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Goran Suton
Goran Suton

Class:
RS Senior

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 245

Position:
C

Hometown/High School:
Lansing, Mich./Everett


12/06/2006

Michigan State vs. IPFW (12-6-06)

Michigan State vs. IPFW (12-2-06)

Career Stats
Suton Career Game-By-Game Stats

One of just eight players in Michigan State history with 1,000 points and 800 career rebounds.

2008-09
Appeared in 32 games, starting 29 ... Second-Team All-Big Ten selection ... National Association of Basketball Coaches Second-Team All-District honoree ... Most Outstanding Player of NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional, averaging 19.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in games against Kansas (3/27) and Louisville (3/29) ... Named to Final Four All-Tournament Team, averaging 10.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in games against Connecticut (4/4) and North Carolina (4/6) ... Averaged 10.4 points and 8.4 rebounds on the season, leading the team in rebounding and ranking second in scoring ... Led the Big Ten in rebounding overall (8.4 rpg) and in conference games (8.4 rpg) ... Recipient of MSU Chairman of the Boards Award ... Led MSU with eight double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in 18 games, leading the team in six contests ... Produced 12 double-figure rebounding efforts, leading the squad in 19 games ... Averaged 13.0 points and 10.7 rebounds in six NCAA Tournament contests ... Scored a season-high 20 points in win over Kansas, adding nine rebounds ... Followed with a 19-point, 10-rebound performance vs. Louisville ... Closed out his career with a 17-point, 11-rebound effort against North Carolina in the NCAA Championship game ... Grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds against Robert Morris (3/20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, in addition to scoring 11 points ... Other double-doubles include games against Minnesota (11 pts., 12 reb.; 12/31), Penn State (13 pts., 14 reb.; 1/14), Northwestern (15 pts., 14 reb.; 1/21), Wisconsin (16 pts., 10 reb.; 2/22) and Purdue (11 pts., 10 reb.; 3/8) ... Ranked second on the team with 16 blocked shots ... Averaged 2.9 offensive rebounds per contest ... Ranked third on the team with 50 assists and 36 steals ... Led the Spartans with a .848 free-throw percentage ... Missed six games with a knee injury in late November-early December.

2007-08
Appeared in 36 games, starting 35 ... Ranked second in the Big Ten in rebounding (8.2 rpg), third in offensive rebounds (2.81 orpg), third in defensive rebounds (5.39 drpg) and fifth in field-goal percentage (.551) ... In conference games, ranked second in rebounding (8.1 rpg) and defensive rebounds (5.72 drpg), sixth in field-goal percentage (.536) and seventh in offensive rebounds (2.39 orpg) ... Averaged 9.1 points, fourth most on the team ... Grabbed 20 rebounds vs. Oakland (11/24), becoming the first Spartan to record 20 rebounds in a game since Kevin Willis did it in 1983; grabbed 11 offensive rebounds vs. Oakland, tying the single-game school record since the stat was first kept in 1986-87 ... Recipient of MSU's Chairman of the Boards Award ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on March 3 after averaging 15.5 points and 12 rebounds in games vs. Wisconsin and Indiana ... Led Michigan State with eight double-doubles ... Led team in rebounding in 23 games and in scoring in two games ... Scored a season-high 23 points vs. Memphis (3/28) in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament ... Tallied double-doubles vs. Oakland (15 pts., 20 reb.; 11/24), North Carolina State (16 pts., 12 reb.; 11/28), BYU (12 pts., 13 reb.; 12/8), Purdue (12 pts., 10 reb.; 1/8), Minnesota (11 pts., 13 reb.; 1/20), Illinois (10 pts., 10 reb.; 1/30), Wisconsin (14 pts., 15 reb.; 2/28) and Illinois (10 pts., 10 reb.; 3/6) ... Grabbed double-figure rebounds in 10 games and nine boards in 10 other games ... Scored in double figures in 17 games, ranking fourth on the team at 9.1 ppg ... Led MSU with 38 steals, including four each against North Carolina State (11/28), San Jose State (12/19) and Indiana (3/2), and three against Missouri (11/19) and BYU (12/8) ... Second on the squad with 33 blocked shots ... Blocked four shots each vs. San Jose State (12/19) and Green Bay (12/29) ... Ranked fourth on the team with 66 assists ... Posted four games with four assists and six more contests with three assists.

2006-07
Appeared in 35 games, starting 21 ... Recipient of MSU's Most Improved Player Award based on a vote by his teammates ... Leading rebounder (6.7 rpg) on the best rebounding team in the Big Ten ... Ranked sixth in the Big Ten in rebounding, seventh in field-goal percentage (.509), seventh in offensive rebounding (2.26 orpg) and tied for fourth in defensive rebounding (4.46 drpg) ... Led MSU in rebounding in 16 games ... Led MSU with five double-doubles, including games vs. Youngstown State (11/9; 10 points, 12 rebounds), BYU (12/9; 10 pts., 11 reb.), UW-Green Bay (12/23; 14 pts., 15 reb.), Ohio State (2/3; 16 pts., 10 reb.) and Michigan (2/27; 11 pts., 10 reb.) ... The 15 rebounds against UW-Green Bay established a career high ... Produced one more double-figure rebound effort with 10 vs. Northwestern (3/8) in the Big Ten Tournament ... MSU third-leading scorer at 9.3 points per game ... Scored in double figures in 15 games, leading the squad in three contests ... Scored a career-best 27 points vs. Loyola (Md.) (12/30), shooting 10-of-16 from the field and 7-of-9 from the foul line, adding eight rebounds ... Also led the Spartans with 14 points against Wisconsin (3/9) in the Big Ten Tournament and with 18 points at Boston College (11/29), adding a team-best nine rebounds vs. the Eagles ... Scored 16 points each vs. Penn State (1/20), Ohio State (2/3) and Wisconsin (3/3) ... Third on the team with 85 assists (2.4 apg) ... Tallied five assists each vs. Chicago State (12/16), UW-Green Bay (12/23), Minnesota (1/24) and Northwestern (3/8) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Added five games with four assists ... Third on the team with 26 blocks ... Tallied two blocks in eight games ... Third on the squad with 23 steals, including four games with two steals.

2005-06
Appeared in 31 games, starting six, including the final four contests of the season ... Led MSU with 10 rebounds vs. Illinois (3/10) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Also grabbed 10 rebounds vs. Gonzaga (11/22) ... Scored a season-best 12 rebounds vs. Purdue (3/9) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Recorded nine points, nine rebounds and three assists vs. IPFW (11/27) ... Other top scoring games included eight points and seven rebounds vs. Arizona (11/23) and seven-point games vs. Chaminade (11/21) and Gonzaga (11/22) ... Tied for second on the squad with 15 blocked shots ... Blocked two shots vs. IPFW, Wichita State (12/10), Wisconsin (1/8), Wisconsin (3/2) and George Mason (3/17).

2004-05
Redshirted ... Averaged 8.4 points and 7.0 rebounds (second-best on the team) on the 2005 Big Ten Foreign Tour.

HIGH SCHOOL
2004 Lansing State Journal Dream Team member ... Second-team all-state honoree by The Detroit News and fourth-team honoree by the Detroit Free Press ... Finished eighth in the voting for the 2004 Hal Schram Mr. Basketball Award ... Averaged 15.2 points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.4 blocked shots as a senior at Lansing Everett High School, playing for Coach Johnny Jones ... Helped lead the Vikings to the 2004 Class A State Championship ... Rated the No. 123 player in the nation by RivalsHoops.com and No. 136 by Hoopmasters.com ... Ranked the No. 18 center by RivalsHoops.com and No. 20 by Hoopmasters.com ... Averaged 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, while shooting 51 percent from the floor as a junior ... Averaged 12 points and 8.7 rebounds as a sophomore before suffering a knee injury at the end of the season ... Played AAU basketball with the Michigan Hurricanes.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 11, 1985 ... Son of Miroslav and Zivana Suton ... Grew up outside Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina ... Member of Bosnia's national team at age 14 ... Moved to Lansing, Mich., before high school ... Retailing major.

Suton's Career Highs
Minutes: 42 - vs. Gonzaga (11/22/05)
Points: 27 - vs. Loyola (MD) (12/30/06)
Rebounds: 20 - vs. Oakland (11/24/07)
Assists: 5 - four times, last vs. Northwestern (3/8/07)
Field Goals: 11 - vs. Memphis (3/28/08)
Field Goal Attempts: 16 - three times, last vs. Kansas (3/27/09)
3-Point Field Goals: 3 - two times, last vs. North Carolina (4/6/09)
3-Point FG Attempts: 5 - vs. Louisville (3/29/09)
Free Throws: 9 - vs. Northwestern (1/21/09)
Free Throw Attempts: 11 - vs. Northwestern (1/21/09)
Steals: 5 - vs. Kansas (3/27/09)
Blocks: 4 - vs. Green Bay (12/29/07)