Malik Hairston and Depth

<p>Playing time will be a major factor in <strong>Malik Hairston&#8217;s</strong> final decision. Here we take a look at the current roster and incoming recruits for each school on his list for comparison. The results may be surprising to some.</p>

After looking closely at the data, the Wolverines have more playing time to offer than just about every other team on Malik's list. With minutes being a major factor in Malik's decision this info should bode well for the Maize and Blue.

NA - Not Available
mpg - Minutes Per Game
ppg - Points Per Game
apg - Assists Per Game
rpg - Rebounds Per Game

School YR. POS. Player


Eligibility Malik's Freshman Yr.

UCLA 2001 PG Cedric Bozeman

34.8 mpg/8.4 ppg/5.9 apg

Bozeman averaged 26.0 minutes (third on team), 7.3 points (No. 6 on the team), 3.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists (second) and 0.8 steals while shooting 40.8 from the floor, 31.3 from three-point range and 51.4 from the line. McDonalds All American in high school. Averaged 19.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per contest in senior season Parade Magazine third-team All-American, First-team All-State, CIF Division 1A co-Player of the Year, Orange County Register Player of the Year and Los Angeles Times’ Orange County Player of the Year

  2001 SG/SF Dijon Thompson NA
34.2 mpg/14.1 ppg/4.5 rpg

UCLA’s No. 1 returning scorer (14.0) and No. 2 returning rebounder (4.7) from 2002-03 … Started 17 games last season, including the Bruins’ final 15 contests (averaging 14.5 points a game). As a high school senior Dijon was named 2001 CIF State 2A co-Player of the Year. Led Redondo Union to a 27-6 record and the Southern Section Div. 2A title. Was named one of the five best players in California, selected as a CIF first-team All-Star (all divisions). Also was named to the State CIF Div. 2 first team. Member of Los Angeles Times’ All-South Bay/Westside team
  2003 SF Trevor Ariza
32.6 mpg/12.5 ppg/6.4 rpg
In 2003, Ariza led Westchester to the CIF Div. I State title, a 32-3 overall record and a No. 5 USA Today national prep ranking (No. 2 in the West). As a senior, Ariza averaged 21.0 points, 14.0 rebounds, 9.0 assists and 3.0 blocked shots and steals. 2nd team 2003 Parade Magazine All-American, EA Sports All-American, Hoop Scoop No. 15 ranked U. S. senior, southern California Top Ranked Senior, Cal-HiSports Mr. Basketbal,l State Player of the Year, the Los Angeles Times Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year, Los Angeles City Player of the Year, first-team All-CIF, and #4 ranked SF.
  2000 PG/SG Brian Morrison NA
28.0 mpg/9.8 ppg/2.9 rpg

Transfer from North Carolina. As a sophomore for the Tar Heels, playing both point and shooting guard, Morrison appeared in all 28 games and averaged 7.1 points, led NC with 42 three-pointers (42-125, 33.6), was third on the team with 72 assists (2.6) and shot 75.7 (28-37) from the foul line.
  Incoming Recruits and other notes
  2004 PG Jordan Famar   
Farmar is that rare point guard who is both an outstanding scorer as well as distributor of the basketball. He's got great range on his jump-shot. Ranked the #5 PG nationally by The
  2004 SG/PG Arron Affalo
A deadly outside shooter, Afflalo ranks among the elite shooting guards in the west. Ranked the #7 SG nationally by
  2004 SG Jordan Shipp
Shot up the national charts with a big time performance at the Nike All American Camp.

Ohio State 2000 PG Tony Stockman NA
31.9 mpg/12.6 ppg/2.5 apg

Sat out last year as Clemson transfer after two years in the Tiger program. Top sophomore scorer in the ACC during the 01-02 season averaging 12.2 points per game overall and 14.1 in ACC regular-season contests.He was the Associated Press Co-Player of the Year as a high school senior in Ohio. Stockman was the

  2001 SG J.J. Sullinger NA
27.0 mpg/10.6 ppg/1.3 apg/5.1 rpg

Sat out last year as Arkansas transfer after one year in the Razorback program.
Averaged 9.4 points a game in 29 contests as a freshman at Arkansas. Averaged 21.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 6.0 assists as a senior at Worthington High School and was named Ohio Co-Player of the year in 2001 with current Buckeye redshirt sophomore Matt Sylvester.
  2002 PG Brandon Fuss-Cheatham 22.8 mpg/4.8 ppg/2.3 apg
Misseed much of last year with knee injury. Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Male Athlete of the Year as a senior. Associated Press First Team All-State selection as a junior and senior while earning a second team spot as a sophomore.
  2002 SG/SF Ricardo Billings

13.5 mpg/3.8 ppg/2.2 rpg
Sat out last year do to ineligiblity. 2002 Detroit Public School League Player of the Year, an all-city and all-state selection as a senior.

  2001 SF Matt Sylvester
10.3 mpg/3.1 ppg/1.4 rpg

Redshirted in true frosh season because of injury. Averaged 5.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 21.7 minutes per game last season. Ohio Co-Player of the Year honors as ahigh school senior. He also was Cincinnati Player of the Year, Greater Catholic League South Player of the Year and Southwest District Player of the Year
  2003 G Nick Dials
18.4 mpg/4.8 ppg/1.9 apg

Walk-on that was awarded scholarship once on campus.
  Incoming Recruits and other notes
  2004 PG Jamar Butler

Super defender that plays in your face defense. Has range on his jumper and is a strong, steady athlete. #17 PG in the nation according to

 Kansas 2001 PG Aaron Miles NA
32.9 mpg/9.9 ppg/7.2 apg/4.5 rpg
A true point guard that was named honorable mention All-Big 12 last season. Also earned two awards -- the Dutch Lonborg Free Throw Percentage Award and the Cedric Hunter/Jacque Vaughn Assists Award at the team's annual postseason awards ceremony. Averaged 30.8 minutes per game, 8.9 points per game, and 6.4 assists per game. His 244 total assists last year put him fourth on the Kansas single-season assists list. McDonalds All American in high school.
  2001 SG Keith Langford NA
31.1 mpg/17.2 ppg/3.0 apg/4.4rpg
Averaged 15.9 points per game while pulling down 4.9 boards per contest last season. Also hot 53.0 percent from the field while playing 32.8 minutes per game. Named to the NCAA All-Final Four Team last season. Also earned NCAA Tournament West Region All-Tournament Team honors. An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection.
  2003 SG/SF JR Giddens
23.0 mpg/9.7 ppg/3.5 rpg
A McDonald's High School All-American. Ranked as the #6 SF in the country by and the17th-best high school prospect in the country by Named Oklahoma's Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior. Led the Bears to the class 5A state championship as a senior in Oklahoma's Lloyd Noble Arena. Earned MVP honors at the Oklahoma state tournament... Averaged just over 22 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior.
  2001 SG Michael Lee NA
21.3 mpg/6.5 ppg/3.3rpg
Excellent 3-point shooter. Winner on Kansas' most imporved player award last year after notching career highs in minutes (16.0), points (4.9), and rebounds (2.3). Shot 49.2 percent from the field and 50.0 percent (21-of-42) from beyond the arc. Was the first player off the bench for KU a team-high 19 timesEarned first-team All-State honors as a senior... Put up 19.7 points per game in his final campaign at Jefferson, leading the Democrats to a third-place finish at state.
  2001 PG Jeff Hawkins NA
13.4 mpg/2.8 ppg
Redshirted for the 2001/2002 season. Played in 29 games last year averaging 1.2 points and 0.6 boards per game in 5.8 minutes of action. Earned first-team All-State accolades as a senior. Named first-team All-Metro by the Kansas City Star as a junior and senior. Carried team to the class 4A state title as a junior and a freshman. Averaged 19.6 points, 4.5 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 2.6 steals per game his senior year.
  2003 SG Omar Wilkes
5.6 mpg/2.5 ppg
The son of former UCLA and NBA great, Jamal Wilkes. Named the 2002 and 2003 Division I-AA California Interscholastic Federation Player of the Year by the Southern California Basketball Coaches Association. A 2003 first-team All-State selection Ranked the #12 shooting guard in the nation by Ranked as the 94th-best player in the nation last year by
  2003 PG/SG Jeremy Case
5.6 mpg/2.5 ppg
Outstandig shooter that averaged nearly 25 points per game as a senior in leading his team to the state playoffs
  Incoming Recruits and other notes
  2004 SG Russell Robinson
Ranked the #5 SG in the nation by Was player of the summer as he led his team to a trio of major spring and summer titles. Was the MVP of the Peach Jam, Showcase and Kingwood Classic. Hit the game-winning shot at the Peach Jam.
  Barring any early departures from the current roster or recruiting class, the Jayhawks have 13 scholarships allocated

Oklahoma 2003 PG Andrew Lavender
30.9 mpg/11.2 ppg/3.9 apg

Averaged 18.4 points, 10.7 assists and 4.0 steals per game as a senior. Shot .840 from the free throw line and .480 from three-point range. A consensus top-25 national high school recruit. Considered the #2 PG in the nation by Named a McDonald's All-American
  2002 SG De'Angelo Alexander
24.0 mpg/10.0 ppg/4.8 rpg

Named to Big 12's All-Reserve Team last season. Averaged 7.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 20.1 minutes per game. Averaged team-high 11.8 points over four NCAA Tournament games. A consensus top-50 national recruit out of high school. Regarded as 33rd-best high school senior by analyst Clark Francis. Rated as 19th-best high school senior in fall of 2001 by Bob Gibbons. Rated the #12 shooting guard naitonally according to 25.3 points and 6.5 rebounds last year as a senior at Midwest City
  2003 PG Lawrence McKenzie
20.1 mpg/7.7 ppg/2.4 rpg

Averaged 22.5 points, 7.4 assists and 3.0 steals per game as a senior ... Shot .520 from three-point range and .870 from free throw line. A first-team all-state selection who led team to 26-6 record and fourth straight Class AAA state title. A consensus top-75 national recruit. Rated the #19 shooting guard naitonally according to
  2001 SG Jaison Williams

22.6 mpg/7.2 ppg/3.5 rpg
JC transfer. Averaged 14.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.1 steals per game for the 26-6 Golden Eagles. Shot .481 from the field, 411 from three-point territory and .859 from the free throw line. Named a second-team All-Region 18 selection

  2003 SF Brandon Foust

9.9 mpg/2.3 ppg/2.2 rpg

Averaged 17.4 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocked shots per game his senior season. Shot .680 from the field and .630 from the free throw line. A consensus top-75 national high school senior Rated the #15 SF naitonally according to
  2003 G Jimmy Tobias

6 games played
Averaged 19.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior. A first-team all-state selection. Named state tournament final four MVP. Led Dillard to a 32-1 record last year and a No. 18 USA/Today national ranking. Rated the #35 shooting guard naitonally according to
  Incoming Recruits and other notes
  26.3 minutes come open for competition for the current group of guards and wings with the departure of senior Jason Detrick.

Michigan 2003 PG/SG Dion Harris
28.5 mpg/9.9 ppg/2.3 apg/2.5 rpg
2003 Michigan's Hal Schram Mr. Basketball ... first PSL player to receive the award since 1995 ... 2003 Parade All-America second team ... 2003 FutureStars All-America third team ... 2002 and 2003 Detroit Free Press Dream Team ... 2001 and 2003 Detroit News Dream Team ... 2001 and 2002 Detroit News All-State first team ... 2001 Detroit Free Press All-State second team. for career averaged 20.5 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists ... four-year starter ... finished with an 82-16 career record. as a senior (2003), averaged 24.6 points, 8.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 3.0 steals ... shot 46 percent from the field, 42 percent on three-pointers and 74 percent on free throws
  2002 PG Daniel Horton
30.8 mpg/11.7 ppg/3.1 apg/2.5 rpg
Averaged 15.2 points in 36.1 minutes per game last year. 2003 Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year, by Big Ten coaches and media ... 2003 Big Ten Conference All-Freshman team, inaugural team ... 2003 All-Big Ten second team, by Big Ten coaches and media ... U-M’s 2003 Bill Buntin MVP Award ... U-M’s 2003 Gary Grant Assist Award ... 2003 Basketball Times All-Freshman first team ... 2003 All-Freshman team ... set U-M freshman record for three-point field goals in a season (74) and three-point field goal attempts in a season (216) ... three-time Big Ten Conference Player of the Week ... first time in Big Ten history a freshman has been selected three times. 2002 Parade All-America second team ... 2002 McDonald's All-America ... played in McDonald's All-America game ... West All-Star and starter
  2002 SG/SF Lester Abram
30.0 mpg/12.9 ppg/3.6 ppg
Averaged 10.6 points in 32.1 minutes per game last season. U-M’s 2003 Iron Man Award ... U-M’s 2003 Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting ... Michigan Sports Network Player of the Game, one time. 2001 and 2002 Detroit News Dream Team ... 2001 and 2002 Detroit News All-Metro first team ... 2002 Detroit News All-North first team ... 2002 Detroit Free Press Dream Team ... 2002 Detroit Free Press All-Metro first team ... selected as the captain of the All-Metro team ... 2002 Detroit Free Press All-North first team ... selected as the captain of the All-North team ... 2002 Oakland Press Oakland County Dream Team ... Third in voting for the 2002 Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award ... Top 100 selection for McDonald's All-America ... 2002 All-State Dream Team
  Incoming Recruits and other notes
  2004 SF Ronald Coleman
Will eventually be one of the bigger scorers in the Big Ten. Committed to Michigan as a sophomore. Great stroke and is accurate to 3-point range. Also does nice things off the bounce and will rebound for you. Terrific prospect who plays hard and competes. 5th team all-stater by the Detroit News as a sophomore.
  32.7 minutes come open for competition for the current and incoming group of guards and wings with the departure of senior Bernard Robinson Jr.

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