The Wolverine

November 2011

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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2011-12 basketball preview Most Improved Player award in 2010-11 ��� Received the University of Michigan Athletic Academic Achievement award in 2009-10. Year MIN 2010-11 24.0 Career 24.0 Career Stats PTSREB 9.2 5.4 9.2 5.4 BLK 19 19 STL 21 21 * Morgan redshirted in 2009-10 F ��� Evan Smotrycz 6-9 ��� 225 Reading, Mass. Assistant coach Bacari Alexander: ���Evan invested a lot into a personal trainer back in Boston over the summer. He was able to go from 205 to about 236. Now, his body has changed, and he���s much stronger on the court. That has helped his confidence.��� Honors & Awards: Earned the University of Michigan���s Sixth Man award in 2010-11. Year MIN 2010-11 17.8 Career 17.8 Career Stats PTSREB 6.3 2.3 6.3 2.3 BLK 9 9 3FG% .381 .381 ��� Freshman F ��� Max Bielfeldt 6-8 ��� 240 Peoria, Ill. Assistant coach Bacari Alexander: ���Max is a kid with the proven ability to score with his back to the basket, and step up to shoot perimeter shots. The number one attribute he brings to the table is an extremely high IQ.��� Honors & Awards: Averaged 20.0 points and 11.2 rebounds as a threeyear varsity starter for Peoria Notre Dame High School ��� Was a Class 3A All-State first-team selection by the Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times and Champaign News, was selected secondteam all-state by the Chicago Tribune, and earned Big School Player of the A subscription to THE���WOLVERINE is a terrific gift idea. Call toll free 1-800-421-7751 ��� 2011-12 Michigan Men���s Basketball Roster No. Name Ht. Wt. Pos. Year 0 Zack Novak 6-4 210 G Sr. 6-3 190 G Sr. 1 Stu Douglass 2 Carlton Brundidge 6-2 200 G Fr. 3 Trey Burke 6-1 175 G Fr. 5 Eso Akunne 6-3 220 G Jr. 10 Tim Hardaway Jr. 6-5 185 G So. 13 Matt Vogrich 6-4 190 G Jr. 15 Jon Horford 6-9 250 F So. Jr. 20 Josh Bartelstein 6-2 205 G 22 Blake McLimans 6-10 240 F Jr. 23 Evan Smotrycz 6-9 235 F So. 24 Sai Tummala 6-7 200 F Fr. 32 Corey Person 6-3 200 G Sr. 44 Max Bielfeldt 6-8 240 F Fr. 45 Colton Christian 6-6 215 F So. 52 Jordan Morgan 6-8 240 F R-So. Year honors by the Peoria Journal Star in 2011 ��� Received All-Area first-team honors by the Peoria Journal Star, and was selected second-team all-state by the Associated press and the Chicago Sun-Times in 2010. G ��� Carlton Brundidge 6-2 ��� 200 Southfield, Mich. Assistant coach LaVall Jordan: ���He���s very coachable. He wants to learn, he listens, and he and all the freshmen adjust and apply. That���s huge when coming in, because a lot of the terminology is new. The language is new, and the demands are high.��� Honors & Awards: Averaged 20.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 96 games with Southfield High School ��� Named to the Class A all-state first team by the Associated Press, Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News in 2011 ��� Was selected third-team all-state by The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press in 2010, and was a first-team All-North selection by the Detroit Free Press in 2010 ��� Named first-team All-North by the Detroit Free Press in 2009. G ��� Trey Burke 6-1 ��� 175 Columbus, Ohio Assistant coach LaVall Jordan: ���I know he can get two feet in the paint with the best of them, and he���s a really good passer. He���s getting more comfortable just kind of directing from the point guard spot.��� Hometown (High School) Chesterton, Ind. (Chesterton) Carmel, Ind. (Carmel) Southfield, Mich. (Southfield HS) Columbus, Ohio (Northland HS) Ann Arbor (Gabriel Richard) Miami (Palmetto Senior) Lake Forest, Ill. (Lake Forest) Grand Ledge, Mich. (Grand Ledge) Highland Park, Ill. (Phillips Exeter Academy [N.H.]) Hamburg, N.Y. (Worcester Academy [Mass.]) Reading, Mass. (New Hampton Prep [N.H.]) Phoenix (Brophy College Prep) Kalamazoo, Mich. (Central) Peoria, Ill. (Notre Dame) Bellevue, Wash. (Hargrave Military Academy [Va.]) Detroit (University of Detroit Jesuit) Honors & Awards: A four-year letter winner at Northland High School, averaged 23.6 points, 3.1 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 2.6 steals as a senior ��� Earned Parade Magazine All-America second team, OHSAA Division 1 Co-Player of the year, OHSAA Division 1 All-State first team, Central District Player of the Year, Metro Player of the Year and Associated Press Ohio Mr. Basketball honors in 2011 ��� Earned OHSAA Division 1 All-State honorable mention, and was named to the All Metro, All-City and Central District Division 1 second team ��� Received Central District Division 1 honorable mention and All-Metro second team accolades in 2009. F ��� Sai Tummala 6-7 ��� 200 Phoenix Assistant coach Bacari Alexander: ���Sai Tummala is a walkon out of Arizona that will probably surprise everyone. There is work to be done in the areas of strength and conditioning, but he���s one of the best athletes on our roster.��� Honors & Awards: Averaged 17.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game as a senior for Brophy College Prep in 2011 ��� Named Academic All-State first team, All-Metro first team and All-Fiesta Region first team in 2011 ��� Earned Academic all-state second team and all-state honorable mention in 2010. ��� November 2011��� ������ the wolverine��� 67

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