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Neil Watson

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Position  Point guard
Listed height  5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Height  1.8 m
Pro career  2014
Nationality  American
Listed weight  161 lb (73 kg)
Weight  73 kg
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League  British Basketball League
Born  February 2, 1991 (age 26) Kansas City, Kansas (1991-02-02)
High school  Sumner Academy (Kansas City, Kansas)
Current team  Southern Miss Golden Eagles men's basketball (#5 / Guard)
Education  Coffeyville Community College

Neil Watson (born February 2, 1991) was a college basketball player for the University of Southern Mississippi.


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Early life and education

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Watson was born on February 2, 1991 in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended college at Coffeyville Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi.


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Out of high school, Watson tried out for the Toledo men's basketball team but was rejected. He transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi under coach Larry Eustachy. Watson's first season with the Golden Eagles resulted in an NCAA Tournament berth along with other starters Maurice Bolden (Sr.) Angelo Johnson (Sr.) Dwayne Davis (Jr.) and Johnathan Mills (Jr.). The Golden Eagles finished 25-9, losing in the first round to the Kansas State Wildcats in the NCAA Tournament.

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In Watson's junior season, he carried the Golden Eagles with 9 points, 5 assists, and 2 steals per game. The Golden Eagles lost the Conference USA championship to the Memphis Tigers in double overtime. Watson led the Golden Eagles to the NIT quarterfinal, which they lost to the BYU Cougars. Watson had his best season in his senior year and led the Golden Eagles, averaging 11 points, 5 assists, and 2 steals per game. He was also fourth in the nation in free-throw percentage with 92%. The Golden Eagles made another NIT tournament but lost to the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the quarterfinals. After the loss, Watson was named a starter in the Reese's NCAA Basketball All-Star game.

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Watson was not drafted or signed by any NBA or development league roster but was named on the U.K.'s oldest professional basketball team, the Leicester Riders.

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