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Prospect Profile:
Mike Bell

Full Name: Michael Bell
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-9 / 210
Birthdate: August 11, 1982 (Hampton, Va.)
High School: Enloe HS (Raleigh, N.C.)
College: Florida Atlantic
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North Carolina State
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 4 0 2 3 .667 2 6 .333 1 1 .000 5 0 0 1 7 1.80
2001-02 14 0 3 10 .300 6 11 .545 1 5 .200 15 6 3 0 13 0.90
Totals 18 0 5 13 .384 8 17 .471 2 6 .333 20 6 3 1 20 1.10
Florida Atlantic
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 27 27 193 419 .461 55 102 .539 44 141 .312 262 35 30 56 485 18.0
2004-05 27 26 204 421 .485 61 120 .508 47 143 .329 252 30 28 51 516 19.1
Totals 54 53 397 840 .472 116 222 .523 91 284 .320 514 65 58 107 1001 18.5

Career Highlights: Named honorable mention All-American as a senior, the first player in school history to be honored. Also earned Atlantic Sun Player of the Year honors. Ranks fifth in scoring (1,001 points), third in rebounding (514) and second in blocked shots (107) on Florida Atlanticís all-time lists. Was only the second player in school history to score 1,000 points and grab 500 rebounds in a career, and was the first to do it in only two years. Posted 25 career double-doubles. Finished collegiate career at Florida Atlantic after starting at North Carolina State and routing through Palm Beach Community College in Lake Worth, Florida.

Senior (2004-05): Paced the Atlantic Sun Conference in scoring (19.1 ppg) and rebounding (9.3 rpg), while ranking fourth in blocked shots (1.9 bpg). Recorded 14 double-doubles. Posted season highs with 29 points and 15 rebounds at Mercer. Scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds at Miami. Tallied 19 points and nine rebounds at Nevada. Registered 27 points and 15 rebounds at Troy. Sank 5-for-7 three-point shots on his way to 23 points at Georgia State. Blocked career-high eight shots at Campbell.

Junior (2003-04): Led team in scoring (18.0 ppg) and set school single-season records for rebounding average (9.7 rpg) and average blocked shots (2.1 bpg). Scored 20 or more points in 12 games, with a career-high 35 points vs. Lipscomb. Recorded 24 points and a school-record 23 rebounds vs. Stetson. Opened the season with a 22-point, eight-rebound effort at South Florida. Scored 23 points at Georgia. Named Second Team All-Atlantic Sun.

Sophomore (2002-03): At Palm Beach CC, averaged 20.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 3.5 blocks. Ranked among the stateís leaders in scoring, field goal percentage, rebounds and blocks. Named All-Conference and All-State and was runner-up for Player of the Year honors.

Redshirt Freshman (2001-02): At North Carolina State, averaged 0.9 points and 1.1 rebounds in 3.8 minutes a contest. Set season-high of three points at Maryland. Grabbed three rebounds on three separate occasions.

Freshman (2000-01): Appeared in four games before making the decision to redshirt due to knee surgery.

Strengths: Long and agile forward who likes to catch and shoot from deep. Uses long arms and quick feet to snatch rebounds and make plays around the rim.

Personal: Majored in sociology.