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University of Miami Athletics

Nick Cassano






228 lbs.




Naples, Fla.

High School

Seacrest Country Day School





Nick Cassano - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

High School: Graduated from Seacrest Country Day School … Three-year letter basketball letter winner … Averaged 22.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game as a senior … Shot 52.0 percent from the field, 35.0 percent beyond the arc and 76.0 percent at the line … Served as the team captain and posted 15 double-doubles … Led team to its first district title in 12 years with a school record 44 points, 11 rebounds and the game-winning basket with three seconds left …  Named an FACA All-State selection, as well as a Naples Daily News First Team All-Area pick and the FACA Southwest Florida 2A Player of the Year … Fort Myers News-Press Southwest Florida Scholar-Athlete of the Year nominee … Posted 13.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game as a junior … Shot 59.0 percent overall, 50.0 percent on 3-pointers and 70.0 percent at the line … Helped team to a 16-11 record, a spot in the district final and the third regional playoff berth in school history … Member of the track & field team, throwing shot put, as a senior.

Personal: Full name is Nicholas Anthony Cassano … Last name is pronounced Cuh-SAH-No … Born May 2, 2005, in Cleveland … Moved to Florida at age three … Parents are Anthony and Kimberly Cassano … Father works at an investment banking firm and mother is a former elementary school teacher … Father played baseball at Baldwin Wallace … Has a younger brother, Ben, and a younger sister, Emyrson … Majoring in finance … Career goal is to manage a private equity firm … President of his high school’s key club and vice president of its National Honor Society … Enjoys golf, chess and writing … Favorite athlete is LeBron James because he is a great player who is also such a positive influence off the court … Best sports memory is hitting the game-winning shot in the district title game … Received recruiting interest from FGCU, Navy and Nova Southeastern … Chose Miami because of its academic reputation, medium class sizes and proximity to home.