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Mickel Picco
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, TX

High School:
James Bowie

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/20/1988

02/04/2010

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2009-10 (Senior)

Averaged 31.3 minutes, 11..3 and 2.7 rebounds a game ... Played in 32 games, started 31 ... Averaged 11.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists in ACC play ... Led the team in three-pointers made (70) and attempted (212) ... Was third on the team in scoring (11.3 ppg.) and third in assists (2.59 apg.) ... Set career highs in assists (83) and free throw percentage (50-for-58) at 86.2% ... Scored a season-high 25 points on 6-for-11 from the three point line in the win over SMU on Nov. 28 ... Had 14 points in the win over California on Dec. 28 ... Shot 5-for-8 from the floor and 4-for-5 from three point line for 14 points against Dartmouth on Jan. 7 ... In the ACC opener against NC State, she scored 21 points on 3-for-3 shooting from the arc ... In the win over Miami on Jan. 31, she scored 12 points and hit 7-for-8 from the free throw line along with six assists ... On Feb. 4 the Eagles defeated No. 6 Duke behind 12 points from Picco ... Scored 12 points and had four assists in the win over No. 18/20 North Carolina ... In the win over Maryland on Feb. 25, she scored 17 points on 3-for-5 shooting from the arc ... Scored in double-figures 19 times ... Led the team in scoring six times ... Finished her career ninth on the all-time points list with 1,364 points, 13th in field goals made, sixth in field goals attempted, first in three-point field goals made and attempted (237-700), 16th in assists, 18th in steals and fourth in games played (125) ... The 70 three's she hit is fourth best on the single-season record list.

2008-09 (Junior)
Named an All-ACC honorable mention ... Started and played in all 35 games ... Averaged career-highs in minutes played (1,154), points (527), three-pointers made (84) rebounds (94), assists (67), steals (35) and scoring average (15.1 ppg.) ... Reached double figures in scoring in 28 games ... Became the 19th player in BC's history to reach the 1,000 point plateau when she scored 18 points against South Florida on April 1 ... Set a new program record by hitting a three-pointer in 32 consecutive games (Feb. 18, 2008-Feb. 16, 2009: eight games in 2008 and 24 in 2009)... With the 84 three-pointers made this season, Picco now stands behind only Cal Bouchard as most three's made in the single season. Bouchard notched 96 in the 1999-00 season ... She now has 167 career three's and is in third all-time on the program's career list behind Amber Jacobs (183) and Cal Bouchard (212) ... Earned the ACC Player of the Week on Dec. 1, 2009 after she led BC past then ranked TCU and JMU in the Caribbean Challenge. Picco finished the two-game tournament shooting over 44 percent from the floor, hitting 16-of-19 from the free throw line and scoring 45 points ... At the St. John's-Chartwell Classic, Picco scored 22 of her 29 points in the second half to lead BC past Houston on Dec. 20. She shot 6-for-12 from the three-point arc and also had three steals. She was named to the All-Tournament team ... At the Dartmouth Blue Sky Tournament Picco was named to the All-Tournament team. Against Dartmouth, she notched 14 points ... In the second game of the tournament, she scored 18 points and went 7-for-7 from the foul line to help seal the win ... Against UMass on Jan. 4, she shot 11-for-19 from the floor, 5-for-9 from the three-point arc and finished with 27 points and five assists ... In the ACC season opener, Picco notched 14 points and scored the game-winning point on a last second layup to secure a victory over Georgia Tech on Jan. 8 ... Against Virginia Tech on Jan. 11, Picco finished with 18 points, after shooting 6-for-11 from the three-point line ... In a win over Miami on Jan. 18, she finished with 14 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals ... Against Clemson on Jan. 23, Picco shot 6-for-11 from the floor and finished with 17 points ... In a pressure game against NC State on Jan. 29, she had 22 points and shot 6-for-14 from the floor, 2-for-8 from the three-point line and 8-for-10 from the free throw line ... Against Maryland on Feb. 27, she shot 7-for-10 from the floor, 4-for-6 from the three-point arc and had 18 points in a tough loss ... In the final regular season home game Picco shot 4-for-4 from the three-point line finishing with 14 points against NC State ... In the WNIT Tournament, she averaged 33.5 minutes a game, 10.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and went 6-for-6 from the foul line.

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Played in 33 games, started 12, including the last six games of the season ... Averaged 25.5 minutes a game ... Was the third leading scorer at 9.5 ppg. ... Finished with a career-high 304 points and a career-high 50 assists ... Reached double figures in scoring 14 times ... Shot 43 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point land (62-for-169) ... She now has a career-high of 83 three-pointers which places her in 11th place on the all-time list ... The 62 three-pointers made this season is fifth on the all-time single season list ... Went 22-for-29 from the free throw line ... Set a career-high in points scored (33 vs. Maryland, March 7 and most three-pointers when she hit seven in the same game ... Hit multiple three-pointers in 19 games, including five vs. La Salle on Dec. 16 and Northeastern on Dec. 31 and seven vs. Maryland, March 7 ... Earned All-ACC Tournament honors for her performance vs. Maryland on March 7 ... Finished with 18 points and six assists in win over Vermont in the WNIT second-round game - Was perfect from the three-point arc in the game (4-for-4) ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll.

2006-07 (Freshman)
Played in 26 games, started six ... Started six straight ACC games and averaged 8.9 points a game in the conference ... Averaged 6.7 points a game for the season ...Notched a career-high 25 points in the win over Wake Forest ... Hit a career-high four three-pointers in a double-overtime loss to Virginia ... Finished with 23 points vs. Virginia ... Had a career-high eight rebounds vs. Wake Forest ... Notched double-figures in eight games this season ... Shot 4-for-6 from the field and had 14 points in a win over NC Central, the third game of the season ... Scored in double-figures in five of the last seven games ... Was second on the team in made three-pointers with 21 ... Led the team in free throw percentage with an .857 average (24-for-28).

Before BC
Was named a two-time Texas Basketball Magazine All-State player ... TABC Region II first-team selection ... All-Central Texas second-team ... District 16-5A MVP ... Corpus Christi All-Tournament in 2005-06 ... First-team All-District from 2002-06 ... Central Texas Player of the Year in 2005-06 ... Scored 2,306 career points ... Had 976 points her senior season ... Hit nine three-pointers in one game ... Highest point total in a single game was 50 ... Averaged 28.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.6 steals and 3.4 assists per game ... AISD Board of Trustee Award ... Academic All-District ... Honor Roll ... Also played volleyball and was an MVP All-District setter and named to the All-Tournament team twice.

Personal
Born on February 20, 1988 ... Daughter of Mike Powell and Penny Picco ... Has four siblings - Chris, Kelsey, Chase and Megan ... Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Picco's Career Highs

Points: 33 vs. Maryland (3/7/08)
FG made: 13 vs. Maryland (3/7/08)
FG attempted: 22 vs. Houston (12/20/09)
3-pt. FG made: 7 vs. Maryland (3/7/08)
3-pt. FG att: 14 vs. Georgetown (3/29/09)
FT made: 9 vs. TCU (11/27/09)
FT attempted: 10 vs. two opponents, most recent vs. NC State (1/29/09)
Off. Rebounds: 3 vs. two opponents, most recent vs. TCU (11/27/09)
Def. Rebounds: 5 vs. seven opponents, most recent vs. Miami (1/31/10)
Total Rebounds: 8 vs. Wake Forest (2/18/07)
Assists: 6 vs. two opponents, most recent Miami (1.31.10)
Steals: 4 vs. Wake Forest (2/18/07)
Blocks: 1 vs. three opponents, most recently at Virginia (2/22/09)
Minutes: 40 vs. Virginia (1/14/07)

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