Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens point guard Jameer Nelson Jr has announced he is transferring to the TCU Horned Frogs. The move to the high majors was an expected one for the son of former NBA player Jameer Nelson. With the right level of production at the Horned Frogs, Nelson Jr could follow in his dad’s footsteps and play in the NBA. Several high-major teams reached out to the talented point guard, but he is headed to Texas to play for TCU in the 2023-24 college basketball season.
Delaware transfer Jameer Nelson Jr., one of the best guards in the portal, tells ESPN he’s committed to TCU. First-team All-CAA selection averaged 20.6 points this season.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) April 1, 2023
This season with the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens, Jameer Nelson Jr. averaged 20.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 2.4 steals per game. He paired those numbers with a field goal percentage of 44.5 percent and a three-point percentage of 30.7 percent. Players like Nelson moving up to the high majors are becoming a more common occurrence in the modern college basketball season. Nelson will play in the Big 12 next season and hope to showcase why he could potentially play in the NBA after that season. Following in his dad’s footsteps would be a dream come true for both him and his father.