Spike Albrecht 2
Spike  Albrecht

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crown Point, Ind.

High School:
Northfield Mount Hermon [Mass.]

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
G


12/11/2015

Albrecht Announces End of Career for Wolverines

Albrecht Announces End of Career for Men's Basketball

12/02/2015

Albrecht Among Candidates for Allstate NABC Good Works Team

Albrecht Among Men's Hoops Candidates for Good Works Team

11/18/2015

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

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

02/22/2015

Kornacki: Leaders Albrecht, Irvin Finish Off Buckeyes

Kornacki: Leaders Albrecht, Irvin Finish Off Buckeyes

02/22/2015

Wolverines Ride Big First Half to Victory over No. 24 Buckeyes

Men's Hoops Rides Big First Half to Victory over No. 24 Buckeyes

02/28/2015

Men's Basketball Highlights at Maryland

12/02/2014

Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Syracuse

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

11/17/2014

Men's Hoops Cruises Past Bucknell

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

10/28/2013

Morgan, Albrecht Roundtable - Concordia

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

04/05/2013

Spike Albrecht Interview

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

12/22/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Coppin State

December 22, 2014

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Michigan Career
• Played in 115 career games, becoming the 61st Wolverine ever to play 100 career games
• Holds a 91-38 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)
• Ended his playing career due to hip recovering on Dec. 11
• He will remain fully active with the team, but will 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 win over No. 3 Maryland, 70-67 (Jan. 12)
• 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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