2018-19 Men's Basketball Roster Choose a Player: Brown, Tevin Buchanan, Shaq Cowart, Darnell Davis, Mike Eaves, Jaiveon Gilmore, Devin Johnson, Jalen Morant, Ja Sanchious, Brion Smith, Anthony Smith, DaQuan Whitley, Brion Williams, KJ Dave Winder-Murray State Athletics Dave Winder-Murray State Athletics Dave Winder-Murray State Athletics Dave Winder-Murray State Athletics Dave Winder-Murray State Athletics 12 Ja Morant Position Guard Height 6-3 Weight 175 Class Sophomore Hometown Dalzell, S.C. Highschool Crestwood HS Bio Related Stats Biography 2017-18 Named All-OVC First Team & All-OVC Newcomer Team. Started every one of the Racers' 32 games as a freshman. Had just MSU’s second triple-double in records that date back to 1984 when he had 11 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists at home vs EIU. Had four games of 12-plus rebounds, including a pair of 12 rebound games vs Saint Louis and SIUE. Was 40th in the nation in assist/turnover ratio (2.62). Was 14th in the nation in assists per game at 6.2, was second among all freshmen nationally. Was 16th nationally with 201 assists, which was just the third season in MSU history of 200 in a single-season. His 6.2 assists per game marked the best in MSU history since Chad Townsend averaged 7.1 in 1996-97. He joined Marshall's Jon Elmore as one of only two players in NCAA D-I with 400 points, 200 rebounds, and 200 assists. Had six double-doubles on the season. Scored 12.7 points per game in his freshman season on 46 percent shooting, including 30 percent from the 3-point line. He was an 80 percent shooter from the free throw line. Before MSU Named South Carolina Class 3A All-State as a junior and senior at Crestwood High School. Was a three-time South Carolina All-State pick and three-time All-Region MVP. Finished as the school's all-time scorer with 1,679 points. As a senior in 2016-17 and before that as a junior in 2015-16, he averaged nearly a triple-double with 27 points, eight rebounds and eight assists per game. Had a high-scoring game of 47 points against Sumter. Personal Born Aug. 10, 1999, son of Tee and Jamie Morant. Undeclared on a major. Related Content There is no related content available. Related Headlines Related Press Clips Related Videos Related Photos Statistics Season Statistics Career Statistics There are no statistics available for this player.