Purdue Player Review: Spike Albrecht

The old man of the Big Ten closed well. We’re down to our last player review for the season, and it is the old man of the Big Ten: Spike Albrecht – Grad Transfer 1.6 ppg, 1.5 rpg, 1.3 apg, 26.8% FG, 23.1%3FG, 94.7% FT, 12.5 mpg I wasn’t sure what to expect when Spike Albrecht agreed to come to Purdue for his final year of eligibility. After double hip surgery that very...
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7 days ago

Former Michigan PG Spike Albrecht To Finish College Career At Purdue

Former Michigan Wolverines point guard Spike Albrecht will stay in the Big Ten as a grad transfer, finishing his college career at Purdue. After graduating from Michigan over the weekend, Albrecht felt it was the perfect time to announce his decision on Twitter Tuesday morning.  Excited to announce that I’ll be playing my 5th year for Purdue University!! #BoilerUp — Spike Albrecht...
Via College Spun
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan’s Spike Albrecht Lists 7 Transfer Options

Former Michigan guard Spike Albrecht, who announced a few weeks back that he’d be transferring elsewhere for his final year of eligibility, is apparently down to seven schools. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Albrecht is considering Purdue, Wichita State, Indiana, Texas A&M, Syracuse, USC and Milwaukee. It’s a diverse group of programs, for sure. Michigan grad transfer...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Spike Albrecht Thanks Michigan For The “Best 4 Years Of (His) Life”

Spike Albrecht’s Michigan career was cut short earlier this season, when he decided to step away from the team after off-season hip surgery. Albrecht played in a total of nine games as a senior, but is best remembered for his ridiculous performance in the 2013 national championship game against Louisville, when he scored 17 first half points. Following Michigan’s Friday night...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Spike Albrecht considering medical redshirt

Michigan announced that Spike Albrecht had effectively retired a couple weeks ago with a formal press release announcing the end of his Michigan career. According to a report by Mike Hutton of the Post-Tribune, which cites Albrecht’s father, it appears that it might be too early to call it quits on Albrecht’s playing career. Based on what the doctors have told us,” said Spike’s...
Via UM Hoops
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Guard Spike Albrecht Will “Step Away” From Basketball

Spike Albrecht’s time as a Michigan basketball player has come to an end.  The Wolverines announced this morning that the senior guard will “step away” from the court for the rest of the season.  Albrecht, who came into the national spotlight during the 2015 national title game – the then-freshman guard scored 17 points in a loss to Louisville – wants to concentrate on...
Via College Spun
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video & Quotes: Spike Albrecht at Big Ten Media Day

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Spike Albrecht addressed reporters today at Big Ten Media Day 2015 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare. Albrecht discussed his recovery, in-state rivalries, leadership, offsesason progress and much more. Watch Albrecht’s interview in the embedded media player above or read assorted quotes below. On Michigan-Michigan State both being good: “It’s awesome, it’s...
Via UM Hoops
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht out 4-5 months following hip surgery

Junior guard Spike Albrecht is out 4-5 months following a procedure on his right hip, Michigan announced Wednesday morning. An additional surgery may be necessary later in the offseason, and MLive reports the second operation is very likely. Here is the press release in its entirety: ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced...
Via UM Hoops
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines to face Melo Trimble and Maryland

Spike Albrecht Michigan Basketball is coming off an impressive victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes last weekend. The Wolverines ended their five game losing streak and looked like a potential sleeper in the Big 10 Tournament. Michigan played much better against Ohio State in comparison to recent weeks, and this was apparent most on the defensive end. The Wolverines held the...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: MSU fans chant Justin Bieber at UM's Spike Albrecht

Michigan State fans gave Spike Albrecht a 'Justin Bieber' chant as he was shooting free throws.
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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