Played both guard spots in a high school career he capped by earning first team all-state honors. Finished third in the voting for 2016 Michigan Mr. Basketball. Saw action in 25 games as a freshman.
As a Freshman (2016-17) • Played in 25 games off the bench. • Averaged 1.6 points and 1.1 rebounds in 8.4 minutes per game. • Had 17 assists and seven turnovers in 209 minutes. • Scored a season-high eight points in back-to-back games at Penn State and vs. Saint Francis U in mid-November. • Played 20 or more minutes five times in Duquesne’s first eight games. Logged double-digit minutes twice in the final 24 games of the season. • Seven of his 10 3-pointers came in the Dukes’ first eight games.
High School • Rochester Adams High School in Rochester Hills, Mich. (head coach John Hall). • Averaged 25.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists and 2.0 steals per game in leading 18-6 Rochester Adams to the Class A regional championship. Shot .442 from the field, .412 from 3-point and over 80 percent from the foul line. • Finished his career as the school record-holder for points in a season (502 as a senior), 3-pointers in a season (72 as a senior), free throws in a game (19) and 3-pointers in a career (161). • Finished third in the voting for 2016 Michigan Mr. Basketball. • Named first team Associated Press Class A All-State. Also earned a spot on the Detroit News Dream Team. • Was the All-Oakland County Player of the Year. • Scored 24 points and added 8 rebounds in a 48-36 win over Stoney Creek to clinch Rochester Adams’ first district title in five years. • Had a triple-double with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists against Sterling Heights Stevenson. • Went 18-of-19 from the foul line and added five 3-pointers in scoring 42 points in an overtime win over Auburn Hills Avondale. • Had 38 points - including six 3-pointers - 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals in a Motor City Roundball Classic 68-63 win over Novi. • Was named Associated Press Class A honorable mention all-state and MLive Detroit honorable mention in leading the Highlanders to the district final in 2015. • Averaged 19.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.4 steals per game as a junior. • Played both shooting and point guard in high school.
Personal • Played AAU ball for 1 Nation Elite Sports (head coach Apples Jones). • Teamed with ESPN.com’s No. 2 rated national recruit Josh Jackson (Kansas) on 1 Nation. • Considered Saint Joseph’s, Oakland, Lafayette and Western Michigan, among others. • His older brother, Zach, finished his career at NCAA Division III Hope College in 2017. • Began skills training with former Detroit Mercy star Rashad Phillips at the age of 12. • Grew from 5-10 to 6-3 as a high school freshman. • Full name is Spencer Phillip Littleson. Undeclared liberal arts major. Date of birth: 5/29/98.
High Games entering 2017-18 Points - 8, Loyola, Md. & at Penn State (Fr.) Rebounds - 5, UMBC (Fr.) Assists - 4, Saint Francis U (Fr.) Steals - 3, Saint Francis U (Fr.) Blocks - 0 3-Pointers - 2, Loyola, Md. & at Penn State (Fr.) Minutes - 25, Saint Francis U (Fr.)
Superlatives Double-Digit Scoring Games - 0 (0 Fr.) 20-Point Games - 0 (0 Fr.) 5-Assist Games - 0 (0 Fr.) Double-Doubles - 0 (0 Fr.) 5 or More 3-Pointers - 0 (0 Fr.)