Mistie Bass

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Mistie Bass
Mistie Bass.jpg
Free Agent
Position Forward
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1983-12-02) December 2, 1983 (age 33)
Janesville, Wisconsin
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school George S. Parker
(Janesville, Wisconsin)
College Duke (2002–2006)
WNBA draft 2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Houston Comets
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
20062008 Houston Comets
20092010 Chicago Sky
20122013 Connecticut Sun
20142016 Phoenix Mercury
Stats at WNBA.com

Mistie McCray Bass (born December 2, 1983) is an American professional women's basketball player who is currently a free agent.

High school career[edit]

Bass graduated from George S. Parker High School in Janesville in 2002, having helped the school win the state championship two years in a row. She is the only player in the state to be named Player of the Year three times.[1] She also was elected first team USA Today All-America, second team Parade All-America, second team School Sports All-America, third team Student Sports All-America, two time Wisconsin Gatorade Play of the year and first team All-State. Mistie was selected to play in the Phoenix/WBCA High School All-America game,[2] notching six points and nine rebounds.[3] Bass played in the inaugural McDonald’s All-America game.

College career[edit]

She graduated from Duke University in 2006. At Duke, she played for the Blue Devils and was a part of two Final Fours; 2003 and 2006 (Contended in the National Championship game). She finished her career ranking eighth in points (1,409), eighth in field goals made (557), fifth in field goal percentage (.567), fifth in rebounds (800), fifth in blocks (131), eighth in free throws made (295), seventh in free throws attempted (459), eighth in double-figure scoring games (78), first in wins (127) and tied for fourth in ACC regular season wins (55). She was also a member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority.

Professional career[edit]

During the 2006 WNBA Draft, Bass was originally selected by the Phoenix Mercury but was later traded to the Houston Comets. In her first season Bass played sparingly, averaging 10.1 minutes per game, behind all-stars Sheryl Swoopes, Tina Thompson and Dawn Staley. During 2007 and 2008, Bass continued to play as a reserve forward for the Comets, wearing jersey number 8.

After the Comets disbanded in the fall of 2008, Bass was selected by the Chicago Sky as the third pick in the dispersal draft for former Comets players.[4]

She played for Mersin in Turkey during the 2008–09 WNBA off-season.

She won a WNBA championship in the 2014 season with the Phoenix Mercury. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Miller (September 5, 2007). "From the heart: Mistie delivers uplifting message". The Janesville Gazette. Retrieved September 14, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Past WBCA HS Coaches' All-America Teams". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 1 Jul 2014. 
  3. ^ "WBCA High School All-America Game Box Scores". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 29 Jun 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.wnba.com/features/comets_dispersal_analysis_081208.html
  5. ^ "Offseason 2008–09: Overseas Roster". 

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