4 Nelson Kaputo
4 Nelson Kaputo
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: St. Michael's
Position: G
gp 30
pts/g 4.4
fg % 33.6
3pt % 35.7
ft % 81.8
reb/g 1.7
a/g 1.8

High School/International
In 2014-15, led St. Michael’s College School to its second Ontario Provincial Championship in the last three years as well as the top spot in North Pole Hoops’ national rankings … St. Michael’s defeated St. Edmund Campion, 79-59, in the OPC title game, to finish the season 37-0 against Canadian competition and 47-1 overall … averaged 18.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game … North Pole Hoops ranked Kaputo eighth on its list of Class of 2016 Canadian prospects … played for the highly-competitive CIA Bounce AAU program … in the summer of 2014, he earned a spot on the Canadian Under-17 national team that traveled to the FIBA World Championships.

Major:
 Journalism & Mass Communication
Family:
 Mother is Betty Kaputo … has two sisters, Priscilla and Emmanualla, and one brother, Christopher.
Other Sports Played Beside Basketball: Soccer
Noteworthy: His mother is from Kongo … counts fellow Canadians Tyler Ennis (Milwaukee Bucks/Syracuse) and Duane Notice (South Carolina) among his mentors… played with Dillon Brooks (Oregon) in AAU.

Recent Games
Feb 24 Duquesne W, 80-76
Feb 27 UMass W, 85-83
Mar 2 vs. Saint Joseph's W, 98-90
Mar 5 at Saint Louis W, 76-67
Mar 11 vs. Davidson L, 90-86
Mar 16 Wagner L, 79-75
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 17
Games started 1 -
Minutes 502 236
Minutes per game 16.7 13.9
FG 44-131 18-62
FG Pct 33.6 29.0
3PT 35-98 14-44
3PT Pct 35.7 31.8
FT 9-11 1-3
FT Pct 81.8 33.3
Off rebounds 3 1
Def rebounds 47 21
Total rebounds 50 22
Rebounds per game 1.7 1.3
Personal fouls 45 24
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 55 12
Turnovers 31 12
Assist to turnover ratio 1.8 1.0
Steals 29 11
Blocks 0 0
Points 132 51
Points per game 4.4 3.0
Points per 40 min 10.5 8.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 7 Mansfield W, 108-48 - 26 4-8 50.0 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 11
Nov 13 Binghamton W, 63-53 - 23 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Nov 17 at Syracuse L, 79-66 - 24 2-5 40.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 21 Loyola (Md.) W, 94-82 - 25 3-7 42.9 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Nov 24 at Canisius W, 77-73 - 13 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 28 Hofstra L, 89-83 - 18 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 8
Dec 2 at Buffalo W, 60-58 - 20 1-6 16.7 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3
Dec 5 Ohio W, 81-68 - 22 3-5 60.0 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 8 Vermont W, 80-68 - 19 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 19 South Carolina St. W, 64-45 1 40 3-11 27.3 2-9 22.2 4-4 100.0 12
Dec 22 at Siena L, 73-70 - 20 1-7 14.3 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 30 Niagara W, 82-68 - 30 5-10 50.0 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 14
Jan 2 Davidson W, 97-85 - 24 2-7 28.6 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 6 at George Mason W, 77-58 - 20 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 9 at UMass W, 88-77 - 23 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 10
Jan 13 Rhode Island W, 69-64 - 18 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 16 at Duquesne L, 95-88 - 19 3-8 37.5 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 19 Dayton L, 85-79 - 18 3-6 50.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 24 at VCU L, 84-76 - 11 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
Jan 31 Richmond W, 84-68 - 8 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 3 at Saint Joseph's W, 83-73 - 11 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3
Feb 7 Saint Louis W, 65-62 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 10 at Fordham W, 76-72 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 13 George Washington W, 64-57 - 14 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Feb 17 at La Salle L, 71-64 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 20 at Dayton W, 79-72 - 19 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 6
Feb 24 Duquesne W, 80-76 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 27 UMass W, 85-83 - 5 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 2 vs. Saint Joseph's W, 98-90 - 18 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 5 at Saint Louis W, 76-67 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Davidson L, 90-86 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 16 Wagner L, 79-75 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 7 Mansfield W, 108-48 - 26 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 1 0 3 0
Nov 13 Binghamton W, 63-53 - 23 0 2 2 5 1 5.0 3 0 1 0
Nov 17 at Syracuse L, 79-66 - 24 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 1 0 5 1
Nov 21 Loyola (Md.) W, 94-82 - 25 1 3 4 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 24 at Canisius W, 77-73 - 13 0 2 2 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Nov 28 Hofstra L, 89-83 - 18 0 0 0 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 0
Dec 2 at Buffalo W, 60-58 - 20 1 1 2 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 0
Dec 5 Ohio W, 81-68 - 22 0 2 2 3 0 - 2 0 0 0
Dec 8 Vermont W, 80-68 - 19 0 3 3 3 1 3.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 19 South Carolina St. W, 64-45 1 40 0 7 7 7 2 3.5 3 0 2 0
Dec 22 at Siena L, 73-70 - 20 0 2 2 6 2 3.0 4 0 3 -
Dec 30 Niagara W, 82-68 - 30 0 3 3 5 3 1.7 1 0 1 0
Jan 2 Davidson W, 97-85 - 24 0 0 0 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 0
Jan 6 at George Mason W, 77-58 - 20 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 9 at UMass W, 88-77 - 23 0 5 5 0 3 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 13 Rhode Island W, 69-64 - 18 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 16 at Duquesne L, 95-88 - 19 0 2 2 5 0 - 2 0 4 -
Jan 19 Dayton L, 85-79 - 18 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 24 at VCU L, 84-76 - 11 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 31 Richmond W, 84-68 - 8 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 0
Feb 3 at Saint Joseph's W, 83-73 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 7 Saint Louis W, 65-62 - 12 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 10 at Fordham W, 76-72 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 13 George Washington W, 64-57 - 14 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 0
Feb 17 at La Salle L, 71-64 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 20 at Dayton W, 79-72 - 19 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 24 Duquesne W, 80-76 - 7 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Feb 27 UMass W, 85-83 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Mar 2 vs. Saint Joseph's W, 98-90 - 18 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 5 at Saint Louis W, 76-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Davidson L, 90-86 - 9 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Mar 16 Wagner L, 79-75 - 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 30 1 16.7 1.5-4.4 33.6 1.2-3.3 35.7 0.3-0.4 81.8 4.4
2016-17 21 2 8.7 0.5-1.4 37.9 0.5-1.1 43.5 0.5-0.6 76.9 2.0
2017-18 33 6 10.2 1.1-2.5 41.7 0.6-1.7 33.3 0.6-0.6 90.5 3.3
2018-19 31 5 20.1 2.0-5.3 38.7 1.2-3.3 35.6 0.5-0.6 83.3 5.7
Total 115 14 14.3 1.3-3.5 37.6 0.9-2.4 35.8 0.5-0.5 84.1 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 30 1 502 44-131 33.6 35-98 35.7 9-11 81.8 132
2016-17 21 2 182 11-29 37.9 10-23 43.5 10-13 76.9 42
2017-18 33 6 336 35-84 41.7 19-57 33.3 19-21 90.5 108
2018-19 31 5 623 63-163 38.7 36-101 35.6 15-18 83.3 177
Total 115 14 1643 153-407 37.6 100-279 35.8 53-63 84.1 459
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 30 1 16.7 3.5-10.4 33.6 2.8-7.8 35.7 0.7-0.9 81.8 10.5
2016-17 21 2 8.7 2.4-6.4 37.9 2.2-5.1 43.5 2.2-2.9 76.9 9.2
2017-18 33 6 10.2 4.2-10.0 41.7 2.3-6.8 33.3 2.3-2.5 90.5 12.9
2018-19 31 5 20.1 4.0-10.5 38.7 2.3-6.5 35.6 1.0-1.2 83.3 11.4
Total 115 14 14.3 3.7-9.9 37.6 2.4-6.8 35.8 1.3-1.5 84.1 11.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 30 1 16.7 0.1 1.6 1.7 1.5 0.0 1.8 1.0 1.8 1.0 0.0
2016-17 21 2 8.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.6 1.4 0.1 0.0
2017-18 33 6 10.2 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.0 1.1 0.5 2.3 0.5 0.0
2018-19 31 5 20.1 0.2 1.9 2.1 1.5 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.2 0.6 0.0
Total 115 14 14.3 0.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 0.0 1.3 0.8 1.6 0.6 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 30 1 502 3 47 50 45 1 55 31 1.8 29 0
2016-17 21 2 182 0 6 6 21 0 17 12 1.4 3 0
2017-18 33 6 336 3 18 21 26 0 35 15 2.3 17 0
2018-19 31 5 623 7 59 66 48 0 43 35 1.2 18 0
Total 115 14 1643 13 130 143 140 1 150 93 1.6 67 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 30 1 16.7 0.2 3.7 4.0 3.6 0.1 4.4 2.5 1.8 2.3 0.0
2016-17 21 2 8.7 0.0 1.3 1.3 4.6 0.0 3.7 2.6 1.4 0.7 0.0
2017-18 33 6 10.2 0.4 2.1 2.5 3.1 0.0 4.2 1.8 2.3 2.0 0.0
2018-19 31 5 20.1 0.4 3.8 4.2 3.1 0.0 2.8 2.2 1.2 1.2 0.0
Total 115 14 14.3 0.3 3.2 3.5 3.4 0.0 3.7 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 1 16.7 1.5-4.4 33.6 1.2-3.3 35.7 0.3-0.4 81.8 4.4
Conference 17 - 13.9 1.1-3.6 29.0 0.8-2.6 31.8 0.1-0.2 33.3 3.0
Exhibition 1 - 26.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 11.0
-
Home 16 1 17.9 1.7-4.6 37.0 1.3-3.3 39.6 0.5-0.5 100.0 5.2
Away 12 - 15.8 1.4-4.6 30.9 1.2-3.5 33.3 0.1-0.2 33.3 4.1
Neutral 2 - 13.5 0.0-1.5 0.0 0.0-1.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Wins 21 1 17.9 1.5-4.5 33.0 1.2-3.4 36.6 0.4-0.5 90.0 4.6
Losses 9 - 14.1 1.4-4.1 35.1 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.9
-
November 5 - 20.6 2.2-5.4 40.7 1.8-4.6 39.1 0.8-0.8 100.0 7.0
December 6 1 25.2 2.5-6.8 36.6 2.0-5.0 40.0 0.7-0.7 100.0 7.7
January 8 - 17.6 1.8-5.0 35.0 1.2-3.2 38.5 0.1-0.4 33.3 4.9
February 8 - 9.6 0.5-2.5 20.0 0.5-2.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.5
March 3 - 10.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 1 502 44-131 33.6 35-98 35.7 9-11 81.8 132
Conference 17 - 236 18-62 29.0 14-44 31.8 1-3 33.3 51
Exhibition 1 - 26 4-8 50.0 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 11
-
Home 16 1 286 27-73 37.0 21-53 39.6 8-8 100.0 83
Away 12 - 189 17-55 30.9 14-42 33.3 1-3 33.3 49
Neutral 2 - 27 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
-
Wins 21 1 375 31-94 33.0 26-71 36.6 9-10 90.0 97
Losses 9 - 127 13-37 35.1 9-27 33.3 0-1 0.0 35
-
November 5 - 103 11-27 40.7 9-23 39.1 4-4 100.0 35
December 6 1 151 15-41 36.6 12-30 40.0 4-4 100.0 46
January 8 - 141 14-40 35.0 10-26 38.5 1-3 33.3 39
February 8 - 77 4-20 20.0 4-16 25.0 0-0 - 12
March 3 - 30 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 1 16.7 3.5-10.4 33.6 2.8-7.8 35.7 0.7-0.9 81.8 10.5
Conference 17 - 13.9 3.1-10.5 29.0 2.4-7.5 31.8 0.2-0.5 33.3 8.6
Exhibition 1 - 26.0 6.2-12.3 50.0 4.6-10.8 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 16.9
-
Home 16 1 17.9 3.8-10.2 37.0 2.9-7.4 39.6 1.1-1.1 100.0 11.6
Away 12 - 15.8 3.6-11.6 30.9 3.0-8.9 33.3 0.2-0.6 33.3 10.4
Neutral 2 - 13.5 0.0-4.4 0.0 0.0-4.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Wins 21 1 17.9 3.3-10.0 33.0 2.8-7.6 36.6 1.0-1.1 90.0 10.3
Losses 9 - 14.1 4.1-11.7 35.1 2.8-8.5 33.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 11.0
-
November 5 - 20.6 4.3-10.5 40.7 3.5-8.9 39.1 1.6-1.6 100.0 13.6
December 6 1 25.2 4.0-10.9 36.6 3.2-7.9 40.0 1.1-1.1 100.0 12.2
January 8 - 17.6 4.0-11.3 35.0 2.8-7.4 38.5 0.3-0.9 33.3 11.1
February 8 - 9.6 2.1-10.4 20.0 2.1-8.3 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.2
March 3 - 10.0 0.0-4.0 0.0 0.0-4.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 1 16.7 0.1 1.6 1.7 1.5 0.0 1.8 1.0 1.8 1.0 0.0
Conference 17 - 13.9 0.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 26.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 4.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.0
-
Home 16 1 17.9 0.1 1.6 1.7 1.3 0.0 1.9 1.3 1.6 1.1 0.0
Away 12 - 15.8 0.2 1.6 1.8 1.8 0.1 1.9 0.8 2.3 0.9 0.0
Neutral 2 - 13.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0
-
Wins 21 1 17.9 0.1 2.0 2.1 1.4 0.0 1.8 1.1 1.7 1.0 0.0
Losses 9 - 14.1 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.8 0.1 1.9 0.9 2.1 0.9 0.0
-
November 5 - 20.6 0.2 1.6 1.8 2.4 0.2 3.0 1.6 1.9 1.0 0.0
December 6 1 25.2 0.2 3.0 3.2 1.5 0.0 4.5 1.5 3.0 2.2 0.0
January 8 - 17.6 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.9 0.0 1.4 0.9 1.6 0.9 0.0
February 8 - 9.6 0.1 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.0
March 3 - 10.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 1 502 3 47 50 45 1 55 31 1.8 29 0
Conference 17 - 236 1 21 22 24 0 12 12 1.0 11 0
Exhibition 1 - 26 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 4.0 1 0
-
Home 16 1 286 1 26 27 21 0 31 20 1.6 18 0
Away 12 - 189 2 19 21 22 1 23 10 2.3 11 0
Neutral 2 - 27 0 2 2 2 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
-
Wins 21 1 375 3 42 45 29 0 38 23 1.7 21 0
Losses 9 - 127 0 5 5 16 1 17 8 2.1 8 0
-
November 5 - 103 1 8 9 12 1 15 8 1.9 5 0
December 6 1 151 1 18 19 9 0 27 9 3.0 13 0
January 8 - 141 0 10 10 15 0 11 7 1.6 7 0
February 8 - 77 1 9 10 7 0 1 5 0.2 4 0
March 3 - 30 0 2 2 2 0 1 2 0.5 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 1 16.7 0.2 3.7 4.0 3.6 0.1 4.4 2.5 1.8 2.3 0.0
Conference 17 - 13.9 0.2 3.6 3.7 4.1 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.9 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 26.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0 6.2 1.5 4.0 1.5 0.0
-
Home 16 1 17.9 0.1 3.6 3.8 2.9 0.0 4.3 2.8 1.6 2.5 0.0
Away 12 - 15.8 0.4 4.0 4.4 4.7 0.2 4.9 2.1 2.3 2.3 0.0
Neutral 2 - 13.5 0.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.0
-
Wins 21 1 17.9 0.3 4.5 4.8 3.1 0.0 4.1 2.5 1.7 2.2 0.0
Losses 9 - 14.1 0.0 1.6 1.6 5.0 0.3 5.4 2.5 2.1 2.5 0.0
-
November 5 - 20.6 0.4 3.1 3.5 4.7 0.4 5.8 3.1 1.9 1.9 0.0
December 6 1 25.2 0.3 4.8 5.0 2.4 0.0 7.2 2.4 3.0 3.4 0.0
January 8 - 17.6 0.0 2.8 2.8 4.3 0.0 3.1 2.0 1.6 2.0 0.0
February 8 - 9.6 0.5 4.7 5.2 3.6 0.0 0.5 2.6 0.2 2.1 0.0
March 3 - 10.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 2.7 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 0.0 0.0