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Nik Stauskas 11
Nik Stauskas

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

High School:
St. Mark's School [Mass.]

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205

Position:
Guard


04/16/2014

Stauskas Leaves for NBA Mentally, Physically Prepared

Stauskas Leaves for NBA Mentally, Physically Prepared

04/15/2014

Robinson, Stauskas Declare for Early Entry into NBA Draft

Robinson, Stauskas Declare for Early Entry into NBA Draft

03/31/2014

Stauskas Named to Wooden, Associated Press All-America Teams

Men's Hoops Guard Stauskas Named to Wooden, AP All-America Teams

03/28/2014

Stauskas Adds to Honors, Named to Lute Olson All-America Team

Stauskas Named to Lute Olson Men's Hoops All-America Team

03/26/2014

Stauskas Tabbed NABC First Team All-American

Men's Hoops Guard Stauskas Tabbed NABC First Team All-America

03/05/2014

Plays of the Month: February

MGoBlue.com counts down the top 10 plays from the month of February in Michigan Athletics.

11/07/2013

Stauskas Roundtable - UMass-Lowell

Nik Stauskas a day prior to Michigan's season opener with UMass-Lowell.

01/30/2013

Men's Hoops Highlights - Northwestern

Highlights from Michigan's 68-46 win over Northwestern.

01/09/2013

Men's Hoops Postgame - Nebraska

Wolverine players comment on the 15-point victory over Nebraska.

12/11/2012

Nik Stauskas Feature

Matt Shepard gets to know freshman guard Nik Stauskas, who talks about shooting, taking pride in defense, the depth on the team and being an NBA junkie (Dec. 11, 2012).

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Pronunciation, last name: "STOWS-kiss" (rhymes with now)

Sophomore (2013-14) ... NATIONAL HONORS: NABC All-America, first team ... Associated Press All-America, second team ... Sporting News All-America, second team ... USA Today All-America, third team ... John R. Wooden All-America team ... Lute Olson All-American team ... CollegeSportsMadness.com All-America, first team ... USBWA District V Player of the Year ... USBWA All-District V Team ... NABC All-District, first team ... USBWA Oscar Robertston National Player of the Week (Jan. 27) ... NCAA Tournament: All-Midwest Regional Team ... BIG TEN HONORS: Big Ten Player of the Year (Coaches & Media) ... All-Big Ten first team (only unanimous selection) ... Four-time Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan. 21, Jan. 27, Feb. 24, March 10) ... BIG TEN TOURNAMENT: All-Tournament team ... ADDITIONAL HONORS: MVP of the Puerto Rico Tip Off ... All-Tournament Team for the Puerto Rico Tip Off ... 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 ... Appeared in 36 games this season, starting all 36 contests ... Scored a team-best 630 points (17.5 ppg) and grabbed 104 rebounds (2.9 rpg) ... Shot 47.0 percent (185-for-394) from the field ... Shooting 44.2 percent (92-for-208) from three-point range ... Shot 82.4 percent (168-for-204) from the free-throw line ... Finished with 32 double-figure scoring games, including 20-plus points in 14 contests ... Scored a season-high 26 points against Florida State (Nov. 22) and against No. 10 Iowa (Jan. 22) ... Has scored 20-plus point seven times in Big Ten Play: 21 vs. Penn State (Jan. 14), 25 at Wisconsin (Jan. 18) , 26 vs. Iowa (Jan. 22), 25 vs. Michigan State (Feb. 23), 21 vs. Minnesota (March 1), 24 at Illinois (March 4), where he sank a season-best 7-of-9 three-pointers, one of 10 games this year in which he hit four or more triples ... Went 5-of-6 from beyond the arc at No. 3 Michigan State, scoring 19 points (Jan. 25) ... Sank a career-high nine field goals on 13 attempts against No. 13 Michigan State (Feb. 23) ... Finished with a team-high 118 assists (3.3 apg) and a 1.7 assist/turnover ratio ... Dished out a career-best eight assists vs. Nebraska (Feb. 5) and vs. Texas (March 22) in the NCAA Tournament Third Round ... Blocked a career-high three shots vs. Purdue (Jan. 30) ... Averaged 35.4 minutes per game.

Freshman (2012-13) ...TOURNAMENT HONORS: NCAA Tournament All-South Region Team ... BIG TEN HONORS: Three-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 31) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting ... Played in the first six games off the bench and started the last 33 games ... Recorded first career start at Bradley (Dec. 1) ... 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 430 points (11.0 ppg) and grabbed 116 rebounds ... Shot 46.3 percent (138-for-298) from the field ... Shot 44.0 percent (80-for-182) from three-point range and tallied at least three three-pointers 12 times ... Made a career-high six three-pointers, going 6-for-6, vs. Florida (March 31) in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight ... Made at least one three pointer in 33 games, including the first 16 straight games of the season ... Shot a team-best 85.1 percent (74-for-87) from the free throw line ... Recorded double-figures in 29 games, including three 20-plus performances ... Scored a career-high 22 points at Bradley (Dec. 1) and matched it vs. Florida (March 31) in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight ... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds at Penn State (Feb. 27) ... Recorded a career-high two blocks vs. Wisconsin (March 15) in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament ... Averaged 30.5 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 43 minutes in the overtime win vs. Ohio State (Feb. 5).

Prep Career ... St. Mark's School (2012) ... All-New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) AA Team ... As a senior (2011-12) ... Played at St. Mark's School (Southborough, Mass.) ... Coached by Dave Lubick ... 2011 NEPSAC Class AA second team ... 2011 All-ISL first team ... Averaged 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists ... Led St. Mark's to a 28-2 record, including a perfect 16-0 Independent School League record ... Helped Lions become NEPSAC Class AA champions after defeating Tilton in final (59-53) ... Recorded 19 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three blocks in championship game ... Named championship game and Team MVP ... Helped Lions to a No. 2 ranking in final Massachusetts state poll ... As a junior (2010-11) ... Played at South Kent School (South Kent, Conn.) ... Coached by Kelvin Jefferson ... Did not play the season due to a hip injury ... As a sophomore (2009-10) ... Played at Loyola Catholic Secondary School (Toronto, Canada) ... Averaged 32.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 7.5 assists ... As a freshman (2008-09) ... Played at Loyola Catholic Secondary School (Toronto, Canada) ... Averaged 15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists ... AAU ... Plays with Grassroots Canada ... Coached by Ro Russell.

Personal ... Given name is Nikolas Tomas Stauskas ... Son of Ruta and Paul Stauskas ... Born October 7, 1993 in Etobicoke, Ontario ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Right-handed ... Committed to Michigan (March 25, 2011) ... Signed with Michigan (Nov. 11, 2011) ... Personal Note ... Grown eight inches over the last two years.

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