Andrew Dakich 11
Andrew  Dakich


Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Zionsville Community HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190



Michigan's 'Indiana Boys' Going Back Home Again

Michigan's 'Indiana Boys' Going Back Home Again


Michigan Career
• BIG TEN HONORS: Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
• U-M HONORS: U-M Academic Achievement Award (2015)
• Helped U-M to highlighted wins against Syracuse (68-65; Dec. 2) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge; vs. Oregon (70-63; Nov. 24) in the semifinal of the Legends Classic and 24/23 Ohio State (64-57; Feb. 22) (2015)
• Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins (2014)
• Helped U-M defeated three straight top-10 opponents for the first time in school history -- at No. 3 Wisconsin (77-70, Jan. 18); against No. 10 Iowa (75-67, Jan. 22) and at No. 3 Michigan State (80-75, Jan. 25) (2014)
• Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten championship since 1986, winning the league by three games (15-3) (2014)
• Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 (2014)
• Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance (2014)
• Helped U-M advance to the Elite Eight for second straight year before falling to Kentucky, 75-72, on a last second three-point field goal (2014)

Junior (2015-16)
• Helped the Wolverines to a 20-plus win season (23-13)
• Helped the Wolverines reach the NCAA Tournament for the 26th time, winning the First Four game vs. Tulsa (March 16; 67-62) before falling to Notre Dame (March 18; 63-70) in the First Round.
• After initially requesting to redshirt the season, he sacrificed it for the second straight season to help the team when U-M was riddled by injuries and Spike Albrecht's retirement
• Played in 24 games; off the bench
• Played against Delaware State (Dec. 12) in first game of the season and had a career-best points (4), rebounds (2) and assists (3).
• Career-best two steals against Michigan State. (Feb. 6) and career-best two made free throws against Indiana (Feb. 2)
• Tied career-best with two rebounds, five times -- Delaware State (Dec. 12), Youngstown State (Dec. 19), Penn State (Jan. 2), at Purdue (Jan. 7), and at Minnesota (Feb. 10)
• Sank first triple of the season in semifinal win over Northwestern (72-70; March 10) in the Big Ten Tournament
• Has 14 assists, more than his first two seasons combined (7).
• Averaging 4.6 minutes per game
• Helped U-M to a fifth place finish in "Battle 4 Atlantis"
• Helped the Wolverines set a "Battle 4 Atlantis" tournament record with 102 points against Charlotte (Nov. 26, 2015)
• Helped the Wolverines to a highlighted wins over No. 3 Maryland, 70-67 (Jan. 12),and No. 18/16 Purdue, 61-56 (Feb. 13)
• Helped the Wolverines advance to Big Ten Tournament semifinals due to a 72-69, upset win over No. 10 Indiana, first seed in the tournament (March 11)
• Helped the Wolverines set a single-game record of three-point field-goals (17) made against Bryant (Dec. 23)

Sophomore (2014-15)
• Helped U-M to a 16-16 overall record
• Played in 13 games
• After initially requesting to redshirt the season, he sacrificed it to help the team when U-M was riddled by injuries
• Scored five points
• Hit his first field goal of the season against Ohio State (Feb. 22), when he knocked down a three-pointer
• Made his second field goal on a layup vs. Illinois (March 12) in the Big Ten Tournament
• Recorded four rebounds, with one board in four different games
• Recorded two assists -- Iowa (Feb. 5) and at Illinois (Feb. 12)
• Recorded one steal -- Nebraska (Jan. 27)
• Averaged 5.3 minutes per game
• Played five-plus minutes in five games
• Played a career-high 16 minutes at Michigan State (Feb. 1)

Freshman (2013-14)
• Valued member of U-M's practice/scout team
• Played in 12 games
• Scored first career points on a three-point field goal against Houston Baptist (Dec. 7)
• Recorded four rebounds
• Had a career-best one rebounds, four times
• Recorded five assists, with a career-best two assists against Coppin State (Nov. 29)
• Averaged 2.0 minutes per game
• Played a season-best four minutes against Coppin State.

Prep Career
• Zionsville (2013)
• Coached by Shaun Busick
• IBCA/Subway Senior All-State honorable mention (2013)
• Hoosier Crossroad Conference first team (2012, '13)
• Zionsville Team MVP (2012, '13)
• Zionsville Team Complete Player Award (2012, '13)
• Zionsville Team Leadership Award (2013)
• Athletic Academic Award (2013)
• MVP of Zionsville Winter Classic (2013)
• MVP of the Hoosier Hall of Fame Classic All-Star game (2012)
• Led Zionsville to an 11-11 overall record, 4-5 in Hoosier Crossroads conference -- seventh place (2013)
• Lost to Carmel (57-41) in sectional semifinal (2013)
• Advanced to semifinal after defeating Fishers (66-64) in quarterfinal (2013)
• Helped Zionsville to a 15-7 overall record, 5-4 in Hoosier Crossroads conference -- sixth place (2012)
• Helped Zionsville to a 13-9 overall record, 5-4 in Hoosier Crossroads conference -- fifth place (2011)
• AAU: Played for Indiana Elite, coached by father, Dan Dakich

• Given name is Andrew Daniel Dakich
• Son of Jackie and Dan Dakich
• Born May 10, 1994, in Bloomington, Ind.
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, american culture major

Personal Notes
• Changed jersey number from 5 to 11 to honor father, Dan, who play at Indiana and is an ESPN college basketball analyst
• Played AAU with U-M signee Mark Donnal.
• Father, Dan, played four years at Indiana (1982-85) under legendary coach Bob Knight; team captain during his junior and senior seasons; finished with an 84-39 record and helped Indiana win the 1983 Big Ten title, earn three NCAA Tournament berths and finish as the 1986 NIT runner-up


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