Played in 28 games, including seven starts... Averaged 14 minutes per game... Shot .424 from the field on 24-of-59 shooting... In his first start of the season against UNLV on Jan. 14, scored a career-high 11 points on 4-8 shooting...Scored nine points on perfect 4-4 shooting at Air Force on Feb. 21...Over a four-game stretch from Dec. 20-30 (Denver, Hawaii, Vermont, Buffalo), was a key factor off of the bench, averaging 5.8 points on .900 (9-10) shooting...Recorded season highs in rebounds (6) and assists (4) against Air Force on Jan. 20...Recorded at least one steal in 15 games, including a stretch of nine games from Dec. 20 to Jan. 17, averaging 2.0 steals per game during that span... Became the first player in nearly two years to collect five steals in a single game when he did so against UNLV on Jan. 14, a career high... His 27 steals on the season ranked second on the team... He was two steals shy of first place, despite playing less than half the time as the leader.
As a walk-on, became a key contributor...Played in all 32 games and earned a start in 19 of them...Averaged 20.3 minutes per game...Recorded a career-high 37 minutes played and 10 rebounds against Oklahoma Panhandle State...Led all Rams guards with a 48.4 percent shooting percentage from the field...Made a key rebound in the Rams' win over Portland State in the championship of the Top of the World Classic tournament...Recorded three or more assists four times, including a career-high, five against Arkansas - Pine Bluff (1/8)...Averaged 2.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game...Averaged 5.8 points and 3.5 rebounds in four of the final five games of the regular season.
Played varsity basketball at Broomfield (Colo.) High School for three years...Led the 4A Eagles to three-straight postseason appearances, including a state championship in 2004 and a trip to the final four in 2006... Was named second-team all-state in 2005...Was named second-team all-state and first-team all-district in 2006.
Born Nov. 8, 1987, in Denver, Colo. ...Son of Nathan Nigon and Pam Cutler...One of three children...Has two sisters: Marissa (23) and Sarah (22)...Majoring in business...Lists his favorite TV show as Entourage and his favorite professional athlete as Michael Jordan.
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