#3 Rachel Bell Season 2015-16
• 2016-17 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2016 Air Force Classic All-Tournament Team
• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
MAJOR: Medicine, Health & Society; Psychology
2016-17 (Junior) : Put together a strong junior season that included leading the team in scoring (11.3 ppg), total points (338) and free throws made (64). … Was one of only two players on the roster to see action in all 30 games. … Made 20 starts. … Scored in double-figures in 18 games and took game-high scoring honors nine times. … Exploded for a career-high 31 points, finishing 12-of-20 from the floor, in the loss to Alabama in the first round of the SEC Tournament. … Scored a team-high 17 points in the loss to LSU on Feb. 27. … Scored 14 points in loss to Florida on Jan. 29 to reach double figures for the sixth time in seven games. … Tied for team-high scoring honors with 16 points and added three rebounds and four assists in the loss on Auburn on Jan. 12. … Had 10 points and six rebounds in loss to Texas A&M on Jan. 2. … Scored a team-high 21 points, including going 7-of-8 from the foul line, in the loss to No. 8-ranked Louisville on Dec. 21. … Produced a season-high 22 points in the win over UT Martin on Nov. 27. … Scored a team-high 20 points and had four rebounds in the win over Robert Morris on Nov. 22. … Had 12 points and a career-high four steals in the win over Duke on Nov. 20.
2015-16 (Sophomore): Had a solid sophomore campaign, seeing action in 31 games and making 27 starts. … Ranked second on the team in both total points (279) and scoring average (9.0 ppg). … Reached double figures in 12 games, including six SEC games. … Scored a career-high 24 points against Drexel on Dec. 3, finishing 10-of-14 from the floor in the win. … Scored a team-high 23 points and matched career-high with six rebounds in win over Alabama on Jan. 25. … Earned team-high scoring honors in eight games, including three consecutive contests from Nov. 30 through Dec. 5 (wins over Air Force, Drexel and ETSU).
2014-15 (Freshman): Produced a fine freshman season, averaging 7.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game. … Saw action in 30 of the team’s 31 games (missed one due to illness), including making four starts. … Reached double figures in scoring in 10 games. … Shot 83 percent from the foul line, making 35 of 42 attempts. … Scored a team-high 16 points in win over Ole Miss on Feb. 5. … Scored 14 points and had six rebounds in win over James Madison on Dec. 29. … Scored a career-high 18 points while going 7-of-10 from the floor, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range, in win over St. Louis on Nov. 24. … Had six points and two rebounds in her Commodore debut during season-opening win over Belmont on Nov. 14.
High School (Creek Wood): 2014 and 2012 Class AA Miss Basketball Finalist. … Averaged 24.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. … Helped lead head coach Tom Mullinicks’ team to the state semifinals with 34-4 record. … McDonald’s All-American nominee. … Gatorade Player of the Year nominee. … Averaged 3.2 steals and 2.0 assists per game. … Scored 38 points, going 13-of-27 from the floor, and pulled down 10 rebound in state tournament quarterfinals. … Named to District-11 AA All District and All Tournament teams in all four years. … Named District-11 AA MVP during sophomore, junior and senior seasons and named District-11 AA All Tournament MVP her junior and senior years. … Named to Region 6-AA All Touranment team during sophomore, junior and senior seasons and named Region 6-AA Touranment MVP as a senior. … Named Creek Wood HS MVP for three straight years. … As a junior, named as a Class AA TSSAA Miss Basketball nominee. … Ranked No. 59 overall (and No. 7 at her position) by Prospects Nation.
BELL’S CAREER HIGHS
Points: 31 (vs. Alabama, 3/1/17)
Rebounds: 6 (5x; Last: vs. TAMU 1/2/17)
Assists: 5 (4x)
3FG Made: 4 (4x; Last: vs. Florida 2/18/16)
Blocks: 2 (vs. Miss. State 2/9/17)
Steals: 4 (vs. Duke 11/20/16)
Minutes: 36 (vs. Dayton, 12/21/14)