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Demetris Morant
Demetris Morant

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Bishop Gorman HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 210

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
08/20/1992

Experience:
RS


10/26/2012

Runnin' Rebels Ranked No. 18 In AP Preseason Top 25

UNLV men's basketball has its highest preseason ranking since it was No. 1 in 1990-91.

10/22/2012

Runnin' Rebels Picked 2nd By MW Media

Moser named to preseason all-conference team, Dejean-Jones selected as Preseason Co-Newcomer of the Year and Bennett is named Preseason Freshman of the Year.

10/19/2012

Single-Game Tickets On Sale Sunday At UNLVTickets.com

UNLV men's basketball single-game tickets available Monday via phone and at box office.

10/17/2012

First Preseason Ranking In 20 Years

At No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll, the Runnin' Rebels enjoy their highest preseason ranking since they were No. 1 in 1990-91.

09/27/2012

Runnin' Rebel Scarlet/Gray Showcase Set For Oct. 18

Free fan event features dunk contest, Legends game, Scarlet & Gray Scrimmage, Fan Fest and more.

12/09/2012

UNLV vs. Cal (AP)

UNLV men's basketball

Full Media Guide Bio

UNLV CAREER
Morant enters his second season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2013-14 ... Used the 2013-14 season as a redshirt year.

FRESHMAN (2012-13) - REDSHIRT
Used the 2013-14 season as a redshirt year.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas ... Helped the Gaels to two straight Nevada State Championships ... Team finished his senior season ranked No. 11 in the nation in the Powerade FAB 50 ... Coached by Grant Rice, a former Runnin' Rebel player and the brother of UNLV head coach Dave Rice ... Earned Second Team All-Sunset league honors as a senior ... Averaged 10.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... As a junior, he averaged 8.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game ... Won state championships in two track events as a senior, the high jump and triple jump ... Was ranked by Rivals as the 41st-best player in the 2012 class at his position and No. 150 overall ... Prior to moving to Las Vegas, attended Mountain View High School in Tucson, Ariz.

PERSONAL
Demetris A. Morant was born Aug. 20, 1992, in Miami, Fla. ... Has not declared a major ... Is the son of Linda Bruce and Leroy Morant ... Has seven siblings: Nicole, Nakia, Leroy, Naquanda, Nicholas, Levar and Sadie.

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