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Ricky Morgan
Ricky Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pontiac, Mich.

High School:
Pontiac Northern High School

Last College:
Schoolcraft College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
06/01/1982

Experience:
1L


The following bio is entering the 2005-06 season...

UNLV CAREER

Morgan begins his second season with the Runnin' Rebels in 2005-06 ... made 18 consecutive free throws against Wyoming in the 2005 MWC Tournament to tie the UNLV record for consecutive free throws made in a game.

JUNIOR (2004-05)

Appeared in 29 games, starting 13, including the last 12 of the season ... averaged 14.6 minutes per game and had seasonal averages of 4.1 ppg, 2.3 apg and 0.9 rpg ... shot 32.3 percent from the field, 35.3 percent from 3-point range and 74.2 percent from the free throw line ... finished 14th in the MWC in assists ... was second on UNLV's squad in assists ... scored a career-high 22 points against Wyoming in the MWC Tournament, which included 18 consecutive made free throws (tying the UNLV record for most consecutive made free throws in a game) ... made 25 straight free throws over a four-game span during the season ... scored in double figures in three games ... scored 20 or more points twice (two of the last four games) ... led the team in scoring twice (two of the last four games).

JUNIOR COLLEGE

A 2004 graduate of Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Mich. ... in 2003-04, he averaged 8.9 points, 6.1 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game in leading the school to a 27-4 record, the league title and the Michigan state junior college championship.

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

Attended Iowa State University in 2001-02 ... played as a true freshman ... tallied a team-high 91 assists, tying for third on the ISU freshman assist chart ... played in 29 games, started 11 and averaged 3.1 apg, 2.6 ppg and 1.9 rpg ... started the last eight games at point guard, averaging 5.3 apg ... made 17 of his last 18 free throws to end the season ... scored a career-high 12 points and had four assists vs. Oklahoma ... tallied seven or more assists in four of ISU's last six games ... enrolled at ISU in the fall of 2002 before transferring to Paris (Texas) Junior College where he spent one semester before going to Schoolcraft.

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2001 graduate of Pontiac Northern High School in Pontiac, Mich. ... as a senior, led his team to the Class A (large schools) state championship, finishing the season with a 23-4 record ... a three-year starter, the team went 62-12 over that span ... squad was 78-20 during his four years at the school ... earned Detroit Free Press' Michigan Dream Team honors as a senior ... named captain of the Detroit Free Press' all-metro squad ... averaged 15.0 points and 9.8 assists per game as a senior ... scored 22 points in Northern's championship game win ... listed as one of the nation's top seniors by Athlon and Bob Gibbons All-Star Report ... Gibbons ranked him the 35th-best point guard in the nation ... a high honorable mention All-America selection by Street & Smith's ... averaged 9.9 assists per game as a junior ... coached by Robert Rogers.

PERSONAL

Ricky Lee Morgan was born June 1, 1982, in Detroit, Mich. ... majoring in university studies with areas of study in physical education and sociology ... son of Sandra and Ricky Morgan ... has a sister, Samekka Wade (28).

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