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Norman Powell
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Norman Powell 1263587
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Lincoln
Played in all 35 games, making nine starts ... averaged 6.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 22.1 minutes per game ... scored in double figures in eight games ... was one of two UCLA players (including Larry Drew II) to play in all 35 games ... scored a career-high 27 points, connecting on 10-of-14 shots, in UCLA's 100-70 win over James Madison (Nov. 15) ... grabbed a career-best eight rebounds, while also scoring 17 points, in UCLA's victory against Cal State Northridge (Nov. 28) ... blocked at least two shots in four games ... scored 10 points in each of UCLA's final two games - against Minnesota (March 22) in the NCAA Tournament and versus Oregon (March 16) in the Pac-12 Tournament title game (started in place of the injured Jordan Adams in both of those games) ... played a career-high 37 minutes in the game against Oregon (March 16) ... logged at least 20 minutes in 21 games ... scored 10 points in a loss to San Diego State (Dec. 1) and in a win at home against California (Jan. 3) ... made a career-best 4 of 5 three-point shots against James Madison (Nov. 15).

Played in all 33 games, making one start at Arizona State (Feb. 23) ... averaged 4.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 17.8 minutes per game ... was the only true freshman on the team to earn significant minutes ... was just one of three players (along with Tyler Lamb and Lazeric Jones) to play in all 33 games ... shot 38.5 percent (15-for-39) from three-point range over the last 18 games of the season ... ranked third on the team in Pac-12 games in three-point field goal percentage (40.5 percent, 15-for-37) ... scored in 27 of 33 games, including a streak of 15 consecutive games (Dec. 10-Feb. 2) ... earned his first start in the win at Arizona State (Feb. 23), totaling two points, two rebounds, two assists and one block in 22 minutes ... scored eight points (2-for-3 from three-point range), logging three rebounds and one assist in a victory over Washington State (March 1) ... scored in double figures twice during the season, including a career-high 19 points in the win over UC Irvine (Dec. 20) on 6-of-11 shooting from the field and 4-of-6 from three-point range (all four of those shooting totals were career-highs) ... also added seven rebounds, a career-high three assists, two blocks and two steals in 22 minutes against UC Irvine ... recorded a career-high 10 rebounds, along with eight points and two assists in a win over UC Davis (Dec. 17) ... had a personal-best streak of six consecutive games with at least one three-pointer (Jan. 7-28).

High School
Three-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Lincoln High School (San Diego, Calif.) under head coach Jason Bryant ... secured first-team all-state honors in 2009-10 and 2010-11 ... was a first-team All-Western League selection and Western League MVP in 2009-10 and 2010-11 ... served as the Hornets' team captain as a junior and senior, leading Lincoln to back-to-back CIF Championships (2010 and 2011) and a California state championship in 2010 ... averaged 20.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.4 steals, 1.4 assists and 1.1 blocks per game as a senior (2010-11) ... Lincoln was 32-2 overall and won the Western League with a 12-0 mark ... the Hornets were ranked No. 3 in the state and No. 15 nationally but lost in the state semifinals (74-69) to Summit ... scored a career-high 35 points in an 85-53 win over St. Augustine (San Diego, Calif.) on Feb. 15, 2011 ... also scored in double figures in every game his senior season, including 34 points and a career-best six steals in a 76-27 win over Scripps Ranch (Jan. 25, 2011) ... shot 50.2 percent (211-for-420) from the field in 2010-11 and 31.5 percent (52-for-165) from three-point range ... helped the Hornets to a 29-2 overall record as a junior (2009-10) as Lincoln won the Western League with a 12-0 mark and won their final 24 games of the year, culminating in the 2010 CIF Division II Boys' State Championship ... led the Hornets in the title game, their first state title since 1994, scoring 24 points as Lincoln defeated St. Francis of Mountain View, Calif., 74-59 ... the Hornets ended the year ranked No. 10 in the state and No. 75 in the nation ... averaged 19.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.7 steals (led the team), 1.7 assists and 1.0 blocks per game as a junior (2009-10) ... scored a season-high 34 points twice (in a 79-74 loss to Crenshaw HS and in an 84-72 win over Central HS of Fresno, Calif.) ... averaged 7.8 points and 2.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore (2008-09) ... rated the No. 15 shooting guard in the nation and the No. 52 overall recruit in the country by ESPN ... rated the No. 2 shooting guard in the state, the No. 14 shooting guard in the country and the No. 56 overall recruit by Scout.com ... rated the No. 3 guard in the state, the No. 17 shooting guard in the country and the No. 69 overall recruit by Rivals.com.

Full name: Norman WC Powell ... born in San Diego, Calif., on May. 25, 1993 ... parents are Norman Powell Sr. and Sharon Powell ... has two older sisters, Joniece and Margaret ... played club basketball (AAU) for the San Diego All-Stars ... undeclared major.

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