Xavier Simpson 3
Xavier  Simpson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lima, Ohio

High School:
Lima Senior HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
G


12/06/2016

Michigan vs. Texas

Dec. 6, 2016

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Michigan Career
• U-M's Steve Grote Hustle Award (2017)

Freshman (2016-17)
• One of four Wolverine signees -- along with Austin Davis (Onsted, Mich.), Jon Teske (Medina, Ohio) and Ibi Watson (Pickerington, Ohio)
• Helped U-M to a Big Ten Tournament championship and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16, including an upset of No. 2 seed Louisville
• Played in all 38 games for the Maize and Blue
• Averaged 1.6 points and 1.0 assist per game while shooting 37.2 percent from the floor and 71 percent from the free-throw line
• Poured in a career-high seven points in wins over Central Arkansas (Dec. 13), Michigan State (Feb. 7) and Purdue (Feb. 25)
• Had three steals apiece in back-to-back wins over Central Arkansas (Dec. 13) and Maryland Eastern Shore (Dec. 17)
• Dished out four assists, a season high, in the Maryland Eastern Shore win.
• Averaged 8.7 minutes per game

Prep Career
• Played at Lima Senior High School under coach and father Quincey Simpson
• Began prep career at Lima Central Catholic before transferring as a junior to Lima Senior following his father's hiring as head coach
• Tabbed as ESPN's No. 48 overall player in the 2016 Class and No. 3 player in Ohio
• Associated Press Ohio Mr. Basketball (2016); fourth player from Lima, Ohio, to be named Mr. Basketball joining Greg Simpson (1991, '92), Aaron Hutchins (1994) and Jamar Butler (2004)
• Associated Press Division I Player of the Year (2015, '16), All-Ohio first team (2015, '16)
• Associated Press Division III All-Ohio honorable mention (2014)
• Three Rivers Conference Player of the Year (2016), first team (2015, '16), Academic Award (2015)
• All-Northwest Ohio Player of the Year (2015, '16), first team (2015, '16)
• All-District 8 Player of the Year (2015, '16), first team (2015, '16)
• The Lima News Dream Team Player of the Year (2015, '16), All-City first team (2015, '16)
• With 17 points and seven assists helped Lima Senior to the 2016 OHSAA Division I runner-up title after a narrow, 57-55, loss to Westerville South (March 19); nearly completing a perfect season closing 26-1 overall and 16-0 in Three Rivers Conference play
• With 18 points, three assists and two steals led Lima Central Catholic to the 2014 OHSAA Division III title with a 64-62 win over Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joe (March 22); finished season 25-4 overall
• Finished prep career with a 95-13 record -- Lima Senior (48-6) and Lima Central Catholic (47 -7)
• Scored 1,986 points in his career, including 688 points at Lima Central Catholic
• Nearly averaged 20-plus points over his last three seasons -- senior (27.2), junior (19.8) and sophomore (19.0)
• Averaged six-plus assists in each of his final three seasons -- senior (6.1), junior (8.0) and sophomore (6.0)
• Broke the Lima Senior single-game scoring record, twice as a senior -- 59 points (Dec. 15) and 65 points (Feb. 2), both against Fremont Ross

Personal
• Given name is Xavier Marquis Simpson
• Born on Feb. 11, 1997, in Lima, Ohio
• Son of Bobbie Carter and Quincey Simpson
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Undecided major

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