Tyler McCullough
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Tyler  McCullough

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ark.

High School:
Fayetteville High

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 250

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

06/30/2015

Missouri Valley Recognizes 135 MSU Scholar-Athletes

Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award

10/29/2014

Get to Know Your Bears: McCullough, Mvouika & Thurman

Bears All-Access interviewed men's basketball returners Tyler McCullough, Ron Mvouika and Gavin Thurman to find out more about the trio heading into the 2014-15 season

06/12/2014

McCullough Reflects on Man Up Trip to Uganda

Missouri State sophomore talks about his recent mission trip to help orphans in Africa

01/15/2015

Missouri State Players Postgame Press Conference (Evansville)

Missouri State student-athletes Christian Kirk, Dorrian Williams, Chris Kendrix and Tyler McCullough speak to the media following the men's basketball loss to Evansville at JQH Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 14.

01/11/2015

Missouri State Players Postgame Press Conference (Illinois State)

Missouri State student-athletes Marcus Marshall, Chris Kendrix and Tyler McCullough speak to the media following the Bears' 69-55 defeat to Illinois State in MVC men's basketball on Jan. 11 at JQH Arena.

10/29/2014

Get to Know Your Bears: McCullough, Mvouika & Thurman

Bears All-Access interviewed men's basketball returners Tyler McCullough, Ron Mvouika and Gavin Thurman to find out more about the trio heading into the 2014-15 season

06/12/2014

Tyler McCullough Discusses His Trip to Uganda and Man Up and Go

Tyler McCullough Discusses His Trip to Uganda and Man Up and Go

03/20/2014

Players Postgame Press Conference - Bears vs. Murray State

Players Postgame Press Conference - Bears vs. Murray State

2014-15
  Named a 2015 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team second-team selection (3.61 GPA in Finance) ... Ranked 3rd in the Valley in blocked shots (1.0) with a club-best 31 rejections ... Upped his free throw percentage nearly 100 points (.724) between his freshman and sophomore seasons ... Returned to the starting rotation at No. 16 Wichita (2/7/15) and snagged 6 rebounds on ESPN2 ... Blocked 3 shots in 18-minute reserve appearance against Loyola (2/4/15) ... Came off the bench to tally 7 points and 6 boards in home win over SIU (1/31/15) on 3-of-3 from the field ... Missed game at Illinois State (1/28/15) with an ankle sprain ... Fouled out of his first college game at Bradley (1/24/15) after 3 rebounds and 4 points ... Blocked 2 shots and scored 8 points against No. 14 Wichita State at JQH Arena (1/21/15) ... Went 5-for-8 from the field with a team-high 12 points, 4 blocked shots and a dunk in loss to Illinois State (1/11/15) ... Tallied 4 boards at Indiana State (1/7/15) ... Blocked 2 shots with 4 rebounds and 4 points in home win over Drake (1/3/15) ... Notched 7 points and 4 rebounds with 3 blocks in team’s road win at SIU (12/31/14) ... Returned to starting lineup for first time since season opener and had game-high 7 rebounds, a block and 4 points in 21 minutes vs. Oral Roberts (12/22/14) ... Tallied 4 points, 2 rebounds and 2-for-2 at the line in 8-minutes against Eastern Michigan (12/20/14) ... Had 4 rebounds in 9 minutes at Tulsa (12/17/14) with a go-ahead jumper ... Led squad with 6 boards at Oral Roberts (12/15/14) with 2 blocks in 20 minute stint ... Made a key second-half layup and got 12 minutes in reserve in road win at SEMO (12/13/14) ... Notched 6 points off the bench in home win over UALR (12/4/14) on 3-of-4 shooting with a pair of blocks ... Had 2 rebounds in games each against Alaska-Anchorage (11/28/14) and Washington State (11/29/14) ... Had one of his best career efforts in Great Alaska Shootout first round against Colorado State (11/27/14) with 12 points (one shy of career high), 6 rebounds, 4-for-4 shooting with a dunk ... Came off the bench to register a steal and 2 points at Texas Tech (11/22/14) ... Went 3-for-4 from the field and pulled down 4 rebounds in a reserve role against Avila (11/19/14) ... Earned the start in the season opener against Eastern Illinois (11/14/14) ... Took part in the "Man Up and Go" mission trip to Uganda in the summer of 2014r, earning him Missouri State's prestigious student Public Affairs Award in September.


2013-14
 Started 20 of 28 games in which he appeared as a true freshman ... Finished sixth in the league in blocked shots (0.9) while making 52 percent of his field goal attempts ... Ended year with 4 straight starts, including CIT first-round game against Murray State (3/19/14) in which he went 4-for-7 from the field for 11 points with 4 boards ... Earned start against No. 2 Wichita State in MVC Semifinals (3/8/14) with 2 points and a steal ... Started his first MVC Tournament game vs. Illinois State (3/7/14) with 2 points and 2 boards ... Dropped 6 points on No. 2 Wichita State (3/1/14) with an assist and 2 boards in a starting role ... Went 2-for-3 from the field with a pair of rebounds off the bench in win over Loyola (2/2514) ... Made first start in three weeks with 24-minute outing in win over Indiana State (2/22/14) with 6 points, 2 rebounds and a pair of blocks ... Returned to action at Illinois State (2/18/14) with 7 minutes after missing 5 games (2/1 to 2/15/14) with a concussion he suffered in practice ... Won the opening tip at Drake (1/29/14) in his return to the starting rotation ... Went 5-for-5 from the field en route to a career-high 13-point outing at UNI (1/18/14) while sharing team-high rebounding honors (4) ... Saw 20 minutes off the bench and posted a dunk and 2 blocked shots vs. No. 6 Wichita State (1/11/14) ... Blocked a pair of shots and snagged a team-high 6 rebounds in first effort off the bench in win at Bradley (1/8/14) ... Had 3 blocked shots in home win over Alabama A&M (12/21/13) to go with 5 boards ... Had 4 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in starting role at No. 4/6 Louisville (12/17/13) ... Posted first career double-figure scoring effort with 11 points in win over Cameron (12/4/13) with 3 blocks and 3 rebounds ... Registered first career steal in loss to Virginia (11/30/13) in Corpus Christi finals ... Scored game's first points in starting role in team's win over Texas A&M (11/29/13) ... Notched 7 points for second straight game in win over Hampton (11/24/13) with a 3-for-4 shooting effort and a dunk ... Scored 7 points against Grambling (11/20/13) ... Tallied 5 rebounds in home opener against Tulsa (11/16/13) in a starting role ... In his collegiate debut, he posted 9 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists in a starting role to help the Bears defeat Old Dominion (11/8/13) ... Earned a spot on the MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester.

High School
 Averaged 9.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game as an Arkansas Class 7A all-state performer his senior season at Fayetteville (Ark.) High ... Team captain and Regional MVP led coach Kyle Adam's Bulldogs to a 26-4 record and state runner-up finish in 2012-13 ... Shot 57 percent from the field during his final prep season and earned Arkansas 7A all-state tournament team honors for the third straight year ... Was on the Northwest Arkansas All-Big Six first team, KURM Dream Team and 7A West all-conference team for the third year in a row ... In 2011-12, he was part of a 21-7 club that also made it to the 7A finals ... Averaged 11.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game as a junior while earning all-state, all-conference and team MVP distinction ... Shot 59 percent from the field and broke the Fayetteville season block record (86) in 2011-12 while earning MVP honors in the Springfield Kickapoo Tournament ... Bulldogs were 15-14 in 2010-11 but advanced to the state quarterfinals with McCullough as a starter ... Was part of a 25-0 run as a freshman in 2009-10 while earning all-regional tournament honors.

Personal
 William Tyler McCullough was born 12/15/94 in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Son of Rick and Lisa McCullough of Fayetteville ... Has a sister, Emily ... Majoring in Finance ... Chose Missouri State over Nebraska, UALR, Tulane and Arkansas State ... Also recruited by Oregon State, Belmont, Minnesota and Virginia Tech ... Biggest sports thrill was winning his final home game during his junior season at Fayetteville High.
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