No. 15 seed Middle Tennessee shot 56 percent from the floor in its 90-81 upset victory over No. 2 seed Michigan State, ending the Spartans’ nine-game winning streak along with their stated goal of claiming the National Championship.
Matt Costello and Bryn Forbes both earned second-team All-Big Ten honors from the media, while the coaches selected Forbes to the second team and Costello to the third team.
Senior guard Denzel Valentine voted Team MVP.
Denzel Valentine, Matt Costello, Bryn Forbes and Colby Wollenman will play in the Breslin Center for one last time on Saturday against Ohio State at noon.
Post Game Quotes: Indiana
The Spartans defeat Kansas in the Champions Classic, on November 17, 2015.
Michigan State vs. Florida Atlantic Men's Basketball USATSI Gallery from Friday, November 13, 2015
Michigan State took on Duke on April 4, 2015 in the Final Four matchup.
Photos from Friday's Final Four Michigan State Practice and Press Conference sessions
Men's Basketball vs. Oakland; photos by Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports
2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats
2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats
2014-15 Game-by-Game Stats 2015-16 Game-by-Game Stats
Joined the Spartans as a walk-on prior to the 2011-12 season • Strength and toughness add depth to the Spartan frontcourt • Excellent screener.
Recipient of NCAA's Elite 89 award for the 2015 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's championships • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar • NABC Honor's Court honoree • Recipient of MSU's Scholar-Athlete and Unsung Player Awards • CoSIDA Academic All-District 5 • Academic All-Big Ten • Appeared in 29 games, averaging 1.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in 7.6 minutes • Scored a career-high four points in four contests, including vs. Duke (11/18), Santa Clara (11/24), Oakland (12/14) and Purdue (3/4) • Grabbed a career-high five rebounds in three contests, including vs. Santa Clara (11/24), Kansas (11/30) in the title game of the Orlando Classic, and Georgia (3/20) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament • Collected four rebounds against both Rutgers (1/29) and Purdue (3/4), a personal best against a Big Ten opponent • Grabbed three or more rebounds in nine games, including collecting three boards against Duke (4/4) in the National Semifinals • Led MSU with a .607 field-goal percentage • Played a career-high 18 minutes against Kansas (11/30), and tallied 10 minutes or more in nine games.
Appeared in 12 games, averaging 0.4 points and 0.2 rebounds • Scored two points against New Orleans (12/28) and in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Delaware (3/20) • Pulled down a single rebound against Mount St. Mary's (11/29) and Northwestern (2/13) • Academic All-Big Ten • Recipient of MSU's Scholar-Athlete Award and co-recipient of MSU's Tim Bograkos Walk-On Award.
Appeared in nine games • Scored first career points vs. Central Connecticut State (12/7) • Grabbed a rebound against Nebraska (2/25).
All-state performer as a senior at Big Horn High School • Averaged 13.6 points and 11.1 rebounds, leading Big Horn to a perfect 28-0 record and a Wyoming 2A state championship • Averaged 3.5 steals and 2.8 blocks as a senior, shooting .575 from the field • 2011 Sheridan County Player of the Year • Named to 2011 State All-Tournament Team • Selected to play in the South Dakota/Wyoming, the Montana/Wyoming, and the Wyoming North/South All-Star Games • 2011 Milward Simpson Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year for the State of Wyoming, having also excelled in football and soccer • Averaged 14 points and 12.1 rebounds as a junior, earning all-state and Powder River Conference Athlete of the Year honors • Excelled in football as a three-year starting quarterback, finishing his career with 3,700 passing yards and 34 touchdowns, adding another 950 yards and 13 touchdowns rushing • Named to the Casper Tribune Super 25 Team as a senior, while also earning Powder River Conference Offensive Player of the Year accolades, leading Big Horn to a perfect 10-0 regular season and a spot in the state finals • Earned two varsity letters in soccer, including leading his team to a state championship as a senior, while earning all-conference honors.
Born May 29, 1993 • Son of Paul and Renee Wollenman • Pre-med student with physiology major • In the process of applying to medical school.