UNLV CAREER Morgan enters his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2015-16.
FRESHMAN (2014-15) 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 ... Shot 38.4 percent from the field, 35.3 percent from 3-point range and 71.2 percent from the free-throw line ... 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 ... Grabbed eight rebounds vs. Sam Houston State and Southern Utah.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2014 graduate of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Md., the same school that Runnin' Rebel teammate Daquan Cook attended ... 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, including UNLV teammate Goodluck Okonoboh ... 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.
PERSONAL Dwayne T. Morgan was born Jan. 29, 1996, in Baltimore, Md. ... Has not declared a major ... Son of TabithaChambers and Dwayne Morgan ... Has a sister, Serenity Barber (23) ... 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 ... In Baltimore, lives within walking distance of Runnin' Rebel teammate Daquan Cook ... They are roommates in Las Vegas ... Has a pet dog named Prince.