21 Mason Bates
21 Mason Bates
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cookeville, Tenn.
High School: Cookeville
Position: G
Major: Education
gp 31
pts/g 6.0
fg % 39.1
3pt % 28.8
ft % 74.4
reb/g 3.3
a/g 2.5

2014-15: Bates was Carson-Newman's sixth-leading scorer as a freshman. He appeared in 30 games and started 23, missing two because of a concussion.  Bates shot 40 percent from the field and 30 percent from three en route to averagine 6.0 points per game. He also averaged 3.3 rebounds and dished out 2.4 assists per game. He connected on 76 percent of his free throws. Bates finished the year with six double-digit scoring efforts.  He hit has career high of 15 twice, against Tusculum (1/21) and Mars Hill (1/7).  Carson-Newman was 4-2 when he crested 10 points. Bates snagged five or more rebounds on seven occasions, including a seven rebound effort twice, once against Lenoir-Rhyne (2/7) and agaub against Tusculum (11/19).  He led the Eagles in assists on eight occasions and had a career high six helpers in his second career game against Mount Olive (11/15). 

High School:  A 6-4, 200-pound guard, averaged 14 points, 7.0 boards and 4.8 assists in his senior season for the Cavaliers. He canned 50 percent of his shots and 36 percent of his threes his senior year.  He earned All-Discrict accolades while dishing out 100 assists.  Was also an All-Region selection and BCAT East/West All Star Game participan.  Cookeville earned a regular season district championship his senior year. As a junior, he earned Watertown Christmas Classic honors and won the Newcomer of the Year award for the league.  He helped Cookeville to a district regular season and tournament championship and helped Cheatham County to a regional title in his junior season.

Personal: Bates is a member of the Beta Club and a National Science and Bible award winner.  He's the son of Lee and Barbara Bates.  His sister, Destinee played basketball for Tusculum and his cousin Tyler Jacquess played basketball for Tennessee Wesleyan.  Bates plans to major in education.

Recent Games
Feb 25 Lincoln Memorial L, 91-61
Feb 28 Newberry W, 89-82
Mar 4 Coker W, 69-63
Mar 7 vs. Newberry W, 82-72
Mar 8 vs. Lincoln Memorial W, 63-48
Mar 14 vs. Montevallo L, 74-69
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 21
Games started 24 18
Minutes 765 542
Minutes per game 24.7 25.8
FG 66-169 47-117
FG Pct 39.1 40.2
3PT 21-73 15-50
3PT Pct 28.8 30.0
FT 32-43 21-27
FT Pct 74.4 77.8
Off rebounds 18 10
Def rebounds 84 53
Total rebounds 102 63
Rebounds per game 3.3 3.0
Personal fouls 74 55
Disqualifications 4 4
Assists 76 47
Turnovers 57 44
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.1
Steals 36 25
Blocks 1 1
Points 185 130
Points per game 6.0 6.2
Points per 40 min 9.7 9.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 14 at Barton L, 74-72 1 25 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 15 vs. Mount Olive L, 73-65 1 30 3-9 33.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 19 at Tusculum W, 73-68 1 32 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 5
Nov 22 Coker L, 69-60 1 38 5-9 55.6 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 12
Nov 25 Mars Hill L, 84-73 1 19 1-6 16.7 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 29 USC Aiken W, 87-65 - 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 2 at Clayton St. L, 62-58 - 16 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 6 at Catawba L, 78-73 - 17 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 10 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 80-76 1 21 3-7 42.9 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 13 Tenn. Wesleyan W, 98-74 1 25 4-5 80.0 2-3 66.7 4-4 100.0 14
Dec 17 at Johnson C. Smith L, 79-51 1 20 0-5 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 Wingate W, 81-60 1 28 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 7 at Mars Hill W, 64-62 1 30 6-11 54.5 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 15
Jan 10 Queens (N.C.) L, 82-80 1 29 0-5 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 14 at Brevard W, 78-56 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at Coker L, 75-64 - 6 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 4
Jan 21 Tusculum L, 91-90 1 27 6-9 66.7 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 15
Jan 24 at Newberry W, 101-92 1 42 4-9 44.4 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 28 Anderson (S.C.) W, 66-52 1 26 0-4 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 31 Catawba W, 77-75 1 27 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 4 at Lincoln Memorial W, 87-72 1 38 3-9 33.3 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 9
Feb 7 at Lenoir-Rhyne W, 56-53 1 33 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 11 Brevard L, 63-60 1 28 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 6
Feb 14 at Wingate W, 71-67 1 25 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 7
Feb 18 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 73-63 1 15 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 23 at Queens (N.C.) W, 87-62 1 26 5-7 71.4 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 11
Feb 25 Lincoln Memorial L, 91-61 1 13 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 28 Newberry W, 89-82 - 22 2-4 50.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6
Mar 4 Coker W, 69-63 - 16 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Mar 7 vs. Newberry W, 82-72 - 21 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Mar 8 vs. Lincoln Memorial W, 63-48 1 31 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 2-3 66.7 9
Mar 14 vs. Montevallo L, 74-69 1 30 1-8 12.5 0-3 0.0 4-6 66.7 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 14 at Barton L, 74-72 1 25 2 2 4 4 3 1.3 2 0 3 0
Nov 15 vs. Mount Olive L, 73-65 1 30 3 4 7 6 3 2.0 1 0 1 0
Nov 19 at Tusculum W, 73-68 1 32 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 2 0 3 -
Nov 22 Coker L, 69-60 1 38 0 4 4 3 4 0.8 0 0 0 -
Nov 25 Mars Hill L, 84-73 1 19 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Nov 29 USC Aiken W, 87-65 - 9 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 2 at Clayton St. L, 62-58 - 16 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 6 at Catawba L, 78-73 - 17 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 -
Dec 10 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 80-76 1 21 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 13 Tenn. Wesleyan W, 98-74 1 25 1 5 6 4 2 2.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 17 at Johnson C. Smith L, 79-51 1 20 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 2 0 2 -
Jan 3 Wingate W, 81-60 1 28 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 7 at Mars Hill W, 64-62 1 30 0 4 4 3 3 1.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 10 Queens (N.C.) L, 82-80 1 29 1 1 2 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 -
Jan 14 at Brevard W, 78-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at Coker L, 75-64 - 6 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 21 Tusculum L, 91-90 1 27 0 3 3 3 2 1.5 2 0 5 1
Jan 24 at Newberry W, 101-92 1 42 1 5 6 3 3 1.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 28 Anderson (S.C.) W, 66-52 1 26 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 2 1 3 -
Jan 31 Catawba W, 77-75 1 27 1 3 4 4 1 4.0 1 0 5 1
Feb 4 at Lincoln Memorial W, 87-72 1 38 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Feb 7 at Lenoir-Rhyne W, 56-53 1 33 1 6 7 4 2 2.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 11 Brevard L, 63-60 1 28 2 4 6 3 2 1.5 1 0 5 1
Feb 14 at Wingate W, 71-67 1 25 2 0 2 1 6 0.2 2 0 5 1
Feb 18 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 73-63 1 15 0 1 1 1 4 0.3 0 0 1 0
Feb 23 at Queens (N.C.) W, 87-62 1 26 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 2 0 0 -
Feb 25 Lincoln Memorial L, 91-61 1 13 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 28 Newberry W, 89-82 - 22 0 4 4 5 0 - 1 0 2 -
Mar 4 Coker W, 69-63 - 16 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 7 vs. Newberry W, 82-72 - 21 1 2 3 2 0 - 1 0 3 -
Mar 8 vs. Lincoln Memorial W, 63-48 1 31 0 3 3 3 1 3.0 2 0 1 -
Mar 14 vs. Montevallo L, 74-69 1 30 1 1 2 5 0 - 0 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 24 24.7 2.1-5.5 39.1 0.7-2.4 28.8 1.0-1.4 74.4 6.0
Conference 21 18 25.8 2.2-5.6 40.2 0.7-2.4 30.0 1.0-1.3 77.8 6.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 11 23.4 2.1-4.9 42.6 0.9-2.5 34.3 0.6-0.9 75.0 5.6
Away 13 10 25.0 2.1-5.6 37.0 0.5-2.2 25.0 1.3-1.7 77.3 6.0
Neutral 4 3 28.0 2.5-7.0 35.7 0.5-2.5 20.0 1.5-2.2 66.7 7.0
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Wins 17 13 26.6 2.6-5.6 45.8 0.8-2.5 33.3 1.2-1.5 80.0 7.2
Losses 14 11 22.4 1.6-5.2 30.1 0.5-2.2 22.6 0.9-1.3 66.7 4.5
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November 6 5 25.5 2.2-6.2 35.1 0.8-2.2 38.5 1.0-1.3 75.0 6.2
December 5 3 19.8 1.6-4.2 38.1 0.8-2.2 36.4 0.8-0.8 100.0 4.8
January 8 7 26.9 2.9-6.5 44.2 0.8-3.0 25.0 0.8-1.0 75.0 7.3
February 8 7 25.0 1.9-4.8 39.5 0.5-2.0 25.0 1.2-1.6 76.9 5.5
March 4 2 24.5 1.8-5.2 33.3 0.5-2.2 22.2 1.5-2.5 60.0 5.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 24 765 66-169 39.1 21-73 28.8 32-43 74.4 185
Conference 21 18 542 47-117 40.2 15-50 30.0 21-27 77.8 130
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 11 328 29-68 42.6 12-35 34.3 9-12 75.0 79
Away 13 10 325 27-73 37.0 7-28 25.0 17-22 77.3 78
Neutral 4 3 112 10-28 35.7 2-10 20.0 6-9 66.7 28
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Wins 17 13 452 44-96 45.8 14-42 33.3 20-25 80.0 122
Losses 14 11 313 22-73 30.1 7-31 22.6 12-18 66.7 63
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November 6 5 153 13-37 35.1 5-13 38.5 6-8 75.0 37
December 5 3 99 8-21 38.1 4-11 36.4 4-4 100.0 24
January 8 7 215 23-52 44.2 6-24 25.0 6-8 75.0 58
February 8 7 200 15-38 39.5 4-16 25.0 10-13 76.9 44
March 4 2 98 7-21 33.3 2-9 22.2 6-10 60.0 22
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 24 24.7 3.5-8.8 39.1 1.1-3.8 28.8 1.7-2.2 74.4 9.7
Conference 21 18 25.8 3.5-8.6 40.2 1.1-3.7 30.0 1.5-2.0 77.8 9.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 11 23.4 3.5-8.3 42.6 1.5-4.3 34.3 1.1-1.5 75.0 9.6
Away 13 10 25.0 3.3-9.0 37.0 0.9-3.4 25.0 2.1-2.7 77.3 9.6
Neutral 4 3 28.0 3.6-10.0 35.7 0.7-3.6 20.0 2.1-3.2 66.7 10.0
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Wins 17 13 26.6 3.9-8.5 45.8 1.2-3.7 33.3 1.8-2.2 80.0 10.8
Losses 14 11 22.4 2.8-9.3 30.1 0.9-4.0 22.6 1.5-2.3 66.7 8.1
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November 6 5 25.5 3.4-9.7 35.1 1.3-3.4 38.5 1.6-2.1 75.0 9.7
December 5 3 19.8 3.2-8.5 38.1 1.6-4.4 36.4 1.6-1.6 100.0 9.7
January 8 7 26.9 4.3-9.7 44.2 1.1-4.5 25.0 1.1-1.5 75.0 10.8
February 8 7 25.0 3.0-7.6 39.5 0.8-3.2 25.0 2.0-2.6 76.9 8.8
March 4 2 24.5 2.9-8.6 33.3 0.8-3.7 22.2 2.4-4.1 60.0 9.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 24 24.7 0.6 2.7 3.3 2.4 0.1 2.5 1.8 1.3 1.2 0.0
Conference 21 18 25.8 0.5 2.5 3.0 2.6 0.2 2.2 2.1 1.1 1.2 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 11 23.4 0.4 2.5 2.9 2.2 0.2 2.5 1.5 1.7 1.1 0.1
Away 13 10 25.0 0.5 3.0 3.5 2.7 0.1 1.9 2.5 0.8 1.3 0.0
Neutral 4 3 28.0 1.3 2.5 3.8 2.0 0.0 4.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 17 13 26.6 0.4 2.9 3.3 2.3 0.1 2.6 1.8 1.5 1.4 0.1
Losses 14 11 22.4 0.8 2.5 3.3 2.5 0.1 2.3 1.9 1.2 0.9 0.0
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November 6 5 25.5 0.8 3.0 3.8 1.3 0.0 2.8 2.5 1.1 1.0 0.0
December 5 3 19.8 0.2 3.4 3.6 2.2 0.0 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.6 0.0
January 8 7 26.9 0.5 2.4 2.9 2.9 0.3 2.6 1.9 1.4 1.5 0.1
February 8 7 25.0 0.8 2.8 3.5 2.9 0.3 2.1 2.3 0.9 0.9 0.0
March 4 2 24.5 0.5 2.0 2.5 2.3 - 2.8 0.5 5.5 0.8 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 24 765 18 84 102 74 4 76 57 1.3 36 1
Conference 21 18 542 10 53 63 55 4 47 44 1.1 25 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 11 328 6 35 41 31 3 35 21 1.7 15 1
Away 13 10 325 7 39 46 35 1 25 32 0.8 17 0
Neutral 4 3 112 5 10 15 8 0 16 4 4.0 4 0
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Wins 17 13 452 7 49 56 39 2 44 30 1.5 24 1
Losses 14 11 313 11 35 46 35 2 32 27 1.2 12 0
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November 6 5 153 5 18 23 8 0 17 15 1.1 6 0
December 5 3 99 1 17 18 11 0 10 7 1.4 8 0
January 8 7 215 4 19 23 23 2 21 15 1.4 12 1
February 8 7 200 6 22 28 23 2 17 18 0.9 7 0
March 4 2 98 2 8 10 9 - 11 2 5.5 3 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 31 24 24.7 0.9 4.4 5.3 3.9 0.2 4.0 3.0 1.3 1.9 0.1
Conference 21 18 25.8 0.7 3.9 4.6 4.1 0.3 3.5 3.2 1.1 1.8 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 11 23.4 0.7 4.3 5.0 3.8 0.4 4.3 2.6 1.7 1.8 0.1
Away 13 10 25.0 0.9 4.8 5.7 4.3 0.1 3.1 3.9 0.8 2.1 0.0
Neutral 4 3 28.0 1.8 3.6 5.4 2.9 0.0 5.7 1.4 4.0 1.4 0.0
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Wins 17 13 26.6 0.6 4.3 5.0 3.5 0.2 3.9 2.7 1.5 2.1 0.1
Losses 14 11 22.4 1.4 4.5 5.9 4.5 0.3 4.1 3.5 1.2 1.5 0.0
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November 6 5 25.5 1.3 4.7 6.0 2.1 0.0 4.4 3.9 1.1 1.6 0.0
December 5 3 19.8 0.4 6.9 7.3 4.4 0.0 4.0 2.8 1.4 3.2 0.0
January 8 7 26.9 0.7 3.5 4.3 4.3 0.4 3.9 2.8 1.4 2.2 0.2
February 8 7 25.0 1.2 4.4 5.6 4.6 0.4 3.4 3.6 0.9 1.4 0.0
March 4 2 24.5 0.8 3.3 4.1 3.7 0.0 4.5 0.8 5.5 1.2 0.0