#23 Fred VanVleet
Position: G
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 204
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rockford, Ill.
High School: Auburn HS
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2012-13 (Freshman): Played a steady role off the bench in every game ... Scored in double-figures in two of the five NCAA Tournament games with 13 against Gonzaga and 12 against Ohio State ... Averaged 7.2 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists in five NCAA games played while making 12-of-14 free throws (85.7 percent) … Scored seven of WSU’s final nine points down the stretch, starting with a trey at the 1:28 mark that put WSU up 70-65, in helping hold off No. 1 Gonzaga (Other four points were free throws) … Had 13 points for his just his second double-figure scoring game against Gonzaga ... In the regular season was one assist from a double-double as he scored a career-high 17 points and had a career-high nine assists against Drake in Wichita ... Played 11 minutes in the exhibition after missing some preseason with an ankle injury... Had seven points and four boards in 17 minutes against WCU, and fouled out against Howard with three points in 21 minutes... Saw limited time in Cancun with 7 and 8 minutes, respectively... Had five assists in 22 minutes against Northern Colorado … Second to Malcolm Armstead with 89 assists…  

High School: ranked him the No. 19 point guard in the class of 2012 and the No. 138 player overall… Is the only Missouri Valley Conference high school recruit in the Rivals top 150… Earned All-State honors after averaging around 20 points and six assists… Averaged 18.6 points and 7.5 assists as a junior… Led his team into the Class 4A state finals by carrying it through five postseason games, in which he was the leading scorer in four… Had 18 points in the title game, finishing runner-up in the school’s first state appearance since 1975.. Played the game in Carver Arena, home court to Bradley University… His AAU team, the PrymeTyme Ballers in Rockford, Ill., went 54-8 for coach Anthony "Doc" Cornel ... Signed with Wichita State in the Fall of 2011…  

Personal: Son of Susan VanVleet and Joe Danforth... Has three brothers, Darnell, J.D., and Tre, and two sisters, Alexis and Aaliyah...Born Feb. 25, 1994… Recruited by Northern Illinois and Kent State... Majoring in Sociology.