Sensing that he'd have more options this time around, Nolan huddled with his AAU coach, 3D Select's James Lee, to formulate a list. He wanted to stay closer to his Baltimore home, so George Washington, Georgetown, George Mason and VCU were the targets. Nolan played pickup with the Hoyas, but said coaches told him they'd be interested in him for 2018 but not 2017. VCU, he said, was targeting JUCO guards. And a visit to George Mason never materialized.