Mark Bigelow Athlete Profile

#3 Mark Bigelow

Mark Bigelow
Positions: Guard, Forward Height: 6-7 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 1998-1999 | 2001-2004 Hometown: Olympia, WA Last School: Olympia High School

Personal

Born January 1980 in Olympia, Wash. ... parents are Michael and Judy ... likes water skiing and golf ... recruited by Utah, St. Joseph's, San Jose State, Oregon, Portand, UC Santa Barbara, Wyoming and Pepperdine ... married Terra Smith, a starter on BYU's women's soccer team, in summer 2002 ... economics major.

At BYU

CAPSULE: Mark Bigelow finished his BYU career joining former Cougar All-American Danny Ainge as the only two Cougar players to score 400 points in each of their four season ... He is the BYU record holder for career three-pointers (213), consecutive games with a three-pointer (22), and steals in a game (9, vs. Arizona 1998), and is tied for single-game FT percentage (1.000, min. 10 attempts) ... He is the No. 8 all-time scorer at BYU (1,715) ... No. 8 all-time in free throws made (414) ... No. 8 all-time in consecutive games played (120) ... No. 3 all-time at BYU in consecutive games started (118) ... Tied No. 4 all-time in total games started (119) ... A four-year starter and member of three postseason tournament teams, including back-to-back NCAA Tournament teams (2003 and 2004) ... He was BYU's second-leading scorer in each of his final three seasons while earning second-team All-Mountain West Conference honors as a senior, third-team accolades as a junior and an honorable mention selection as a sophomore ... He was BYU's leading scorer (15.0) and rebounder (6.3) and WAC Pacific Division Freshman of the Year and All-WAC Second Team in 1998-99 before going on a two-year LDS Church mission to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... Had four career double-double games ... An excellent shooter and extremely intelligent player, Bigelow is a gifted offensive player who moves well without the ball and has a nice mid-range game ... He achieved career highs of 33 points, 14 rebounds, 9 assists, 9 steals, 3 blocks. 

Before BYU

Prepped at Olympia High in Olympia, Wash....lettered four years ... was all-league, second team all-area, all-state by USA Today ... team captain ... led team to league and district championships ... top scorer in 3A state tournament as a senior ... named 3A state tournament MVP ... averaged 20 points, 4 assists and 8 rebounds per game ... coached by John Kiley (Washington).

Summary

Bigelow finished his BYU career joining former Cougar All-American Danny Ainge as the only two Cougars to score 400 points in each of their four seasons ... is BYU's record holder for career threes (213), consecutive games with a made three in a career (22 from 1999 and 2002) and steals in a game (9 vs. Arizona 1998) ... is the No. 8 all-time leading scorer at BYU (1,715 points) ... No. 8 all-time for free throws made (414) ... No. 9 all-time in consecutive games played (120) ... No. 3 all-time in consecutive games started (118) ... tied for No. 4 all-time in total games started (119) ... a four-year starter and member of three postseason tournament teams, including back-to-back NCAA Tournament teams (2003 and 2004) ... was BYU's second-leading scorer in each of his final three seasons while earning second-team All-MWC honors as a senior, third-team accolades as a junior and honorable mention recognition as a sophomore ... was BYU's leading scorer (15.0) and rebounder (6.3) and WAC Pacific Division Freshman of the Year and All-WAC Second Team in 1998-99 before going on a two-year LDS Church mission to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... had four career double-doubles.

Stats

CAREER HIGHS:
POINTS: 33 at Washington St.
FG MADE: 11 at Washington St.
FG ATT: 20 at Wash. St., CSUN
FG%: .800 (8-10) vs. UTEP
3FG MADE: 5 (3 times) last at San Diego State (2003)
3FG ATT: 10 vs. CSUN
3FG%: .750 (3-4) at Wash. St., at Wyoming (2-8-03), vs. USC (2004)
FT MADE: 11 (twice)
FT ATT: 11 (twice)
FT %: 1.000 (11-11) (twice)
REB: 14 (twice)
ASSISTS: 9 vs. Wyoming (2004)
STEALS: 9 vs. Arizona (BYU record)
BLOCKS: 3 at UCSB, vs. Creighton
MINUTES: 42 vs. Arizona
BIGELOW Career Totals
Year    GP-GS   Min-Avg   FG-FGA   Pct  3FG-FGA  Pct   FT-FTA   Pct   Off/Def  Tot  Avg
1998-99 28-27   907-32.4  132-301  .439  44-113  .389  111-140  .793  34/141   175  6.3
2001-02 30-30   954-31.8  138-317  .435  65-154  .422  106-132  .803  14/68    82   2.7
2002-03 32-32   1025-32.0 145-332  .437  63-151  .417  93-112   .830  28/90    118  3.7
2003-04 30-30   956-31.9  129-300  .430  41-141  .291  104-129  .806  27/86    113  3.8
Totals  120-119 3842-32.0 544-1250 .435  213-559 .381  414-513  .807  103/385  488  4.1
Year    PF-FO  A   Avg  TO  Blk  Stl  Pts   Avg
1998-99 67-3   57  2.0  76  13   38   419   15.0
2001-02 66-2   44  1.5  62  11   21   447   14.9
2002-03 74-2   74  2.3  56  12   33   446   13.9
2003-04 65-1   85  2.8  50  13   24   403   13.4
Totals  272-8  260 2.2  244 49   116  1715  14.3


1998-1999 | Freshman Year

He was the 1999 WAC Pacific Division Freshman of the Year, All-WAC Second Team and All-Newcomer Team in 1999 ... was BYU's leading scorer (15.0) and rebounder (6.3) ... reached double figures in 23 of 28 games, including 15 games with 15 or more points and nine games with 20 or more points ... had a career-high 33 points at Washington State and recorded highs of 14 rebounds against Denver and Cal State Northridge ... had four double-doubles, including 15 points, 14 rebounds vs. Denver, 14 points, 14 rebounds vs. Cal State Northridge ... 13 points, 10 rebounds at Utah, and 23 points, 11 rebounds at Fresno State ... came close to additional double-doubles in four games, including 24 points, 9 steals vs. Arizona ... 22 points, 9 rebounds vs. California, 20 points, 9 rebounds at San Diego State, and 20 points, 8 rebounds in WAC Tournament upset of TCU ... his nine steals against Arizona set a BYU record.

2001-2002 | Sophomore Year

Bigelow earned honorable mention All-MWC recognition as BYU's second-leading scorer at 14.9 points per game ... one of three players to start all 30 games along with Travis Hansen and Matt Montague ... was fifth on the team with 2.7 rebounds per game and third with 1.5 assists per game ... was third on the team with 21 steals ... shot 43.5 percent from the floor and 80.3 percent from the free throw line ... led the team in three-pointers made with 65 on 42.2 percent shooting from behind the arc ... including his freshman season, set the BYU record with 22 consecutive games with a trey (set vs. UNLV in Provo) after making a three-pointer in each of the first 15 games of 2001-02 .... made two or more threes in 18 games, including a career-equaling 5 treys vs. Southern Utah ... had four threes vs. CSU in Provo, a conference-season high, and went 3-6 vs. UCI and 3-5 vs. Memphis in the 2002 NIT ... made a team-leading 2.2 threes per game ... scored at least 13 points in 23 of 30 games while reaching double digits 26 times ... had five games with 20 or more points, including a BYU season-high 31 to lead BYU to a win over Arizona State ... had a string of 14 straight double-digit games ... .led BYU in scoring 12 times in 2001-02 ... had a season-high 7 rebounds against Weber State ... had 15 points in NIT win over UC Irvine ... drove through traffic for a monster dunk while scoring 17 points in NIT loss at eventual champion Memphis.

2002-2003 | Junior Year

Third-team All-MWC honors in 2002-03 ... reached double digits in 24 games and was the second-leading scorer (13.9) and was third in rebounds (3.6), assists (2.3), steals (1.0) and blocks (0.4) ... scored a season-high 23 points, going 3-4 on threes, to lead BYU at Wyoming ... led BYU in scoring in 6 games ... had 21 points at CSU, the second time this season and fifth time of his career he has had back-to-back 20-point outings ... scored 21 points in each of the first two MWC games vs. UNLV and at SDSU ... averaged 15.5 ppg in MWC games ... tied a career-high 5 treys and became BYU's career three-point leader at SDSU, scoring 21 points on 8-16 shooting ... made 4 triples at Creighton (21 points). With BYU trailing 30-22, he made three consecutive treys to give BYU the lead at 31-30 ... made 10 straight points for BYU vs. USU; he also scored 10 straight BYU points at Creighton ... was MWC's top FT shooter in league play ... made a team-leading 63 threes ...made multiple threes in 18 games ...with 172 career treys he is BYU's career leader.

2003-2004 | Senior Year

Earned All-MWC Second Team Honors ... reached double figures in 24 games, including a season-high 22 points at Utah ... was team's second leading scorer (13.4 ppg), rebounder (3.8 rpg) and assist man (2.8 apg) ... made a team-leading 80.6 percent from the free throw line ... led BYU in scoring six times, assists seven times and steals five times ... had 19 points vs. Utah in critical Cougar win ... made 7-of-10 shots to share game-high honors with Rafael Araujo at 21 points in a win vs. league champion Air Force, adding a team-best 5 assists ... scored 13 second half points to finish with 16 on 6-of-8 shooting in win over New Mexico ... led BYU to victory at Wyoming with a team-high 21 points, including a season-high 4 treys while adding 3 steals and 3 assists ... made a clutch, game-tying baseline jumper with 33 seconds left to force overtime against SDSU ... scored 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting, including the game-winning three-point play at Santa Clara to lead BYU to the Cable Car Classic title ... dished out career-high 9 assists vs. Wyoming ... had season-high 9 rebounds at UNM ... BYU's career three-point leader made a team-leading 41 triples ... inside the arc made 55.7 percent (88-158) of his two-point attempts ... 2004 Deseret Morning News Player of the Month (February 2004) ... SUMMER TOUR IN AUSTRALIA: averaged 21.6 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 2.0 apg and 1.2 spg in 27.2 minutes.