No.19 MSU 85, APB 52
Denzel Valentine led the Spartans with a career-high 19 points.
Gavin Schilling had career highs of 14 points and 11 rebounds
Matt Costello had 13 points and 11 rebounds in the win
Spartan basketball players join Tom Izzo for the 2014 Tom Izzo Holiday Radio Show. Coach Izzo plays holiday carols on his accordian while the players sing.
December 20, 2014
NCAA Basketball: Eastern Michigan at Michigan State
Men's Basketball vs. Oakland; photos by Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports
Michigan State vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (USATSI)
Michigan State vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)
Appeared in 37 games, including starting one, averaging 1.4 points and 1.6 rebounds in 6.4 minutes per contest Played in every Michigan State game except for the final game of the season against UConn in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament Started his first career game against Illinois (3/1), scoring seven points and grabbing three rebounds in 15 minutes against the Illini Scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds in a season-high 20 minutes against North Florida (12/17) Totaled six points and five rebounds against Mount St. Mary's (11/29) Also grabbed five rebounds in the season opener against McNeese State (11/8) and on the road against Texas (12/21), adding four points in both contests Blocked eight shots, including four against Michigan with two in East Lansing (1/25) and two in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament (3/16) Dished out two assists against McNeese State (11/8) and Mount St. Mary's (11/29) Shot .553 from the field, tying for the third-best percentage on the squad.
Averaged 13.9 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.1 blocks, while shooting .625 from the field, as a senior at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev. Helped lead the Pilots to a 35-1 final record, including a perfect 34-0 regular season Findlay Prep finished third in the MaxPreps Academy Top 10 rankings Selected to participate in the West Coast All-Star Classic May 11 in Kent, Wash. Played for Germany in the 2012 FIBA U18 European Championship, averaging 8.8 points and 5.2 rebounds Attended Chicago's De La Salle Institute as a junior, staring for the Meteors, and averaged 14 points and nine rebounds Was a teammate of fellow Spartan freshman Alvin Ellis III at De La Salle Spent the 2010-11 season at Urspring, an elite German basketball academy Led Urspring to U16 German High School Championship Attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill., as a freshman Strong student with a 3.8 GPA.
Born Nov. 10, 1995 Son of Andreas Schilling and Lisa Hall-Schilling Plans to major in communication or criminal justice Born in Germany and raised in France, Schilling moved back to the United States in 2003 Speaks three languages fluently.