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Full Name: Marvin Stone
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 6-10 (2.08 m)/ 240 (108.9 kg)
Birthdate: June 2, 1981 (Huntsville, Ala.)
High School: Grisson HS (Huntsville, Ala.)
College: Louisville

Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 0-for-3 (.000).

Three-point field goals: 2002-03, 1-for-3 (.333).

Career Highlights: Played final season of collegiate career at Louisville after 2 1/2 seasons at Kentucky. Sat out second semester of 2001-02 and first semester of 2002-03 seasons under NCAA transfer rules. Recorded totals of 643 points, 484 rebounds, and 93 blocks in four-year college career.

Senior (2002-03): Averaged 10.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 1.5 blocked shots. Became eligible for Dec. 18 contest vs. Manhattan and recorded 19 points and 11 rebounds in his Cardinal debut. Followed up that performance with 21-point, 13-rebound double-double vs. Furman. Scored career-high 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds at East Carolina.

Junior (2001-02): Averaged 5.3 points and 4.0 rebounds. Appeared in nine games before leaving team, averaging 13.9 minutes. Scored season-high 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds vs. Virginia Military Institute.

Sophomore (2000-01): Averaged 6.0 points and 4.6 rebounds in 18.2 minutes a game. Tied for second on the team in rebounding. Scored in double figures eight times. Matched career high in scoring with 14 points in season opener vs. St. John’s. Recorded 13 points, seven rebounds, and four blocks vs. Indiana. Tallied 11 points and eight rebounds in 18 minutes vs. Arkansas in the SEC Tournament.

Freshman (1999-00): Averaged 4.6 points and 3.8 rebounds in 13.8 minutes a game. Scored season-high 14 points vs. Florida. Grabbed career-high 13 rebounds vs. Maryland. Registered 12 points and six rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Pennsylvania.

Strengths: Strength. Can also hit jump shot out to 15 feet and has always been an aggressive rebounder.

Personal: A McDonald’s All-American after high school career. Majored in sociology. Favorite NBA team is the Atlanta Hawks. Best athlete ever faced is Louisville teammate Reece Gaines.