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Cassius Winston
Cassius  Winston


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Univ. of Detroit Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185



NCAA Second Round: MBB vs. Syracuse (USATSI)

The Spartans take on the Orange in the second round of the NCAA tournament.


Michigan State vs Bucknell (USATSI)

photos from Michigan State men's basketball vs. Bucknell - Friday, March 16, 2018


NCAA First Round Press Conference & Practice (USATSI)

The Spartans prepare to open play in the NCAA tournament in Detroit.


Michigan State vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Michigan (USATSI) Men's Basketball


Michigan State vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Wisconsin (USATSI) Men's Basketball

Career Stats
2016-17 Game-by-Game Stats
2017-18 Game-by-Game Stats

Great passing ability and exceptional vision combined with very good ball skills • Talented point guard who can put points on the board in bunches, but looks to get his teammates involved first • High basketball IQ that ranks among the best of the Izzo era • Improved defender.

Appeared in 35 games, including starting five, averaging 6.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists in 20.7 minutes • Ranked tied for first in the Big Ten in assists and fifth in the conference with a 2.4 assist-to-turnover ratio • Finished the season second in the nation in assist rate (46.7) according to • His 182 assists were the second most ever by a freshman at MSU, trailing only Magic Johnson's 222 in 1977-78 • Scored 16 points vs. Michigan (1/29), marking the most he scored in a Big Ten game, including making a career-best 10-of-11 free throws • Scored a season-high 21 points vs. Northeastern (12/18) and picked up his first career double-double, adding 10 assists • Dished out a season-high 11 assists vs. Mississippi Valley State (11/18) • Solid all-around effort vs. Wisconsin (2/26) with 10 points, eight assists and a season-high seven rebounds • Led MSU in assists in 22 games, and had 12 games with seven or more assists • Scored in double-figures in seven contests • Led the Spartans in steals with 26 on the season • Ranked second on the team with a .775 free-throw percentage, including shooting .892 (33-37) from the foul line over the final 15 contests.

2016 Hal Schram Michigan Mr. Basketball Award winner • 2016 Max Preps First-Team All-American • Averaged 21.9 points, 7.5 assists, five rebounds and two steals as a senior, playing for Coach Pat Donnelly • Led U-D Jesuit to 2016 Michigan Class A State Championship, as the Cubs posted a 28-0 record and finished the season ranked No. 6 in the USA TODAY Sports Super 25 • Totaled 27 points and 12 assists in state semifinals in a 72-51 win over Macomb Dakota, and followed with 31 points (14-16 FG) and nine assists in a 69-49 title game victory against North Farmington • Shot 57 percent from the field, including 43 percent from 3-point range, and 84 percent from the foul line • 2016 Gatorade Michigan Boys Basketball Player of the Year • All-USA TODAY Sports Michigan Player of the Year • Associated Press Class A Player of the Year • Two-time (2015 & 2016) Detroit News and Detroit Free Press Dream Team honoree • Three-time Associated Press Class A All-State First-Team honoree (2014-16) • Three-time (2014-16) All-Metro and All-Detroit selection by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press • 2015 and 2016 Detroit Dream Team and Detroit Player of the Year • Four-time All-Catholic League Team selection (2013-2016) as U-D Jesuit captured four Catholic League championships • Averaged 22.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 7.1 assists as a junior • Led U-D Jesuit to 2015 Michigan Class A Semifinal with a 22-4 record, capturing a league championship • 2015 Max Preps Junior All-American Fifth-Team honoree • Led U-D Jesuit to the Class A semifinals three times, captured three Class A regional championships, four straight District 21 Championships, four straight Catholic League team titles, and four straight Catholic League A-B Tournament titles • Averaged 18.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 9.0 assists as a sophomore, guiding U-D Jesuit to a 24-3 mark and a Catholic Central League championship • Averaged 17.0 points, 7.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds as a freshman • Earned Detroit News All-Detroit Third Team honors and All-Catholic League Team accolades as a freshman • Played AAU basketball with The Family • Rated among the Top 34 players in his class by (#29), (#30), ESPN 100 (#31) and 24/7 Sports (#34), resulting in a 24/7 Sports Composite ranking of #33.

Born Feb. 28, 1998 • Son of Reg and Wendi Winston • Interested in pursuing a business degree, possibly supply chain management.

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