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Cassius Winston
Cassius  Winston

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Univ. of Detroit Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
G


03/19/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Michigan State - 2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round

USATSI Gallery - No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Michigan State - 2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round

03/09/2017

Michigan State 78, Penn State 51 (USATSI)

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the 2nd Round of the Big Ten Tournament against Penn State.

03/01/2017

Michigan State vs. Illinois

March 1, 2017

02/23/2017

USATSI Gallery - Nebraska @ Michigan State

USATSI Gallery - Nebraska @ Michigan State

02/18/2017

Michigan State vs. Purdue

Feb. 18, 2017

Career Stats
2016-17 Game-by-Game Stats

THE WORD
Talented point guard who can put points on the board in bunches, but is also uniquely skilled with his ability to make plays for those around him • High basketball IQ and likes to get his teammates involved • Great passing ability combined with very good ball skills.

HIGH SCHOOL
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% from the field, including 43% from 3-point range, and 84% 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 MLive.com 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, including 7-1 in the Catholic Central League, capturing a league championship • 2015 Max Preps Junior All-American Fifth-Team honoree Scored 34 points in the 2015 Class A Quarterfinal vs. Clarkston, including scoring the game-winning layup with 4.0 seconds remaining • In four years, Winston 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 • Helped the Cubs advance to the Class A Semifinal, by making two free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining to defeat Detroit Cass Tech in the regional title game • Averaged 17.0 points, 7.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds as a freshman, helping U-D Jesuit to a 21-5 mark, a Catholic Central League championship and a berth in the regional title game • 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 Rivals.com (#29), Scout.com (#30), ESPN 100 (#31) and 24/7 Sports (#34), resulting in a 24/7 Sports Composite ranking of #33.

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