CAREER ACCOLADES Helped K-State advance to consecutive NCAA Tournaments in 2012-13 and 2013-14 2013-14 Academic All-Big 12 First Team Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient
As A Senior (2013-14): Saw action in 15 games as a senior... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team... Selected both the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Averaged 0.9 points on 21.4 percent shooting (3-of-14), including 18.2 percent (2-of-11) from 3-point range, with 0.5 rebounds, 0.3 steals and 0.2 assists in 2.4 minutes per game... Connected on 62.5 percent (5-of-8) from the free throw line... Scored in six games, including a career-high five points at Oklahoma State (3/3/14) in just two minutes of action... Went a perfect 1-of-1 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw vs. the Cowboys... Grabbed a season-high two rebounds on two occasions... Dished out a career-best two assists vs. Troy (12/15/13)... Nabbed a steal in four games... Saw action in seven Big 12 games as a reserve, averaging 1.0 points on 20.0 percent shooting (1-of-5) with 0.4 rebounds in 2.0 minutes per game... Connected on 66.7 percent (4-of-6) from the free throw line... Scored from the free throw line at Baylor (2/15/14) and vs. TCU (2/19/14)... Contributed across the board in the win over Troy (12/15/13) with three points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal in eight minutes... Also scored vs. Long Beach State (11/24/13) and Central Arkansas (12/1/13)... Coached by Bruce Weber. As A Junior (2012-13): Saw action in 13 games as a junior... Named to both the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Played a season-high 15 minutes vs. North Dakota (11/9/12) while he played at least a minute in 10 other games... Averaged 0.3 points on 22.2 percent shooting (2-of-9) with 0.3 rebounds in 1.9 minutes per games... Scored in three games, including a season-best three points in the opener with North Dakota (11/9/12)... Also had two points vs. Alabama-Huntsville (11/13/12) and Texas (1/30/13)... Grabbed at least one rebound in four games with a season-high 4 vs. North Dakota (11/9/12)... Notched one steal each vs. North Dakota (11/9/12) and USC Upstate (12/2/12)... Coached by Bruce Weber.
Community College (2010-12): Played two seasons at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kan. ... Helped the Blue Dragons to a 25-7 record as a sophomore in 2011-12, including a second-place finish in the Jayhawk West Conference with an 11-5 mark... The squad fell to Cowley College in the Region VI Quarterfinals... Named a NCJAA Academic All-American as a sophomore... Saw action in 27 games with 27 starts... Averaged 7.9 points on a team-best 54.9 percent shooting (67-of-122), including 38.7 percent (12-of-31) from 3-point range, with 5.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 28.4 minutes per game... Connected on a team-best 82.7 percent (67-of-81) from the free throw line... Paced the team in all major shooting categories with team-bests in field goal percentage (54.9), 3-point field goal percentage (38.7) and free throw percentage (82.7)... Led the squad with 31 offensive charges... Also ranked third in rebounds and fifth in scoring... Missed five games mid-season due to injury... Scored in double figures seven times, including a career-best 19 points in the first meeting vs. Pratt on 6-of-8 field goals, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range... Collected 18 points in the second meeting vs. Pratt, also on 6-of-8 shooting... Grabbed five or more rebounds in 18 of 27 games played, including a career-best 10 boards vs. Allen County... Helped the Blue Dragons to a 26-7 record as a freshman in 2010-11, including a second-place finish in the Jayhawk West Conference with a 10-6 mark... Saw action in 28 games with one start... Averaged 2.0 points on 52.5 percent shooting (21-of-40) with 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 6.9 minutes per game... Coached by Steve Eck.
High School: A two-year lettermen at Maize High School in Wichita, Kan. ... Helped the Eagles to a 17-6 overall record in 2009-10, including the Ark Valley/Chisholm Trail League title with a 9-0 mark... Captured the Class 6A sub-state title before falling to Leavenworth (and future teammate Nino Williams), 51-49, in the state quarterfinals... Williams blocked Schultz's game-tying baskets with six seconds remaining... Selected second team Class 6A and first team All-City by the Wichita Eagle as a senior... Also named first team all-league... Earned first team academic all-state... Averaged 13.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2 assists as a senior... Connected on 58.8 percent from the field... Helped Maize to a 15-7 record as a junior in 2008-09, including a tie for second in the Ark Valley/Chisholm Trail League with a 6-3 mark... Averaged 9.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game... Named second team all-league as a junior... Coached by Chris Grill.
Personal:Ryan Edward Schultz was born Feb. 25, 1992 in Kirksville, Mo. ... Parents are Drew and Kylee Schultz... Father is a family physician... Parents are both K-State graduates... One of six children, including sister, Kelsey, and brothers, Jordan, Jacob, Logan and Austin... Earned high academic honors at Maize, where he was a member of the National Honor Society and Principal's Honor Roll and a candidate for Wendy's High School Heisman.... Wants to follow in his father's footsteps and a become a doctor (orthopedic surgeon)... Will graduate from K-State with a degree in nutrition and kinesiology in Spring 2015 before heading to medical school.