GOODMAN --- Sophomore guard Kassim Nicholson signed a national letter of intent recently with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers.
Nicholson, 6-6 guard/forward from Jackson, was named First Team All-State and was named to the NJCAA All-Region Team. He led the Bulldogs in scoring with 15 points per game. He shot 46.6 percent from the floor (146-of-313), 44.9 percent from the three-point line (22-of-49) and 70.5 percent from the free-throw line (91-of-129). He had 9.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
Nicholson helped lead the Bulldogs to a 17-10 record and a Region XXIII runner-up trophy after falling to Pearl River in the championship game, 57-52.