Twenty student-athletes are eligible for ceremonies at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Dwayne Morgan records double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Runnin' Rebels.
Patrick McCaw and Jalen Poyser each scored 15 points to lead the Runnin' Rebel offense.
In the victory, Patrick McCaw accounted for four of UNLV's 12 steals.
Derrick Jones Jr. scores 21 points in the Runnin' Rebels' first MW road victory of the season, 80-68.
The Rebels defeat Incarnate Word, on December 14, 2016.
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UNLV vs. Air Force February 16, 2016
Morgan enters his third season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2016-17 ... Has played in 60 games for UNLV, making 26 starts ... Has scored in double figures in 11 games.
Appeared in 27 games, making 22 starts ... Averaged 5.5 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in 19.3 minutes played per contest ... Had a career-high-tying 12 rebounds at Fresno State on Feb. 6 ... Also added a season-high 14 points in that game for his second career double-double ... Scored in double figures five times during the season ... Was 6 of 7 from the field at Utah State, scoring 13 points ... Was 5 of 8 vs. Colorado State, also scoring 13.
One of five true freshmen to get court time for the Runnin’ Rebels ... Appeared in all 33 of UNLV's games, making four starts ... Averaged 5.3 points and 3.0 rebounds per game, while playing an average of 17.0 minutes per contest ... Recorded one double-double when he had career highs of 23 points and 12 rebounds vs. Saint Katherine ... Was 10-of-15 from the field in that game, leading the Runnin' Rebels in scoring and rebounding ... Scored in double figures in a total of six games ... Had his best shooting performance of the year at Utah State when he scored 13 points on 6-of-6 from the field ... Also scored 13 against San Diego State.
A 2014 graduate of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Md. ... Was a 5-star recruit by Scout and Rivals and 4-star by ESPN ... Ranked as the No. 15 player in the 2014 class by Rivals (No. 4 at position), No. 26 by Scout (No. 8 at position) and No. 39 by ESPN (No. 10 at position) ... Was selected to play on the USA Basketball Under-18 National Team but did not participate because of an illness in his family ... Averaged 17.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game, earning All-Metro, All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and All-Baltimore Catholic League first team honors as a senior ... Was recognized by USA Today High School Sports and the Army National Guard with the Inspiration Award, which was presented to 15 student-athletes across the nation for going above and beyond ... Played in the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic scoring 14 points and grabbing three rebounds in the game, which featured 20 of the top seniors in the nation ... As a junior, averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game ... Played for the Baltimore Elite on the EYBL Circuit in 2013 and led the team with 14.1 points and 8.1 rebounds per game ... Was a member of the 2011-12 USA Basketball Development National Team ... Coached by Nick Myles at St. Frances ... Lettered three years on varsity ... His junior year, the Panthers won the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association Championship ... Had 14 double-doubles as a senior ... Had a 27-point, 16-rebound game in a MIAA Conference playoff win against Mount Carmel.
Dwayne T. Morgan was born Jan. 29, 1996, in Baltimore, Md. ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Son of Tabitha Chambers and Dwayne Morgan ... Has a sister, Serenity Barber (24) ... Mother played basketball at Clemson and father was an offensive lineman for the Tigers before playing six seasons in the CFL and stints with the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and Washington Redskins ... Has a pet dog named Prince.