Michigan State's career leader in blocked shots with 134.
Appeared in 36 games, starting 23, including the final 22 contests of the season ... Ranked third in the Big Ten in blocked shots (1.67 bpg) overall and second in league games (2.11 bpg) ... Recipient of MSU's Unsung Player Award and tri-recipient of the Scholar-Athlete Award ... Averaged 4.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game ... Blocked 60 shots, the second-best single-season total in MSU history ... Blocked a career-best six shots against Northwestern (2/9), tying the second-best single-game total in Spartan history ... Blocked four shots against San Jose State (12/19) and Northwestern (1/24) ... Recorded at least one block in 33 of 36 games, including 15 contests with two or more blocks ... Led MSU in rebounding in three games ... Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds at Bradley (12/4) ... Recorded eight rebounds in four other games ... Scored in double figures in four games ... Scored a season-high 12 points at Illinois (3/6) ... Tallied 11 points vs. Ohio State (1/15) and 10 each vs. Northwestern (2/9) and Temple (3/20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Shot a team-best .650 from the field, connecting on 65-of-100 attempts ... Ranked third on the team with 25 dunks ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Appeared in 35 games, starting the final 11 contests of the season ... Voted MSUÕs Unsung Player by his teammates ... Led the Spartans with 55 blocked shots, the second-greatest single-season total in MSU history ... Ranked fifth in the Big Ten with 1.57 blocks per game, including tied for fourth in league games (1.44 bpg) ... Twice blocked four shots in a game, including contests against Brown (11/8) and Michigan (2/27) ... Recorded three blocks in six additional contests ... Blocked one shot in 28 of 35 games, including 17 games with more than one block ... Scored a career-high 14 points against Youngstown State (11/9) ... Led the Spartans in rebounding in five games, including a career-best 10-rebound effort against Bradley (12/3) ... Also led the team in rebounding against Texas (11/16 Ð 6 reb.), Northwestern (1/10 Ð 6 reb.), Michigan (2/13 Ð 7 reb.) and Wisconsin (2/20 Ð 8 reb.) ... Averaged 3.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 24.5 minutes in starting the final 11 games of the year ... Shot .545 in Big Ten contests, including .560 in the last 11 games ... Ranked fourth on the team with 22 steals, including eight games with two steals ... Shared MSU's Scholar-Athlete Award with teammate Jake Hannon ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Started the first seven games of the year ... Sat out the rest of the season due to a shoulder injury, earning a medical redshirt ... Scored four points and grabbed two rebounds in the season opener at Hawaii (11/19) ... Grabbed three rebounds against Chaminade (11/21) and Gonzaga (11/22) and two vs. Arizona (11/23) ... Scored two points vs. Gonzaga and Arizona ... Dished out two assists and blocked two shots vs. Chaminade ... Recipient of MSU's Scholar-Athlete Award.
Appeared in 29 games as a reserve ... Ranked second on the squad with 16 blocked shots, including a season-best three against Stanford (12/11) ... Shot 56.7 percent (17-of-30) from the field, second among players with at least 30 attempts ... Registered double-figure minutes in 10 contests, including a season-best 16 against both Nicholls State (11/27) and Minnesota (1/22) ... Grabbed four rebounds in eight different contests, including against North Carolina (4/2) in the Final Four ... Other four rebound efforts included games against Florida A&M (11/19), UW-Green Bay (11/23), Nicholls State, Penn State (1/5), Minnesota (1/22), Ohio State (2/9) and Old Dominion (3/18) ... Scored a season-high five points against both Stanford and Iowa (2/5) ... Tallied four points against UNC Asheville (12/29), Oakland (1/29) and Penn State (3/5) ... Scored three points in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Vermont (3/20), including an offensive rebound and put-back dunk off a missed free throw late in the contest ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Shared MSU's Scholar-Athlete Award with Chris Hill.
Appeared in 22 contests as a reserve ... Scored in seven different games, including six games of two points or more, scoring his first points on a pair of free throws against Kansas (11/25), while also grabbing a season-best five rebounds ... Grabbed two rebounds in four other games ... Recorded his first field goal against UCLA (12/20), playing a season-high 17 minutes and notching his first blocked shot ... Also scored two points against Syracuse (1/3), Northwestern (1/21), Penn State (2/28) and Nevada (3/18).
Named to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team and earned a spot on The Detroit News Class C All-State Team ... Averaged 18 points, 10.7 rebounds and 5.5 blocks as a senior at North Muskegon, playing for Coach Jeff Cooke ... Led his team to a 24-2 record and a berth in the Class C state quarterfinals ... Invited to play in the 2003 Jordan Capital Classic ... Ranked as the No. 57 player in the nation by Clark Francis' Hoop Scoop, No. 58 by CBS Sportsline.com's Tony Mejia and No. 65 by Dave Telep ... Earned Class C All-State honors from the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News as a junior, averaging 21.8 points, 10.6 rebounds and 6.4 blocks, while leading the Norsemen to a 16-7 record ... Shot 70.6 percent from the field and 69.2 percent from the free throw line ... Participated in 2002 USA Basketball Men's Youth Development Festival in Colorado Springs ... Named to FoxSports.com's Frank Burlison's Nike Camp Top 25 and to Dave Telep's All-Nike Camp Team ... Averaged 15.1 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.9 blocks as a sophomore, while shooting 68.5 percent from the field ... Led North Muskegon to a 15-6 record while earning honorable mention all-state honors from the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News ... Averaged 12.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.0 blocks as a freshman starter, helping North Muskegon to a 14-8 record ... Shot 67.3 percent from the field as a freshman ... Three-time all-conference and two-time all-area honoree ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Earned four varsity letters in baseball.
Born Feb. 18, 1985 ... Son of Bill and Jan Naymick ... Pursuing a PhD. in Finance.
Naymick's Career Highs
Minutes: 32 - two times, last vs. Indiana (2/24/07)
Points: 14 - vs. Youngstown State (11/9/06)
Rebounds: 10 - two times, last vs. Bradley (12/4/07)
Assists: 2 - 10 times, last vs. Ohio State (3/14/08)
Field Goals: 5 - three times, last vs. Illinois (3/6/08)
Field Goal Attempts: 8 - vs. Youngstown State (11/9/06)
3-Point Field Goals: 0
3-Point FG Attempts: 1 - vs. Memphis (3/28/08)
Free Throws: 7 - vs. Northwestern (1/10/07)
Free Throw Attempts: 7 - vs. Northwestern (1/10/07)
Steals: 2 - 11 times, last vs.Purdue (2/12/08)
Blocks: 6 - vs. Northwestern (2/9/08)