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Full Name: Marquis Daron Estill
Position: Forward/Center
Height/Weight: 6-9 (2.06 m)/ 236 (107.1 kg)
Birthdate: September 15, 1981 (Richmond, Ky.)
High School: Madison Central HS (Richmond, Ky.)
College: Kentucky

Kentucky
SeasonGGSFGMFGAPCTFTMFTAPCTREBASTSTLBLPTSAVG
2000-0132085141.6035778.731123197362327.3
2001-023212111178.6246086.6981361710432868.9
2002-033636169288.58779141.56021639216441811.6
Totals10048365607.601196305.64347575381439369.4
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 5-for-16 (.313); 2001-02, 4-for-10 (.400); 2002-03, 1-for-6 (.167). Totals: 10-for-32 (.313).

Career Highlights: Named Second Team All-Southeastern Conference as a senior. Finished career as the schoolís all-time leader in field goal percentage (.601), good enough for sixth best in SEC history. Ranked sixth all-time at Kentucky in blocked shots (143). Sat out 1999-00 season as a partial qualifier. Under NCAA rules, would have to graduate to earn back fourth year of athletic eligibility.

Senior (2002-03): Ranked third in the SEC in blocked shots (1.8 bpg). He was one of only two players on the team to start all 36 games. Scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds at North Carolina. Recorded 16 points and career-high 12 rebounds vs. Georgia. Blocked five shots vs. Mississippi. Emerged as teamís key player during NCAA Tournament run to Elite Eight. Led team in scoring (17.3 ppg) and rebounding (7.3 rpg) during the NCAA Tournament. Recorded a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds vs. Utah in NCAA Second Round. Scored career-high 28 points on 12-for-18 shooting vs. Wisconsin in the Regional Semifinals.

Junior (2001-02): Ranked third on team in scoring (8.9 ppg) and led team in field goal percentage. Shot 8-for-12 from the field on his way to 21 points at Auburn. Blocked career-high six shots vs. Mississippi State. Tallied 12 points, four rebounds, and three blocked shots vs. Valparaiso in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Recorded 12 points, four rebounds, and two blocked shots vs. Maryland in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

Sophomore (2000-01): Led team in field goal percentage and blocked shots (1.1 bpg). Scored in double figures nine times, and led team in scoring in five games. Recorded season-high 22 points on 9-for-11 shooting, six rebounds and two blocks vs. Iowa. Scored 19 points vs. Vanderbilt. Tallied 19 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocked shots vs. North Carolina on his way to SEC Player of the Week honors. Registered 15 points, six rebounds, and three blocks vs. St. Johnís in season opener.

Freshman (1999-00): Sat out season as a partial qualifier. Had knee surgery and began practicing with the team in January.

Strengths: Has a well-rounded offensive arsenal, with the ability to score inside or facing the basket to 15 feet.

Personal: Majoring in Agriculture. Favorite movie is Scarface .Name is pronounced Mar-kwees.