John Wooden All-American team named

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- Kansas senior forward Nick Collison, Texas sophomore guard T.J. Ford and Marquette junior guard Dwayne Wade were among the 10 players selected Wednesday to the

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Kansas 78, Arizona 75

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- Kansas' Kirk Hinrich blocked a three-point attempt by Jason Gardner with time running out Saturday night and Gardner then missed another try at the buzzer, leav

Kansas 69, Duke 65

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 28 (UPI) -- Nick Collison collected 33 points and 19 rebounds Thursday night as the second-seeded Kansaas Jayhawks gave Coach Roy Williams his first win over Duke with a 69

NCAA Preview: Duke vs. Kansas

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 26 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Kansas will try to get Coach Roy Williams over a huge hump Thursday night when it meets No. 3 Duke in a West Region semifinal of the NCAA Tourname

Commentary: Sizing up the NCAA Tournament

Right off the bat, after seeing Duke and North Carolina State, I am finally convinced that ACC basketball this year lived on its past reputation. Win or lose, s
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Kansas 108, Arizona St. 76

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 22 (UPI) -- Kirk Hinrich, Nick Collison and Keith Langford combined to power second-seeded Kansas into the NCAA Tournament's West Region semifinals Saturday night with a 10

Kansas 64, Utah St. 61

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 21 (UPI) -- With the rest of their teammates struggling, Keith Langford and Nick Collison picked up the slack in the second half Thursday night as the second-seeded Kansas

Big 12 Conference Roundup

DALLAS, March 14 (UPI) -- Hollis Price and Quannas White scored 19 points apiece Friday night as Oklahoma continued its quest for a third straight Big 12 Conference Tournament title with

Kansas 79, Missouri 74

COLUMBIA, Mo., March 9 (UPI) -- Kirk Hinrich hit a go-ahead, 25-footer with 23 seconds left Sunday as No. 6 Kansas earned the outright Big 12 title with a 79-74 victory over Missouri, which su

Kansas 65, Texas Tech 56

LUBBOCK, Texas, March 3 (UPI) -- Keith Langford scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half Monday night as No. 7 Kansas clinched a share of the Big 12 Conference title with a 65-56 victory ov

Kansas 79, Oklahoma St 61

LAWRENCE, Kan., March 1 (UPI) -- Nick Collison scored 24 points and Kirk Hinrich added 19 as seventh-ranked Kansas continued its tradition of winning on Senior Day with a 79-61 Big 12 Conferenc

Kansas 85, Texas A&M 45

LAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kirk Hinrich scored 23 points and Nick Collison added 15 and 12 rebounds Wednesday night as seventh-ranked Kansas recorded its eighth win in as many all-time me

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Oklahoma 77, Kansas 70

NORMAN, Okla., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Quannas White and Hollis Price each scored 19 points Sunday as the fifth-ranked Oklahoma Sooners nearly blew a huge lead before holding on for a 77-70 victory o
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Nick Collison
Seattle SuperSonics' Nick Collison (R) scores a basket against L.A. Lakers Kwame Brown during overtime play at the Key Arena in Seattle on January 14, 2008. Collison scored 24 points in the SuperSonics 121-123 loss to the Lakers. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).

Nicholas John Collison (born October 26, 1980) is an American professional basketball player, currently a power forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA, and well known in basketball circles for his accomplishments at the University of Kansas.

Nick Collison was born in Orange City, Iowa, and grew up in Fort Dodge, Iowa and transferred to Iowa Falls High School.

Nick Collison was a 1999 McDonald's All-American in high school while attending Iowa Falls, Iowa.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Nick Collison."
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