Illinois outrebounded AU 29-18 to secure its seventh win of the season.
Illinois men's basketball
Photos from the Fighting Illini victory over Kennesaw State at State Farm Center, Dec. 27, 2014.
Photos from Illinois vs. Oregon at the United Center in Chicago (Frank Polich/Illinois Athletics)
December 9, 2014
Illinois men's basketball photos vs. American University, Dec. 6, 2014 at State Farm Center.
AT ILLINOIS2013-14 FRESHMAN: Played in all 35 games, averaging 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds ... Two points and two rebounds in Illini debut vs. Alabama State (Nov. 8) ... Four points and career-high four rebounds at UNLV (Nov. 26) ... Five points vs. Auburn (Dec. 8) ... Matched career high with four rebounds vs. Dartmouth (Dec. 10) ... Four points vs. Indiana (Dec. 31) ... Five points at Wisconsin (Jan. 8) ... Four points and three rebounds vs. Michigan State (Jan. 18) ... Four points and equaled career high with four rebounds at Penn State (Feb. 9) ... Career-high six points, including 4-of-6 from the free throw line, vs. Michigan (March 4).
HIGH SCHOOLAveraged 24.7 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.9 blocks as a senior, shooting 61.7 percent from the field ... Ohio Division I Player of the Year by the Ohio Basketball Coaches Association ... First-team All-Ohio and All-Southwest District by the Associated Press ... First-team Greater Western Ohio All-Conference, leading Springboro to a record of 22-5 overall and 10-0 in league play ... Scored career-high 37 points versus Carroll (Dec. 22, 2012) ... Averaged 21.3 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots as a junior ... Named All-Greater Western Ohio Conference and South Division Player of the Year, first-team All-Southwest District and special mention All-Ohio as a junior ... High school coach was Jay Byrne ... Played for Martin's Wolverines AAU program, coached by Matt Farus, Antonio Woods and Mark Brown.
PERSONALBorn Aug. 28, 1994 ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies (undeclared) ... Parents are Jeff and Kim Morgan ... Father played NAIA college basketball at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. ... Has a younger brother, Mitchell.