Darius Morris - Draft Prospect Profile

Darius Morris - Draft Prospect Profile

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif | High School: Windward | Height / Weight: 6-4 / 190 | Position: Guard

At Michigan ... (2010-11) ... Helped Michigan to a 21-14 record ... Earned No. 8 seed at NCAA Tournament, advancing to third round after 75-45 victory over No. 9 seed Tennessee ... Eliminated by No. 1 seed Duke, 73-71, in third round ... Earned No. 4 seed at Big Ten Tournament, advancing to semifinal ... (2009-10) ... Helped Michigan to a 15-17 record ... Earned No. 8 seed at Big Ten Tournament, advancing to quarterfinal.

Sophomore (2010-11) ... Named to the All-Big Ten Third Team by both the conference coaches and media ... NABC All-District 7 Second Team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Yahoo! Sports All-Big Ten Second Team ... UMHoops.com All-Big Ten Second Team ... AnnArbor.com Most Improved Player ... Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 27) ... Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (Jan. 31) ... Named to Legends Classic All-Tournament Team ... U-M's Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award ... U-M's Gary Grant Award for Most Assists ... Appeared in all 35 games, with 34 starts ... Averaged 15.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 6.7 assists per game ... Averaged 14.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 6.3 assists per game in Big Ten contests ... Had the third triple-double in Michigan history (12 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists) against Iowa (Jan. 30) ... Recorded five double-doubles, (points-assists) against Gardner-Webb (Nov. 21), Concordia (Dec. 6), Utah (Dec. 10), Bryant (Dec. 23) and Penn State (Jan. 2) ... Led Michigan with 526 points ... Scored double-digit points in 29 games ... Scored 20-or-more points in seven games ... Led U-M in scoring in 13 games ... Was 11th in the Big Ten in scoring average (15.0/g) ... Posted a career-high 26 points against Bryant (Dec. 23) ... Scored a team-high 23 points at Penn State (Jan. 6) ... Led U-M with 22 points against Indiana (Jan. 15) ... Led Michigan with 17 points in the Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois (March 11) ... Scored 17 points in the win at Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... Grabbed 139 rebounds, 31 offensive and 108 defensive ... Held at least a share of the team high in rebounding in four games ... Recorded a career-high 10 rebounds against Iowa (Jan. 30) ... Led team with 235 assists ... Set U-M single-season assists record (March 20) ... Led the Big Ten and was fifth in the nation in assists per game (6.71/g) ... Had 10-or-more assists in seven games ... Held at least a share of team high in assists in 32 games ... Registered a career-best 12 assists against Concordia (Dec. 6) and Bryant (Dec. 23) ... Shot 48.9 percent (201-for-411) from the field ... Led U-M with 201 field goals made ... Made a career-high nine field goals at Penn State (Feb. 6) ... Shot 25 percent (16-for-64) from three-point range ... Shot 71.5 percent (108-for-151) from the free throw line ... Led team with 108 free throws made ... Made a career-high eight free throws against Bryant (Dec. 23) and matched that at Indiana (Jan. 15) ... Led U-M with 36 steals ... Recorded a career-high four steals twice, against Clemson (Nov. 30) and Utah (Dec. 10) ... Played 1,219 minutes ... Averaged 34.8 minutes per game ... Played 30-or-more minutes in 29 games ... Played a career-high 43 minutes against Kansas (Jan. 9) and played all 40 minutes at Michigan State (Jan. 27).

Personal ...
Given Name: Darius Aaron Morris ... Born on January 3, 1991, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Dewayne Sr. and Robin Morris ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Interested in applying to Ross Business School ... Right-handed ... Verbally committed to Michigan, August 1, 2008 ... Signed with Michigan, November 12, 2008.