Northwestern escapes with 57-53 win, Mia Bell led all scores with 17 points.
Lady Rebels fly past Concordia, Mia Bell leads all scorers with 14.
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UNLV brings in first Las Vegas recruit since Mia Bell.
UNLV starts the 2012-13 season at home against UC Santa Barbara (UNLV game notes).
One of the quickest players in the conference and loves to use her speed to create on the dribble ... Very explosive player when running the Lady Rebels' up-tempo game ... Excels at finding her teammates and passing them the ball in scoring situations, especially when driving into the lane ... Strong outside shooter as well.
(2012-13 - Senior): Redshirted the season after undergoing knee surgery in the preseason.
(2011-12 - Junior): Earned Third-Team All-MW honors after the best season of her career, in which she tied for second in the league with 4.0 assists per game ... Was fourth with 1.94 steals per contest, which helped earn her a spot on the All-MW Defensive Team ... Her 9.2 ppg average ranked 17th in the league, and was more then four points higher then her sophomore average ... Hit three game-winning shots during the year, including a jumper at the buzzer in a 46-44 win at UC Santa Barbara (12/10) ... Other game-winning shots included a three-pointer with a minute left in an upset win over Kansas State (12/20), and a layup with 35 seconds left in another upset win, this time over Fresno State (1/6) ... Tied the school record with 14 assists at Nevada, Reno (1/2).
(2010-11 - Sophomore): Was slowed down by a knee injury for the majority of the season ... Played in 29 games and made 27 starts ... Was seventh on the team in scoring with 4.8 ppg, and dished out a team-best 3.8 assists per game, which ranked seventh in the conference ... Was also 10th in assist-turnover ratio at 1.2 ... Scored in double figures twice, and posted three games of nine assists.
(2009-10 - Freshman): Played at the one and two spots for the Lady Rebels and would make a total of 17 starts ... Finished fifth on the team in scoring with 6.3 points per game, and added 2.7 assists per game, second on the squad and 15th in the MW ... One of the top three-point shooters, making 22-of-60 for 36.7% ... With the score tied, hit a game-winning three-point shot with 29 seconds left in an upset win at Utah (1/16) ... Breakout game by scoring a game-high 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting in the 11-point win at Nevada, Reno (12/6).
Named the 2008-09 Gatorade Player of the Year for Nevada after averaging 26.8 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 5.5 apg ... Led Durango to the first round of the playoffs ... Named first team all-state honors as a senior and also led the team to the second round of the playoffs twice ... Was a second team all-state selection as a junior ... Three-time first team All-Sunset Division selection ... First team All-Sunset Conference as a junior and senior ... Was a second team All-Southwest Division her freshman year ... Four-year starter for the Trailblazers ... Also played for the Las Vegas Elite AUU team in the summer of 2008.
Mia Shafaun Bell ... Born on Jan. 10, 1991, in Chicago, Ill. ... Daughter of Charles Griffin and the late Yvette Bell ... Has two sisters, Jea Patham (33) and Jackie Bell (21) and two brothers, Seneca Bell (32) and Leland Hooks (23) ... Chose UNLV over Kansas State and New Mexico ... Majoring in journalism and media studies.
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