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#4 Chris Bass
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Lee Academy Prep
Major: General Studies
Born: 07/22/1988
Chris Bass Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/10/2012

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Played in 32 of the 33 games with two starts ... Averaged 1.6 points per game, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game ... For each of his four years at LSU finished the year with a positive assist-to-turnover ratio ... For his senior season, 49 assists to 33 turnovers ... For his four year career, 267 assists, 128 turnovers ... 267 career assists finishes as 12th all-time at LSU ... Equaled his career high for the third time in the win at North Texas with seven points (12/22) ... Equaled his career high of seven rebounds for the third time against Grambling (12/29) ... Best percentage of career from the arc, hitting 6-of-14 (42.9 percent).

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Played in every game (32) for the second straight year ... Started two games, 21 in his career ... Averaged 16.4 minutes a contest, scoring 1.8 points per game and 2.0 rebounds ... For the third year, had a positive assist-to-turnover ratio of 78 assists to 43 turnovers ... Became the 28th player in LSU history to have 200 career assists and now has 218 assists to 95 turnovers (2.3 assist-to-turnover ratio) ... Bass hit two free throws in the waning seconds to ice the win over Central Michigan with a season high six points ... Career high of eight assists at Rice (12/29), first player to have 8 or more in a game since 2009 ... Six career games of six assists or more.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
Played in all 31 games, starting 19 ... Averaged 2.3 points per game, 2.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game ... Had of the best assist-to-turnover ratios in the league at 2.5 ... Highs of seven points against Louisiana-Monroe (11/13) and Connecticut (11/25) .... Had career best sever rebounds twice - against Northwestern State (12/12) and Kentucky (2/6) ... Had six assists three times in season ... Against Mississippi State (2/10) had six assists with no turnovers in 28 minutes.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
Appeared in 28 games, primarily as the back-up point guard for the Tigers, averaging 0.8 points, 1.1 rebounds 1.4 assists per game ... Had season-best six points vs. Grambling (12/13) in a 20 minutes stint in which he hit two three-pointers and had season best of five rebounds ... Had four points and six assists in 21 minute effort against Northwestern State (11/23) ... Had five assists and no turnovers off the bench in 26 minutes in win at Arkansas (2/18), replacing injured Bo Spencer ... Had 43 assists and just 14 turnovers during the season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Played four years as point guard for Carl Parker at Lee Academy ... Team was 25-8 in 2008 with Bass averaging 16.9 points per game and seven assists ... Finished his career with more than 1,000 career points ... Team won 20 games every year he was at Lee and average in double figures all four years.

PERSONAL
Right handed ... Born on July 22, 1988, in Baton Rouge ... Parents are Charles Joseph and Estelle Bass ... Older brother, Brandon Bass, was the SEC Freshman of the Year in 2004 and the SEC Player of the Year in 2005 ... Drafted in the second round of the 2005 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets and now plays for the Orlando magic ... One sister, Dashia ... Major is general studies ... Chose LSU because he was "always a fan and dreamed of playing (at LSU) ... Favorite NBA team is Houston and favorite player, other than his brother, is Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets.

Top Career Performances
Points
7, three times

Rebounds
7, three times

Field Goals Made
3, four times

3 PT FG Made
2, three times

Free Throws Made
3, twice

Assists
8, at Rice, 12/29/10

Blocks
2, vs. Utah, 1/2/10

Steals
5, vs. Northwestern State, 11/12/10

Minutes Played
36, vs. Northwestern State, 12/12/09

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 7 - at North Texas, 12/22/11
1. 7 - vs. Connecticut, 11/25/09
1. 7 - vs. ULM, 11/13/09
4. 6 - at Miss. State, 1/25/12
4. 6 - vs. Central Michigan, 12/11/10
4. 6 - at Florida, 1/16/10
4. 6 - vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 12/14/09
4. 6 - vs. Grambling, 12/13/08
9. 5 - four times

 

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