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#11 Monté Morris
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Flint, Mich.
High School: Beecher
Experience: High School
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Morris Photos
Monté Morris
Release: 06/19/2013


Awards & Honors
All-Big 12 Second Team (15)
Big 12 All-Tournament Team (15)
Bob Cousy Award Finalist (15)
NABC All-District 8 Second Team (15)

Played and started all 34 games ... second on team averaging 11.9 points ... also posted a Big 12-best 5.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds on his way to earning All-Big 12 Second-Team honors ... led the nation for the second consecutive season with a 4.63 assist-to-turnover ratio ... finished season with 176 assists and just 38 turnovers ... had nine games without a turnover ... had second-most assists of any sophomore and 11th-most by any player in school history ... was second in the Big 12 in field goal percentage shooting 50.7 percent from the field ... had 64 steals, the second-most by a sophomore and tied for the ninth-most by any player in a single season in school history ... his 110 steals in the last two seasons are the most by any Big 12 player ... scored in double figures 24 times ... tallied a career-high 24 points and hit buzzer-beating 17-foot fadeaway to beat Texas in Big 12 quarterfinals ... made 4-of-5 threes against the Longhorns ... first-career 20-point game came against Texas Tech ... recorded his first double-double and just missed a triple-double with 11 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds against Kansas ... dished out 12 assists with no turnovers against Alabama ... averaged 15.3 points to earn Big 12 All-Tournament team honors as the Cyclones won the Big 12 Championship for the second consecutive season ... did not commit a turnover in three games at the Big 12 Championship ... had 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals against UAB in the NCAA Tournament.

Saw action in 36 games, starting the final 17 contests ... broke the NCAA record and led the nation with a 4.79 assist-to-turnover ratio, including a 6.9 assist-to-turnover ratio in Big 12 play ... averaged 6.8 points, 3.7 assists and 2.6 rebounds ... dished out 134 assists, the third most by any freshman in school history ... shot 84.7 percent (61-72) at the free-throw line, the second-best mark by an ISU freshman ... shot 40.6 percent from behind the arc ... was only Big 12 freshman to make at least 25 threes (28-69) and shoot over 40 percent ... scored in double figures in 13 games, including all three games in the NCAA Tournament ... tallied a season-high 15 points in the Cyclones' NCAA Tournament win against North Carolina Central and followed that with 13 against North Carolina ... dished out five or more assists in 12 games ... led all Big 12 freshmen with 46 steals, the fifth most by an ISU rookie ... his 1.3 steals per game ranked seventh in the Big 12 ... had an ISU freshman record 12 assists with no turnovers against West Virginia ... played 52 minutes of turnover free basketball in ISU's triple-OT win at Oklahoma State ... had 10 points and five assists, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 43 seconds left in the third overtime against the Cowboys ... had 10 assists in the Cyclones' Big 12 quarterfinal win against Kansas State.

High School

One of the nation’s best point guards, Morris won Michigan’s Mr. Basketball Award in 2013 ... a top-100 national recruit ... ranked No. 96 in the final national rankings and No. 89 in the ratings ... 2013 Parade All-American ... a three-time winner of Michigan’s Associated Press’ Class C Player of the Year Award and a three-time first-team all-state selection ... named to the Detroit Free Press’ Dream Team in 2012 and 2013 ... a four-year starter, Morris led Beecher in scoring, assists and steals in each of the his four seasons ... as a senior in 2013, Morris averaged 23.8 points, 8.8 assists, 5.1 steals and 6.8 rebounds ... led his team to back-to-back Class C Michigan state titles in 2012 and 2013 ... scored 29 points in the state semifinal game and poured in 16 points in Beecher’s 40-39 win over Laingsburg in the 2013 Michigan state championship game ... team went 27-1 in 2013 ... averaged 19.5 points, 4.3 assists and 4.7 rebounds as a junior in 2012, leading his team to an undefeated (28-0) state championship season ... it was Beecher’s first state title in 25 years ... Beecher made the Class C state semifinals all four seasons Morris started ... averaged 18.1 points, 6.6 assists and 5.9 rebounds as a sophomore in 2011 to earn his first Class C state player of the year award ... ended his career with 2,006 points ... narrowed his choices to Iowa State, Butler and Illinois ... also considered Indiana, Arizona State, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech and USC ... nickname is “Man-Man.”

Born June 27, 1995 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... son of Latonia Morris ... liberal studies major.

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