2010-11 Men's Basketball
Record: 34-4 Home: 14-0 Away: 11-3 Neutral: 9-1 WHAC: 14-2
Ronald Bates Image
#12 Ronald Bates
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Class: JR
Position: G
Major:
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Previous School: Grand Rapids Central H.S.

2009-2010: Played in 35 games (started 23); scored a career-high 25 points vs. Davenport to claim WHAC regular season title; named WHAC 2nd Team All-Conference; 2nd on team with 34 steals and .782 FT%; averaged 10.6 PPG (11.9 in WHAC); made 45% from behind the arc in the WHAC; named WHAC Player of the Week January 22; had 20 double-figure scoring games; averaged 2 APG and 2.6 RPG.

2008-2009: Played in 33 games as a true freshman (started 3 games); scored double-figures12 times; averaged 7.6 PPG and shot 48% from the floor; scored a career-high 24 pts. vs. U-M Dearborn on 3/3/09; played 29 minutes vs. Grace College (11/22/08); shot 48% from 3-point line; 76% FT shooter for the season (77% in WHAC); selected to WHAC All-Newcomer team.

High school: Named to Grand Rapids Press Dream Team Senior Season; Averaged 19 PPG; earned City League All-Conference 1st Team honors; selected to the Associated Press All-State 1st Team; Senior Class President; National Honor Society student with a 3.8 GPA; Homecoming King; voted team MVP.

CAREER HIGHS

Points: 25 vs. Davenport University (2/20/10)
Steals:
3 multiple times
FG:
8 vs. Davenport University (2/20/10)
Minutes:
33 vs. Siena Hts. (2/17/10), vs. St. Francis (11/17/09) and vs. Concordia(2/10/10)
Assists:
6 vs. Indiana Tech (1/17/09)
3-Pointers:
2 vs. UM-Dearborn (2/28/09) and vs. Davenport University (2/20/10)
Blocks:
1 multiple times
Rebounds:
7 vs. Kuyper College (1/3/09) and vs. Siena Hts. (2/17/10)
FT:
6 several times

QUICK STATS

Favorite TV Show: Family Guy
Favorite Verse:
Matthew 6:33
Favorite Music:
Kanye West
Favorite Sport other than Basketball:
Football
If I Cooked My Own Meals, I'd Survive On:
Pancakes


Year

GP

FG-FGA

FG%

3PT-3PTA

3-PT%

FT-FTA

FT%

Points

PPG

REB

RPG

Assists

Steals

Blocks

08-09

33

85-175

.486

30-64

.469

52-68

.765

252

7.6

82

2.5

56

34

1

09-10

35

130-284

.458

32-81

.395

79-101

.782

371

10.6

92

2.6

66

34

5

TOT

68

215-459

.468

62-145

.428

131-169

.775

623

9.2

122

2.6

122

68

6


 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
2Anthony AllenFRG5-6150Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
3Dominic AllenSRG6-0175Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
5Bryce SempleSRG6-5180Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
10Justin YoderJRG6-1170Shipshewana, Ind.Westview H.S.
12Ronald BatesJRG5-8150Grand Rapids, Mich.Grand Rapids Central H.S.
21Jake PliteFRF6-7210Sparta, Mich.Sparta H.S.
23Wes HudsonFRG6-0160Wayland, Mich.Wayland Union H.S.
24Kelvin DeVriesSRF6-6180Martin, Mich.Kalamazoo Christian H.S.
25Bryan PasciakSRG/F6-2195Rockford, Mich.Ferris State University
32Ted AlbertSRF6-3210Belding, Mich.Belding H.S.
33Jonathan Hoshor*SOG6-2180Saugatuck, Mich.Saugatuck H.S.
34Caleb SimonsSRF6-5200Mt. Pleasant, Mich.Sacred Heart H.S.
50Dan PossehlJRF6-8210Grand Rapids, Mich.Tri-Unity Christian H.S.
54Shane TiemeyerFRC6-10215Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
55Derek KingshottSOF6-4225Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
* Redshirt
Kim Elders - Head Coach - 18th season
Lance Roark - Assistant Coach - 15th season
Eric DeSantis - Assistant Coach - 6th season
Dennis Graham - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
 
 
 
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