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 +====== Jesse Morgan ======
 +  * **Player**
 +  * **Seasons:​** [[season_2010-11|2010-11]],​ [[season_2011-12|2011-12]],​ [[season_2012-13|2012-13]]
 +  * **Number:** 5
 +  * **Position:​** G
 +  * **Height:** 6' 5"
 +  * **Weight:** 190 lbs.
 +  * **Hometown:​** Philadelphia,​ PA
 +  * **High School:** Olney H.S.
 +  * **Prep School:** South Kent (CT)
 +  * **Transfer From:** none
 +  * **Birthdate:​** March 14, 1991
  
 +===== At UMass =====
 +  *Was "​forced to withdraw"​ from UMass in Spring 2013.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​home/​5624841-95/​jesse-morgans-basketball-career-at-umass-appears-over))((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2013/​07/​new_evidence_suggest_former_um.html))
 +
 +==== 2012-13 Junior year ====
 +{{ :​morgan_roster_photo_2012-13.jpg?​nolink|Roster photo 2012-13}}
 +
 +  *Season shortened with a torn ACL during the game [[game20130110_st_louis|at St. Louis (1/10)]], in which he played just 5 minutes.
 +  *Averaged 13.4 points per game.  Would have been 14.5 ppg if not for the short stint at St. Louis.
 +  *Scored in double-figures in 10 of his 14 games played.
 +  *Right knee reevaluated and diagnosed as a torn ACL, ending Morgan'​s season. (1/​15/​2013)((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​sports/​collegesports/​3863862-95/​morgan-team-season-umass))((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2013/​01/​umass_guard_jesse_morgan_has_t.html))((http://​dailycollegian.com/​2013/​01/​15/​jesse-morgan-out-for-the-year-with-torn-acl/​))
 +  *Sustained what looked to be a severe knee injury in the game [[game20130110_st_louis|at St. Louis (1/​10)]]. ​ Was later diagnosed as a sprain, and his status was classified as day-to-day.((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2013/​01/​injury_to_umass_guard_jesse_mo.html))
 +  *Scored 12 points and dished a season-high 5 assists in the win [[game20130102_miami_oh|at Miami (OH) (1/2)]].
 +  *Scored 15 points and rebounded 6 in the win over [[game20121222_east_carolina|East Carolina (12/22)]].
 +  *Career game versus [[game20121219_ohio|Ohio (12/​19)]]. ​ In a 6:22 stretch in the first half, Morgan scored 22 points. ​ 24 points in the first half set a new [[Mullins Center]] record for points in a half.  Finished with 35 (career high) in the game.
 +  *Played 31 minutes but held to 1-9 shooting, and 3 points, [[game20121215_elon|versus Elon (12/15)]].
 +  *Scored 18 on 7-14 FG shooting, and rebounded 6, in the win [[game20121204_northeastern|at Northeastern (12/4)]].
 +  *Held to just 4-15 FG shooting, and 9 points overall, in the game [[game20121128_siena|at Siena (11/28)]].
 +  *Over first four games, led team in scoring in each game.  Averaged 17.5 points per game.
 +  *Came off the bench for the season'​s first three games. ​ Returned to the starting lineup in game 4 against [[game20121118_tennessee|Tennessee (11/18)]], and started all other games he played in.
 +  *Scored 18 points in the Puerto Rico games against [[game20121115_providence|Providence (11/15)]] and [[game20121118_tennessee|Tennessee (11/18)]].
 +  *Started season well with 19 points [[game20121113_harvard|versus Harvard (11/13)]].
 +  *Suspended for [[game20121103_aic|AIC exhibition game]], violation of team rules. ​ Back at practice soon after.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​home/​2661449-95/​practice-bergantino-umass-ankle))
 +  *Practiced with team in September. ​ Expects to be ready for season opener.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​2012/​09/​19/​cady-lalanne-jesse-morgan-practice-tuesday-with-umass-men039s-basketball-team))((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2012/​09/​umass_basketball_forward_cady.html))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​home/​2570359-95/​season-farrell-morgan-decision))
 +  *Broke right wrist on July 16.((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2012/​07/​umass_guard_jesse_morgan_break.html))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​2012/​07/​18/​umass-guard-jesse-morgan-breaks-wrist-out-at-least-3-months))
 +
 +[[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2012-2013/​plyr_05.html|Game-by-game stats]]
 +
 +==== 2011-12 Sophomore year ====
 +{{ :​morgan_roster_photo_2011-12.jpg?​nolink&​|Roster photo 2011-12}}
 +
 +  *Provided tight defense and another scoring threat with backcourt teammate [[williams_chaz|Chaz Williams]].
 +  *Solid improvement in numbers over Freshman season.
 +  *Started the last 28 games of the season.
 +  *Had 5 games with 20+ points.
 +  *Scored 13 and stole 4 in the win [[game20120320_drexel|at Drexel (3/20)]].
 +  *Played 45 minutes, scoring 8 and rebounding 6 in the win [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/13)]].
 +  *Scored 21 points (including 8-13 FG shooting) to help UMass upset [[game20120309_temple|Temple in the A-10 Tournement (3/9)]].
 +  *Scored 10 points and tallied 6 rebounds in the win over [[game20120306_duquesne|Duquesne (3/6)]].
 +  *Perfect 9-9 FG shooting (including 6-6 from 3), 25 points, and 7 rebounds, in the win over [[game20120303_rhode_island|Rhode Island (3/3)]].
 +  *Came back with 15 points [[game20120229_temple|at Temple (2/29)]].
 +  *Three-game cold streak (2/18 - 2/25) where he went just 4-24 from the floor.
 +  *Scored 18 [[game20120211_saint_josephs|at Saint Joseph'​s (2/11)]].
 +  *Hit a new season-high with 24 points (9-13 FGs, 6-7 3FGs) in the win over [[game20120208_st_bonaventure|St. Bonaventure (2/8)]].
 +  *Came back strong with 20 points (including 7-11 FG shooting, 2-3 3FG, 4-4 FT) in the win [[game20120121_richmond|at Richmond (1/21)]].
 +  *Charged with 8 of the Minutemen'​s 29 turnovers in the ugly loss [[game20120118_duquesne|at Duquesne (1/18)]].
 +  *Scored a then-season-high 22 points (including 8-11 FTs) [[game20120108_la_salle|at La Salle (1/8)]].
 +  *Dished 7 assists in the win against [[game20111230_central_connecticut|CCSU (12/30)]].
 +  *A-10 Honorable Mention for week ending 12/​25((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​122611aab.html)).
 +  *Started the [[game20111222_davidson|Davidson game (12/22)]] and scored 14 points.
 +  *Scored 10 points at [[game20111203_miami|Miami (12/3)]].
 +  *Started the [[game20111130_towson|Towson game (11/30)]], dished 9 assists and scored 8 points.
 +  *Scored 15 points in the win over [[game20111125_utah|Utah (11/25)]].
 +  *Scored 11 points in 19 minutes of action in the win at [[game20111121_boston_college|Boston College (11/21)]].
 +  *[[http://​gazettenet.com/​2011/​10/​27/​preseason-has-morgan-thinking-big|Preseason has Jesse Morgan thinking big for UMass men's basketball]] (10/​27/​2011)
 +  *Provided occasional backup for point-guard Chaz Williams.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​2011/​10/​19/​start-of-a-comeback))
 +
 +[[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2011-2012/​plyr_05.html|Game-by-game stats]]
 +
 +==== 2010-11 Freshman year ====
 +{{ :​morgan_roster_photo_2010-11.jpg?​nolink&​|Roster photo 2010-11}}
 +
 +  *Became eligible to practice with the team on Dec. 19 after sitting out due to NCAA qualification requirements. Will have 3.5 semesters to play at UMass.
 +  *Played in 12 games with 4.4 points per game in 10.8 minutes per game.
 +  *Attempted 11 field goals, scored four points in A-10 Tournament loss to Dayton (3/8).
 +  *After not playing vs. Temple (3/2), came off bench to score eight points at Fordham (3/5) in 17 minutes.
 +  *In first college game in hometown of Philadelphia at La Salle (2/27), had eight points on two 3-pointers.
 +  *In two games (2/16-19), 10.0 points/game in 17.0 minutes of action after five games of not playing.
 +  *Canned a key 3-pointer as part of six points at Rhode Island (2/19), also grabbed six rebounds.
 +  *Best game of career against Duquesne (2/16) with 14 points (5-of-11 FGs) in 18 minutes.
 +  *Did not play for five games from Jan. 26-Feb. 13.
 +  *Played final minute at Charlotte (1/19) and had monster slam dunk.
 +  *Best game to date at Central Connecticut (1/3), netted five points including 3-pointer in 12 minutes.
 +  *College debut vs. #24 UCF (12/22), tallied a free throw in four minutes.
 +
 +[[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=TZOkifpHEco|Video:​ Interview from UMass Athletics]]\\
 +[[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=buFhRY4gZko|Video:​ Bio from UMass Athletics]]
 +
 +==== Notes ====
 +  *Dynamic shooter and scorer, who became eligible to play for the Minutemen after the first semester 2010-11.
 +  *Came to UMass in winter of 2009-10 after fall semester.
 +  *Originally signed an NLI at Seton Hall((http://​www.shupirates.com/​ViewArticle.dbml?​DB_OEM_ID=12600&​ATCLID=204834835)),​ but did not qualify academically and never played for the Pirates.((http://​gazettenet.com/​2011/​10/​27/​preseason-has-morgan-thinking-big))
 +  *Can play all three guard positions.
 +  *Nicknamed "​Takeover"​ for his ability to takeover games.
 +
 +==== Statistics ====
 +Current stats available from [[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2012-2013/​teamcume.html|UMass]] or [[http://​statsheet.com/​mcb/​teams/​massachusetts|StatSheet]]
 +
 +^  ^^^^^  Total  ^^^  3-Pointers ​ ^^^  ^^^  Rebounds ​ ^^^^  ^^^^^^^^
 +^Season^GP^GS^Min^Avg^FG^FGA^%^FG^FGA^%^FT^FTA^%^Off^Def^Tot^Avg^PF^FO^A^TO^Blk^St^Pts^Avg^
 +|2010-11|12|0|129|10.8|20|63|.317|9|34|.265|4|8|.500|5|14|19|1.6|19|0|9|17|2|5|53|4.4|
 +|2011-12|37|29|987|26.7|130|327|.398|56|155|.361|51|71|.718|35|71|106|2.9|82|2|83|72|7|53|367|9.9|
 +|2012-13|14|11|402|28.7|65|181|.359|37|104|.356|21|26|.808|12|30|42|3|33|0|25|20|2|23|188|13.4|
 +|Career|63|40|1518|24.1|215|571|.377|102|293|.348|76|105|.724|52|115|167|2.7|134|2|117|109|11|81|608|9.7|
 +
 +  *Double-figure scoring: 29 times, last [[game20130105_eastern_michigan|vs Eastern Michigan (1/​5/​2013)]]
 +  *20+ points: 6 times, last [[game20121219_ohio|vs Ohio (12/​19/​2012)]]
 +  *5+ rebounds: 12 times, last [[game20121222_east_carolina|vs East Carolina (12/​22/​2012)]]
 +  *5+ assists: 3 times, last [[game20130102_miami_oh|at Miami (OH) (1/​2/​2013)]]
 +  *3+ steals: 8 times, last [[game20130105_eastern_michigan|vs Eastern Michigan (1/​5/​2013)]]
 +
 +Expanded stats from [[http://​statsheet.com/​mcb/​players/​player/​massachusetts/​jesse-morgan|StatSheet]]
 +
 +==== Career Highs ====
 +|Points|35 - [[game20121219_ohio|vs Ohio (12/​19/​2012)]]|
 +|Field Goals|12 - [[game20121219_ohio|vs Ohio (12/​19/​2012)]]|
 +|Field Goals Att.|19 - [[game20120229_temple|at Temple (2/​29/​2012)]]|
 +|3-Point FG|7 - [[game20121219_ohio|vs Ohio (12/​19/​2012)]]|
 +|3-Point FG Att.|10 - 5 times, last [[game20130102_miami_oh|at Miami (OH) (1/​2/​2013)]]|
 +|Free Throws|8 - [[game20120108_la_salle|at La Salle (1/​8/​2012)]]|
 +|Free Throw Att.|11 - [[game20120108_la_salle|at La Salle (1/​8/​2012)]]|
 +|Rebounds|7 - 3 times, last [[game20121113_harvard|vs Harvard (11/​13/​2012)]]|
 +|Assists|9 - [[game20111130_towson|vs Towson (11/​30/​2011)]]|
 +|Blocks|2 - [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/​13/​2012)]]|
 +|Steals|5 - [[game20111111_elon|vs Elon (11/​11/​2011)]]|
 +|Minutes|45 - [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/​13/​2012)]]|
 +
 +<!--No Trivia section provided in UMass bio-->
 +
 +===== Post-UMass =====
 +  * Attending [[opponent_temple|Temple]] in 2013-14, but not playing due to NCAA rules. ​ Was ruled eligible to join the team after the fall semester of the 2014-15 season.((http://​www.cbssports.com/​collegebasketball/​eye-on-college-basketball/​24785426/​temples-morgan-will-miss-first-10-games-eligible-for-rest-of-season))((http://​www.cbssports.com/​collegebasketball/​eye-on-college-basketball/​24402260/​clemson-transfer-devin-coleman-heading-to-temple))((https://​twitter.com/​GazetteUMass/​status/​429369210129895424))((https://​twitter.com/​GazetteUMass/​status/​429369301616033792))
 +
 +===== Pre-UMass =====
 +==== Prep School / High School ====
 +  *First Team All-City selection at Olney High School in his native Philadelphia
 +  *He averaged 28 points per game, the third-best total among city-league players, and led the Trojans to a 19-3 record
 +  *Had a brief stay at South Kent Prep in Connecticut before college
 +
 +===== Personal =====
 +  *Jesse V. Morgan
 +  *Born March 14, 1991 in Philadelphia
 +  *Mother: Earlene Morgan
 +  *Major: Letters & Sciences
 +
 +===== External Links =====
 +[[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​mtt/​morgan_jesse00.html|Official roster page from UMass Athletics]]
 +
 +{{tag>"​Players"​ "​Jersey # 5" "​Guards"​ "Born in 1991" "​Players from Pennsylvania"​ "​Played for Derek Kellogg"​ "Prep School South Kent (CT)" "Seton Hall"​}}
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