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2005-2006 Men's Basketball Roster


Marcus Morrison

Class: SR
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6-6
Weight: 200 pounds
Previous School: Garden City CC [Lakewood HS]
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.

SCOUTING REPORT: Outstanding talent who could be poised for a breakout senior season. Strong, powerful player with a deft mid-range shooting touch. Has the tools to be an outstanding defender and is the team's best all-around athlete, but needs to gain consistency to reach his full potential and become one of the superlative players in the Sun Belt. Tremendous long-range shooter, who also has the ability to drive to the basket. Marvelous leaping ability and a player who can awe crowds with his array of dynamic dunks.

2004-05
Scored double figures in eight of his last 10 games ... Recorded 19 double-figure scoring games and registered a team-best three double-doubles ... Missed having five double-doubles by one rebound on two different occasions ... Led Middle Tennessee in scoring six times and led the team in rebounding four times ... Had two games of 20-plus points ... Scorched the nets for 41 percent (40-of-97) from beyond the 3-point line ... Scored career-high 26 points against Florida International (02/05/05) and also established career high for field goals made (9) when he connected on 9-of-12 field goals, 3-of-4 3-point field goals and 5-of-5 free throws ... Followed career-best performance with 21 points against North Texas, tying career-high for 3-point field goals made (4) and 3-point field goals attempted (6), also establishing career highs in assists (4) and tying a career high in steals (3) ... Pulled a career-high 11 rebounds on two occasions (Tennessee State and Arkansas State) ... Collected a career-high four steals against Portland State and dished out a career-high four assists twice ... Scored 15 or more points nine different times ... Among the Top 10 in the Sun Belt in field goal percentage (48 percent) and 3-point field goal percentage (41 percent) ... Burst onto the scene with a career-high 18 points in his first game as a Blue Raider ... Produced double-doubles in consecutive games against Tennessee Wesleyan (12/02/04) and Tennessee State (12/05/04) to become the first Blue Raider to accomplish the feat since 2002 - a span of 52 games.

GARDEN CITY CC
Slashing-type forward averaged 16.2 points for Garden City ... Led team with 53 steals for a 1.8 average ... Hauled in 5.9 rebounds and dished out 2.3 assists per game ... Shot 49 percent from the field, 31 percent from 3-point range ... Poured in 21 points and 11 rebounds as Garden City dealt Barton County its first loss in 17 games.

SOUTH CAROLINA
Played in 18 games at South Carolina ... Averaged two points, one rebound ... Scored season-high of six points against Wofford ... Pulled season-high three rebounds in 60-55 loss to Georgia in the SEC Tournament.

LAKEWOOD HS
Averaged 18 points, nine rebounds per game as a senior in leading Lakewood HS to its first state championship ... Started three seasons for coach Dan Wright and helped lead the Spartans to two final fours and a region championship appearance ... Named first-team All-Suncoast his junior and senior seasons ... All-State selection as a senior and was the 2000-01 Times Pinellas County Player of the Year as a junior ... Known for his flamboyant dunks and his electric style of play ... Played in the Florida-Georgia All-Star game.

PERSONAL
Born July 4, 1984 ... Son of Sheila and Paul Morrison ... Majoring in Physical Education.



2004-2005 Game-by-Game Stats
2005-2006 Game-by-Game Stats