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Max Bielfeldt 44
Max Bielfeldt

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Notre Dame

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) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986 ... Helped U-M return to the Elite Eight for the second straight season ... Appeared in 19 games, playing 89 total minutes ... Scored 15 points and grabbed 20 rebounds ... Played a season-high 13 minutes, grabbing two rebounds, against Michigan State (March 16) in the Big Ten Tournament championship game ... Scored a season-bestfour points against Houston Baptist (Dec. 7), matching a career-high.

Sophomore/Freshman (2012-13) ...Played in 20 games off the bench ... Missed four games due to a sprained ankle sustained in practice on Dec. 3 ... Helped U-M earn the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament South Region and advance to the national championship 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 ... Helped U-M go undefeated (13-0) in non-conference play for the first time since 1985-86 and match the program's best start (16-0, 1985-86) ... Scored 23 points (1.2 ppg) and grabbed 31 rebounds ... Scored a career-high four points at Northwestern (Jan. 3) and matched it at Illinois (Jan. 27) ... Converted his first two career three throws (2-for-4) at Northwestern (Jan. 3) ... Shot 45.0 percent (9-for-20) from the field ... Averaged 5.3 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 18 minutes at Wisconsin (Feb. 9).

Freshman (2011-12) ... Opted to redshirt the season ... Did not participate in any games during season ... Contributed during practice and on scout team ... Helped U-M to its first Big Ten title in 26 years ... Shared conference title with Michigan State and Ohio State ... U-M finished with 13-5 Big Ten record, the most conference wins since 2002-03 ... Helped U-M to a 24-10 record, its best record since the 1997-998 season and its 24th 20-plus win season in U-M history ... Helped U-M to a 15-1 record at Crisler Arena, its best record since the 1989-90 season ... Helped U-M to an 8-1 Big Ten home record, its best conference record at home since 1985-86 ... Helped U-M to its highest seed all-time at the Big Ten Tournament (No. 2) ... Lost in the semifinal to No. 3 seed Ohio State, 77-55 ... Helped U-M to its 23rd NCAA Tournament appearance ... Earned the No. 4 seed in the Midwest region -- its highest seeding since 1998 ... Lost in second round to Ohio, 65-60 ... Helped U-M remain ranked among the nation's top 25 - a span of 19 weeks ... 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 ... Right-handed ... Committed to Michigan (March 25, 2011) ... Signed with Michigan (April 13, 2011) ... Nickname is "Moose."

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