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2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster
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Career Notes (2011, '12, 13, '14)
Helped U-M reach NCAA Tournament in four straight seasons
Helped U-M to two Big Ten regular season titles (2012, '14)
Helped U-M reach the 2013 Final Four and national title game; first time in 20 years
Helped U-M reach the 2014 EliteS Eight
2014 Team Captain
2013 U-M Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award
Senior (2013-14) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Team captain (tri) ... 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 all 37 games, one of seven Wolverines to do so ... Started seven games ... Averaged 3.8 points, scoring 141 total points ... Scored in double figures in three games ... Scored a career-best 14 points at Minnesota (Jan. 2) ... Averaged 4.2 rebounds per game, grabbing 154 total boards ... Had 10-or-more rebounds in three games ... Grabbed seven-plus rebounds eight, including six times in Big Ten play ... Had a career-best 15 rebounds against South Carolina State (Nov. 12) ... Shot 56.4 percent (62-of-110) from the field ... Had a career-best six field goals at Minnesota ... Had a career-best eight field goal attempts, three times ... Shot 65.4 percent (17-of-26) from the free-throw line ... Recorded 19 assists, with a career-best-tying two assists, three times ... Led U-M with 26 blocks, with a career-best four blocks against Arizona (Dec. 14) ... Recorded 10 steals, with a career-best-tying two steals, twice -- at Minnesota and vs. Wofford (March 20) ... Averaged 13.8 minutes per game ... Played 20-plus minutes in seven games ... Played a career-best 30 minutes at Minnesota.
Junior (2012-13) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award ... 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 32 games, with four starts ... Missed five games due to a left knee injury sustained vs. West Virginia (Dec. 15); returned to the lineup at Ohio State (Jan. 13) ... Averaged 2.7 points per game, scoring 87 total points ... Scored in double figures in two games ... Scored a season-best 11 points vs. Penn State (March 14) ... Averaged 2.2 rebounds per game, grabbing 71 total boards ... Had a season-best seven rebounds against Northwestern (Jan. 30) ... Shot 57.6 percent (34-for-59) from the field ... Shot 70.4 percent (19-for-27) from the free throw line ... Had a career-best four free throws and five attempts against Northwestern ... Recorded nine assists, with a career-best two assists, twice -- vs. Kansas State (Nov. 23) and Ohio State (Feb. 5) ... Recorded 16 blocks, with a season-best three blocks, three times ... Recorded eight steals, with a career-best-tying two steals, two times -- Binghamton (Dec. 11) and Penn State (Feb. 17) ... Averaged 8.8 minutes per game ... Played 10-plus minutes in 10 games ... Played a season-best 20 minutes against Northwestern.
Sophomore (2011-12) ... 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 earn 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 ... Played in nine games ... Injured right foot injury and missed the final 25 games, opting to redshirt the season ... Made first career start in the season-opener vs. Ferris State (Nov. 11) ... Averaged 2.7 points per game, scoring 24 total points ... Scored a season-best 12 points vs. UCLA (Nov. 23) ... Averaged 3.6 rebounds per game, grabbing 32 total boards ... Had a season-best seven rebounds, twice -- Towson (Nov. 14) and vs. UCLA ... Shot 52.9 percent (9-for-17) from the field ... Shot 85.7 percent (6-for-7) from the free throw line ... Recorded one assist ... Recorded nine blocks , with a career-best four blocks vs. Memphis (Nov. 21) ... Recorded three steals, with a career-best two steals vs. UCLA ... Averaged 10.8 minutes per game ... Played 10-plus minutes in five games ... Played in a season-best 19 minutes vs. Memphis.
Freshman (2010-11) ... Helped U-M to a 21-14 record ... Helped U-M to the semifinal of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2003 ... Helped U-M earn No. 8 seed in the Midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Defeated No. 9 Tennessee, 75-45, in the second round to record the largest margin of victory ever in an 8/9 seeded tournament game ... Lost No. 1 seed Duke, 73-71, after missing a game-tying shot as time expired in regulation ... Helped U-M sweep its season series with Michigan State -- the first time for the program since 1996-97 ... Played in 29 games ... Averaged 2.0 points per game, scoring 58 total points ... Scored a season-best nine points against N.C. Central (Dec 14) ... Averaged 2.0 rebounds per game, grabbing 58 total boards ... Had a season-best nine rebounds against N.C. Central ... Shot 47.8 percent (22-for-46) from the field ... Shot 72.2 percent (13-for-18) from the free throw line ... Recorded three assists ... Recorded 11 blocks , with a season-best three against Oakland (Dec. 18) ... Recorded one steal against Utah (Dec. 10) ... Averaged 6.8 minutes per game ... Played a season-best 17 minutes against Oakland.
Prep Career ... Grand Ledge (2011) ... Coached by Tony Sweet ... Averaged 17.0 points, 11.6 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game ... Led Grand Ledge to 37-26 record ... Associated Press Class A All-State First Team (2010) ... Detroit Free Press Class A All-State First Team (2010), Honorable Mention (2009) ... Detroit News Class A First Team (2010) ... As a senior (2009-10): Averaged 21.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks ... Helped Grand Ledge to a 12-10 record ... Lost in Class A District championships against Holt (49-38) ... Advanced to final after win over Mason (49-44) ... As a junior (2008-09): Averaged 18.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks ... Helped Grand Ledge to an 11-10 record ... Lost in Class A District first round against Battle Creek Lakeview (67-54) ... As a sophomore (2007-08): Averaged 12.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks ... Helped Grand Ledge to a 14-6 record ... Lost in first round of Class A District against Battle Creek Central ... As a freshman (2006-07): Played on the junior varsity team.
Personal ... Given name is Jonathon Kelly Horford ... Born on October 16, 1991 in Lansing, Mich. ... Son of Elizabeth and Tito Horford ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... General Studies major ... Personal Notes ... Right-handed ... Committed to Michigan (March 26, 2010) ... Signed with Michigan (April 14, 2010) ... Father, Tito, played college basketball at LSU and Miami (Fla.) and played professionally in the NBA with the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Bullets ... Tito was the first Dominican-born player to play in the NBA, drafted 39th overall in the 1988 NBA Draft ... Brother, Al, played college basketball at Florida, winning back-to-back national titles (2006 & 2007) ... Al was the third overall selection in the 2007 NBA Draft and currently plays with the Atlanta Hawks.
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