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Mitch McGary

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COLLEGE
2013-14 (Sophomore): Averaged 9.5 points and 8.3 rebounds in 24.6 minutes over eight appearances. Shot 54.5 percent (30-of-55) from the field. Posted two double-doubles - 14 points, 12 rebounds vs. Florida State and 15 points, 14 rebounds at Duke. Preseason candidate for the John R. Wooden Award, Naismith Award and USBWA’s Oscar Robertson Award. Selected to five Preseason All-America teams - Associated Press (First Team), USA Today (First Team), Sporting News (First Team), Athlon Sports (Second Team) and Blue Ribbon College Basketball (Second Team) – and the Preseason All-Big Ten Team. Sat out the final 27 games after season-ending back surgery.
2012-13 (Freshman): Averaged 7.5 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 0.7 blocks in 19.7 minutes. Started eight games, including all six games in the NCAA Tournament. Selected to the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team in 2013 after helping Michigan reach the National Title game. Averaged 14.3 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.7 blocks in 30.7 minutes per game in the tournament and shot 67.8 percent from the field. Scored a career-best 25 points on 12-of-17 shooting vs. Kansas in the Sweet 16, and tied a personal-best with 14 rebounds. Notched 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting and 14 boards vs. VCU in the Second Round. Collected 10 points, 12 rebounds and a season-high six assists in the Final Four vs. Syracuse. Recorded a career-high five steals, along with 11 points and nine rebounds in the Elite Eight vs. Florida. A Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week pick. Had five double-doubles and scored in double-figures in 12 games.

PERSONAL
Given name is Mitchell Neil William McGary. Born June 6, 1992 in Chesterton, Ind. Left-handed. Played three seasons at Chesterton High School before enrolling in Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, NH) where he was teammates with fellow Thunder draft selection Semaj Christon. Played for USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team at Nike Hoop Summit as a high school senior in 2012.

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Vitals

Height: 6'10''/ 2.08m
Weight: 255 lbs./ 115.7 kg
Born: June 06, 1992
From: Michigan
Draft: 2014
NBA Debut: 2014
Years Pro: 0
Previous Teams:
  Oklahoma City Thunder 2014 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Michigan/USA

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