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Missouri men's basketball
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2011-12: Sat out the season as a transfer from Pepperdine University and will be classified as a redshirt senior for the 2012-13 campaign ... Practiced with the program and brings very good size and experience to Mizzou's backcourt.
Pepperdine Career: Over three seasons, scored 1,365 points (16.4 ppg), becoming Pepperdine's 35th 1,000-point scorer and ending his career in 17th place on the all-time scoring list ... Started 72-of-83 games also averaged 4.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.3 steals in 28.7 minutes ... A career 74.8% free throw shooter ... Went 353-of-472 from the line for his career, ranking ninth in both makes and attempts in Pepperdine history.
2010-11: Appeared in 20 games (starting 16) as a junior ... Would have been considered Pepperdine's leading scorer on the season at 18.9 points per game had he played in enough contests ... Also averaged 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 29.7 minutes ... Scored in double-figures in 18-of-20 games (including the first 14 of the season), and had eight games of 20 or more points ... Had season highs of 33 points vs. Northern Arizona (Nov. 28) and 31 vs. Texas-San Antonio (Dec. 4) ... Averaged 28.0 points in games against Pacific and UTSA and was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week (Dec. 6) ... Named the WCC Player of the Month for November after averaging 24.2 points in five games ... Other season highs were nine rebounds vs. Redlands (Dec. 9), six assists vs. Northern Arizona (Nov. 28), four three-pointers made (four times), two steals (four times) and 35 minutes played (twice).
2009-10: Named to the NABC All-District second team and All-WCC honorable mention as a sophomore ... Finished second in the West Coast Conference and 50th in the nation with 18.5 points per game ... Ranked among WCC leaders in steals (seventh - 1.3), assists (eighth - 3.2), free throw percentage (11th - .750) and rebounds (15th - 5.1) ... Started 30-of-31 games and averaged a team-high 31.5 minutes per contest ... Also led the team in scoring, assists and steals and was second in rebounds ... Made 147 free throws, which ranked eighth on Pepperdine's single-season records list ... Scored in double-figures in 26-of-31 games, scored 20 or more points 15 times and topped the 30-point mark twice ... Had a career-high 37 points at Gonzaga (Jan. 21), which included 34 second-half points en route to setting a McCarthey Athletic Center record by an opponent ... It was the highest-scoring game by a WCC player in 2009-10, and he also had the third-best performance with 34 points vs. Monmouth (Nov. 28) ... Named MVP of the Wyoming World Vision Challenge after averaging 26.7 points, which included the Monmouth performance ... Had two double-doubles: 20 points and 10 rebounds in the season opener vs. Pacific (Nov. 13) and 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Gonzaga (Feb. 20) ... Had 20 or more points in each of the first four games of the season ... Other season highs were nine assists vs. San Francisco (Jan. 16), five three-pointers at Portland (Jan. 23), four steals (three times), three blocks vs. Portland (Feb. 18) and 38 minutes (twice) ... Made ESPN SportsCenter's Plays of the Day twice, once for a dunk over five people at Pepperdine's preseason Blue & Orange Madness event and in the game at Gonzaga for a dunk over 7-footer Robert Sacre.
2008-09: Had a breakout freshman season and was named to the West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team ... Led the team in scoring, and was 13th in the conference at 12.9 ppg ... Third amongst league freshmen in points ... Also led the squad in assists (2.2), steals (1.5) and was second in rebounds (4.7) and minutes (25.4) ... In the WCC, also ranked sixth in steals, 10th in free throw percentage (74.1%) and 15th in assists ... Played in all 32 games, starting 26 ... Scored in double-figures 21 times ... Had a 10 game-stretch in double-figures during WCC play where he averaged 17.1 points ... Averaged 15.0 points in conference play (eighth in the WCC, second among freshmen) ... Nearly set or tied two school records in a win at San Francisco (Jan. 29, 2009) ... Scored a season-high 32 points, two shy of the Pepperdine freshman record, and made 13-of-14 shots (92.9%), one field goal shy of the single-game record for field goal percentage ... Named the WCC Player of the Week on Feb. 16 after averaging 16.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in home wins over Santa Clara and San Diego ... Scored 20 or more points three times, including 23 vs. Cal State Bakersfield (Nov. 29) and 20 at Saint Mary's (Jan. 17) ... Had four point-rebound double-doubles, all in conference play ... Went for 19 points and 12 boards vs. Gonzaga (Jan. 22), 15 points and 11 rebounds at Loyola Marymount (Feb. 7), 18 and 10 vs. San Diego (Feb. 14) and 17 points and 10 rebounds at Gonzaga (Feb. 21).
Graduated from Pasadena (Calif.) High School in 2008 ... Named the Pasadena Star-News Player of the Year as a senior ... Also made the All-SCIBCA Southern Section Division 2-AA second team and was named the Pacific League co-MVP ... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee ... Averaged nearly 22 points, six rebounds and four assists per game ... Scored at least 30 points eight times ... Pasadena won the league title ... Sat out his junior year due to state transfer rules after spending his first two years at Serra High School, located in Gardena, Calif. ... Won a CIF title with Serra his sophomore year and was named to the All-SCIBCA Southern Section Division 4-AA second team ... Averaged 15 points as a sophomore ... Also lettered in track and football.
Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Dwayne Bell and Sharon Ross ... Lists his most memorable sports moment as having the opportunity to play one-on-one against Kobe Bryant at a camp.
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