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The junior from Humble, Texas, was one of two players to start each game in the 2009-2010 season - John Roberson was the other starter in 35 games...Mike played 34.5 minutes per game with eight games of at least 40 minutes on the court...had a top mark of 48 minutes at Mississippi...led the team in scoring with 15.0 points per game...had ten games with at least 20 points including a season high of 28 points against Stanford and at Mississippi...second on the squad with 43 steals...second on the squad with 80 assists...led the team in rebounding with 6.8 boards per game...established a personal best of 17 rebounds against Missouri...had six games of at least 10 rebounds...tallied double-double figures in three games - Iowa State, Oklahoma, and at Colorado ...sank 169-of-238 (.710) free throw attempts for the season...with his first successful free throw against Texas, Mike became the 34th Texas Tech player to join the 1000-Point Club...finished the season with 1,142 career points - ranked 24th on the all-time list...voted to the Duel in the Desert All-Tournament Team...voted All-Big 12 Honorable Mention...named to the 2010 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.
Mike was one of four players to play in each game (33) during the season...had four starts and averaged 23.1 minutes per game...played 30+ minutes against six opponents...perfect from the free throw line in four games...attempted more free throws than all other teammates (187) and made more free throws than all other teammates (136)...had three games in which he made 34-of-40 free throw attempts ...leading rebounder on the team with 5.8 boards per game...had three games (Centenary, Kansas, and at Iowa State) of 10+ rebounds and 12 games with at least 7 rebounds...had double-double performances against New Mexico, Kansas, and at Iowa State...his 12.2 points per game was third on the squad...scored at least 15 points in 13 games...averaged 18.2 points per game over the final nine games of the season...named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team...gained Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team honors after scoring 60 points in two games (Texas A&M and Missouri)...Mike made 21-of-33 attempts during those two games... he set a Big 12 Championship scoring record with 43 points in the opening round game against Texas A&M...(previous record was 38 points by Marcus Fizer of Iowa State vs. Baylor in 2000)...his 43-point game equals Dub Malaise's 1966 performance against TCU as the fourth highest scoring output in Texas Tech history...led the biggest rally in Big 12 championship history erasing their 21-point second half deficit and taking Texas Tech to an 88-83 win over Texas A&M...(previous record was 20 points by Texas two seasons ago)...scored 29 consecutive points for the Red Raiders with no other Tech player scoring to become the NCAA's #2 consecutive points scorer behind Bill Mlkvy's (Temple) 54 consecutive points against Wilkes on March 3, 1951.
The freshman from Kingwood played his first game as a Red Raider in the season opener against UC Riverside...Mike played four minutes, grabbed two rebounds, and had one assist...played in 29 games with 13 starts during the season... averaged 7.3 ppg and 3.0 rebounds per game for the season...averaged over 16 minutes of playing time per game during the season...had a season high of 35 minutes against OSU in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship...scored 14 points and had 5 rebounds in the game...best FG % (.490) on the squad (71-of-145) for players with at least 100 FG attempts...2nd among squad members in FT % (.756) for those with at least 75 FT attempts...perfect from the line in nine games for a combined 26-for-26...season high of 25 points at New Mexico...scored in double figures in nine games...season high of 10 rebounds at Nebraska... averaged 7.4 ppg and 3.1 rebounds per game in Big 12 play...averaged over 17 minutes per game for conference play...started seven conference games.
Played for Royce Huseman at Kingwood High School...the Mustangs are the first Class 5A team to reach three consecutive state championship games...Kingwood won the state title in Mike's sophomore season (2005) and lost in overtime in 2006 to new Red Raider teammate, John Roberson's Plano squad...new Red Raider teammate D'walyn Roberts and his Duncanville squad topped the Mustangs for the 2007 state crown...the Mustangs were 110-13 in three seasons and were 39-3 in Mike's senior year...2007 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 5A All-Star selection...2007 TABC Class 5A All-Region honor...named to the 2007 TABC Class 5A All-State First Team...rated No. 5 player in the state of Texas by Rivals.com...led the South squad in the Texas High School Coaches Association 2007 All-Star Game to a 104-85 win over the North...scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to earn MVP honors...2007 member of the Global Games All-Americans squad with new Red Raider teammates D'walyn Roberts and John Roberson.
Born September 19, 1988 in El Paso, Texas...son of Clem and Carmen Singletary...has a younger brother, Robert (15)...hobbies are being with friends, playing video games, and playing basketball.