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Maurice Ager
Full Name: Maurice Darnell Ager
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 202
Birthdate: February 9, 1984 (Detroit, Mich.)
High School: Crocket HS (Detroit, Mich.)
College: Michigan State
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Michigan State
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 27 4 60 150 .400 31 40 .775 29 73 .397 61 17 5 12 180 6.70
2003-04 30 4 87 225 .387 43 61 .705 37 106 .349 96 20 12 8 254 8.50
2004-05 33 31 150 315 .476 111 135 .822 53 132 .402 128 60 22 8 464 14.1
2005-06 34 34 226 495 .457 121 159 .761 83 221 .376 139 84 23 11 656 19.3
Totals 124 73 523 1185 .441 306 395 .775 202 532 .380 424 181 62 39 1554 12.5

Career Highlights: Ranks 11th in MSU career scoring (1,554 points), fourth in three-point field goals made (202) and third in three-point field goals attempted (532).

Senior (2005-06): Named All-Big Ten Second Team by media and Third Team by coaches. Named to Big Ten All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.0 points over three contests. NABC All-District first team and USBWA All-District honoree. Scored a team-high 27 points vs. George Mason in first round of NCAA Tournament. Recorded third career double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds vs. Northwestern. Grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds to go along with 22 points vs. Cleveland State. Scored a career-high 36 points vs. Gonzaga, including 27 in last 7:09 of regulation and three overtimes.

Junior (2004-05): Named All-Big Ten Second Team by coaches and Third Team by media. Led MSU in scoring (14.1 ppg) and three-point percentage (.402), and finished third on the squad in rebounding (3.9 rpg) and assists (1.8 apg). Started 31 of 33 games. Named to Austin All-Regional Team after averaging 16.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in first four games of NCAA Tournament. Scored a season-best 24 points vs. UNC in Final Four, including a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line.

Sophomore (2003-04): Appeared in 30 games and ranked 10th in Big Ten for three-point field goal percentage (.404) in league play. Finished fourth on squad in overall three-point percentage (.349) and third in rebounding (3.2 rpg). Scored in double figures nine times. Scored a season-high 24 points vs. Northwestern, including six-of-six from behind the arc.

Freshman (2002-03): Appeared in 24 games as a freshman. Tied for team-high in postseason scoring, averaging 11.0 points in six games and shooting .500 from the field. Ranked fourth all-time among Spartan freshmen with 29 three-pointers made and fifth with .397 three-point field goal percentage. Scored in double figures in nine games. Missed first six games of regular season with stress fracture in right foot. Tied a season-high with 15 points against Ohio State in Big Ten Tournament (3/15).

Strengths: Exceptional athlete with a solid package of all-around offensive skills. Excels in transition, but can get it done in the halfcourt with his shooting and slashing ability.

Personal: Majored in Interdisciplinary Humanities.