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Full Name: Marquis Antwane Daniels
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-6 (1.98 m)/ 200 (90.7 kg)
Birthdate: January 7, 1981 (Jasper, Fla.)
High School: Edgewater HS (Orlando, Fla.)
Prep School: Mt. Zion Christian Academy (Durham, N.C.)
College: Auburn

Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 3-for-15 (.200); 2000-01, 11-for-48 (.229); 2001-02, 22-for-62 (.355); 2002-03, 30-for-98 (.306). Totals: 66-for-223 (.296).

Career Highlights: Named to All-Southeastern Conference Second Team as a senior and Third Team All-SEC as a sophomore by SEC coaches. Although he did not get similar recognition from conference coaches or AP, was named SEC Player of the Year by The Birmingham News and after his senior season. Finished career ninth on Auburnís all-time scoring list and as the schoolís all-time career steals leader. Earned the teamís MVP award his sophomore, junior, and senior years.

Senior (2002-03): Led SEC and was 23rd in nation in steals (2.3 spg), and ranked second in the SEC scoring, fifth in field goal percentage and 10th in assists. Paced team in scoring 20 times and in rebounding 12 times. Registered career-high 38 points on 16-for-21 shooting vs. Troy State. Posted a 27-point, 10-rebound, seven-assist effort vs. Georgia State. Named SEC player of the Week after averaging 22.0 points and six rebounds in wins over Alabama and at South Carolina. Averaged 23.3 points and 7.0 rebounds in three NCAA Tournament contests. Scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds in win over St. Josephís, tallied 18 points in victory over Wake Forest and led team with 27 points and nine rebounds vs. eventual NCAA champion Syracuse in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.

Junior (2001-02): Led team in scoring, rebounding, assists, and steals (1.9 spg). Ranked fifth in the SEC in assists and sixth in steals. Recorded season-high 23 points vs. Florida in the SEC Tournament. Registered double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds to go along with six assists vs. Kentucky. Tallied 14 points and career-high 13 rebounds at Alabama. Earned SEC Player of the Week honors after registering 19 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and five steals vs. Marshall.

Sophomore (2000-01): Paced SEC in steals (2.2 spg). Led team in scoring and rebounding. Recorded season-high 28 points on 13-for-15 shooting vs. Grambling.

Freshman (1999-00): Averaged 4.5 points in 12.7 minutes a game. Became eligible in mid-December after being cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Led team with 16 points in debut at Puerto Rico-Mayaguez in the San Juan Shootout. Tallied 12 points and seven rebounds vs. Iowa State in the NCAA Tournament.

Strengths: Very quick for his size. Can play multiple positions. Shows good decision-making while on the move.

Personal: Majoring in Sociology. Will graduate in May in only three-and-a-half years.