Nick Washington
Nick  Washington

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
San Juan, Puerto Rico

High School:
South Kent (Conn.) School

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 235

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
01/03/1998



Comes to Duquesne from South Kent School in South Kent, Conn. Is the first Duke to call Puerto Rico home since Mickey Davila (1975-79).

Prep School
• South Kent School in South Kent, Conn. (head coach Bill Barton). Barton was an assistant coach at Duquesne from 2008-10 under head coach Ron Everhart.
• Averaged 8.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game as a post-graduate for the 22-11 Cardinals.
• Seven of the team's 11 2017 losses came against top five ranked national programs.
• Helped South Kent to the round of eight at the 2017 National Prep Championship.
• Posted a career-high 20 rebounds in a win over St. Thomas More.
• Had 15 boards in a win over Bridgton Academy and matched that total in a victory over The Knox School at the Scholar Roundball Classic.
• Earned both the Coaches Award and Most-Improved Player as a junior.
• Came to South Kent as a junior.
• Attended St. Benedict's (N.J.) Prep prior to enrolling SKS.

Personal
• Was born in Basseterre, St. Kitts and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
• Is the oldest of three (younger brother, Julius and younger sister, Alexandra).
• Played AAU for the Puerto Rico Playmakers, coached by his father, Todd.
• Ranked as a Top 10 2017 recruit in the Caribbean and Latin America (No. 3 among power forwards) by Caribbean Basketball Report.
• Started at forward for Puerto Rico's U16, U17 & U18 National Teams.
• Helped the U17 National Team to a fith-place finish at the 2014 FIBA World Championship.
• Was the second-leading rebounder (5.6 rpg.) for first place Puerto Rico at the 2015 Centrobasket U17 Championship in San Juan.
• Also represented Puerto Rico at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Chile.
• His grandfather, Robert Washington, who played college basketball at Howard, is a minority owner of the NBA Charlotte Hornets.
• Undeclared liberal arts major. Date of Birth: 1/3/98.

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