2017-2018 Michigan State Spartans

2017-2018 Michigan State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Kyle Ahrens RS-Jr SG 6-6 210 Mar 6, 1996 Versailles (OH) United States Versailles High School
22 Miles Bridges So SF 6-7 225 Mar 21, 1998 Flint (MI) United States Huntington Prep
13 Ben Carter Sr PF 6-9 230 Aug 22, 1994 Las Vegas (NV) United States Bishop Gorman High School
41 Connor George So G 6-3 200 Feb 18, 1997 Okemos (MI) United States Okemos High School
25 Kenny Goins Jr F 6-7 230 Sep 11, 1996 Troy (MI) United States Warren Mott High School
10 Jack Hoiberg RS-Fr G 5-10 175 Mar 11, 1999 Burr Ridge (IL) United States Hinsdale Central High School
2 Jaren Jackson, Jr. Fr PF 6-11 242 Sep 15, 1999 Indianapolis (IN) United States Park Tudor School
1 Josh Langford So SG 6-5 210 Jan 15, 1997 Huntsville (AL) United States Madison Academy
20 Matt McQuaid Jr SG 6-4 200 Sep 28, 1996 Duncanville (TX) United States Duncanville High School
11 Tum Tum Nairn, Jr. Sr G 5-10 175 Oct 8, 1994 Bel Aire (KS) United States / Bahamas Sunrise Christian Academy
34 Gavin Schilling Sr SF 6-9 240 Nov 10, 1995 Munich Germany / United States Findlay College Prep
23 Xavier Tillman Fr PF 6-8 260 Jan 12, 1999 Grand Rapids (MI) United States Grand Rapids Christian High School
44 Nick Ward So PF 6-8 245 Sep 2, 1997 Gahanna (OH) United States Lincoln High School
14 Brock Washington RS-Fr G 6-3 185 Mar 30, 1999 Southfield (MI) United States Southfield High School
5 Cassius Winston So PG 6-0 185 Feb 28, 1997 Detroit (MI) United States University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy

Michigan State Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Braden Burke So C 6-11 235 Nov 7, 1997 Stevensville (MI) United States Robert Morris

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

2017-2018 Michigan State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Miles Bridges Consensus All-American Second Team
Miles Bridges NABC All-American Second Team
Miles Bridges NABC All-District (7) First Team
Miles Bridges AP All-American Second Team
Miles Bridges USBWA All-American Second Team
Miles Bridges Sporting News All-American Second Team
Miles Bridges All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Cassius Winston All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Nick Ward All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Miles Bridges All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Nick Ward All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Cassius Winston All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
Jaren Jackson, Jr. All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Big Ten Freshman of the Year (Coaches)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Big Ten Freshman of the Year (Media)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. All-Big Ten Freshman Team
Miles Bridges Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2017)
Miles Bridges Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)
Nick Ward Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2018)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan 15, 2018)
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec 11, 2017)
Cassius Winston Phil Knight Invitational MVP

2017-2018 Michigan State Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Winston J. Langford M. Bridges N. Ward J. Jackson, Jr.
Rotation   M. McQuaid   B. Carter  
Rotation       X. Tillman  
Lim PT T. Nairn, Jr. K. Ahrens K. Goins    
Lim PT   C. George G. Schilling    

2017-2018 Michigan State Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Miles Bridges 34 31.4 17.1 7.0 2.7 0.6 0.8 2.0
Cassius Winston 35 28.1 12.6 3.4 6.9 0.7 0.1 2.5
Nick Ward 35 18.9 12.4 7.1 0.5 0.3 1.3 1.7
Josh Langford 35 27.0 11.7 3.0 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.5
Jaren Jackson, Jr. 35 21.8 10.9 5.8 1.1 0.6 3.0 1.8
Matt McQuaid 35 20.5 6.0 1.9 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.7
Gavin Schilling 34 9.6 2.9 3.4 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.6
Xavier Tillman 35 8.7 2.8 2.6 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.5
Kenny Goins 31 13.9 2.1 2.8 1.2 0.4 0.7 0.5
Tum Tum Nairn, Jr. 35 16.7 1.7 0.9 2.9 0.2 0.1 0.8
Ben Carter 23 7.7 0.7 1.2 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.3
Connor George 16 3.4 0.4 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1

2017-2018 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
Bill Beekman Athletic Director 2017-2018 N/A
Drew Denisco Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Dave Thomas Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 N/A
Dr. Jeff Kovan Director of Sports Medicine 2015-2016 N/A
Dr. Sally Nogle Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Nick Richey Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A