Nic
Book
Class of 2024 |
PF
Class: 2024
HT: 6'8
WT: 95kg
Nic
Book

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First name: Nic
Last name: Book
Recruiting Class: 2024
Height: 6'8
Weight: 95kg
High School: Christ's College

Nic has been the standout forward for the Christ College team who are a top ranked high school here in New Zealand. Nic has played for New Zealand under age teams. He has the ability to score in a range of ways both on the perimeter and inside. He has an aggressive mindset of the bounce and can finish over size. He shoots the 3 at a high percentage. He has great court vision and for someone his size and age has great ability to facilitate offensively and make plays for his team mates. He can defend a range of positions and loves competing on the defensive end.

High School Stats:                                                                              

  • PPG: 27, RPG: 13, APG: 3, SPG: 3

National Teams

  • U15 New Zealand Team
  • U17 New Zealand Team

Ben Sheat (Former Mainland Eagles Academy Head Coach & NZ U17 Men Asst. Coach):

“Nic is a versatile left handed forward who has a great mindset on both and off the court. He is extremely hard working and focused on becoming the best he can be. He has the ability to score in a range of ways both on the perimeter and inside. He has an aggressive mindset of the bounce and can finish over size. He shoots the 3 at a high percentage. He has great court vision and for someone his size and age has great ability to facilitate offensively and make plays for his team mates. He can defend a range of positions and loves competing on the defensive end.”

Caleb Harrison (Eagles General Manager):

 

The Mainland Eagles Academy support young players in their development.  The Academy has had coaches including Mark Dickel (UNLV Alum), Ben Sheat (U19 New Zealand Men Asst Coach), Mick Downer (former Australian Olympic Assistant Coach) & Mel Downer (former Australian Centre of Excellence Head Coach).  The academy has supported development of over 50 US college scholarship players, national team players & pro’s including Max Darling (Illawarra Hawks), Taylor Britt (Perth Wildcats), Mary Goulding (Fordham University), Sam Timmins (University of Washington), Quinn Clinton (St Mary’s), Jackson Stent (Houston Baptist), Harrison Meads (Pepperdine), Angus McWilliam (TCU/UC Riverside), Amiee Book (Fresno State), Tsubasa Nisbet (Georgia Southern), Max de Geest (Long Beach), Tom Webley (University of Hartford), Helen Matthews (Wofford) & Mason Whittaker (American University).

NEW 2022 FILM: Mainland Eagles vs Team Bay - E2 Tournament / Nic is #14 White
NEW 2022 FILM: Mainland Eagles vs NZ Basketball Academy - E2 Tournament / Nic is #14 Blue
U17 Nationals Highlights - Nic is #12 red/white singlet
U17 Nationals Grand Final. Nic is #12 red singlet.

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