2002-03 (Junior) Honorable-mention all-MVC selection after averaging 7.8 points and 3.4 rebounds per game ...Started 33-of-34 games, stepping aside for DeAnthony Bowden on Senior Night to snap consecutive starts streak at 61 ...Became Creighton’s third Verizon/Academic All-American ever when he was named to the second team, joining Rick Apke and Paul Silas ...Named the I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year ...Went 5-for-5 from three-point range while scoring a career-best 21 points in Feb. 8 win over Bradley ...Named Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week on both Jan. 17 and Feb. 14 ...A unanimous member of the Valley’s Scholar-Athlete first team and a repeat Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-District VII squad member as well ...Named MVC Player of the Week on Feb. 10 after averaging 20.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in wins over Northern Iowa and Bradley ...Made his final 28 free throw attempts of the season over the team’s last 16 games ...Also pitched on Creighton’s baseball team in the spring.
2001-02 (Sophomore) Named Creighton’s Carl Reinert Student-Athlete of the Year ...Creighton’s only player to start every game ...Averaged 6.7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game ...Named to the MVC’s Most Improved Team ...Also outstanding in the classroom, he was named to the Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-America District VII team ...Honored by the MVC on the Scholar-Athlete Second Team, the MVC Academic Honor Roll was awarded the MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award.
2000-01 (Freshman) Made appearances in 28 games during his rookie campaign, finishing the season with per game averages of 1.2 points and 1.4 rebounds.
1999-00 (Redshirt Season) Did not play in any games, but practiced with the team, after being redshirted during the 1999-2000 season.
Iowa Falls High School Averaged 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Cadets as a senior ...Prep team included NBA first-round draft pick Nick Collison ...Iowa Falls went undefeated and captured state titles both his junior and senior years and his team was 75-1 during his career.
Personal The son of Wenlyn and Shirley Lindeman, Michael was born on September 29, 1980 in Iowa Falls, Iowa ...Has one older sister, Joie LaFrentz (25), who is married to NBA star Raef LaFrentz ...Graduated with a degree in Finance last spring.