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Senior guard Nick Quick is expected to play a similar role to that which he played in 2007-08...Will give the Gauchos depth in the backcourt.
Quick played in 11 games as a junior, totaling 16 minutes...Scored nine points, all on three-pointers...Had one three-point basket apiece in wins over Cal Poly Pomona, Ball State, and UC Davis...Hit 3-of-4 from three-point range, butt missed all four of his two-point attempts.
Quick redshirted the 2006-07.
College of the Desert
Quick played two seasons at the College of the Desert...As a sophomore in 2005-06, he averaged 17 points, six rebounds and three steals per game...Selected First Team All-Foothill Conference...He made 55 three-pointers in his second year at COD, shootinng 37% from beyond the arc...In his two years, Quick made 80 three-point buckets...A very good free throw shooter as well, he made 85% as a sophomore...Scored a career-high 36 points and had a high of seven three-pointers in a game against Rio Hondo College...In the game against Rio Hondo, he tied the school record for points in a half with 28...Also had a 25-point game against San Bernardino Valley College...As a freshman, Quick's personal best was 17 in a game against East Los Angeles College...Had a career-high 10 assists against Porterville College...Averaged 7 points, 2 assists and 1 steal per game as a freshman as he helped COD to the quarterfinals of the California State Community College Tournament...Played one season for Chris Mozga and one for Henry Viveros.
Attended Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, Calif....He was a First Team All-Southwestern League and a Second Team All-CIF selection as a senior in 2003-04...Averaged 13 points, 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 rebounds per game in his final season...Quick made a school record 57 three-point baskets in his final season, shooting 37.0% from beyond the arc...Shot 86% from the free throw line...Scored a career-high 25 points against Rancho Verde HS...Made a school record seven three-pointers in a game against Diamond Bar HS...Helped Murrieta Valley to the CIF playoffs in all four of his seasons, including a third round appearance in his freshman year and second round appearance in his junior season...Played for Steve Tarabilda.
Nicholas Quick was born June 2, 1986 in San Pedro, Calif....The son of Ron and Carole Quick...Also competed in baseball as a high school athlete...Speaks French and Italian as well as English...His favorite novel is The Odyssey by Homer...Steve Nash is his favorite athlete and the Phoenix Suns are his favorite team...Enjoys playing wiffle ball and going to the beach...His most memorable sports moment was playing in the California State Community College Tournament as a freshman at the College of the Desert...Quick's favorite television shows include The Family Guy and South Park...Majoring in business economics at UCSB with a minor in sports management...Hopes to become a sports agent.