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Tyrell Nelson (’17), Gardner-Webb University basketball standout, looked for a college environment where he could excel academically as well as athletically. Born in Washington, D.C., Nelson was in the eighth grade when his family moved to North Carolina. He played at Metrolina Christian (N.C.) Academy under Coach Michael Wilson and earned all-state honors as a senior.
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Office of University Communications, "GWU Basketball Standout Excels Academically" (2015). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1055.