|32 David Bell|
A versatile swing forward that will give the Pirates an added dimension along the perimeter ... Had knee surgery during the season last year ... Veteran player with two years of experience competing in the Atlantic 10 Conference at LaSalle ... One of the most athletic players on the team with the ability to score, shoot and pass.
Started 25 of 30 games as a sophomore ... Averaged 5.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 21 minutes of action per game in 2003-04 ... Scored a career-best 18 points on the road at Florida International ... Scored 14 points at home against A-10 champion Xavier ... Netted double figures six times during his final season in Philadelphia ... Ranked second on the team in rebounding as a freshman, third in blocks and steals, and made eight starts ... Averaged 7.5 ppg in 29 games as a rookie.
Played his first three seasons of prep basketball at Onley High School, where he was a Philadelphia Daily News second team All-Public selection in 2001 ... Played his senior season at Mount Zion Academy in Durham, where he averaged 14.2 ppg.
Son of David Bell, Sr. and Lillie E. Rembert ... Born February 14, 1983 ... Academic major is criminal justice.