Max Bielfeldt 44
Max Bielfeldt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Notre Dame HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 245

Position:
Forward


04/22/2013

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

04/08/2013

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA National Championship

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA National Championship

03/14/2013

Postgame Notes: #6 Michigan 83, Penn State 66

Postgame Notes: #6 Michigan 83, Penn State 66

02/11/2013

Michigan Roundtable Wrap-Up: at Michigan State

Men's Basketball Roundtable Wrap-Up: at Michigan State

02/09/2013

Postgame Notes: Wisconsin 65, #3 Michigan 62 (OT)

Postgame Notes: Wisconsin 65, #3 Michigan 62 (OT)

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Pronunciation, last name: "BEEL-felt"

Junior/Sophomore (2013-14) ... Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins ... 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) ... Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986, winning the league by three games (15-3) ... Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 ... Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... 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 ... Played in 19 games ... Scored 15 total points .. Had a career-best-tying four points against Houston Baptist (Dec. 7) ... Averaged 1.1 rebounds per game ... Had two-or-more rebounds in eight games ... Had a season best three rebounds vs. Stanford (Dec. 20) ... Recorded two blocks and two steals ... Averaged 4.7 minutes per game ... Played 10-plus minutes in two games ... Played a season best 12 minutes vs. Michigan State (March 16).

Sophomore/Freshman (2012-13) ... Helped U-M to 31-8 overall record, tying the U-M record for most wins in a single season and marking just the third time U-M has record 30-plus wins in a season ... Helped U-M earn the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament South Region, program's third straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... Helped U-M advance reach the NCAA Final Four for the first time in 20 years ... Helped U-M reach the national title game for the first time in 20 years, before falling to No. 1 Louisville, 82-76 ... Helped U-M win the program's first NIT Season Tip-Off title, after defeating Kansas State (Nov. 23), 79-72 ... Helped U-M go undefeated (13-0) in non-conference play for the first time since 1985-86 ... Helped U-M match the program's best start going 16-0 to begin season, best since 1985-86 ... Played in 20 games ... Averaged 1.2 points per game, scoring 23 total points ... Scored a career-high four points, twice -- at Northwestern (Jan. 3) and at Illinois (Jan. 27) ... Averaged 1.6 rebounds per game, grabbing 31 total boards ... Had a career-best six rebounds against IUPUI (Nov. 12) ... Shot 45.0 percent (9-for-20) from the field ... Recorded three assists, with a career-best two assists against Eastern Michigan (Dec. 20) ... Recorded one block, with a career-best one block at Illinois ... Recorded three steals, with a career-best one steal, three times ... Averaged 5.3 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 18 minutes at Wisconsin (Feb. 9).

Freshman (2011-12) ... Redshirt the season ... Valued member of U-M's practice/scout team ... Helped U-M to a 24-10 record, its best record since the 1997-98 season ... Helped U-M to its first Big Ten title in 26 years, sharing conference title with Michigan State and Ohio State ... Helped U-M finish with 13-5 Big Ten record, the most conference wins since 2002-03 ... Helped U-M earned No. 4 seed in the Midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Helped U-M to five wins over nationally ranks opponents, including three top-10 teams.

Prep Career ... Peoria Notre Dame High School (2011) ... Coached by Eddie Mathews ... Three-year varsity starter ... Averaged 20.0 points and 11.2 rebounds for career ... Notre Dame's career leader in points (1,580) and rebounds (886) ... IBCA Class 3A All-State first team (2011), second team (2010), honorable mention (2009) ... Associated Press Class 3A All-State first team (2011), second team (2010), honorable mention (2009) ... All-Mid-State 6 first team (2009, '10, 11) ... Chicago Sun-Times Class 3A All-State first team (2011), second-team (2010) ... Chicago Tribune second team (2011) ... Champaign News Class 3A All-State first team (2011) ... Peoria Journal Star Big School Player of the Year (2011) ... Peoria Journal Star All-Area first team (2010, '11) ... As a senior (2010-11): Averaged 22.5 points, 11.4 rebounds and 4.6 blocks per game ... Led Notre Dame to a 28-1 record ... Finished with a 26-0 regular season record ... Held No. 1 Class 3A ranking majority of season, closed with No. 2 final ranking ... Led Notre Dame to first outright Mid-State 6 conference championship (7-0) ... Led Notre Dame to regional title, defeating Dunlap (73-41) in semifinal (13 points) and defeating Galesburg (78-51) in regional final (28 points) ... Lost to Peoria (51-41) in Class 3A sectional semifinal ... Led Notre Dame to 2011 State Farm Tournament of Champions (4-0) ... Named tournament MVP and set four tournament records -- total points (120) and total rebounds (55), single-game scoring record (40 points against McCluer) and best free throw percentage ... Led Notre Dame to 2011 State Farm Holiday Classic (4-0) ... Named tournament MVP ... Posted 20 double-doubles ... Recorded a career-high 40 points against McCluer and a career-high 19 rebounds against Champaign Central ... As a junior (2009-10): Averaged 20.2 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per game ... Led Notre Dame to 17-8 record ... Lost to Peoria, 50-45, in Class 3A regional semifinal ... Led Mid-State 6 in rebounding ... Posted 21 double-doubles ... As a sophomore (2008-09): Averaged 15.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per game ... Led Notre Dame to a 16-9 record ... Lost to Richwoods (47-45) in Class 3A regional semifinal ... Led Mid-State 6 in rebounding ... As a freshman (2007-08): Did not play varsity basketball ... AAU: Played with Peoria Irish, coached by Gavin Sullivan ... Played with SYF Players, coached by Wayne Brumm.

Personal ... Given Name is Maxwell Claggett Bielfeldt ... Born on June 7, 1993, in Peoria, Ill. ... Son of Julie and David Bielfeldt... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Personal Notes ... Right-handed ... Nickname is "Moose" ...Committed to Michigan (March 25, 2011) ... Signed with Michigan (April 13, 2011).

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