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Caris LeVert 23
Caris LeVert

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 185

Position:
Guard


02/24/2014

Aggressive Backcourt, Discipline Help Wolverines Sweep Spartans

Aggressive Backcourt, Discipline Help Men's Hoops Sweep Spartans

01/31/2014

LeVert's Versatility on Full Display against Purdue

Men's Hoops Guard LeVert's Versatility on Full Display vs. Purdue

11/12/2013

Wolverines Hit 15 Triples, Cruise Past South Carolina State

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

11/09/2013

LeVert, Defense Help Michigan Overcome Sluggish Shooting

LeVert, Defense Help Men's Hoops Overcome Sluggish Shooting

04/22/2013

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

2012-13 Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

11/11/2013

LeVert Roundtable - South Carolina St.

Caris LeVert on Monday before the South Carolina State matchup.

10/06/2012

Men's Basketball: Meet the Freshmen

The freshmen for the 2012-13 University of Michigan men's basketball are featured.

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Sophomore (2013-14) ... NATIONAL HONORS: USBWA All-District V Team ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: All-Midwest Regional Team ... BIG TEN HONORS: All-Big Ten, second team (Coaches & Media) ... 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 ... Started all 37 games this season ... Scored 478 points (12.9 ppg) and grabbed 160 rebounds (4.3 rpg) ... Scored in double figures 25 times, including seven 20-plus point games ... Shot 43.9 percent (163-for-371) from the field ... Shot 40.8 percent (60-for-147) from three-point range ... Shot 76.7 percent (92-for-120) from the free-throw line ... Finished with 109 assists, second-best on the team, and a 1.7 assist/turnover ratio ... Scored a career-high 25 points against Wisconsin (Feb. 16) ... Scored 20-plus points four times in league play: 20 at Wisconsin (Jan. 18), 22 at Iowa (Feb. 8), 25 vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 16), 23 vs. Michigan State (Feb. 23) ... Dished out a season-high five assists eight times, including four times in Big Ten play ... Posted his first career double-double vs. Purdue (Jan. 30) with 14 points and 11 rebounds ... Averaged 34.0 minutes per game.

Freshman (2012-13) ... Played in 33 games, earning one start ... Earned his first career start vs. Central Michigan (Dec. 29) ... Played in his first career game Dec. 1 at Bradley ... Did not play the first six games of the season while being considered for a redshirt season ... 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 76 points (2.3 ppg) ... Scored first career points vs. Western Michigan (Dec. 4) ... Scored a career-high nine points vs. Central Michigan (Dec. 29) and matched it vs. Iowa (Jan. 6) ... Shot 31.5 percent (28-for-89) from the field and 30.2 percent (13-for-43) from three-point range ... Dished out 25 assists ... Played a career-high 32 minutes vs. Central Michigan (Dec. 29) ... Averaged 10.8 minutes per contest.

Prep Career ... Pickerington Central High School (2012) ... Coached by Jerry Francis ... Associated Press All-Ohio Second Team (2012) ... All-Central District first team (2012), honorable mention (2011) ...Ohio Capital Conference, Ohio Division Player of the Year (2012) ... All-Ohio Capital Conference, Ohio Division first team (2012) ... Columbus Dispatch Metro Player of the Year (2012, co-) ... Columbus Dispatch All-Metro first team (2012), special mention (2011) ... 2012 JJHudle.com Ohio Player of the Year ... Team captain (2012) ... Two-year varsity starter ... Two-year varsity letterwinner ... All-Star Games (2012): Hit game winning three-pointer, finished with 23 points and six rebounds, and was named MVP of Ohio North-South All-Star game as the South edged the North, 116-114 ... Scored nine points in 2012 Ohio-Kentucky All-Star game, helping Ohio to 116-103 win ... As a senior (2011-12) ... Averaged 18.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists ... Led Central to a 26-2 record and 13-1 Ohio Capital Conference, Ohio Division ... Led Central to Ohio Capital title ... Led Central to the OHSAA Division I state title after defeating Toledo Whitmer (45-40), had 20 points, four rebounds, four steals in 32 minutes ... Reached the championship after defeating Fairfield (60-45) in the semifinal, had 13 points, three rebounds, three steals and two assists in 31 minutes ... Reached the Final Four after wins over Canton McKinley (60-51) and Olentangy Liberty (60-58), 28 points, in Region 3 championship ... Helped Central to Columbus District 3 title after defeating Newark (65-49) ... Advanced to District championship after wins over Dublin Jerome (66-35), Groveport-Madison (71-34) and Westerville South (72-55) ... As a junior (2010-11) ... Averaged 15.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists... Led Central to 12-11 record and 8-6 OCC, Ohio Division ... Helped Central to OHSAA Division I District semifinal ... Lost to Westerville South (71-49) in semifinal ... Reach semifinal after wins over Columbus Marion-Franklin (64-62) and Columbus Independence (58-48) ... AAU ... Played for All-Ohio Black ... Coached by Todd Barnes.

Personal ... Given Name is Caris Coleman LeVert ... Born August 25, 1994 in Columbus, Ohio ... Son of Kim and the late Darryl LeVert ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Originally signed with Ohio University (Nov. 9, 2011), but was released following coach leaving for another school ... Committed to Michigan (May 11, 2012) ... Nickname is "Baby Durant" ... Grew three inches from his junior to senior seasons.

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