2018-19 Men's Basketball Roster

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
Ja Morant

12 Ja Morant

  • Position
    Guard
  • Height
    6-3
  • Weight
    175
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • Hometown
    Dalzell, S.C.
  • Highschool
    Crestwood HS

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.

Statistics

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