UConn vs Michigan State NCAA Regional Final at Madison Square Garden
While at UConn: Has played in 63 games, starting 20, including the last nine games of 2013-14, through the NCAA Championship run. Heads into the 2014-15 season with the longest streak of consecutive games played (49) on the team... With gains in weight and strength, improved in every major category from freshman to sophomore year, especially free throw percentage (.529 to .775)... Has averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds during his time at UConn... Summer, 2013: Member of East Coast All-Stars, participating in 2013 Four Nations Cup competition in Estonia.
As a Sophomore in 2013-14: Appeared in all of UConn's 40 games, starting 19 and all six of UConn's NCAA Tournament games, averaging a career-best 3.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per contest... Averaged 2.0 points and 1.8 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament... Grabbed four rebounds in UConn's Elite Eight victory over Michigan State (3/30)... Recorded double-digit points totals in three games... Scored a career-high 11 points and made a career-best five field goals against Eastern Washington (12/28)... Shot a career-best 77.5 percent from the free throw line... Made all seven of his free throws against Eastern Washington (12/28)... Was third on the team in field goal percentage (52.6)... Tied a career-high with seven rebounds against Houston (1/30)... Averaged 3.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in conference play.
As a Freshman in 2012-13: Appeared in 23 games and started one, averaging 1.4 points and 2.1 rebounds per game... Made first career-start against Providence and played a career-high 34 minutes... Over last three games of the season, averaged 28.0 minutes, 4.0 points, and 6.3 rebounds per game... Set career-highs with eight points and seven boards at Cincinnati... Pulled down five rebounds against No. 6 Syracuse... Grabbed five rebounds against New Hampshire... Finished with six points and five rebounds in just eight minutes against Quinnipiac in the Paradise Jam.
Before UConn: Attended Riverside University High School in Milwaukee... Third Team All-City pick after his sophomore year at Milwaukee Vincent High School, then spent a year at St. Benedict's (Newark, N.J.), before returning home... Playing an abbreviated schedule at Riverside in 2011-12, Nolan averaged 16.7 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, and 2.3 assists per game, while shooting 63.3 percent from the field.
Personal Information: Phillip Dequan Nolan... Born November 3, 1993... Son of Phillip Nolan and Bridget Calloway... Has three brothers; Rodney, PJ and Marquis and four sisters; Alexus, Jade, Brittany and Marshy.