MORITZ WAGNER

MORITZ WAGNER

TEAM: Los Angeles Lakers

HOMETOWN: Berlin, Germany

DATE OF BIRTH: April 26, 1997

COLLEGE: University of Michigan

POSITION: Forward/Center

 

ON COURT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • During the 2017-2018 season while playing for the University of Michigan, Wagner averaged 14.6 points and seven rebounds per contest, shooting an impressive 53% from the field. The same year, Wagner led his team to the NCAA National Basketball Championship, where he posted 16 points and seven rebounds
  • Wagner was named to the West Region All-Tournament Team and the Final Four All-Tournament Team for his efforts during the 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament. In the Final Four Championship versus Loyola-Chicago, Wagner scored 24 points and grabbed an NCAA career-best 15 rebounds
  • On January 13, 2018, Wagner scored an NCAA career-high of 27 points versus Michigan State
  • Prior to moving to the United States, Wagner played basketball for the German National Team. At the 2017 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, Wagner was Germany’s leading scorer averaging 16.1 points a contest. Additionally, Wagner won gold with the German national team at the 2014 under-18 European Championships (Division B) in Bulgaria

AWARDS:

  • Big Ten Tournament MVP (2018)
  • West Region All-Tournament Team (2018)
  • Final Four All-Tournament Team (2018)
  • Second-Team All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Under-18 European Championships – Division B (2014)

OFF COURT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In his spare time, Wagner enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music and watching TV shows. His favorite show is Friends

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