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Tiffany Mitchell (basketball)

Tiffany Mitchell (born September 23, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She went to Providence Day School as number 3 on the high school team. After concluding her collegiate career at South Carolina, she was selected ninth overall at the 2016 WNBA Draft on April 14, 2016. She graduated in May 2016 with a B.S. in Retail Management.

Tiffany Mitchell
No. 3 – Indiana Fever
PositionShooting guard
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1994-09-23) September 23, 1994 (age 24)
Charlotte, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Listed weight152 lb (69 kg)
Career information
High schoolProvidence Day
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
CollegeSouth Carolina (2012–2016)
WNBA draft2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Indiana Fever
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–presentIndiana Fever
2016–2017Nadezhda Orenburg
Career highlights and awards
Stats at WNBA.com

As a member of Dawn Staley's Lady Gamecocks, she was a two-time SEC Player of the Year award winner (2014-2015). A threat on both the offensive & defensive ends of the court, she has drawn comparisons to Dwyane Wade for her ability to score and create her own shot in tough match-ups.

Mitchell was initiated as a member of the Theta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

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South Carolina statisticsEdit

Source[1]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012-13 South Carolina 33 304 37.9 36.7 61.3 5.1 1.3 1.3 0.1 9.2
2013-14 South Carolina 34 527 49.3 54.1 79.3 5.6 3.5 1.8 0.2 15.5
2014-15 South Carolina 37 533 50.0 41.6 83.8 3.1 2.9 1.8 0.3 14.4
2015-16 South Carolina 35 521 41.5 33.9 81.6 2.7 2.6 1.8 0.2 14.9
Career South Carolina 139 1885 44.9 39.9 77.3 4.1 2.6 1.7 0.2 13.6

WNBA careerEdit

Mitchell made her professional debut on May 14, 2016 against the newly relocated Dallas Wings. Due to the absences of Marissa Coleman and Briann January, she was inserted in the starting line-up. She played almost 32 minutes in the 90-79 loss. She finished 7-of-10 shooting, including 2-of-3 from 3-point range, and scored 16 points in the first half. Mitchell’s game-high 18 points, most by a Fever rookie in her pro debut since Tamika Catchings scored 23 in her first game in 2002.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-04-15.

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