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Xavier Tillman
Xavier  Tillman


Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Grand Rapids Christian

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 260



NCAA Second Round: MBB vs. Syracuse (USATSI)

The Spartans take on the Orange in the second round of the NCAA tournament.


Michigan State vs Bucknell (USATSI)

photos from Michigan State men's basketball vs. Bucknell - Friday, March 16, 2018


Michigan State vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Wisconsin: Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals - Photos by USA Today Sports Images


Michigan State vs Minnesota (USATSI)

Photos from Michigan State men's basketball vs. Minnesota - Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018


Michigan State @ Iowa (USATSI)

Michigan State @ Iowa

Career Stats
2017-18 Game-by-Game Stats

Strong post player with great hands • Excellent passer out of the post • High basketball IQ with great rebounding skills • Excellent defender and shot blocker.

High School
2017 Detroit News and Detroit Free Press Dream Team • Averaged 13.9 points, 10.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 4.2 blocks as a senior, shooting 68 percent from the field • Led Grand Rapids Christian to a 27-1 record and an appearance in the Class A state title game • Totaled 25 points on 12-of-15 shooting in championship game • 2017 Associated Press Class A All-State • 2016 Associated Press Class A All-State • Averaged 16 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists as a junior, shooting 62 percent from the field while playing for Grand Rapids Christian • 2016 Detroit News Class A Second-Team All State and Detroit Free Press Fourth-Team All State • Three-time MLIVE Grand Rapids Press Dream Team (2014, 2015, 2016 -- no team in 2017) • Captured OK White Conference and district championships • Led Grand Rapids Christian to a 22-2 record and the regional semifinals • Averaged 15.5 points and 9.7 rebounds as a sophomore at Forest Hills Central where the team posted a 20-0 regular season record, advancing to the regional semifinals with a 23-1 final record • 2015 Detroit Free Press Class A All-State First Team and Detroit News Class A All-State Second Team • 2015 Associated Press Class A special mention honoree • Averaged 13.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.2 blocks as a freshman, earning Associated Press Class A special mention recognition • Rated among the Top 100 players in his class by ESPN 100 (#74), (#86) and 24/7 Sports (#86).

Born Jan. 12, 1999 • Son of Tanya Powell-May and Roosevelt Tillman • Mother, Tanya, was a four-year letterwinner in women's basketball at Michigan, earning second-team All-Big Ten honors as a senior (1990) and Academic All-Big Ten accolades as a sophomore (1988). She finished her career as the school's all-time leading rebounder, and still ranks fourth • Plans to major in journalism.

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