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Jon Horford 15
Jon Horford

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Grand Ledge, Mich.

High School:
Grand Ledge

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 250

Position:
Forward


11/13/2013

Newly Named Captains Help Lead Wolverines to Victory

Newly Named Captains Help Lead Men's Basketball to Victory

11/12/2013

Wolverines Hit 15 Triples, Cruise Past South Carolina State

Men's Hoops Hits 15 Triples, Cruises Past South Carolina State

04/22/2013

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

04/16/2013

Burke Garners Second Team MVP Award at End-of-Season Banquet

Burke Garners Second Team MVP Award at Men's Basketball Banquet

04/08/2013

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA National Championship

Behind the Scenes with the Wolverines: NCAA National Championship

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Senior/Junior (2013-14) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Team captain (tri) ... 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 all 37 games, making seven starts ... Has scored 141 points (3.8 ppg) and grabbed 154 rebounds (4.2 rpg) ... Has scored in double figures three times this season ... Shooting 56.4 percent (62-for-110) from the field ... Scored a career-high 14 points at Minnesota (Jan. 2) ... Grabbed 10-plus rebounds in three games of the season, including a season-high 15 against South Carolina State (Nov. 12) ... Grabbed seven-plus rebounds eight times this season, including six times in Big Ten play ... Finished with a team-best 26 blocks, including a season-best four against No. 1 Arizona (Dec. 14) .. Averaged 13.8 minutes per game.

Junior/Sophomore (2012-13) ...MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award ... Played in 32 games, recording four starts ... After missing five games due to a left knee injury sustained vs. West Virginia (Dec. 15), he returned to the lineup at Ohio State (Jan. 13) ... 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 87 points (2.7 ppg) and grabbed 71 rebounds (2.2 rpg) ... Scored a season-high 11 points vs. Penn State (March 14) ... Shot 57.6 percent (34-for-59) from the field ... Converted a career-high four free throws (4-for-5) vs. Northwestern (Jan. 30) ... Had a season-high three blocks vs. Arkansas (Dec. 8) and matched it vs. Northwestern (Jan. 30) ... Played a career-high 20 minutes vs. Northwestern (Jan. 30) ... Averaged 8.8 minutes per game.

Sophomore (2011-12) ... 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 Center, 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 ... Appeared in nine games ... before right foot injury caused him to miss the final 25 games ... Medical Redshirted the season ... Made first career start in the season-opener vs. Ferris State (Nov. 11) ... Averaged 2.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game ... Scored a career-high 12 points vs. UCLA to help U-M secure third place in the Maui Invitational (Nov. 23) ... Shot 52.9 percent (9-for-17) from the field ... Grabbed 32 rebounds, 13 offensive and 19 defensive ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against UCLA in Maui (Nov. 23) ... Recorded nine blocks and three steals ... Had a career-high four blocks against Memphis in the Maui Invitational (Nov. 21) ... Averaged 10.8 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 19 minutes in the win over Memphis in Maui (Nov. 21).

Freshman (2010-11) ... Helped U-M to a 21-14 record -- the 23rd 20-plus win season in U-M history ... Helped U-M to the semifinal of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2003 ... Lost to No. 1 seed Ohio State, 68-61 ... Helped U-M to its 22nd NCAA Tournament appearance ... Earned No. 8 seed in the Midwest regional ... 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 off the bench ... Averaged 2.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game ... Scored a season-high nine points against North Carolina Central (Dec. 14) ... Grabbed 58 rebounds, 18 offensive and 40 defensive ... Had a career-high nine rebounds, seven of which were offensive, against North Carolina Central (Dec. 14) ... Shot 47.8 percent (22-for-46) from the field ... Had 11 blocks ... Averaged 6.8 minutes per game ... Played a season-high 17 minutes against Oakland (Dec. 18).

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 ... Right-handed ... Committed to Michigan (March 26, 2010) ... Signed with Michigan (April 14, 2010) ... Personal Notes ... 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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