0 Oscar Bellfield
- Position: Guard
- Year: SR
- Height: 6′2″
- Weight: 185 lbs
- Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
- Birthday: Jan. 11, 1990
|11-11-11||Grand Canyon||W: 83-66||12||4-11||2-7||2-2||3||1||1||6||4|
|11-20-11||Morgan State||W: 92-55||12||4-7||3-5||1-1||5||3||-||4||2|
|11-22-11||Cal Poly||W: 75-52||12||5-11||2-6||-||2||1||-||3||2|
|11-25-11||University of Southern California||W: 66-55||14||4-10||2-7||4-4||1||-||-||3||2|
|11-26-11||at North Carolina||W: 90-80||16||6-12||4-8||0-1||2||-||-||9||3|
|11-30-11||at UC Santa Barbara||W: 94-88||11||5-11||1-4||0-1||5||-||-||2||5|
|12-4-11||at Wichita State||L: 70-89||6||3-9||0-3||-||3||-||1||6||-|
|12-7-11||Cal State San Marcos||W: 94-50||8||3-11||2-8||-||-||2||-||6||1|
|12-10-11||at Wisconsin||L: 51-62||7||3-12||1-5||-||4||1||-||3||3|
|12-14-11||University of Texas El Paso||W: 65-54||6||2-6||2-3||-||-||2||-||5||3|
|12-17-11||at Illinois||W: 64-48||6||1-6||0-2||4-4||6||1||2||6||5|
|12-19-11||Louisiana Monroe||W: 81-63||10||4-5||2-2||-||1||4||-||2||2|
|12-28-11||Central Arkansas||W: 124-75||0||0-2||0-2||-||1||1||1||7||3|
|12-31-11||at Hawai'i||W: 74-69||3||1-7||0-3||1-2||-||-||-||5||4|
|1-5-12||at Cal State Bakersfield||W: 89-57||13||5-8||1-4||2-2||-||-||-||5||2|
|1-14-12||at San Diego State||L: 67-69||4||1-12||1-6||1-2||1||1||1||4||2|
|1-21-12||New Mexico||W: 80-63||6||2-6||2-6||-||1||3||-||3||2|
|1-25-12||at Boise State||W: 77-72||13||4-13||3-8||2-2||2||2||1||6||2|
|1-28-12||at Air Force||W: 65-63||15||6-10||3-6||-||3||1||-||7||1|
|2-1-12||Colorado State||W: 82-63||16||6-13||4-8||-||3||-||-||6||3|
|2-4-12||at Wyoming||L: 66-68||12||5-10||2-5||-||5||-||-||5||2|
|2-11-12||San Diego State||W: 65-63||15||6-12||2-6||1-1||3||2||-||6||1|
|2-14-12||at TCU||L: 97-102||16||6-10||4-8||0-1||1||1||-||5||4|
|2-18-12||at New Mexico||L: 45-65||5||2-9||1-6||-||2||3||-||3||1|
|2-22-12||Boise State||W: 75-58||3||1-5||1-3||-||1||2||-||4||3|
|2-25-12||Air Force||W: 68-58||8||2-6||2-4||2-2||1||1||-||5||3|
|3-9-12||at New Mexico||L: 67-72||13||4-9||1-4||4-4||3||1||-||6||1|
|Season Averages||9.6||39.5%||34.5%||78.9%||2.3 (Asst/TO)|
Brewer's Take: Bellfield is Mr. Consistency for UNLV, starting more than 100 straight games dating back to his freshman season and providing stability for UNLV in the backcourt. The point guard is the Mountain West Conference’s all-time leader in assists, is steady in organizing the UNLV offense and doesn’t mind having the ball in his hands with the game on the line.
Bellfield enters his fourth season as a Runnin' Rebel in 2011-12 ... Selected to this year's Preseason All-Mountain West Team ... Has started 88 games and played in 99 total for his career ... Has started each of UNLV's last 77 games dating back to his freshman season ... Has averages of 8.9 points and 4.0 assists per game ... Has scored in double figures in 45 games ... Ranks 10th in program history in assists with 393 and eighth in 3-pointers made with 142.
Named third team All-MW ... Selected team co-MVP as voted on by his teammates ... Led UNLV in assists (3.7 apg) for the third straight year ... Also led the team in 3-point field goals made, free-throw percentage and minutes played ... Started all 33 of UNLV's games ... Averaged 11.2 ppg, 2.4 rpg and 1.1 spg ... Shot 37.4 percent from the field, 37.9 percent from 3-point range and 83.3 percent from the free-throw line ... Was fifth in the MW in 3-point field goals made, sixth in assists and minutes played, eighth in 3-point field goal percentage, ninth in assist/turnover ratio and 17th in scoring ... Was third on the team in scoring and field goals made ... Scored double-figures in 22 games, including a career-high 24 points at UNR (8-12 FG, 5-6 3FG) ... Had five or more assists in a game 12 games ... Led the team in scoring in five games ... Made at least one 3-pointer in 25 games, including in each of his last eight games ... Scored 14 points against Illinois in the NCAA Tournament.
Earned honorable mention for All-MW ... Started all 34 of UNLV's games ... Led the team and was second in the MW in assists with 4.8 per game ... His assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.5 was tops in the league ... Was third on the team in scoring with 9.3 ppg ... Shot 40.5 percent from the field, 37.2 percent from 3-point range and 71.9 percent from the free-throw line ... Scored in double figures 16 times and handed out at least five assists in a game 16 times ... Led UNLV in scoring in seven games and rebounding twice ... Poured in a then-career-high 22 points in a win over UNR (8-12 FG, 6-7 FT) ... Scored 17 points in a win over then-No. 16 Louisville ... Had a stretch in December in which he reached double-figure scoring in five straight games and seven of eight ... Nearly posted a double-double with nine assists and eight points at BYU ... Handed out a career-high 10 assists and did not commit a turnover in 34 minutes against Air Force (one of five games in which he did not commit a turnover - he had nine other games in which he turned the ball over just once) ... Had nine assists with just two turnovers in the MW Tourn. semifinal win over BYU ... Scored 13 points and dished out five assists in UNLV's NCAA Tournament game against Northern Iowa ... Made at least one 3-pointer in 26 games, including 12 straight from November-January.
Played in all 32 games, including starting 21 at point guard as a rookie ... Led the team with 3.4 apg, which was seventh in the MW and tops among league freshmen ... Had an assist/turnover ratio of 1.83, which was fourth in the league and the best among MW freshmen ... Averaged 6.2 points per game and also had 30 steals, which was third on the team ... Shot 37.2 percent from the field, 32.9 percent from 3-point range and 66.7 percent from the free-throw line ... Scored in double figures seven times ... Debuted with 13 points, six assists and three steals against San Diego ... Scored a then-career-high 17 points on the road at UNR, making five 3-pointers ... Handed out a then-career-high eight assists and added 11 points against Southern Utah ... Turned in perhaps the team's play of the year when he hit a leaning lay-up with 16 seconds left to lift UNLV to a 56-55 victory over then-No. 18 Louisville at Freedom Hall on New Year's Eve ... Finished the game against the Cardinals with eight points and four assists.
A 2008 graduate of Westchester High School in Los Angeles ... Led the Comets to a 29-5 record his senior season, including the city semifinals and the state quarterfinals ... Averaged 16 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals per game ... Named first team all-city ... Coached by Ed Azzam ... Played for the U.S. Select team that participated against national youth squads from other countries in a tournament in Germany in 2008 ... Was ranked as a top-100 player (among high school seniors) in the country according to Clark Francis (Hoop Scoop and Basketball Times).
Oscar Jermaine Bellfield was born Jan. 11, 1990, in Los Angeles ... The son of LaWanda and Oscar Bellfield ... Majoring in journalism and media studies ... Has two sisters, Johnisha (21) and Maya (18).
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