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Louis Bell
Louis Bell

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Friendship Collegiate Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Position:
G

"Louis is a tremendous defender on the perimeter in addition to having a great shot from behind the 3-point-line," said head coach Frankie Allen. "He is a very unselfish player who has the ability to score in bunches."

2013-14: Played in 29 games, starting six ... averaged 4.8 ppg and 18.4 mpg ... scored team-high 15 points vs. Wilmington (Dec. 23) ... posted 32 assists and 13 steals ... top player for Hawks in free-throw percentage (88.9%) and third in 3FG made (28) ... had 15 points in UMES' 20-point come from behind victory over Howard on Homecoming (Feb. 15) ... six games with double-digit point totals ... career-high five assists vs. NJIT (Feb. 19) ... five games with more than three assists ...averaged 10-plus minutes in 12 of first 13 games to begin season

2012-13: Scored a season-high 20 points at Ohio University (12/22/12). Averaged 24.4 minutes per game in 28 games played, and starting 25 of those contest for the Hawks. Averaged 6.5 points per game while making 34.1 percent of his attempts from the field. Was 33 percent shooting from behind the three-point line. Averaged 1.3 rebounds per game for UMES.

2011-12: Bell had the team's best three-point average (.357) ... Starting 18 games for the Hawks, while playing in 26 for UMES ... He scored 206 points (7.9 PPG), ranking in the top five for the team.

2010-11: Team's top freshman and three-point threat, shooting 37.9% from beyond the perimeter ... averaged 3.9 points in 14.5 minutes per game in 30 appearances, with two starts ... had season high 16 points and six rebounds on the road against Navy (11/27), shooting 5-7 from three ... scored nine points off 3-4 perimeter shooting at Pittsburgh (12/18) ... scored eight points each against Florida A&M (1/15) and Bethune-Cookman (1/17).

High School: Played basketball all four years ... Averaged 11.5 points and three rebounds per game ... Earned team's sportsmanship award ... Holds the all-time record for 3-pointers made for a career high 42 points.

Personal: Born April 15, 1991 in Washington, D.C. ... Major is General Studies ... Member of his high school's honor roll from 2007-2009 ... Earned his high school's core value award in 2007-08 ... Personal best sports moment was hitting eight 3-pointers in a row against KIMA in 2010 ... After graduation he plans to pursue a career in sports if he is unable to become a professional athlete ... Favorite saying is "Only the strong survive" ... Enjoys shopping and playing video games ... Favorite book is Lord of the Flies ... Favorite movie is He Got Game.

BELL'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2010-11 29-2 417-14.4 36-104 .346 30-83 .361 6-13 .462 11 17 28 1.0 33 0 24 24 1 11 108 3.7
2011-12
26-18

676-26.0

71-199

.357

46-135

.341

18-26

.692

15

28

43

1.7

52

1

36

42

0

11

206

7.9
TOTAL 55-20 1093-19.9 107-303 .353 76-218 .349 24-39 .615 26 45 71 1.3 85 1 60 66 1 22 314 5.7

Career Highs
Points: 21 (vs. American, Nov. 14, 2012)
Rebounds: 6 (@ Navy, Nov. 27, 2010)
Steals: 3 (vs. Washington College, Dec. 21, 2010)
Assists: 6 (at Lehigh, Jan. 3, 2012)
Blocks: 1 (@ Navy, Nov. 27, 2010)
Minutes: 28 (@ Navy, Nov. 27, 2010)