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Morris Jordan

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
McDonogh 35

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235

Position:
Forward / Center

Experience:
4L

Morris Jordan

As a Junior (1998-99): Tied for team lead with 17 blocks . . . Had two 20-point games and seven double-figure scoring games . . . Averaged 4.8 rebounds over his last six games . . . Tallied five points and six boards vs. DePaul in the C-USA Tournament . . . Hit 3-of-5 shots to finish with seven points in 2OT win at South Florida . . . Grabbed six rebounds on 2/24 vs. Memphis . . . Totaled two points and two rebounds at N.C. State on 2/21 . . . Scored four points and added three rebounds on 2/18 vs. Louisville . . . Collected seven points and a season-best nine boards at Houston on 2/13 . . . Tallied 10 points at Southern Miss on 2/11, his best point total in 12 games . . . Played just nine minutes vs. South Florida on 2/6 . . . Scored two points at Cincinnati on 2/3 . . . Hit his fourth trey on the year vs. DePaul on 1/30, equaling career high for 3-pt. attempts . . . Tallied two points and two rebounds on 1/28 at Marquette . . . Equaled a season high with two assists on 1/23 vs. Houston . . . Scored eight points and added four boards at UAB on 1/21 . . . Totaled five points and three rebounds vs. New Orleans on 1/16 . . . Tallied two blocks and five points at Memphis on 1/14 . . . Scored six points and added four rebounds at Saint Louis on 1/9 . . . Was 0-3 from the field on 1/7 vs. UNCC . . . Scored six points and added three boards on 1/2 vs. Southern Miss . . . Tallied 13 points and collected a team-high six rebounds on 12/30 vs. UAB . . . Scored a game-high 19 points and equaled a career best with three blocks on 12/28 vs. Hartford . . . Tallied six points and three steals on 12/12 vs. Lamar . . . Hit 9-of-13 shots to finish with 20 points and a season-high eight rebounds on 12/9 at Texas A&M . . . Set season bests in points (21), FG (9), rebounds (7) and minutes (31) on 12/5 vs. Alabama . . . Hit a season-best 6-of-7 FT attempts vs. Samford on 12/1 . . . Scored 12 points and added two assists and two blocks vs. Stetson on 11/28 . . . Four of his five boards vs. Nicholls State on 11/24 were offensive, also added eight points . . . Poured in 12 points and collected a team-high three blocks on 11/19 vs. Prairie View.

As a Sophomore (1997-98): Finished the season as the Wave's second-leading scorer at 7.0 ppg ... Played best basketball of career in last eight games of the regular season, by averaging 14.0 points, 5.6 rebounds ... Set or tied career scoring high five times in that span (12 vs. Marquette, 13 at UNCC, 16 vs. UAB, 16 at DePaul, 25 vs. South Florida) ... Had 20 points in second half of South Florida, leading Tulane comeback from 14-point deficit ... In DePaul game, hit 10-of-10 free throws and grabbed 11 rebounds for third double-double of season ... Had team-leading 14 points against Memphis and also scored 14 at Southern Miss ... Also grabbed nine rebounds in 31 minutes vs. UAB ... Had 13 points, including first career three-pointer, at UNC Charlotte (he made four more that season) ... Moved back into starting lineup vs. USM and had 11 points, five rebounds in 32 minutes ... Had two points, four steals at South Florida ... Grabbed six rebounds with three points in 16 minutes vs. Houston ... Four points, six rebounds, three blocks in 17 minutes at Memphis ... Had 10 points, career-high 13 rebounds vs. Alabama ... Made first start of season at Hawaii; started five straight games at power forward ... Had 12 points, 15 rebounds in two games at Power Bar Invitational ... Had three blocks vs. Prairie View ... Scored 10 and grabbed 10 rebounds vs. Southeastern Louisiana ... Had five points, five rebounds against Nicholls State ... Saw action late in Tulsa game and had four points ... DNP vs. Texas-Arlington (back) ... Had 13 points, seven rebounds in 14 minutes in first exhibition vs. Vasda USA.

As a Freshman (1996-97): Played four minutes in NIT vs. Oklahoma State and had one rebound . . . Started at USM and had one rebound, two steals in five minutes . . . Had solid effort vs. Nicholls: eight points, five rebounds in 13 minutes . . . Had five points, three rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Lafayette . . . Made first career start vs. Centenary and had eight points . . . Had seven points, seven rebounds vs. Prairie View . . . Scored career-high 10 vs. American-P.R. . . . Scoreless in six minutes vs. Villanova . . . Had eight points, three rebounds vs. Portland State . . . Played 15 minutes against UTA with four points, three rebounds . . . Also played in second exhibition vs. Vasda and had two points, two rebounds.

Prep: Led New Orleans-area Class 5A schools in scoring as a senior (25.2 points per game) . . . Also averaged 12 rebounds and four blocks . . . All-metro selection as a senior . . . Two-time All-District 9-5A choice . . . Averaged 23.2 points and 10 rebounds as a junior . . . Scored 10.1 points per game as a sophomore . . . Had 1,493 career points . . . Coached by Joseph Hicks.

Personal: Born Nov. 25, 1978, in New Orleans, La. ... Son of Morris Jr. and Terri Jordan ... A General Studies major.

Jordan's Career Statistics

Year G-GS Min FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
1996-97 21-2 163 20-43 .465 0-0 .000 12-16 .750 27 1.3 16-0 2 8 1 3 52 2.5
1997-98 28-14 535 77-157 .490 5-15 .333 36-49 .735 128 4.6 60-1 17 27 21 16 195 7.0
1998-99 27-19 558 79-187 .422 5-16 .313 38-58 .655 110 4.1 64-3 12 38 17 20 201 7.4
Totals 76-35 1256 176-387 .455 10-31 .323 86-123 .699 265 3.5 140-4 31 73 39 39 448 5.9

Jordan's Career Game-By-Game

1998-99 Min FG-A 3G-A FT-A O D Rb PF Ast TO BS Stl TP
Prairie View A&M 23 5-8 0-0 2-3 0 4 4 3 1 4 3 2 12
Nicholls State 24 3-8 0-0 2-5 4 1 5 4 0 3 0 1 8
Stetson 27 5-10 0-0 2-4 0 4 4 4 2 1 2 1 12
Samford 21 0-2 0-1 6-7 0 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 6
Alabama 31 9-20 0-2 3-3 3 4 7 2 0 2 1 1 21
Texas A&M 33 9-13 1-1 1-2 3 5 8 4 0 1 0 0 20
Lamar 16 3-5 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 5 0 1 0 3 6
Hartford 27 8-15 1-2 2-3 5 2 7 0 1 1 3 1 19
UAB 33 5-13 0-0 3-4 4 2 6 5 2 2 2 0 13
Southern Miss 24 3-10 0-3 0-0 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 1 6
UNC Charlotte 14 0-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0
Saint Louis 21 3-5 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 2 0 1 0 1 6
Memphis 25 2-9 1-1 0-0 2 4 6 2 0 0 2 1 5
New Orleans 22 2-2 0-0 1-2 0 3 3 2 0 2 1 0 5
UAB 25 2-3 0-0 4-4 1 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 8
Houston 17 0-2 0-0 3-4 2 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 3
Marquette 20 0-3 0-0 2-4 0 2 2 3 1 2 0 1 2
DePaul 18 4-12 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 0 0 1 1 1 9
Cincinnati 21 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2
South Florida 9 0-1 0-1 0-2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Miss 16 5-9 0-0 0-0 4 1 5 4 0 4 0 0 10
Houston 20 3-10 0-1 1-2 5 4 9 1 0 1 0 2 7
Louisville 15 1-3 1-1 1-2 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 4
N.C. State 5 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 2
Memphis 17 0-4 0-0 3-4 1 5 6 1 0 0 1 0 3
South Florida 17 3-5 0-0 1-1 2 1 3 1 0 3 0 1 7
DePaul 17 2-6 0-0 1-2 3 3 6 2 0 3 0 0 5

1997-98 Min FG-A 3G-A FT-A O D Rb PF Ast TO BS Stl TP
UT-Arlington
dnp
Tulsa 8 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nicholls St. 13 2-6 0-0 1-2 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
SE Louisiana 20 5-7 0-0 0-0 4 6 10 2 1 2 0 0 10
Prairie View 14 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 1 3 0 2
Hawaii 26 3-5 0-0 3-4 4 4 8 3 0 0 1 0 9
Long Beach St. 22 0-0 0-0 3-4 1 6 7 4 0 0 1 0 3
Alabama 29 3-6 0-0 4-6 3 10 13 4 1 5 2 0 10
New Orleans 20 2-8 0-0 4-4 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 8
Memphis 17 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 5 6 2 2 3 3 0 4
N.C. A&T 10 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2
UNLV 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Louis 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0
UAB 15 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Rhode Island 9 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Houston 16 1-3 0-0 1-2 4 2 6 3 1 0 0 0 3
Cincinnati 9 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
South Florida 18 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 4 0 2 1 4 2
Houston 7 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2
Marquette 26 6-14 0-1 0-0 4 2 6 2 0 0 0 2 12
Southern Miss 32 5-10 0-0 1-2 3 2 5 4 3 0 1 1 11
Louisville 12 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 0
UNC Charlotte 24 5-7 1-2 2-2 3 1 4 5 2 1 0 0 13
UAB 31 7-12 0-2 2-6 4 5 9 2 2 1 0 0 16
Memphis 27 6-13 2-4 0-0 2 1 3 1 1 4 0 2 14
Southern Miss 28 6-14 2-5 0-0 1 4 5 4 0 2 1 0 14
DePaul 28 3-8 0-0 10-10 3 8 11 2 1 2 3 1 16
South Florida 31 11-14 0-0 3-4 4 2 6 2 1 1 1 1 25
Saint Louis 20 3-8 0-1 2-2 1 4 5 3 0 1 3 0 8

1996-97 Min FG-A 3G-A FT-A O D Rb PF Ast TO BS Stl TP
UT-Arlington 15 2-4 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 4
New Orleans 6 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Portland St. 21 4-7 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 8
Butler
dnp
American-P.R. 22 4-6 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Villanova 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Prairie View 18 2-10 0-0 3-4 4 3 7 2 0 1 1 0 7
Temple 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Centenary 22 3-8 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 1 8
UNLV
dnp
Lafayette 21 1-1 0-0 3-6 1 2 3 4 0 1 0 0 5
Tulsa 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UAB 4 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nicholls St. 13 3-4 0-0 2-2 1 4 5 2 0 0 0 0 8
Southern Miss 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Xavier
dnp
South Florida 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Louis
dnp
UNC Charlotte 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Miss 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0
Marquette
dnp
Cincinnati
dnp
Arizona
dnp
UAB 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Memphis
dnp
DePaul 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Houston 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
South Florida
dnp
Louisville 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UAB
dnp
Oklahoma St. 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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