Versatile perimeter player who elected to take a redshirt year in 2009-10 . . . Joined the Georgia State program in 2009-10 after one season at Brunswick Community College in Supply, N.C. . . . Has three years of eligibility at Georgia State, beginning in 2010-11 . . . Can play either guard position or small forward.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Averaged 10.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in his one season at Brunswick, where he played for coach Walter Shaw . . . Helped his team to a 27-4 record.
Attended Huguenot High in Richmond, Va., where he was coached by Antone Exum . . . As high school senior, he averaged 13.4 points per game and earned all-Dominion District honors . . . Team won two district titles . . . Had 27 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists in a game against powerful Oak Hill Academy . . Named to the Richmond Times-Dispatch all-academic team . . . Played for the Richmond Squires AAU team.
Full name is Mi'kyel Anton Nero . . . First name pronounced mike-EE-ell but teammates call him Mike . . . Born January 8, 1990 . . . Son of Valencia Nero . . . Majoring in economics.