12 - Matt Esters
Matt Esters
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich./Divine Child
Position: G
gp 27
pts/g 3.9
fg % 48.5
3pt % 37.5
ft % 64.8
reb/g 1.7
a/g 0.7

College: 2012-13: Earned the Harold Meese Sportsmanship Award ... Appeared in 27 games, starting three ... Averaged 3.9 points and 1.7 rebounds per game ... Finished with a 1.9 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Scored a season-high 14 points thanks to a pair of 3-pointers in a win at Northwood on Jan. 24th ... Scored 10+ points four times ... 2011-12: Appeared in 25 games ... Averaged 2.2 points per game ... Made 9-12 free throws to secure a 77-67 win over Northwood on Feb. 25th ... 2010-11: Played in 21 games… Tallied 41 points and 25 rebounds on the season… Scored a season-high 9 points at Lake Superior State (2/12)… Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds at Ferris State (1/20) 2009-10: Played in all 27 games, starting 10 … Recorded 141 points and 51 rebounds on the season … Averaged 5.1 points per game, sixth-most on the team … Had four games in double figures … Registered a career-high 22 points on 6-of-8 field goal shooting and 8-of-9 free throw shooting in a 79-66 win at Northern Michigan (12/12) … Shot a team-best .800 percent from the foul line … 2008-09: Redshirted.

High School: Graduated from Divine Child (Mich.) High School in 2008 … Coached by Andy Dold … Earned all-state accolades as a senior who averaged 15.4 points per game … Helped 2007-08 DCHS squad to a 21-6 record, a city championship and the Catholic League Central Division title … Was selected as team most valuable player and all-conference as both a junior and senior … Also participated in cross country for one season.

Personal:
Son of Jerry and Stephanie Esters of Detroit, Mich. … Born in Detroit, Mich., on Dec. 2, 1990 … Has two older sisters and two younger brothers … Enjoys reading books … Majoring in business administration.

 

Esters's Career Statistics

Total 3-Point Free Throw Rebounds
Year G-GS Min/Avg FGM FGA FG% FGM. FGA FG% FTM FTA FT% Off-Def Total Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2009-10 27-10 506/18.7
37
108
.343
3 31 .097 64 80 .800 10-41 51 1.9 49-0 20
38 0 9 141/5.2
2010-11 21-0 164/7.8 15 31 .484 1 5 .200 10 20 .500 7-18 25 1.2 13-0 6 12 2 5 41/2.0
2011-12 25-0 177/7.1 14 37 .378 2 8 .250 24 37 .648 6-26 32 1.3 27-0 12 11 0 7 54/2.2
2012-1327-3 288/10.7 32
66
.485 6
16
.375 35
54
.648 14-32 46
1.7 13-0 19
10 2 5 105/3.9
Total 100-13 1135/11.4 98
242
.405 12
60
.200 133
191
.696 37-117 154
1.5 102-0 56 71
4
26
341/3.4
Recent Games
Feb 23 Lake Superior State W, 79-78
Mar 2 Northern Michigan W, 72-48
Mar 6 Northwood W, 90-80
Mar 9 Findlay L, 54-51
Mar 16 vs. Wis.-Parkside W, 86-75
Mar 17 vs. Drury L, 76-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 20
Games started 3 3
Minutes 288 233
Minutes per game 10.7 11.6
FG 32-66 28-54
FG Pct 48.5 51.9
3PT 6-16 6-12
3PT Pct 37.5 50.0
FT 35-54 29-42
FT Pct 64.8 69.0
Off rebounds 14 10
Def rebounds 32 25
Total rebounds 46 35
Rebounds per game 1.7 1.8
Personal fouls 29 22
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 19 17
Turnovers 10 9
Assist to turnover ratio 1.9 1.9
Steals 5 3
Blocks 2 2
Points 105 91
Points per game 3.9 4.6
Points per 40 min 14.6 15.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 7 Finlandia W, 117-53 - 15 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 10
Nov 15 at Southwest Minn. St. W, 75-67 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Minn. Duluth L, 70-58 - 10 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 20 Bemidji St. W, 86-59 - 7 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Nov 29 at Malone W, 71-58 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 1 at Walsh L, 84-75 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 Findlay W, 66-49 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Hillsdale W, 73-55 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 13 at Ohio Dominican W, 75-56 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Dec 15 at Tiffin W, 75-55 - 10 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 29 at Wis.-Parkside W, 69-51 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 Lake Erie W, 66-48 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 5 Ashland W, 81-59 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Jan 10 at Ferris State L, 74-66 - 6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 12 at Grand Valley State L, 70-65 - 12 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 17 Wayne State L, 70-59 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 19 Saginaw Valley State W, 77-54 - 3 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 24 at Northwood W, 79-65 - 17 5-6 83.3 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 26 at Lake Superior State W, 83-79 - 26 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 3-5 60.0 12
Feb 2 at Northern Michigan L, 59-55 - 15 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 13
Feb 7 Ferris State W, 64-55 1 24 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 6-6 100.0 9
Feb 9 Grand Valley State W, 69-51 1 17 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 2
Feb 14 at Wayne State W, 67-61 1 34 3-9 33.3 1-3 33.3 5-5 100.0 12
Feb 16 at Saginaw Valley State L, 53-50 - 19 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Feb 21 Northwood W, 82-70 - 11 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 23 Lake Superior State W, 79-78 - 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
Mar 2 Northern Michigan W, 72-48 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Mar 6 Northwood W, 90-80 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 9 Findlay L, 54-51 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 16 vs. Wis.-Parkside W, 86-75 - 9 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Mar 17 vs. Drury L, 76-62 - 18 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-4 25.0 5
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 7 Finlandia W, 117-53 - 15 1 2 3 3 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 15 at Southwest Minn. St. W, 75-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Minn. Duluth L, 70-58 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 20 Bemidji St. W, 86-59 - 7 1 0 1 1 0 - 1 0 0 0
Nov 29 at Malone W, 71-58 - 2 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 at Walsh L, 84-75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 Findlay W, 66-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Hillsdale W, 73-55 - 4 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 13 at Ohio Dominican W, 75-56 - 3 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 at Tiffin W, 75-55 - 10 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Dec 29 at Wis.-Parkside W, 69-51 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 3 Lake Erie W, 66-48 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 Ashland W, 81-59 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 10 at Ferris State L, 74-66 - 6 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 at Grand Valley State L, 70-65 - 12 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 17 Wayne State L, 70-59 - 4 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 19 Saginaw Valley State W, 77-54 - 3 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 24 at Northwood W, 79-65 - 17 1 0 1 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 26 at Lake Superior State W, 83-79 - 26 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 2 at Northern Michigan L, 59-55 - 15 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 7 Ferris State W, 64-55 1 24 1 5 6 4 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 9 Grand Valley State W, 69-51 1 17 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 14 at Wayne State W, 67-61 1 34 3 3 6 4 1 4.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 16 at Saginaw Valley State L, 53-50 - 19 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0
Feb 21 Northwood W, 82-70 - 11 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Feb 23 Lake Superior State W, 79-78 - 12 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 0
Mar 2 Northern Michigan W, 72-48 - 11 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 0
Mar 6 Northwood W, 90-80 - 3 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Mar 9 Findlay L, 54-51 - 6 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Mar 16 vs. Wis.-Parkside W, 86-75 - 9 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 17 vs. Drury L, 76-62 - 18 2 3 5 0 0 - 1 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 3 10.7 1.2-2.4 48.5 0.2-0.6 37.5 1.3-2.0 64.8 3.9
Conference 20 3 11.6 1.4-2.7 51.9 0.3-0.6 50.0 1.4-2.1 69.0 4.6
Exhibition 1 - 15.0 4.0-7.0 57.1 1.0-2.0 50.0 1.0-3.0 33.3 10.0

Home 13 2 8.1 0.6-1.2 50.0 0.2-0.3 50.0 1.0-1.5 65.0 2.4
Away 12 1 13.0 1.8-3.7 50.0 0.3-0.9 36.4 1.7-2.3 71.4 5.7
Neutral 2 - 13.5 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.0-3.0 33.3 3.0

Wins 19 3 10.4 1.2-2.2 52.4 0.3-0.6 54.5 1.4-2.1 66.7 4.0
Losses 8 - 11.2 1.2-3.0 41.7 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.1-1.9 60.0 3.6

November 3 - 6.3 0.7-1.7 40.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.7-2.7 62.5 3.0
December 4 - 4.8 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.2 40.0 1.5
January 8 - 8.9 1.5-2.6 57.1 0.5-0.6 80.0 0.8-1.1 66.7 4.2
February 7 3 18.9 1.9-3.9 48.1 0.3-1.0 28.6 2.9-3.4 83.3 6.9
March 5 - 9.4 0.6-1.4 42.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.4-1.6 25.0 1.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 3 288 32-66 48.5 6-16 37.5 35-54 64.8 105
Conference 20 3 233 28-54 51.9 6-12 50.0 29-42 69.0 91
Exhibition 1 - 15 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 10

Home 13 2 105 8-16 50.0 2-4 50.0 13-20 65.0 31
Away 12 1 156 22-44 50.0 4-11 36.4 20-28 71.4 68
Neutral 2 - 27 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-6 33.3 6

Wins 19 3 198 22-42 52.4 6-11 54.5 26-39 66.7 76
Losses 8 - 90 10-24 41.7 0-5 0.0 9-15 60.0 29

November 3 - 19 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 5-8 62.5 9
December 4 - 19 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 6
January 8 - 71 12-21 57.1 4-5 80.0 6-9 66.7 34
February 7 3 132 13-27 48.1 2-7 28.6 20-24 83.3 48
March 5 - 47 3-7 42.9 0-1 0.0 2-8 25.0 8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 3 10.7 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.4 1.9 0.2 0.1
Conference 20 3 11.6 0.5 1.2 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.8 0.4 1.9 0.2 0.1
Exhibition 1 - 15.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0

Home 13 2 8.1 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.4 2.0 0.3 0.1
Away 12 1 13.0 0.7 1.4 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.8 0.4 1.8 0.0 0.1
Neutral 2 - 13.5 1.0 3.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.5 0.0

Wins 19 3 10.4 0.6 1.2 1.7 1.2 0.0 0.8 0.4 2.1 0.2 0.1
Losses 8 - 11.2 0.4 1.2 1.6 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.4 1.3 0.1 0.1

November 3 - 6.3 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.0
December 4 - 4.8 0.8 0.5 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.0 0.0 0.0
January 8 - 8.9 0.2 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.0 0.4 0.2 1.5 0.0 0.0
February 7 3 18.9 0.6 2.0 2.6 1.4 0.0 1.9 0.6 3.2 0.3 0.3
March 5 - 9.4 0.8 1.4 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 3 288 14 32 46 29 0 19 10 1.9 5 2
Conference 20 3 233 10 25 35 22 0 17 9 1.9 3 2
Exhibition 1 - 15 1 2 3 3 0 3 0 - 0 0

Home 13 2 105 4 9 13 10 0 10 5 2.0 4 1
Away 12 1 156 8 17 25 15 0 9 5 1.8 0 1
Neutral 2 - 27 2 6 8 4 0 0 0 - 1 0

Wins 19 3 198 11 22 33 23 0 15 7 2.1 4 1
Losses 8 - 90 3 10 13 6 0 4 3 1.3 1 1

November 3 - 19 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 1.0 1 0
December 4 - 19 3 2 5 5 0 1 1 1.0 0 0
January 8 - 71 2 8 10 8 0 3 2 1.5 0 0
February 7 3 132 4 14 18 10 0 13 4 3.2 2 2
March 5 - 47 4 7 11 5 0 1 2 0.5 2 0