Spike Albrecht 2
Spike  Albrecht


Crown Point, Ind.

High School:
Northfield Mount Hermon [Mass.]

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175



Kornacki: Why Beilein Found It Tough to Let Go of Albrecht, LeVert

Kornacki: Why Beilein Found It Tough to Let Go of Albrecht, LeVert


Albrecht Announces End of Career for Wolverines

Albrecht Announces End of Career for Men's Basketball


Albrecht Among Candidates for Allstate NABC Good Works Team

Albrecht Among Men's Hoops Candidates for Good Works Team


Kornacki: Caris, Spike Want to Hit High Note in Senior Season

Kornacki: Caris, Spike Want to Hit High Note in Senior Season


Kornacki: Leaders Albrecht, Irvin Finish Off Buckeyes

Kornacki: Leaders Albrecht, Irvin Finish Off Buckeyes


Men's Basketball Highlights at Maryland


Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Syracuse

U-M held off Syracuse Tuesday night at Crisler Center.


Men's Hoops Cruises Past Bucknell

Michigan used a dominant first half to topple Bucknell, 77-53.


Morgan, Albrecht Roundtable - Concordia

Jordan Morgan and Spike Albrecht meet with the media prior to Tuesday's exhibition opener vs. Concordia.


Spike Albrecht Interview

Freshman guard Spike Albrecht talks NCAA Tournament run and how he got his nickname.


Men's Basketball vs. Coppin State

December 22, 2014


Michigan Career
• Played in 115 career games, becoming the 61st Wolverine ever to play 100 career games
• Holds a 98-46 career record
• MICHIGAN HONORS: Team Captain (2014-15)
• U-M's Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player (co) (2015)
• U-M's Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award (2014, `15)
• U-M's Gary Grant Award for Most Assists (2015)
• U-M's Steve Grote Hustle Award (2015)
• U-M's Thad Garner Leadership Award (2015)
• U-M's Raeder's Raiders Spirit Award (2014)
• Helped U-M defeat 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) (2014)
• Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 (2014)
• Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance (2014)
• 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 (2014)
• NCAA TOURNAMENT HONORS: NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team (2013)
• Helped U-M to 31-8 overall record, tying the U-M record for most wins in a single season and marking the third time U-M has record 30-plus wins in a season (2013)
• Helped U-M earn the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament South Region, program's third straight NCAA Tournament appearance (2013)
• Helped U-M advance reach the NCAA Final Four for the first time in 20 years (2013)
• Helped U-M reach the national title game for the first time in 20 years, before falling to No. 1 Louisville, 82-76 (2013)
• Helped U-M win the program's first NIT Season Tip-Off title, after defeating Kansas State (Nov. 23), 79-72 (2013)
• Helped U-M go undefeated (13-0) in non-conference play for the first time since 1985-86 (2013)
• Helped U-M match the program's best start going 16-0 to begin season, best since 1985-86 (2013)

Senior (2015-16)
• Helped the Wolverines to a 20-plus win season (23-13)
• Helped the Wolverines reach the NCAA Tournament for the 26th time, winning the First Four game vs. Tulsa (March 16; 67-62) before falling to Notre Dame (March 18; 63-70)
• Ended his playing career due to hip recovering on Dec. 11
• He remained fully active with the team, but did not dress or play/practice with the team.
• Played in eight games; off the bench
• Helped U-M to a fifth place finish in "Battle 4 Atlantis"
• Helped the Wolverines set a "Battle 4 Atlantis" tournament record with 102 points against Charlotte (Nov. 26, 2015)
• Helped the Wolverines to a highlighted wins over No. 3 Maryland, 70-67 (Jan. 12) and No. 18/16 Purdue, 61-56 (Feb. 13)
• Helped the Wolverines advance to Big Ten Tournament semi-finals due to a 72-69, upset win over No. 10 Indiana, first-seed in the tournament
• Helped the Wolverines set a single-game record of 3-point field-goals (17) made against Bryant (Dec. 23)

Junior (2014-15)
• Helped U-M to a 16-16 overall record
• Helped U-M to highlighted wins against Syracuse (68-65; Dec. 2) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge; vs. Oregon (70-63; Nov. 24) in the semifinal of the Legends Classic; and 24/23 Ohio State (64-57; Feb. 22)
• Played in 31 games, with 18 starts
• Missed first career game due to illness (upper respiratory infection) against Northwestern (Jan. 17) snapping a 93 consecutive streak of games played
• Averaged 7.5 points per game, scoring 233 total points
• Scored a career-high 18 points at Michigan State (Feb. 1), attempting a career-best 13 field goals
• Averaged 2.3 rebounds per game, grabbing 72 total boards with a career-best six rebounds against Illinois (Dec. 30)
• Shot 40.4 percent (78-for-193) from the field
• Made a career-best-tying six field goals, twice -- at Michigan State (Feb. 1) and at Illinois (Feb. 12)
• Shot 36.5 percent (35-for-96) from three-point ranges
• Made a career-best-tying four three-pointers at Purdue (Jan. 3)
• Attempted a career-best eight three-pointers at Maryland (Feb. 28)
• Shot 91.3 percent from the free throw line (42-for-46)
• Made a career-best six free throws against Nebraska (Jan. 27)
• Attempted a career-best six free throw attempts, three times
• Recorded 121 assists (3.9 apg)
• Had a career-best nine assists, twice -- Syracuse (Dec. 2) and Rutgers (March 7).
• Had a team-best and led the Big Ten with a 3.0 assist/turnover ratio with 121 assists and 41 turnovers
• Recorded one block, with a career-best-tying one block at Indiana (Feb. 8)
• Recorded 27 steals, with a season-best three steals against Nicholls State (Nov. 29)
• Averaged 32.0 minutes per game
• Played 30-plus minutes in 18 games, including in 15 of the final 17 games; Played 40-plus minutes in three games
• Played a career-best 47 minutes in double overtime game at Northwestern (March 3)

Sophomore (2013-14)
• Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins
• Played in all 37 games, with one start
• Averaged 3.3 points per game, scoring 121 total points
• Scored a season-best 10 points against No. 1 Arizona (Dec. 14)
• Averaged 1.1 rebounds per game, grabbing 41 total boards
• Shot 40.4 percent (38-for-94) from the field
• Shot 38.7 percent (24-for-62) from three-point range
• Made a season-best three three-pointers against Arizona (Dec. 14)
• Shot 77.8 percent (21-for-27) from the free throw line
• Made a season-best four free throws against Indiana (March 8) in the Big Ten clinching game
• Attempted a season-best five free throws at Michigan State
• Recorded 75 assists (2.0 avg)
• Had a team-best a 4.7 assist/turnover ratio with 75 assists and 16 turnovers
• Recorded one block, with a career-best-tying one against Houston Baptist (Dec. 7)
• Recorded 18 steals, with a career-best four steals against Iowa (Jan. 22)
• Had a season-best seven assists against Iowa (Jan. 22)
• Averaged 14.7 minutes per game
• Played 20-plus minutes in six games
• Played a season-best 35 minutes against Iowa -- his first career 30-plus minute game and his first career start

Freshman (2012-13)
• Played in all 39 games coming off the bench; One-of-five Wolverines to play in every game
• Averaged 2.2 points per game, scoring 84 total points
• Scored a season-best 17 points vs. Louisville (April 8) in the national title game, converting a season-best six field goals (6-for-9) and four three pointers (4-for-5)
• Averaged 0.8 rebounds per game, grabbing 31 total boards
• Had a season-best two rebounds, six times
• Shot 47.5 percent (28-for-59) from the field
• Made a career-best six field goals vs. Louisville in national title game
• Shot 54.5 percent (18-for-33) from three-point range, including 90 percent (9-for-10) in the NCAA Tournament
• Made a season-best four three-pointers on a season-best five attempts vs. Louisville
• Shot 83.3 percent (10-for-12) from the free-throw line
• Made a season-best four free throws on a season-best four attempts at Ohio State (Jan. 13)
• Recorded 28 assists, with a season-best two assists, nine times
• Recorded one block, with a career-best one block at Michigan State (Feb. 12)
• Recorded 12 steals, with a season-best three steals vs. Florida (March 31)
• Averaged 8.1 minutes per game
• Played 10-plus minutes in 14 games
• Played a season-best 28 minutes vs. Louisville

Prep Career
• Post-Graduate, Northfield Mount Hermon (2012-2013)
• Coached by John Carroll
• 2012 NEPSAC Class AAA Tournament MVP
• Averaged 9.3 points, 6.9 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.3 steals
• Led Northfield Mount Hermon to a 29-6 record
• Led Northfield Mount Hermon to the NEPSAC Class AAA title following a 74-70 win over St. Thomas Prep, where he had 23 points, two rebounds and nine assists and earned MVP honors
• Reached the championship after defeating Bridgton Academy (72-61) in quarterfinal, where he had 12 points, four rebounds and six assists and upsetting previously undefeated and No. 1 Brewster Academy (87-83, OT) in semifinal, where he had 16 points, three rebounds and eight assists
• Set Northfield Mount Hermon record with 241 assists
• Crown Point High School (2011)
• Coached by Clint Swan
• Scored 1,059 points in his career
• IBCA All-State Honorable Mention (2011)
• Associated Press All-State High Honorable Mention (2011)
• Duneland Athletic Conference MVP (2011)
• Three-time Duneland All-Conference team (2009, '10, '11)
• Three-time team MVP (2009, '10, '11)
• Named to both Times and Post-Tribune All-Area (2010, '11)
• Invited to and participated in Hoosier Basketball Magazine Top-60 Workout (2011)
• Invited to the IBCA Top 100 Workout (2010)
• Started all 22 games and led Crown Point to 18-4 record and 11-3 Duneland Conference record, runner-up finish (2011)
• Started all 21 games and led Crown Point to 8-13 record and 5-9 Duneland Conference record (2010)
• Started all 23 games and led Crown Point to 15-8 record and 8-6 Duneland Conference record (2009)
• Coached by Wayne Brumm in AAU

Personal ...
• Given name is Michael Joseph Albrecht
• Born August 24, 1992 in Crown Point, Ind.
• Son of Tammy and Charles Albrecht
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science & the Arts: General Studies major

Personal Notes ...
• Nickname is "Spike"
• Earned nickname after he wore his baseball spikes everywhere as a kid to show his parents how badly he wanted to play
• Family friends with former Wolverine Zack Novak (2009-12)
• Brother, Stephen, played college basketball at Toledo and Brown
• Played in NESPAC League against U-M teammates Mitch McGary (Brewster Academy) and Nik Stauskas (St. Mark's)
• Played in Duneland Athletic Conference in high school along with U-M teammate Glenn Robinson III (Lake Central)


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