December 2, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||George S. Parker
|WNBA draft||2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 21st overall|
|Selected by the Houston Comets|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
High school career
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. 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, notching six points and nine rebounds. Bass played in the inaugural McDonald’s All-America game.
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.
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.
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.
- Tom Miller (September 5, 2007). "From the heart: Mistie delivers uplifting message". The Janesville Gazette. Retrieved September 14, 2007.
- "Past WBCA HS Coaches' All-America Teams". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
- "WBCA High School All-America Game Box Scores". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "2008 Houston Comets Dispersal Draft Analysis". wnba.com.
- "Offseason 2008–09: Overseas Roster".
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