2011-2012 Michigan State Spartans

2011-2012 Michigan State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Dwaun Anderson RS-Fr G 6-4 200 Nov 20, 1992 Suttons Bay (MI) United States Suttons Bay High School
- Keith Appling So G 6-0 190 Feb 13, 1992 Wayne (MI) United States Pershing High School
- Russell Byrd Fr GF 6-7 205 Mar 4, 1992 Fort Wayne (IN) United States Blackhawk Christian School
- Dan Chapman So G 6-3 190 May 15, 1992 Okemos (MI) United States Okemos High School
- Branden Dawson Fr F 6-6 230 Feb 1, 1993 Gary (IN) United States Lew Wallace High School
- Alex Gauna Fr F 6-9 250 Mar 2, 1991 Eaton Rapids (MI) United States Eaton Rapids High School
- Draymond Green Sr F 6-7 230 Mar 4, 1990 Saginaw (MI) United States Saginaw High School
- Anthony Ianni Sr C 6-9 250 Jan 10, 1989 East Lansing (MI) United States Okemos High School
- Brandan Kearney Fr GF 6-6 190 Mar 1, 1993 Detroit (MI) United States Southeastern High School
- Derrick Nix Jr C 6-9 270 Dec 11, 1990 Detroit (MI) United States Pershing High School
- Adreian Payne So C 6-10 237 Feb 19, 1991 Dayton (OH) United States Jefferson Township High School
- Joe Sweeny Sr G 6-0 175 - Tom's River (NJ) United States Tom's River East High School
- Austin Thornton Sr G 6-5 205 Aug 3, 1988 Sand Lake (MI) United States Cedar Springs High School
- Travis Trice Fr PG 6-2 175 Jan 22, 1993 Huber Heights (OH) United States Wayne High School
- Keenan Wetzel Fr G 6-4 215 Dec 30, 1991 Monroe (MI) United States St. Mary Catholic High School
- Colby Wollenman Fr F 6-7 235 May 29, 1993 Big Horn (WY) United States Big Horn High School
- Brandon Wood Sr G 6-2 190 Jan 5, 1989 Kokomo (IN) United States Kokomo High School

Recent Michigan State Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 32-7 (16-4) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2017-2018 30-5 (16-2) 1st (Big Ten) 4th Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 20-15 (10-8) 5th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 29-6 (13-5) 2nd (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
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

2011-2012 Michigan State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Draymond Green Consensus All-American First Team
Draymond Green NABC Player of the Year
Draymond Green NABC All-American First Team
Draymond Green NABC All-District (7) First Team
Draymond Green AP All-American First Team
Draymond Green USBWA All-American First Team
Draymond Green Sporting News All-American First Team
Draymond Green Big Ten Player of the Year (Coaches)
Draymond Green Big Ten Player of the Year (Media)
Draymond Green All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Keith Appling All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Draymond Green All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Keith Appling All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Branden Dawson All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Draymond Green Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Draymond Green Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Brandon Wood Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Draymond Green All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Branden Dawson All-Big Ten Freshman Team

2011-2012 Michigan State Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Appling B. Wood B. Dawson D. Green A. Payne
Rotation T. Trice A. Thornton     D. Nix
Lim PT J. Sweeny B. Kearney C. Wollenman A. Gauna  
Lim PT   R. Byrd   A. Ianni  
Lim PT   K. Wetzel      
Lim PT   D. Chapman      

2011-2012 Michigan State Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Draymond Green 37 33.2 16.2 10.6 3.8 1.5 1.0 3.0
Keith Appling 37 30.7 11.4 2.9 3.9 1.2 0.4 2.3
Brandon Wood 37 26.8 8.8 2.8 1.9 0.6 0.2 1.0
Branden Dawson 31 20.6 8.4 4.5 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.4
Derrick Nix 37 18.9 8.1 3.7 1.0 0.7 0.4 1.4
Adreian Payne 37 18.0 7.0 4.2 0.3 0.7 1.1 1.1
Austin Thornton 37 21.8 5.2 3.4 1.1 0.6 0.1 0.7
Travis Trice 32 17.2 4.5 1.8 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.2
Alex Gauna 30 4.7 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4
Russell Byrd 27 5.5 1.5 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Brandan Kearney 34 9.6 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.3
Keenan Wetzel 9 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Joe Sweeny 8 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4
Colby Wollenman 8 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Anthony Ianni 18 1.9 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Dan Chapman 14 1.3 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

2011-2012 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 Assistant Coach 2003-2004 N/A
Mike Garland Assistant Coach 1996-1997 N/A
Dane Fife Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Quinton Snyder Head Athletic Trainer 2011-2012 N/A
Mike Vorkapich Strength and Conditioning Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Jordan Ott Video Coordinator 2008-2009 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)
Quinton Sawyer Athletic Trainer 2011-2012 N/A
Jamie Baldwin Director of Communications 2006-2007 N/A