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#15 Jordan Bitzer
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Unionville, Mich.
High School: Unionville-Sebewaing Area HS
Jordan Bitzer
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 04/07/2010

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2009-10: Second-team All-MAC selection and second-team National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District honoree ... scored in double-figures in all but three games (27-of-30) and grabbed 10 rebounds twice ... had six games with at least four threes ... had five games with at least four assists and 13 with multiple steals, including three games with four ... crossed the 20-point mark six times, including a career-best 28 against Eastern Michigan (1/20/10) ... finished with double-doubles against Wright State (16 points, 10 rebounds, 11/24/09) and Western Michigan (22 points, 10 rebounds, 2/27/10) ... ranked ninth in the league in scoring, second in free throw percentage, ninth in steals, sixth in three-point percentage, third in three-pointers made and seventh in defensive rebounds ... his scoring average jumped to 17.8 in league games, the fourth-best in the MAC, and ranked 19th in league rebounding at 5.6 ... finished his career as the program's all-time leading free throw shooter, third in made threes and fourth in career steals ... became the 26th player in CMU history to cross the 1,000-point mark, finishing his career at No. 15 on the scoring chart.

2008-09: NABC All-District second team selection … averaged 12.1 points per game, third best on the squad … bumped his average to 12.8 points per game in MAC contests … averaged a team-high 33.2 minutes per contest (34 in conference play) … hit 86.3 percent of his free throws, which would have ranked third in the MAC had he played enough games to qualify … led the team with 47 steals and would have led the MAC with 2.08 steals per game if he qualified … notched first-career double-double with 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the MAC opener against Western Michigan (1/11/09) … poured in a career-high 21 points in consecutive contests: at Eastern Michigan (1/13/09) and in a victory over Ball State (1/17/09) … scored 20 points while going 4-for-7 from three-point range at Buffalo (2/4/09) … scored in double figures 15 times … led CMU in scoring five times and rebounding four times.

2007-08: Averaged 26.0 minutes per game, second most on the team … ranked ninth in the MAC in steals (1.56 per game) and 14th in three-pointers made (1.56 per game) … averaged 7.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists … tied for second in the league at 2.00 steals per MAC game … hit a three-pointer in 12 straight games to start the year and had a string of 17 straight games with a trey dating back to the previous season … scored a season-high 18 points at Robert Morris (12/5/07) … grabbed nine rebounds against Toledo (3/9/08) … missed the first three games of the season with a knee injury and another game (Ohio) with an illness … scored in double figures 10 times … led CMU in scoring once and rebounding five times.

2006-07: Started the final 23 games of the season … averaged 8.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in league games … hit 45 three-pointers, third most ever by a CMU freshman … averaged 29.9 minutes in MAC games, second most on the team … missed the first two games of the season with a foot injury … scored 17 points off the bench in collegiate debut, a win over UMKC (11/19/06) where he sparked CMU to erase a 20-point deficit … scored a season-high 18 points on 6-for-10 three-point shooting against Niagara (12/23/06) … scored in double figures eight times … hit a three-pointer in 21 of the 29 games played … helped clinch a three-point win at Buffalo (2/10/07) with a steal and two free throws with 18 seconds left … in MAC play, tied for 10th in the league in steals (1.56) and 12th in three-pointers made (1.75) … led CMU in scoring once, rebounding four times and assists four times … was CMU’s top rebounder in both MAC Tournament games.

High School: First-team Class C all-state selection by Associated Press, Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan … named thumb-area Player of the Year by the Thumb Area Sportswriters Association … team was ranked No. 1 in the state at the end of regular season and finished 23-1, losing 58-57 in the regional final to eventual champion Saginaw Buena Vista … prior to senior season, was ranked No. 24 in the state by the Detroit Free Press … scored a school-record 45 points against Bay City All Saints (2/10/06) and holds the school record for career points (1,317) … quarterbacked football team to back-to-back Division 7 state finals appearances, winning the 2004 championship … averaged 22.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 5.4 steals per game as a senior and 18.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists as a junior …  as a junior, was selected first-team all-state by Detroit Free Press and BCAM, third team from Detroit News and honorable mention from Associated Press … earned letters in basketball (three), football (three) and baseball (four) … twice named all-state on the gridiron (as a defensive back in 2004 and quarterback in 2005) and also named all-state in baseball  … recorded 16 interceptions as a junior, which ranks second in the MHSAA record book for single season and 26 career interceptions ties the career record … tallied 21 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals in 2005 state semifinal win over Negaunee and 13 points, five rebounds, five assists and two blocks in state final loss to Olivet … high school coach was Mark Gainforth.

Personal: Born Jordan Scott Bitzer on Sept. 6, 1987, in Saginaw, Mich. … nickname is Bitz … son of Scott and Kim Bitzer … sports studies major.

 

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2006-07   29-23  741  25.6  63  186  .339  45  133  .338  43  55  .782  16  65  81  2.8  65  37  39  34  214  7.4 
2007-08   27-14  703  26.0  66  169  .391  42  124  .339  44  53  .830  13  81  94  3.5  70  38  30  12  42  218  8.1 
2008-09   23-22  764  33.2  89  221  .403  37  106  .349  63  73  .863  17  95  112  4.9  69  48  42  48  278  12.1 
2009-10   30-30  1015  33.8  143  354  .404  72  179  .402  90  105  .857  16  134  150  5.0  76  66  57  13  45  448  14.9 
TOTAL  109-89  3223  29.6  361  930  .388  196  542  .362  240  286  .839  62  375  437  4.0  280  189  168  36  169  1158  10.6