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Tim Bograkos
Tim Bograkos

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Flint

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
G

Birthdate:
10/05/1981


03/10/2014

Gary Harris Named MVP at Awards Banquet

Denzel Valentine garners four awards, including Most Improved Player.

Established himself as a regular contributor in 2001-02 in first year of playing ... Solid on-the-ball defender, with the ability to check either guard position ... Eager to crash offensive boards ... Willing to scrap and dive for loose balls ... Has worked very hard to improve his offensive skills.

2003-04: Appeared in 30 games, starting two ... Co-recipient of MSU's Unsung Player Award with teammate Rashi Johnson ... Recipient of Antonio Smith Glue and Guts Award ... Shot .542 from the floor on the season (13-of-24) ... Scored a season-high five points vs. Penn (11/29), connecting on two field-goal attempts, including his only made 3-point field goal of the season ... Earned a start against South Florida (12/16), playing 18 minutes, scoring two points and dishing out three assists ... Started against UCLA (12/20), grabbing two rebounds in 13 minutes ... Recorded four points and two rebounds vs. Penn State (1/14) ... Scored two points vs. Michigan (1/17), Minnesota (1/28), Ohio State (2/7), Purdue (2/17), Northwestern (3/12) and Nevada (3/18) ... Grabbed a season-high four rebounds against Penn State (2/28) ... Recorded three boards vs. Northwestern (3/12) in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals ... Tallied three steals vs. both Penn State (2/28) and Wisconsin (3/2).

2002-03: Appeared in 33 games, including seven games as a starter ... Started the season-opener vs. UNC Asheville (11/22), scoring four points and grabbing three rebounds in 20 minutes ... Also started contests vs. Oklahoma State (11/30), Toledo (12/30), Penn State (1/22), Michigan (1/26), Indiana (1/28) and Illinois (2/2) ... Established a career high with six assists vs. Montana (11/28) in the Great Alaska Shootout, while also grabbing three rebounds in 23 minutes ... Hit the game-winning three-pointer vs. No. 12 Kentucky (12/14) in Rupp Arena, knocking down his first three-point attempt of the season with 49.2 seconds remaining to give MSU a 69-67 advantage before going on to a 71-67 victory ... Followed up a five-point, four-rebound game vs. Loyola (12/17), with a six-point effort vs. South Florida (12/21) ... Scored a career-best seven points vs. Jacksonville State (12/28), while tying a career high with five rebounds ... Had a solid five-point, five-rebound game vs. Minnesota (1/18) ... Played a career-high 30 minutes vs. Indiana (2/8) ... Appeared in NCAA Tournament games vs. Florida (3/23), Maryland (3/28) and Texas (3/30).

2001-02: Appeared in all 31 contests ... Selected to receive MSU's Unsung Player Award, along with teammate Chris Hill ... Shot .563 (18-of-32) from the field, leading all players with at least 30 field-goal attempts ... Ranked fourth on the squad with 19 steals ... Played 12 minutes vs. Oklahoma (11/14), grabbing four rebounds and recording one steal, while playing great defense against Hollis Price ... Scored first two points of his career vs. IPFW (11/30), while also tallying four rebounds ... Posted a two-point, four-rebound performance vs. Nicholls State (12/9) ... Played 12 minutes vs. Arizona (12/15), grabbing two rebounds and playing solid defense against Jason Gardner ... Registered two points and four rebounds vs. Oakland (12/19) ... Connected on his first career three-pointer vs. Minnesota (1/5), while also grabbing four rebounds in a season-high 25 minutes of action ... Scored a season-best six points vs. Indiana (1/8), playing 22 minutes ... Scored three points vs. Purdue (1/16) ... Grabbed a season-high five rebounds vs. Michigan (1/30) in addition to scoring two points ... Recorded three steals in 20 minutes of action vs. Illinois (2/3) ... Tallied four points and three rebounds vs. Northwestern (2/6) ... Scored four points, grabbed three rebounds and made two steals vs. Ohio State (2/26) ... Registered two points and three steals vs. Iowa (3/2) ... Tied for the team lead with two assists vs. Indiana (3/9) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Appeared in NCAA Tournament game vs. North Carolina State (3/15), scoring two points and grabbing four rebounds.

2000-01: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Flint Central High School, playing for Coach Stan Gooch ... Averaged 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals as a senior in helping his team to a 15-7 record ... Earned all-league honors in basketball, baseball and football ... Also an all-state honoree ... Played in both the Wendy's Classic and BCAM All-Star games ... Genesee County Athlete of the Year in 2000 ... USA Today Honorable Mention All-America honoree in baseball ... Earned a spot on the all-state baseball Dream Team ... Served as basketball, baseball and football captain as a senior ... National Honor Society Member.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 5, 1981 ... Son of Tim and Sandra Bograkos ... Father played basketball and baseball at Michigan State, earning two letters for the Spartan cagers (1969-70) ... Advertising major.

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Year	GP/GS	Min./Avg	FG-FGA	FG%	FG-FGA	FG%	FT-FTA	FT%	OFF-DEF	REB	AVG	PF/D	A	TO	BL	ST	PTS	AVG
2001-02	31/0	327/10.5	18-32	.563	1-2	.500	6-13	.462	25-35	60	1.9	46/0	16	14	0	19	43	1.4
2002-03	33/7	456/13.8	20-47	.426	2-6	.333	10-20	.500	19-30	49	1.5	64/0	27	22	1	17	52	1.6
2003-04	30/2	262/8.7	13-24	.542	1-5	.200	1-3	.333	7-17	24	0.8	32/0	12	14	4	8	28	0.9
Totals	94/9	1045/11.1	51-103	.495	4-13	.308	17-36	.472	51-82	133	1.4	142/0	55	50	5	44	123	1.3

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