Caris LeVert 23
Caris  LeVert


Pickerington, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 205



LeVert Chosen 20th Overall by Indiana in NBA Draft

LeVert Chosen 20th Overall by Indiana in NBA Draft


Kornacki: Why Beilein Found It Tough to Let Go of Albrecht, LeVert

Kornacki: Why Beilein Found It Tough to Let Go of Albrecht, LeVert


Michigan Announces LeVert Will Concentrate on Getting Healthy

Men's Hoops Senior LeVert Will Concentrate on Getting Healthy


LeVert Named One of 10 Finalists for Jerry West Award

LeVert Named One of 10 Finalists for Men's Basketball Jerry West Award


LeVert Selected to Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List

LeVert Selected to Men's Hoops Wooden Award Midseason Top 25


Men's Basketball Profile: Caris LeVert


Men's Basketball Highlights vs. NJIT

Highlights from U-M's two-point loss to NJIT.


Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Syracuse

U-M held off Syracuse Tuesday night at Crisler Center.


Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Oregon

U-M held off Oregon for a spot in the Legends Classic final


Men's Hoops Cruises Past Bucknell

Michigan used a dominant first half to topple Bucknell, 77-53.


Xavier vs. Michigan

Michigan hosts the Musketeers.


Men's Basketball vs. Coppin State

December 22, 2014


Michigan Career
• Played in 103 career games becoming 64th Wolverine to record 100-plus career games
• Over final two seasons, 35 total games due to injuries -- 14 (2014-15) and 21 (2015-16)
• Finished career with 98 wins, six away from all-time U-M record (104)
• Member of three NCAA Tournament teams (2013, '14, '16)
• Member of U-M's back-to-back NCAA Elite Eight appearances (2013 & 2014)
• Member of U-M's NCAA Final Four and national championship game team (2013)
• All-Big Ten second team, from B1G coaches and media (2014)
• Two-time Preseason All-Big Ten (2015, '16)
• USBWA All-District V Team (2014)
• NCAA Tournament All-Midwest Regional Team (2014)
• U-M's Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player (2014)
• U-M's Steve Grote Hustle Award (2014)
• Recorded U-M's fourth triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against Northern Kentucky (Dec. 15, 2015)

Senior (2015-16)
• BIG TEN HONORS: Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 21, 2015)
• Started first 14 games before injuring his left foot in Big Ten opener at Illinois (Dec. 30)
• In waning seconds, got stepped on during a fast break injuring himself for the second straight season
• Missing 11 games due to rehabilitation (non-surgery), returned to play against Purdue (Feb. 13), playing 11 minutes off the bench and recording five rebounds
• Following Purdue game, did not play final 10 games and announced he would not return for remainder of the season on March 1; missed 21 total games due to injury.
• Before injury, was averaging a team-best 16.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists
• Scored a season-best 29 points against Xavier (Nov. 20) in the inaugural Gavitt Games
• Grabbed a season-best 10 against Northern Kentucky (Dec.15)
• Dished a career-best 10 assists, twice -- against Northern Kentucky and at Illinois, finishing third on U-M with 74 assists
• Recorded second career double-double with 22 points and 10 assists at Illinois
• Recorded U-M's fourth triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against Northern Kentucky

Junior (2014-15)
• Started 18 games before suffering season ending injury to his left foot against Northwestern (Jan. 17)
• Injured foot on final play after grabbing game-sealing rebound and landing awkwardly on a Wildcat players foot
• Missed final 14 games following subsequent surgery.
• Helped U-M garner season 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)
• Before injury, was averaging a team-best 14.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists
• Scored a career-best 32 points against NJIT (Dec. 6), his first career 30-plus point game
• Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds against Detroit (Nov. 20)
• Dished a season-best nine helpers against Hillsdale (Nov. 15), finished second on team with 67
• Nearly recorded first career triple-double with 20 points, eight rebounds and nine assists against Hillsdale
• Second on U-M with 32 steals, posting second straight 30-plus steal season
• Swiped a career-best-tying four steals against Minnesota (Jan. 10)
• Despite missing final 14 games, recorded third most minutes (645), averaging 35.8 minutes per game
• Played in first career 40-plus minute game logging a career-best 40 minutes against Syracuse (Dec. 2) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Sophomore (2013-14)
• Led U-M to its second straight Elite Eight appearance, missed back-to-back Final Four's after a heartbreaking 75-72 lost to Kentucky (March 30) on a last second Wildcat three-pointer
• Earned the No. 2 seed in the Midwest region in U-M's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance
• Helped U-M to its first outright Big Ten regular-season title in 28 years (1986); winning the league by three games with a 15-3 record
• Helped U-M to first No. 1 seed at Big Ten Tournament, advanced to championship game for first time in 16 years (1998) but falling in title game to Michigan State, 69-55 -- the first meeting of the rival schools at the conference tournament.
• Helped U-M to three straight wins over top-10 ranked opponents for the first time in program 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)
• One of two Wolverines to start all 37 games, along with Glenn Robinson III
• Averaged 12.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists
• Scored a season-best 25 points against Wisconsin (Feb. 16), which was one of seven 20-plus point games
• Finished third on U-M with 160 rebounds with 16 five-plus board games
• Grabbed a career-best 11 rebounds against Purdue (Jan. 30)
• Posted first career double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds against Purdue
• With eight games recording a season-best five assists, went on to record first 100-plus assist season (109) and second most on the team
• Ranked third on U-M with 60 three-point field goals and shot 40.8 percent
• Led U-M with 44 steals, including a career-best four steals at Wisconsin
• Recorded the fifth most minutes in a U-M single season (1,258), ranking second on U-M at 34.0 minutes per game

Freshman (2012-13)
• Helped U-M return to Final Four and advance to the national title game for the first time in 20 years
• Used a stunning 87-85 overtime comeback win over Kansas (March 29) in the Sweet 16 and dominating 79-59 win over Florida (March 31) in the Elite Eight to make a dash to the Final Four
• With a 61-56 semifinal win over Syracuse (April 6) advanced to title game in two decades
• Lost 82-76 against Louisville (April 8) in national title game
• Led U-M to its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance, selected as the No. 4 seed in the South Region
• Helped U-M to a 31-8 overall record, tying the program record for most wins in a single season and marking just the third 30-plus win season in U-M history
• Member of U-M's first NIT Season Tip-Off championship team after a 79-72 win over Kansas State (Nov. 23) in title game at Madison Square Garden
• Helped U-M start season a perfect 13-0 in non-conference play and match program's best overall start to a season (16-0) in 28 years (1985-86)
• Originally scheduled to redshirt the season, did not play first six games before being inserted into the lineup
• Finished first season playing the final 33 games, averaging 10.8 minutes off the bench
• Averaged 2.3 points and 1.1 rebounds
• Made his collegiate debut at Bradley (Dec. 1), playing seven minutes
• Started first collegiate game against Central Michigan (Dec. 29), recording nine points, five assists and two rebounds in 32 minutes -- one of two 30-plus minute games of the season
• Scored a season-best nine points, twice -- against Central Michigan and Iowa (Jan. 6)
• Grabbed a season-best four rebounds vs. Syracuse in the Final Four

Prep Career
• Prepped at Pickerington Central High School under head coach Jerry Francis
• Two-year varsity starter and team captain (2012)
• Associated Press All-Ohio second team (2012)
• All-Central District first team (2012), honorable mention (2011)
• Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year (2012, Ohio Division)
• All-Ohio Capital Conference first team (2012, Ohio Division)
• Columbus Dispatch Co-Metro Player of the Year (2012) and All-Metro first team (2012), special mention (2011)
• Named MVP of 2012 Ohio North-South All-Star game after making game winning three-pointer for the South (116-114); finished with 23 points and six rebounds
• As a senior (2011-12), averaged 18.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists
• Helped Tigers to a 26-2 record, Ohio Capital Conference title with a 13-1 record (Ohio Division) and was a member of OHSAA Division I State Title team who defeated Toledo Whitmer (45-40); finished with 20 points, four rebounds and four steals
• As a junior (2010-11) averaged 15.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists
• Led Tigers to 12-11 record and OHSAA Division I District semifinal

• Given Name is Caris Coleman LeVert
• Born Aug. 25, 1994, in Columbus, Ohio
• Son of Kim and the late Darryl LeVert
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• General Studies major

Personal Notes
• Right-Handed
• Originally signed with Ohio University (Nov. 9, 2011), but was released following head coach's departure -- John Groce to Illinois
• Committed to Michigan during his official visit on May 11, 2012


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