Men's Basketball


Maverick  Morgan
Maverick Morgan
22

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Springboro, Ohio

High School:
Springboro

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 250

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
08/28/1994

12/08/2014

ICYMI: Illini Grind Out Bounce-back Win Against American

Illinois outrebounded AU 29-18 to secure its seventh win of the season.

02/07/2015

Illinois vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

Illinois vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

02/03/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Rutgers

Illinois men's basketball vs. Rutgers at State Farm Center on Feb. 3, 2015.

01/31/2015

Illinois men's basketball vs. Penn State

Fighting Illini men's basketball vs. Penn State at State Farm Center, Jan. 31, 2015.

12/30/2014

Illinois at Michigan

Illinois men's basketball at Michigan, Dec. 30, 2014

12/27/2014

Illinois vs. Kennesaw State -- Dec. 27, 2014

Photos from the Fighting Illini victory over Kennesaw State at State Farm Center, Dec. 27, 2014.

AT ILLINOIS

2013-14 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 SCHOOL

Averaged 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.

PERSONAL

Born 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.

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