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Matt Costello
Matt Costello

Class:
Sophomore

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240

Position:
F

Hometown/High School:
Bay City, Mich./Bay City Western


04/01/2014

Tom Izzo Press Conference Coverage

MSU head coach Tom Izzo addresses the media following the Spartans NCAA Tournament run.

03/22/2014

Spartans Feature Balanced Scoring Attack

Six different players have led Michigan State in scoring in its first 35 games.

03/14/2014

Dawson, No. 22 Spartans Top Northwestern 67-51

Spartans advance to Big Ten Tournament semifinals

02/13/2014

Michigan State 85, Northwestern 70 Post-Game Quotes

Post-Game Quotes

02/06/2014

Michigan State Handles Penn State, 82-67

Spartans cruise past Nittany Lions

07/15/2014

Carry the Torch

04/22/2014

2013-14

04/15/2014

Episode 14: Princess Lacey

04/15/2014

Episode 15

04/15/2014

Senior Farewell

03/28/2014

Michigan State vs. Virginia

Michigan State vs. Virginia photos by USA TODAY Sports

03/01/2014

Michigan State vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Illinois (USATSI)

02/13/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Northwestern -- 2/13/14

Michigan State vs. Northwestern

02/09/2014

Michigan State @ Wisconsin (USATSI)

Michigan State @ Wisconsin (USATSI)

02/01/2014

Michigan State vs. Georgetown (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Georgetown (USATSI)

Career Stats
2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats
2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats

2013-14
Appeared in 34 games, starting 20, averaging 4.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per contest • Led the team with 43 blocks, ranking 10th in the Big Ten (1.3 bpg) • His 43 blocks were the seventh-best single-season total in school history, and the most ever by a Spartan sophomore • Blocked 24 shots in Big Ten contests (1.3 bpg), ranking eighth in the conference • Ranked second on the team in field-goal percentage (.598) • Missed four games in December due to mononucleosis • Posted his first career double-double in an overtime win at Iowa, scoring a career-high 11 points and grabbing a career-high 12 rebounds; nine of his 11 points came in the last five minutes of regulation and overtime • Scored 10 points against Penn State (2/6), adding six rebounds and a season-high tying three assists • Also dished out three assists against Columbia • Scored six or more points in 10 contests • Grabbed five or more rebounds in eight games • Tallied nine points and eight rebounds against Michigan (1/25) • Also scored nine points against Northwestern (2/13) • Tallied seven points and eight rebounds against Minnesota (1/11) • Started 13 of 18 Big Ten contests, averaging 4.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in conference games • Blocked a career-best six shots at Illinois (1/18), tying the second-best single-game effort in MSU history • Blocked two or more shots in 10 contests • Academic All-Big Ten.

2012-13
Appeared in 30 games, averaging 6.1 minutes • Averaged 1.5 points and 1.3 rebounds, shooting .469 from the field • His .824 free-throw percentage (14-17) was tops on the team • Ranked fourth on the team with 13 blocks, averaging a block every 14.2 minutes • Averaged 8.0 minutes in the last 13 games after playing more than eight minutes just once in the first 23 games • Turned in one of his best games in a 75-52 win over No. 4 Michigan (2/12), scoring a season-high eight points and grabbing a Big Ten season-high six rebounds, hitting all three field goal attempts and both free throw attempts • Scored six points and grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Tuskegee (12/15) • Blocked a season-high three shots against No. 1 Indiana (2/19) • Blocked two shots each against Texas Southern (11/18), Nebraska (2/16) and Valparaiso (3/21) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament • Missed the first two games of the season and both exhibition games with a bruised back.

High School
2012 Hal Schram Mr. Basketball Award winner • 2012 Gatorade Michigan High School Player of the Year • 2012 Parade Magazine All-American • Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News Dream Team selection for the second straight year • Averaged 25.1 points, 19.1 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 blocks per game at Bay City Western for Coach Chris Watz • Led the Warriors to the Class 4A regional semifinals, an 18-6 record, and a second-straight district championship • Finished his career as the school's all-time leader in points (1,518), rebounds (1,069) and blocked shots (280) • Ranked among the top 100 players in the nation by Rivals.com (#83), ESPNU100 (#87), and Scout.com (#95) • Rated among the top players at his position by ESPNU100 (#17 power forward), Rivals.com (#21 power forward), and Scout.com (#23 center) • 2011 Gatorade Michigan High School Player of the Year • Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News Dream Team selection • Averaged 19.8 points, 13.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocks as a junior, shooting 53.4 percent from the field and 72 percent from the foul line • Posted a school-record 19 double-doubles • Helped team improve from 10-11 in 2010 to 24-3 in 2011, leading Bay City Western to Class A state semifinals for the first time in school history • MVP of Saginaw Valley Association • Attended 2011 NBA Top 100 Camp • Averaged 16.7 points 11.8 rebounds, 3 blocks and 3 assists as a sophomore • Set a school record with 14 blocks in a single game • 2010 Bay City Times Dream Team and first-team All-Saginaw Valley League selection • National Honor Society member.

Personal
Born Aug. 5, 1993 • Son of Mike and Jen Costello • Supply chain management major.

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