Tiffany Mitchell (basketball)

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Tiffany Mitchell
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Mitchell in 2019
No. 25Indiana Fever
Position Shooting guard
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1994-09-23) September 23, 1994 (age 27)
Charlotte, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Listed weight152 lb (69 kg)
Career information
High school Providence Day
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
College South Carolina (2012–2016)
WNBA draft 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Indiana Fever
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–present Indiana Fever
2016–2017 Nadezhda Orenburg
2018 Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyespor
2018–2019 OGM Ormanspor
2019–2021 Elitzur Ramla
2021–present Melbourne Boomers
Career highlights and awards
Stats at WNBA.com

Tiffany Mitchell (born September 23, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She also currently plays for the Melbourne Boomers of the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL). Mitchell played college basketball for the South Carolina Gamecocks, where she was a two-time SEC Player of the Year. After concluding her collegiate career, she was selected ninth overall in the 2016 WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever. During the WNBA off-seasons, Mitchell has played overseas in Russia, Turkey, Israel and Australia.

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College career

Between 2012 and 2016, Mitchell played college basketball for the South Carolina Gamecocks. In 2014 and 2015, she was named the SEC Player of the Year. [1]

College statistics

Source [2]

Legend
  GPGames 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
YearTeamGPPointsFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2012–13South Carolina3330437.936.761.35.11.31.30.19.2
2013–14South Carolina3452749.354.179.35.63.51.80.215.5
2014–15South Carolina3753350.041.683.83.12.91.80.314.4
2015–16South Carolina3552141.533.981.62.72.61.80.214.9
CareerSouth Carolina139188544.939.977.34.12.61.70.213.6

Professional career

WNBA

Mitchell was selected ninth overall in the 2016 WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever. She scored a game-high 18 points for the Fever in her WNBA debut. She played all 34 games during the 2016 season and averaged 8.6 points per game, earning a place in the WNBA All-Rookie Team. [3] In 2021, she played her sixth season for the Fever. [4]

Overseas

In her first WNBA off-season, Mitchell played for Nadezhda Orenburg of the Russian Women's Basketball Premier League during the 2016–17 season. [5]

Mitchell's next overseas stint came during the 2018–19 season. She started the season in Turkey with Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyespor, later joining OGM Ormanspor in December 2018. She left OGM Ormanspor in January 2019 and in March 2019 joined Elitzur Ramla in Israel. [5]

Mitchell returned to Elitzur Ramla for the 2019–20 and 2020–21 seasons. [5]

For the 2021–22 season, Mitchell moved to Australia to play for the Melbourne Boomers of the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL). [6] The Boomers won the WNBL title in that season, Mitchell scoring 16 points in the deciding game against Perth. [7]

WNBA Career Statistics

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game
 TO  Turnovers per game FG%  Field-goal percentage 3P%  3-point field-goal percentage FT%  Free-throw percentage
 Bold Career high°League leader

Regular Season

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGTOPPG
2016 Indiana 34820.0.361.294.9111.71.40.90.11.68.6
2017 Indiana 27924.9.349.246.9223.21.41.10.21.510.3
2018 Indiana 342025.6.371.267.8353.12.30.90.21.49.1
2019 Indiana 331425.2.381.290.8922.92.20.60.11.79.7
2020 Indiana 191126.4.346.233.9513.42.60.60.12.412.7
2021 Indiana 282527.3.421.255.8802.92.00.60.01.912.0
Career6 years, 1 team1758724.7.373.266.8972.81.90.80.11.710.1

Postseason

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGTOPPG
2016 Indiana 1010.0.200.000.0000.00.00.00.01.02.0
Career1 year, 1 team1010.0.200.000.0000.00.00.00.01.02.0

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