At 6 foot 8, Nevil was the tallest of the '65-66 Miners. A native New Yorker used to an East Coast run-and-gun style of play, he had to make some major adjustments under Don Haskins' methodical dribbling and passing system.
He now lives in San Antonio, working at Metzger Middle School and also with the San Antonio Spurs for 28 years as Spurs Camp Director.
He is married to Melba Shed. They have seven children and nine grandchildren.