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#24 Malik Morgan
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 199 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: River Ridge, La.
High School: John Curtis HS
Major: Sports Administration
Born: 01/31/1994
Malik Morgan Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/25/2013

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Morgan played in all 31 games at LSU, with 14 starts and proved a factor in many games for the Tigers … Averaged 5.3 points per game and 2.9 rebounds, while averaging 18.4 minutes a game … Three games in double figures – 12 at Tennessee (2/19); 11 at Georgia (1/19) and 10 in his first LSU game vs. UC Santa Barbara (11/09) … Eight points against Seton Hall (11/29) where Morgan was 3-of-4 from the field with 2 treys was huge as LSU came back form 16-point second-half deficit … Season best 5 assists vs. Mississippi State (2/16) and 5 steals vs. Northwestern State (11/20) … Best of 8 rebounds against Chattanooga (12/11) … Made 25 three-pointers and 40.9 percent of all field goal attempts.

PRIOR TO LSU
Led John Curtis to its first Class 2A State Championship in 2012, earning All-State First Team honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Was named the Class 2A Player of the Year by the LSWA ... Averaged 18.1 points, five assists and 4.3 rebounds to earn District 10-2A Player of the Year honors and help the Patriots earn the No. 1 playoff seed ... Had a career high of 56 points and 10 rebounds in a game versus Riverside Academy ... Coach Mike Krajcer was named Coach of the Year as Patriots capped off a 30-3 season.

PERSONAL
Born on Jan. 31, 1994 ... Left handed ... Honor Student at John Curtis ... Parents are Detra and Sam Morgan ... Siblings are Kai Morgan (14) and Kolby Morgan (16) ... Mother attended LSU and played volleyball at LSU (1983-86) ... Detra (Brown) played on two SEC Championship teams at LSU (1985-86) and led the team in kills, hitting percentage and digs in 1985 ... Cousin Aaron Morgan is a football defensive end for the Jacksonville Jaguars ... Said LSU was "my dream school since I was a baby since my mother played volleyball at LSU" ... Anticipated major at LSU is sports management ... Likes to watch TV to relax ... Lists as his hobby "playing basketball with brother and sister" ... Favorite food is Shrimp Pasta ... Favorite NBA players is Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City, but favorite team is the NBA champions, Miami Heat.

Malik Morgan’s Season/Career Bests

Points
2012-13: 12, at Tennessee, 02/19/13
Career: 12, at Tennessee, 02/19/13

Rebounds
2012-13: 8, vs. Chattanooga, 12/11/12
Career: 8, vs. Chattanooga, 12/11/12

Field Goals Made
2012-13: 4, twice
Career: 4, twice

3 PT FG Made
2012-13: 2, five times
Career: 2, five times

Free Throws Made
2012-13: 4, twice
Career: 4, twice

Assists
2012-13: 5, vs. Miss. State, 2/16/13
Career: 5, vs. Miss. State, 2/16/13

Blocks
2012-13: 2, vs. Florida, 01/12/13
Career: 2, vs. Florida, 01/12/13

Steals
2012-13: 5, vs. NW State, 11/20/12
Career: 5, vs. NW State, 11/20/12

Minutes Played
2012-13: 32, vs. Texas A&M, 01/23/13
Career: 32, vs. Texas A&M, 01/23/13

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 12 at Tennessee, 2/19/13
2. 11 at Georgia, 1/19/13
3. 10 vs. UC Santa Barbara, 11/09/12
4. 9 vs. Vanderbilt, 2/6/13
4. 9 vs. Houston Baptist, 12/28/12
6. 8 vs. Seton Hall, 11/29/12
7. 7 six times

 

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