6-8 sophomore Ed Nelson of Georgia Tech, who was the 2002 ACC Rookie of the Year, has transferred to Connecticut. Nelson averaged 8.1 points and 6.5 rebounds (eighth in the ACC) this season. However, he started only twelve of Tech's 31 games after starting 28 games as a freshman. Nelson played his high school ball at Fort Lauderdale's St. Thomas Aquinas High School, but originally hails from the Boston area. He has family there and was considering Boston College.
May 13, 2003