A change of surroundings is doing a world of excellent for Bedford, N.S., basketball participant Nate Darling.
The 21-year-old sat out all of final season after transferring from the College of Alabama-Birmingham to the College of Delaware.
He is now flourishing along with his new group and is at the moment one of many hottest long-distance shooters within the NCAA.
Darling scored a group excessive 28 factors Tuesday night time as Delaware remained unbeaten following a 79-64 win over Saint Francis College. He’s the Blue Hens’ main scorer, averaging 26.four factors per recreation, fifth finest within the NCAA.
His three-point capturing is making everybody in U.S. faculty basketball take word. The six-foot-five-inch guard has made 23 three pointers in simply 5 video games, and just one different participant has scored greater than him. He is capturing a exceptional 57 per cent from past the three-point line.
“I simply thought I wanted a change as a result of [University of Alabama-Birmingham] simply wasn’t the precise match for me. And it had nothing to do with the coaches or something, I simply needed a unique type of play,” stated Darling.
“I like a fast-paced, uptempo recreation the place you shoot a variety of threes and that is how Delaware performs.”
Up to now this season Darling and the Delaware type of play have been an ideal match.
However he stated getting up to now was gut-wrenching at occasions and sitting out all of final season was tough.