2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans

2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Javon Bess Fr F 6-5 205 - Columbus (OH) Gabon Lincoln High School
13 Trevor Bohnhoff Jr F 6-7 225 Nov 6, 1993 Saginaw (MI) United States Nouvel Central Catholic High School
0 Marvin Clark Jr. Fr F 6-6 225 - Kansas City (MO) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
10 Matt Costello Jr C 6-9 245 Aug 5, 1993 Linwood (MI) United States Bay City Western High School
22 Branden Dawson Sr F 6-6 225 Feb 1, 1993 Gary (IN) United States Lew Wallace High School
3 Alvin Ellis III So G 6-4 205 Apr 9, 1995 Matteson (IL) United States De La Salle Institute
5 Bryn Forbes Jr G 6-3 175 Jul 23, 1993 Lansing (MI) United States JW Sexton High School
25 Kenny Goins Fr F 6-6 215 - Troy (MI) United States Warren Mott High School
11 Tum Tum Nairn, Jr. Fr G 5-10 170 - Bel Aire (KS) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
34 Gavin Schilling So SF 6-9 240 Nov 10, 1995 Munich Germany / United States Findlay College Prep
20 Travis Trice Sr PG 6-2 177 Jan 22, 1993 Huber Heights (OH) United States Wayne High School
45 Denzel Valentine Jr F 6-6 223 Nov 16, 1993 Lansing (MI) United States JW Sexton High School
30 Matt Van Dyk Jr F 6-5 205 - Imlay City (MI) United States Imlay City High School
15 Keenan Wetzel Sr G 6-4 215 Dec 30, 1991 Monroe (MI) United States St. Mary Catholic High School
41 Colby Wollenman Jr F 6-7 235 May 29, 1993 Big Horn (WY) United States Big Horn High School

Recent Michigan State Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 27-12 (12-6) 3rd (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2013-2014 29-9 (12-6) 2nd (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2012-2013 27-9 (13-5) 2nd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2011-2012 29-8 (13-5) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2010-2011 19-15 (9-9) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 28-9 (14-4) 1st (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 5th Rnd
2008-2009 31-7 (15-3) 1st (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA Runner Up
2007-2008 27-9 (12-6) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 23-12 (8-8) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 22-12 (8-8) 6th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 26-7 (13-3) 2nd (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 5th Rnd
2003-2004 18-12 (12-4) 2nd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 23-12 (10-6) 3rd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd

2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Branden Dawson All-Big Ten Second Team (Coaches)
Denzel Valentine All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Travis Trice All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Branden Dawson All-Big Ten Second Team (Media)
Denzel Valentine All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Travis Trice All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Travis Trice Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Branden Dawson Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Branden Dawson All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Travis Trice Orlando Classic All-Tournament Team
Denzel Valentine Orlando Classic All-Tournament Team

2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Nairn, Jr. T. Trice D. Valentine B. Dawson G. Schilling
Rotation B. Forbes   M. Clark Jr.   M. Costello
Lim PT   A. Ellis III C. Wollenman    
Lim PT   K. Wetzel T. Bohnhoff    
Lim PT   J. Bess      

2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Travis Trice 39 33.6 15.3 3.2 5.1 1.0 0.2 1.8
Denzel Valentine 39 33.2 14.5 6.3 4.3 0.9 0.2 2.4
Branden Dawson 35 30.1 11.9 9.1 1.7 1.2 1.7 1.9
Bryn Forbes 39 26.2 8.5 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.8
Matt Costello 39 20.4 7.0 5.2 0.7 0.4 1.2 0.8
Gavin Schilling 39 16.9 5.1 3.8 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.8
Marvin Clark Jr. 39 11.2 4.5 2.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.7
Javon Bess 12 12.3 2.7 2.9 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.8
Tum Tum Nairn, Jr. 39 19.4 2.2 1.6 2.4 0.3 0.0 0.9
Alvin Ellis III 31 8.9 1.8 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.6
Colby Wollenman 29 7.6 1.2 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4
Keenan Wetzel 13 2.5 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Trevor Bohnhoff 13 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tom Izzo Head Coach 1995-1996 Assistant Coach (Michigan State, 1983 to 1995)
Dwayne Stephens Associate Head Coach 2012-2013 Assistant Coach (Michigan State, 2003 to 2012)
Mike Garland Assistant Coach 1996-1997 N/A
Dane Fife Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Mark Hollis Athletic Director 2008-2009 N/A
Kevin Pauga Director of Basketball Operations 2010-2011 Data Analyst (Michigan State, 2008 to 2010)
Brett Ferguson Video Coordinator 2013-2014 Graduate Assistant (Michigan State, 2012 to 2013)
Dr. Sally Nogle Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Quinton Sawyer Athletic Trainer 2011-2012 N/A