biology at UCSB with a potential minor in psychology or philosophy…Aspires to become an orthopedic surgeon…Has a sister, Briana, who is 15…Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers…Favorite movies are "The Holiday" and "The Notebook"…Enjoys swimming and reading in her free time…Favorite books are "The Great Gatsby," and "A Streetcar Named Desire"…Enjoys the literary works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Stephanie Meyer, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson…Favorite athletes are Allen Iverson, Steve Nash and Rajon Rondo…Watches the Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girls, Glee, True Blood, One Tree Hill, 90210 and Friday Night Lights…Goes by the nickname of "Nic"…Most memorable athletic achievement came when Harvard-Westlake won the state basketball title…Was also recruited by LMU, Pepperdine, Montant, Colorado State, Arizona State, Penn, Harvard, USC and Northwestern…Calls coming to Santa Barbara one of the best decisions she's ever made.

Year

G/GS

Min

FG/FGA

FG%

3FG/FGA

3FG%

FT/FTA

FT%

Off. Reb

Def. Reb

Tot

Avg

PF

DQ

Ast

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts.

Avg.

10-11

31-1

654

80-187

.428

10-24

.417

47-62

.758

10

58

68

2.2

61

1

73

77

3

25

217

7.0

11-12

33-3

783

111-280

.396

9-37

.243

39-56

.696

13

78

91

2.8

56

3

74

73

3

27

270

8.2

Total

64-4

1437

191-467

.410

19-61

.311

86-118

.729

23

136

159

2.5

117

4

147

150

6

52

487

7.6

 

    Career Highs  
Points 20  vs. Pacific 3/9/12
Rebounds 6 twice twice
Assists 6 twice  twice
Steals 5 twice twice
Blocks 1 five times five times
FG Made 9 vs. Pacific 3/9/12
FG Attempted 16 vs. Cal Poly 2/4/12
FT Made 6 twice twice
FT Attempted   8 vs. Pacific 1/8/11
Recent Games
Mar 2 at UC Riverside W, 62-42
Mar 7 Long Beach State W, 59-50
Mar 9 UC Irvine W, 49-41
Mar 13 vs. Cal State Northridge W, 45-31
Mar 15 vs. Cal Poly L, 62-43
Mar 20 at San Diego State L, 69-46
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 31 17
Minutes 974 554
Minutes per game 29.5 30.8
FG 117-322 70-181
FG Pct 36.3 38.7
3PT 16-60 8-32
3PT Pct 26.7 25.0
FT 98-112 62-71
FT Pct 87.5 87.3
Off rebounds 7 1
Def rebounds 54 32
Total rebounds 61 33
Rebounds per game 1.8 1.8
Personal fouls 71 39
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 94 59
Turnovers 98 52
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.1
Steals 28 14
Blocks 0 0
Points 348 210
Points per game 10.5 11.7
Points per 40 min 14.3 15.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 Vanguard W, 52-39 1 28 7-11 63.6 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 17
Nov 9 at UNLV L, 58-52 1 37 6-14 42.9 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 12
Nov 14 New Mexico St. W, 43-41 1 34 5-14 35.7 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 16
Nov 20 vs. Oregon State L, 49-46 1 30 6-15 40.0 3-7 42.9 3-3 100.0 18
Nov 21 vs. Mississippi State W, 60-43 1 16 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 22 vs. Missouri State L, 68-61 1 27 6-19 31.6 0-2 0.0 4-6 66.7 16
Nov 27 USC L, 62-51 1 17 0-6 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 1 St .Mary's (CA) L, 49-39 - 24 1-8 12.5 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 5 at Loyola Marymount W, 76-69 1 27 2-8 25.0 1-2 50.0 6-6 100.0 11
Dec 15 at Washington W, 54-46 1 33 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 10-10 100.0 14
Dec 18 at BYU L, 67-39 1 20 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 21 Kentucky L, 66-38 1 34 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 7
Dec 29 Kansas St. L, 60-45 1 31 2-3 66.7 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 6
Jan 3 at UC Irvine W, 51-46 1 30 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 6-6 100.0 14
Jan 5 at Long Beach State L, 52-45 1 32 4-12 33.3 1-4 25.0 6-7 85.7 15
Jan 10 Pacific L, 64-52 - 24 6-11 54.5 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 13
Jan 12 UC Davis W, 58-43 1 29 2-9 22.2 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Jan 19 at Cal Poly L, 66-47 1 30 4-11 36.4 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 24 at Cal State Northridge W, 56-37 1 27 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Jan 26 at Hawaii W, 51-50 1 38 3-12 25.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Jan 31 UC Riverside L, 45-42 1 31 3-13 23.1 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Feb 2 Cal State Fullerton W, 60-50 1 22 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 7
Feb 7 at UC Davis W, 60-52 1 31 4-6 66.7 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 13
Feb 9 at Pacific W, 52-47 1 35 2-9 22.2 1-1 100.0 8-8 100.0 13
Feb 16 Cal Poly L, 65-56 1 30 2-13 15.4 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
Feb 21 Hawaii L, 54-51 1 34 6-9 66.7 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 15
Feb 23 Cal State Northridge W, 66-55 1 27 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 4-4 100.0 11
Feb 28 at Cal State Fullerton L, 46-38 1 32 3-12 25.0 2-5 40.0 4-4 100.0 12
Mar 2 at UC Riverside W, 62-42 1 33 10-18 55.6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 20
Mar 7 Long Beach State W, 59-50 1 36 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 6-6 100.0 12
Mar 9 UC Irvine W, 49-41 1 33 5-13 38.5 1-3 33.3 6-6 100.0 17
Mar 13 vs. Cal State Northridge W, 45-31 1 36 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Mar 15 vs. Cal Poly L, 62-43 1 32 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Mar 20 at San Diego State L, 69-46 1 22 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 7
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 Vanguard W, 52-39 1 28 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 1 1 1 0
Nov 9 at UNLV L, 58-52 1 37 0 5 5 5 4 1.2 3 0 2 0
Nov 14 New Mexico St. W, 43-41 1 34 0 3 3 3 5 0.6 1 0 1 0
Nov 20 vs. Oregon State L, 49-46 1 30 1 3 4 0 3 0.0 3 0 2 0
Nov 21 vs. Mississippi State W, 60-43 1 16 0 1 1 0 6 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 22 vs. Missouri State L, 68-61 1 27 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 27 USC L, 62-51 1 17 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 1 St .Mary's (CA) L, 49-39 - 24 0 1 1 4 2 2.0 2 0 4 0
Dec 5 at Loyola Marymount W, 76-69 1 27 0 1 1 8 2 4.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 15 at Washington W, 54-46 1 33 1 5 6 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 0
Dec 18 at BYU L, 67-39 1 20 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 0
Dec 21 Kentucky L, 66-38 1 34 1 1 2 3 6 0.5 0 0 3 0
Dec 29 Kansas St. L, 60-45 1 31 0 0 0 1 3 0.3 0 0 5 0
Jan 3 at UC Irvine W, 51-46 1 30 1 4 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 4 0
Jan 5 at Long Beach State L, 52-45 1 32 0 1 1 5 4 1.2 1 0 1 0
Jan 10 Pacific L, 64-52 - 24 0 1 1 3 0 - 1 0 2 0
Jan 12 UC Davis W, 58-43 1 29 0 5 5 5 6 0.8 0 0 3 0
Jan 19 at Cal Poly L, 66-47 1 30 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Jan 24 at Cal State Northridge W, 56-37 1 27 0 2 2 3 5 0.6 0 0 1 0
Jan 26 at Hawaii W, 51-50 1 38 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 2 0 1 0
Jan 31 UC Riverside L, 45-42 1 31 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 2 Cal State Fullerton W, 60-50 1 22 0 0 0 4 4 1.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 7 at UC Davis W, 60-52 1 31 0 3 3 5 5 1.0 3 0 0 0
Feb 9 at Pacific W, 52-47 1 35 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 16 Cal Poly L, 65-56 1 30 0 3 3 5 4 1.2 0 0 5 0
Feb 21 Hawaii L, 54-51 1 34 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 0
Feb 23 Cal State Northridge W, 66-55 1 27 0 1 1 5 3 1.7 0 0 1 0
Feb 28 at Cal State Fullerton L, 46-38 1 32 0 1 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 3 0
Mar 2 at UC Riverside W, 62-42 1 33 0 2 2 3 2 1.5 4 0 2 0
Mar 7 Long Beach State W, 59-50 1 36 0 0 0 8 2 4.0 2 0 3 0
Mar 9 UC Irvine W, 49-41 1 33 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 13 vs. Cal State Northridge W, 45-31 1 36 0 1 1 3 3 1.0 0 0 0 0
Mar 15 vs. Cal Poly L, 62-43 1 32 2 1 3 2 4 0.5 0 0 1 0
Mar 20 at San Diego State L, 69-46 1 22 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 31 29.5 3.5-9.8 36.3 0.5-1.8 26.7 3.0-3.4 87.5 10.5
Conference 18 17 30.8 3.9-10.1 38.7 0.4-1.8 25.0 3.4-3.9 87.3 11.7
Exhibition 1 1 28.0 7.0-11.0 63.6 1.0-1.0 100.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 17.0

Home 14 12 29.0 2.9-8.8 33.3 0.4-1.6 26.1 2.6-3.2 80.0 8.9
Away 14 14 30.5 3.7-9.9 37.4 0.5-1.9 25.9 3.7-3.9 96.3 11.6
Neutral 5 5 28.2 4.8-12.0 40.0 0.6-2.0 30.0 2.0-2.6 76.9 12.2

Wins 16 16 30.4 3.7-9.0 41.0 0.5-1.8 28.6 4.1-4.4 92.9 11.9
Losses 17 15 28.6 3.4-10.5 32.6 0.5-1.9 25.0 1.9-2.5 78.6 9.2

November 6 6 26.8 4.2-12.2 34.2 1.0-3.2 31.6 1.7-2.2 76.9 11.0
December 6 5 28.2 1.7-6.8 24.4 0.3-1.3 25.0 3.3-3.5 95.2 7.0
January 8 7 30.1 3.9-10.5 36.9 0.2-1.8 14.3 2.8-3.5 78.6 10.8
February 7 7 30.1 3.0-8.1 36.8 0.7-1.7 41.7 4.0-4.4 90.3 10.7
March 6 6 32.0 5.0-11.2 44.8 0.2-1.2 14.3 3.0-3.2 94.7 13.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 31 974 117-322 36.3 16-60 26.7 98-112 87.5 348
Conference 18 17 554 70-181 38.7 8-32 25.0 62-71 87.3 210
Exhibition 1 1 28 7-11 63.6 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 17

Home 14 12 406 41-123 33.3 6-23 26.1 36-45 80.0 124
Away 14 14 427 52-139 37.4 7-27 25.9 52-54 96.3 163
Neutral 5 5 141 24-60 40.0 3-10 30.0 10-13 76.9 61

Wins 16 16 487 59-144 41.0 8-28 28.6 65-70 92.9 191
Losses 17 15 487 58-178 32.6 8-32 25.0 33-42 78.6 157

November 6 6 161 25-73 34.2 6-19 31.6 10-13 76.9 66
December 6 5 169 10-41 24.4 2-8 25.0 20-21 95.2 42
January 8 7 241 31-84 36.9 2-14 14.3 22-28 78.6 86
February 7 7 211 21-57 36.8 5-12 41.7 28-31 90.3 75
March 6 6 192 30-67 44.8 1-7 14.3 18-19 94.7 79
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 31 29.5 4.8-13.2 36.3 0.7-2.5 26.7 4.0-4.6 87.5 14.3
Conference 18 17 30.8 5.1-13.1 38.7 0.6-2.3 25.0 4.5-5.1 87.3 15.2
Exhibition 1 1 28.0 10.0-15.7 63.6 1.4-1.4 100.0 2.9-2.9 100.0 24.3

Home 14 12 29.0 4.0-12.1 33.3 0.6-2.3 26.1 3.5-4.4 80.0 12.2
Away 14 14 30.5 4.9-13.0 37.4 0.7-2.5 25.9 4.9-5.1 96.3 15.3
Neutral 5 5 28.2 6.8-17.0 40.0 0.9-2.8 30.0 2.8-3.7 76.9 17.3

Wins 16 16 30.4 4.8-11.8 41.0 0.7-2.3 28.6 5.3-5.7 92.9 15.7
Losses 17 15 28.6 4.8-14.6 32.6 0.7-2.6 25.0 2.7-3.4 78.6 12.9

November 6 6 26.8 6.2-18.1 34.2 1.5-4.7 31.6 2.5-3.2 76.9 16.4
December 6 5 28.2 2.4-9.7 24.4 0.5-1.9 25.0 4.7-5.0 95.2 9.9
January 8 7 30.1 5.1-13.9 36.9 0.3-2.3 14.3 3.7-4.6 78.6 14.3
February 7 7 30.1 4.0-10.8 36.8 0.9-2.3 41.7 5.3-5.9 90.3 14.2
March 6 6 32.0 6.2-14.0 44.8 0.2-1.5 14.3 3.8-4.0 94.7 16.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 31 29.5 0.2 1.6 1.8 2.2 0.0 2.8 3.0 1.0 0.8 0.0
Conference 18 17 30.8 0.1 1.8 1.8 2.2 0.0 3.3 2.9 1.1 0.8 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 28.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 4.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.0

Home 14 12 29.0 0.1 1.4 1.5 2.7 0.0 3.3 3.1 1.1 0.6 0.0
Away 14 14 30.5 0.2 2.0 2.2 1.9 0.0 2.9 2.7 1.1 1.1 0.0
Neutral 5 5 28.2 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.4 0.0 1.6 3.4 0.5 0.8 0.0

Wins 16 16 30.4 0.1 2.0 2.1 1.7 0.0 3.6 3.2 1.1 0.8 0.0
Losses 17 15 28.6 0.3 1.3 1.6 2.6 0.0 2.1 2.7 0.8 0.9 0.0

November 6 6 26.8 0.2 2.0 2.2 1.8 0.0 1.8 3.5 0.5 1.5 0.0
December 6 5 28.2 0.3 1.3 1.7 3.2 0.0 3.2 2.8 1.1 0.8 0.0
January 8 7 30.1 0.1 2.1 2.2 2.4 0.0 3.0 2.9 1.0 0.5 0.0
February 7 7 30.1 0.0 1.6 1.6 2.0 0.0 3.1 3.4 0.9 0.6 0.0
March 6 6 32.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.3 0.0 3.0 2.2 1.4 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 31 974 7 54 61 71 0 94 98 1.0 28 0
Conference 18 17 554 1 32 33 39 0 59 52 1.1 14 0
Exhibition 1 1 28 0 4 4 1 0 4 2 2.0 1 1

Home 14 12 406 1 20 21 38 0 46 43 1.1 8 0
Away 14 14 427 3 28 31 26 0 40 38 1.1 16 0
Neutral 5 5 141 3 6 9 7 0 8 17 0.5 4 0

Wins 16 16 487 2 32 34 27 0 58 52 1.1 13 0
Losses 17 15 487 5 22 27 44 0 36 46 0.8 15 0

November 6 6 161 1 12 13 11 0 11 21 0.5 9 0
December 6 5 169 2 8 10 19 0 19 17 1.1 5 0
January 8 7 241 1 17 18 19 0 24 23 1.0 4 0
February 7 7 211 0 11 11 14 0 22 24 0.9 4 0
March 6 6 192 3 6 9 8 0 18 13 1.4 6 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 31 29.5 0.3 2.2 2.5 2.9 0.0 3.9 4.0 1.0 1.1 0.0
Conference 18 17 30.8 0.1 2.3 2.4 2.8 0.0 4.3 3.8 1.1 1.0 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 28.0 0.0 5.7 5.7 1.4 0.0 5.7 2.9 2.0 1.4 1.4

Home 14 12 29.0 0.1 2.0 2.1 3.7 0.0 4.5 4.2 1.1 0.8 0.0
Away 14 14 30.5 0.3 2.6 2.9 2.4 0.0 3.7 3.6 1.1 1.5 0.0
Neutral 5 5 28.2 0.9 1.7 2.6 2.0 0.0 2.3 4.8 0.5 1.1 0.0

Wins 16 16 30.4 0.2 2.6 2.8 2.2 0.0 4.8 4.3 1.1 1.1 0.0
Losses 17 15 28.6 0.4 1.8 2.2 3.6 0.0 3.0 3.8 0.8 1.2 0.0

November 6 6 26.8 0.2 3.0 3.2 2.7 0.0 2.7 5.2 0.5 2.2 0.0
December 6 5 28.2 0.5 1.9 2.4 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.0 1.1 1.2 0.0
January 8 7 30.1 0.2 2.8 3.0 3.2 0.0 4.0 3.8 1.0 0.7 0.0
February 7 7 30.1 0.0 2.1 2.1 2.7 0.0 4.2 4.5 0.9 0.8 0.0
March 6 6 32.0 0.6 1.2 1.9 1.7 0.0 3.8 2.7 1.4 1.2 0.0

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