Nichols is a lefthanded shooter with excellent range. He averaged 21.7 points and 5.1 assists per game as a junior. Nichols shot 52% from the field and 83% from the foul line.
Nichols was a first-team All-Group A pick, and led his team to the Group A championship game.
Nichols also received interest from Clemson, Virginia Tech, Richmond, Georgia Tech and Virginia, among others.