2011-12 Men's Basketball
Record: 19-13 Home: 11-6 Away: 8-4 Neutral: 0-3 WHAC: 13-5
Ronald Bates Image
#12 Ronald Bates
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Class: SR
Position: G
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Previous School: Grand Rapids Central H.S.

2010-11: Third Team All-WHAC selection; scored 25 points in National Championship game vs. St. Francis on 3/15/11; averaged 11 PPG; started 37 games for the Golden Eagles; named to the Hall of Fame All-Tournament Team; led the team in scoring 10 times; went over the 1,000-point barrier in National Semi-final game vs. #3 Northwood University on 3/14/11; third on the team with 40 - 3 point field goals; Mr. Hustle Award winner for third consecutive season; averaged 2.2 APG; led the team with 50 steals; had career-high 12 rebounds in National Championship game vs. St. Francis on 3/15/11; third on the team in 3FG% (39%); shot 76% from the line; averaged 4.2 RPG.

2009-2010: Played in 35 games (started 23); scored a career-high 25 points vs. Davenport to claim WHAC regular season title; named

WHAC Second Team All-Conference; second 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 First Team honors; selected to the Associated Press All-State First Team; Senior Class President; National Honor Society student with a 3.8 GPA; Homecoming King; voted team MVP.

CAREER HIGHS

Points: 25 vs. St. Francis, IN (3/15/11) and vs. Davenport University (2/20/10)
Steals:
4 vs. Grace Bible College (12/18/10)
FG:
8 multiple times
Minutes:
37 vs. Davenport University (2/19/11)
Assists:
6 vs. Indiana Tech (1/17/09)
3-Pointers:
4 vs. St. Francis, IN (3/15/110
Blocks:
1 multiple times
Rebounds:
12 VS. St. Francis, IN (3/15/11)
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

10-11
37
148-336
.440
40-102
.388
73-96
.760
409
11.5
125
3.4
81
50
4

TOT

105

363-795

.457

102-247

.413

204-265

.770

1032

9.8

299

2.8

203

118

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Men's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
2Anthony AllenSOG5-6150Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
3Conor HoganFRG6-1150Grand Rapids, Mich.Grand Rapids Catholic Cental H.S.
5Grant HeideFRG6-1150Hastings, Mich.Hastings H.S.
10Justin YoderSRG6-1170Shipshewana, Ind.Westview H.S.
12Ronald BatesSRG5-8150Grand Rapids, Mich.Grand Rapids Central H.S.
14Ty MasonFRG6-2170Comstock Park, Mich.Comstock Park H.S.
21Jake PliteSOF6-7210Sparta, Mich.Sparta H.S.
23Wes HudsonSOG6-0160Wayland, Mich.Wayland Union H.S.
24Justin PepperFRF6-7220Wayland, Mich.Wayland Union H.S.
33Travis WellsFRG6-1145Eaton Rapids, Mich.Eaton Rapids H.S.
34Ian DrobishFRF6-5230Greenville, Mich.Greenville H.S.
50Dan PossehlSRF6-8210Grand Rapids, Mich.Tri-Unity Christian H.S.
54Shane TiemeyerSOC6-10215Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
55Derek KingshottJRF6-4225Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
Kim Elders - Head Coach - 19th season
Eric DeSantis - Assistant Coach - 7th season
Ted Albert - Assistant Coach - 1st season
 
 
 
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