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Mitch McGary 4
Mitch McGary

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chesterton, Ind.

High School:
Brewster Academy [N.H.]

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 255

Position:
Forward


12/27/2013

McGary Out Indefinitely After Electing to Have Back Surgery

Men's Basketball Forward McGary Elects to Have Back Surgery

12/27/2013

McGary's Difficult Decision: Sophomore Star Opts for Surgery

McGary's Difficult Decision: Men's Hoops Star Opts for Surgery

10/31/2013

U-M Predicted Second; McGary, Robinson III Preseason All-Big Ten

Men's Hoops Predicted Second; McGary, Robinson Preseason All-Big Ten

09/27/2013

McGary Chosen for Two More Preseason All-America Teams

McGary Adds More Men's Hoops Preseason Accolades to List

09/23/2013

McGary Selected to USA Today Preseason All-America Team

McGary Selected to USA Today Men's Hoops Preseason All-America Team

12/27/2013

Beilein on McGary, Stanford, Holy Cross

John Beilein addresses Mitch McGary's back surgery, the Stanford win and the Holy Cross game on Saturday.

04/18/2013

McGary, Robinson Choose to Stay at Michigan

Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III decided Thursday to stay at Michigan for 2013-14.

04/04/2013

Mitch McGary Profile

Mitch McGary's energy has lifted Michigan all season, but what is that fuels the 6-foot-10 freshman?

03/28/2013

NCAA Regional Semifinals Media Day

Interviews with head coach John Beilein and players Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitch McGary on the day before Michigan faces Kansas.

12/04/2012

Men's Hoops Postgame Reaction - WMU

Wolverine players after a victory over Western Michigan on Dec. 4, 2012.

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Sophomore (2013-14) ... NATIONAL HONORS: Preseason Top 50 candidate for the John R. Wooden Award ... Preseason Top 50 candidate for the Naismith Award ... Preseason List for USBWA's Oscar Robertson Award ... Five Preseason All-America teams - Associated Press (first team), USA Today (first team), Sporting News (first team), Athlon Sports (second team) and Blue Ribbon College Basketball (second team) ... BIG TEN HONORS: Preaseason All-Big Ten Team ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986 ... Helped U-M reach the Elite Eight for the second straight season ... Missed the first two games of the season, making his season debut at Iowa State (Nov. 17) ... Appeared in eight games, making four starts ... Scored 76 points (9.5 ppg) and grabbed 66 rebounds (8.3 rpg) ... Shot 54.5 percent (30-of-55) from the field ... Scored in double figures three times ... Recorded a double-double against Florida State, scoring 14 points with 12 rebounds (Nov. 22) ... Also recorded a double-double at Duke (Dec. 3), scoring a season-best 15 points with a season-high 14 rebounds ... Dished out a season-high six assists, while also scoring 12 points and grabbing nine rebounds, against Houston Baptist (Dec. 7) ... Averaged 24.6 minutes per game ... Announced on Dec. 27 that he would have lower back surgery and be out indefinitely.

Freshman (2012-13) ...TOURNAMENT HONORS: NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team ... NCAA Tournament All-South Region Team ... BIG TEN HONORS: Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec. 24, Feb. 11) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Steve Grote Hustle Award ... U-M Loy Vaught Rebounding Award ... U-M Sixth Man Award ... Played in all 39 games, earning eight starts, including all six games in the NCAA Tournament ... Earned his first career start at Michigan State (Feb. 12) ... 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 291 points (7.5 ppg) and grabbed a team-best 264 rebounds (6.3 rpg) ... Shot 59.8 percent (134-for-224) from the field ... Scored a career-high 25 points vs. Kansas (March 29) in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, converting a career-best 12 field goals (12-for-17) ... Recorded five double-doubles -- 10 points and 11 rebounds vs. Eastern Michigan (Dec. 20); 10 points and 11 rebounds vs. Penn State (March 14) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament; 21 points and 14 rebounds vs. VCU (March 23) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament; 25 points and 14 rebounds vs. Kansas (March 29) in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, and 10 points and 12 rebounds vs. Syracuse (April 6) in the national semifinal game ... Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds vs. VCU (March 23) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament and vs. Kansas (March 29) in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 ... Recorded a career-high four steals vs. Ohio State (Feb. 5) ... Dished out a career-high six assists vs. Syracuse (April 6) in the national semifinal game ... Led the team in blocks with 28, including a career-high three vs. Iowa (Jan. 6) ... Averaged 19.7 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 36 minutes vs. Syracuse (April 6) in the NCAA Tournament national semifinals.

Prep Career ... Brewster Academy (2012) ... Coached by Jason Smith ... Parade All-American ... Played three seasons at Chesterton High School before enrolling in Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, N.H.) ... All-New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) AAA Team ... Prep School (2011-12) ... Averaged 12.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.0 steals ... Led Brewster to a 33-1 record ... Led Brewster to NEPSAC Class AAA semifinal, lost to Northfield Mount Hermon (87-83 OT) ... Defeated Winchendon (82-61) in NEPSAC Class AAA quarterfinal ... Defeated Hargrave Military Academy (87-76) in the National Prep Championship, posting 12 points and 12 rebounds to help Brewster become National Prep Champions ... Prep School (2010-11) ... Led Brewster to a 33-2 record ... Led Brewster to NEPSAC Class AAA semifinal, losing to Maine Central Institute (87-68) ... Led Brewster to National Prep Championship, falling to Notre Dame Prep in the semifinals (75-71) ... High School ... Coached by Tom Peller ... As a junior (2009-10) ... Averaged 22.0 points, 13.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 5.0 blocks and 3.0 steals ... Led Chesterton to a 7-14 record, 4-10 DAC record ... Lost in 4A Sectional quarterfinal to Valparaiso (49-27) ... Posted career-highs for points (29), rebounds (22) and blocks (11) ... As a sophomore (2008-09) ... Averaged 14.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.0 blocks ... Led Chesterton to an 11-10 record, 7-7 DAC record ... Lost in 4A Sectional quarterfinal to Valparaiso (53-49, 2OT) ... As a freshman (2007-08) ... Did not play varsity basketball ... AAU ... Played with Sports Youth Foundation Basketball Flyers (SYF) ... Coached by Wayne Brumm ... Played for East team at All-American Championship in New Orleans during Final Four weekend (2012) ... Played for USA Basketball Men's Junior National Select Team at Nike Hoop Summit in Portland (2012).

Personal ... Given name is Mitchell Neil William McGary ... Son of Valerie and Tim McGary ... Born June 6, 1992 in Chesterton, Ind. ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Left-handed ... Committed to Michigan (Nov. 3, 2011) ... Signed with Michigan (Nov. 9, 2011) ... Interested in pursuing a degree in finance ... Personal Notes ... Grew up and played with former Wolverine Zack Novak.

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