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Mario Bland
Position: Small Forward
College: Miami (FL)
Conference: Big East
Height: 6'5 1/2"
Weight: 287
Age: 22
Birthdate: 05/28/78
High School: Callaway (MS)

Career Statistics
Seasons  FGs  PCT  3-pts  PCT  FTs  PCT  RPG  APG  BLK  STL  PTS  AVE 
'96-97
'97-98
'98-99
'99-00
Totals
29
27
30
34
120
48-100
122-200
125-212
155-328
450-840
.480
.610
.590
.473
.536
0-0
0-2
6-11
4-24
10-37
---
.000
.545
.167
.270
22-37
70-117
81-124
116-159
289-437
.595
.598
.653
.730
.661
3.1
6.4
6.0
7.0
5.7
0.3
0.9
1.2
1.2
0.9
8
9
7
11
35
8
24
30
26
88
118
314
337
430
1199
4.1
11.6
11.2
12.6
10.0
 

Senior Season

  • Third team All-Big East
  • Ranks 14th on the UM scoring list and 12th on the rebounding list
  • Started all 34 games as a senior -- a UM record
  • Led the Hurricanes to a 80-41 record during his four seasons at the school -- the best mark for Miami over a four year period since '62-66
  • Led Miami to the Elite Eight

    Junior Season

  • Led the team in shooting for the second straight season
  • Led Miami to the NCAA Tournament where it lost in the second round

    Sophomore Season

  • Set a Miami record for FG shooting when he shot 61.0 percent -- the highest single-season mark in the Big East since Patrick Ewing shot .648 in '83-84
  • Started all 27 games in which he played

    Notables

  • Participated in the South America Tour in the summer of '98
  • Nickname is "Big Bland"


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