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Nick Kazemi
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Nick Kazemi 1263623
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Santa Ana, Calif.
High School: Tustin
Played in 12 games … totaled two rebounds, one assist and one steal … shot 0-for-2 from the field in limited action … played in each of the Bruins’ final two NCAA Tournament games, versus UAB (March 21) and Gonzaga (March 27).

Played in 10 games … totaled five rebounds off the bench (0.5 rpg) … shot 0-for-3 from the field in limited action … grabbed a career-high two rebounds against Weber State (Dec. 22) … saw action in UCLA’s first two NCAA Tournament contests, against Tulsa (March 21) and Stephen F. Austin (March 23).

Did not play … was sidelined throughout the season with a sprained left MCL, sustaining the injury during practice on Oct. 26, 2012.

Played in one game ... played two minutes, grabbing one defensive rebound against UC Davis (Dec. 17).

High School
Two-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Tustin High School (Tustin, Calif.) under head coach Richard Bosenmeyer ... averaged 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a senior (2009-10) ... earned the team's most improved award as a senior, helping lead Tustin to a 20-7 overall record and a second-place finish in the Century League (8-2 mark) ... as a junior, guided Tustin to an 18-10 overall record and a second-place finish in the Century League (6-4 mark) ... played on the freshman team (2006-07) at Foothill High School (Santa Ana, Calif. ) and was named Most Valuable Player as a sophomore (2007-08) under head coach Rusty Van Cleave ... led Foothill to an 18-10 record and 6-4 mark (third place) in the Sea View League in 2008.

Full name: Nicholas Kazemi ... prefers Nick ... born in Anaheim, Calif., on Nov. 14, 1991 ... parents are Joe and Julie Kazemi ... has one younger sister, Natalie ... played AAU ball for West Coast Academy and Coach Charles "Poncho" Perry ... sociology major.


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