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Nick Ward
Nick  Ward

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gahanna, Ohio

High School:
Lincoln

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 245

Position:
F


03/19/2017

Michigan State Falls to Kansas

03/09/2017

Michigan State Defeats Penn State, 78-51

Three players recorded double-digit points in win over the Nittany Lions.

02/23/2017

Miles Bridges scores 20, Michigan State beats Nebraska 88-72

01/07/2017

Michigan State Drops 72-63 Decision to Penn State

Nick Ward led the team with 16 points; while Lourawls Nairn Jr. had 13.

01/04/2017

Michigan State Cruises in Win Over Rutgers, 93-65

Harris, Ward and McQuaid posted double-digit points in win over the Scarlet Knights

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

03/10/2017

Minnesota 63, Michigan State 58 (USATSI)

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the Big 10 Tournament Quarterfinals against Minnesota.

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
Powerful, long lefty post who can create space and score with good touch on the interior • Very crafty with both hands around the rim.

HIGH SCHOOL
Averaged 21.0 points and 8.5 rebounds as a senior, playing for Coach Tony Staib at Gahanna Lincoln High School • Shot 64 percent from the field • 2016 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio honoree • Led Gahanna Lincoln to a 25-3 record and an appearance in the regional finals • Ohio Division I-II North-South All-Star Game MVP, totaling 31 points and eight rebounds • 2016 Ohio-Kentucky All-Star • Columbus Dispatch All-Metro team honoree • 2016 Ohio Capital Conference-Ohio Division Co-Player of the Year • Three-time OCC-Ohio champion • Averaged 18 points, eight rebounds and two blocks as a prep junior • Shot better than 50 percent from the field • 2015 Third-Team Associated Press All-Ohio honoree, while also earning first-team all-league and first-team Associated Press Central Division I All-District accolades • Named to the All-Junior Team and All-State Division I Third Team by PrepHoopsOhio.com • Advanced to the district finals as a sophomore and junior with identical 22-4 records • Averaged 10 points and four rebounds as a sophomore, teaming with former Spartan Javon Bess • Earned honorable mention all-district and second-team all-conference honors in 2013-14 • Played AAU basketball with All-Ohio Red • Rated among the Top 50 players in his class by ESPN 100 (#39), Rivals.com (#41), Scout.com (#48), and 24/7 Sports (#49), resulting in a 24/7 Sports Composite ranking of #41.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 2, 1997 • Son of Jeff and Stephanie Ward • Communication major.