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Jordan Morgan before Friday's game against Coppin State.
Jordan Morgan a day prior to Michigan's season opener with UMass-Lowell.
Jordan Morgan and Spike Albrecht meet with the media prior to Tuesday's exhibition opener vs. Concordia.
Jordan Morgan prior to the game against Arkansas.
Wolverine players after a victory over Western Michigan on Dec. 4, 2012.
Career Notes (2011, '12, 13, '14)
2013 Big Ten All-Defensive Team by the coaches
2014 Allstate NABC Good Works Team
2014 Academic All-Big Ten
2013 & 2014 U-M's Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player
2012 & 2014 U-M's Loy Vaught Rebounding Award
2014 U-M's Thad Garner Leadership Award
2014 U-M's Bodnar Award for Academic Achievement
2011 U-M's Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player Award
2014 U-M's Rachael Townsend Award (Community Service)
2014 Michigan Daily Student Athlete of Year (one of nine)
2014 Senior Athlete Award from the Bob Ufer Quarterback Club
2014 Team Captain
Helped U-M reach NCAA Tournament in four straight seasons
Helped U-M to two Big Ten regular season titles (2012, '14)
Helped U-M reach the 2013 Final Four and national title game; first time in 20 years
Helped U-M reach the 2014 Elite Eight
Ranks 1st all-time with 142 career games
Ranks 1st all-time with a 63.10 career field goal percentage
Ranks third (tie) all-time with 122 career starts
Ranks 15th all-time with 718 career rebounds
Set U-M single season record with a 70.00 field goal percentage in 2013-14.
Fifth-Year Senior (2013-14) ... NATIONAL HONORS: Allstate NABC Good Works Team ... BIG TEN: Academic All-Big Ten ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Team captain (tri) ... U-M's Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player ... U-M's Thad Garner Leadership Award ... U-M's Bodnar Award for Academic Achievement ... U-M's Loy Vaught Rebounding Award ... U-M's Rachael Townsend Award (Community Service) ... Senior Honors Award ... Michigan Daily Student Athlete of Year (one of nine) ... Senior Athlete Award from the Bob Ufer Quarterback Club ... Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins ... Helped U-M defeated three straight top-10 opponents for the first time in school history -- at No. 3 Wisconsin (77-70, Jan. 18); against No. 10 Iowa (75-67, Jan. 22) and at No. 3 Michigan State (80-75, Jan. 25) ... Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986, winning the league by three games (15-3) ... Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 ... Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... Helped U-M advance to the Elite Eight for second straight year, before falling to Kentucky, 75-72, on a last second three-point field goal ... Played in all 37 games, one of seven Wolverines to do so ... Had 27 total starts ... Started the final 26 games of season ... Averaged 6.4 points, scoring 235 total points ... Scored in double figures in nine games, including the all four NCAA Tournament games ... Scored a season-best 15 points, four times -- at Nebraska (Jan. 9), Indiana (March 8), vs. Texas (March 22) and vs. Tennessee (March 28) ... Averaged 5.0 rebounds per game, grabbing 185 total boards ... Had 10-or-more rebounds in five games, with a season-best 10 rebounds, five times ... Had 21 games with five-plus rebounds ... Posted three double-doubles -- 15 points, 10 rebounds against Indiana; 10 points, 10 rebounds vs. Wofford (March 20) and 15 points, 10 rebounds vs. Texas ... Shot a U-M single season record 70.0 percent (98-for-140) from the field ... Shot 62.9 percent (39-for-62) from the free throw line ... Recorded 22 assists, with a career-best-tying three assists, two times -- at Purdue (Feb. 26) and vs. Ohio State (March 15) ... Recorded 16 blocks, with a career-high tying three at Wisconsin (Jan. 18) ... Recorded 16 steals, with a season-best two, three times ... Averaged 20.1 minutes per game ... Played 20-plus minutes in 21 games ... Played a career-best-tying 35 minutes vs. Texas.
Senior(2012-13) ... BIG TEN HONORS: Big Ten All-Defensive Team by the coaches ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award ... Helped U-M to 31-8 overall record, tying the U-M record for most wins in a single season and marking just the third time U-M has record 30-plus wins in a season ... Helped U-M earn the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament South Region, program's third straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... Helped U-M advance reach the NCAA Final Four for the first time in 20 years ... Helped U-M reach the national title game for the first time in 20 years, before falling to No. 1 Louisville, 82-76 ... Helped U-M win the program's first NIT Season Tip-Off title, after defeating Kansas State (Nov. 23), 79-72 ... Helped U-M go undefeated (13-0) in non-conference play for the first time since 1985-86 ... Helped U-M match the program's best start going 16-0 to begin season, best since 1985-86 ... Played in 36 games, with 27 starts ... Missed first career game against Northwestern (Jan. 30) after an ankle injury suffered at Illinois (Jan. 27); snapped streak of 53-consecutive starts and 89-straight games played ... Averaged 4.6 points per game, scoring 166 total points ... Scored in double figures in five games ... Scored a season-best 12 points, twice -- Arkansas (Dec. 8) and at Northwestern (Jan. 3) ... Averaged 4.3 rebounds per game, grabbing 154 total boards ... Had 10-or-more rebounds in four games, with a career-best 13 at Northwestern ... Had 15 games with five-plus rebounds ... Posted three double-doubles -- 10 points, 10 rebounds at Bradley (Dec. 1); 12 points, 10 rebounds against Arkansas and 12 points, 13 rebounds at Northwestern ... Shot 57.7 percent (71-for-123) from the field ... Shot 55.8 percent (24-for-43) from the free throw line ... Recorded 13 assists, with a season-best two, three times ... Recorded three blocks, with a season-best one, three times ... Recorded 15 steals, with career-best-tying three against Michigan State (March 3) ... Averaged 15.9 minutes per game ... Played 20-plus minutes in 16 games ... Played a season-best 31 minutes vs. West Virginia (Dec. 15).
Junior (2011-12) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M's Loy Vaught Rebounding Award ... Helped U-M to a 24-10 record, its best record since the 1997-98 season ... Helped U-M to its first Big Ten title in 26 years, sharing conference title with Michigan State and Ohio State ... Helped U-M finish with 13-5 Big Ten record, the most conference wins since 2002-03 ... Helped U-M earned No. 4 seed in the Midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Helped U-M to five wins over nationally ranks opponents, including three top-10 teams ... Played in all 34 games, one of seven Wolverines to do so ... Had 33 starts ... Averaged 7.3 points per game, scoring 249 total points ... Scored in double figures in nine games ... Scored a season-best 16 points, twice -- at Iowa State (Dec. 3) and at Arkansas (Jan. 21) ... Averaged 5.6 rebounds per game, grabbing a career-best 191 total boards ... Had 10-or-more rebounds in three games ... Had a season-best 12 rebounds against Minnesota (Jan. 1) ... Had 24 games with 5-plus rebounds ... Posted first career double-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds against Ohio State (Feb. 18) ... Led the team and finished second in the Big Ten shooing 61.9 percent (109-for-176) from the field ... Shot 50.8 percent (31-for-61) from the free throw line ... Recorded 11 assists, with a season-best two assists, twice -- at Purdue (Jan. 24) and at Nebraska (Feb. 8) ... Recorded nine blocks, with season-best one block, three times ... Recorded a career-best 22 steals, with a season-best two against Western Illinois (Nov. 17) ... Averaged 24.4 minutes per game ... Played 30-plus in seven games ... Played a career-best 35 minutes, twice -- Ohio State (Feb. 18) and vs. Minnesota.
Sophomore (2010-11) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M's Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player Award ... Helped U-M to a 21-14 record ... Helped U-M to the semifinal of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2003 ... Helped U-M earn No. 8 seed in the Midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Defeated No. 9 Tennessee, 75-45, in the second round to record the largest margin of victory ever in an 8/9 seeded tournament game ... Lost No. 1 seed Duke, 73-71, after missing a game-tying shot as time expired in regulation ... Helped U-M sweep its season series with Michigan State -- the first time for the program since 1996-97 ... Started all 35 games, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Averaged 9.2 points per game, scoring career-best 323 total points ... Scored in double figures in 16 games ... Scored a career-best 27 points against Northwestern (Feb. 9) ... Had two other 20-plus point games -- 23 against Concordia (Dec. 6) and 20 against Gardner-Webb (Nov. 21) ... Averaged 5.4 rebounds per game, grabbing 188 total boards ... Had 10-or-more rebounds in two games ... Had a season-best 11 rebounds, twice -- Oakland (Dec. 18) and at Penn State (Feb. 6) ... Had 22 games with five-plus rebounds ... Led U-M and the Big Ten shooting 62.7 percent (141-for-225) from the field ... Had a career-best 11 field goals against Northwestern ... Shot 56.2 percent (41-for-73) from the free throw line ... Recorded 18 assists, with a career-best three against Harvard (Dec. 4) ... Recorded career-best 19 blocks, with a career-best three, twice -- Northwestern (Feb. 9) and at Minnesota (Feb. 26) ... Recorded 21 steals, with a career-best three against Utah (Dec. 10) ... Averaged 24.0 minutes per game ... Played 30-plus in six games ... Played a season-best 33 minutes against Northwestern (Feb. 9).
Freshman (2009-10) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Opted to redshirt the season after coming into season with injured knee ... Valued member of U-M's practice/scout team ... Helped U-M to a 15-17 record ... Helped U-M to the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament ... Lost to No. 1 seed Ohio State, 69-68, after the Buckeyes hit a three-pointer as time expired to win.
Prep Career ... University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy (2009) ... Coached by Pat Donnelly as a senior (2008-09) and Curt Rotter for three years (2006-08) ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Three-year starter ... Averaged 14.5 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.3 blocks for prep career ... Led University of Detroit Jesuit HS to a 45-26 record... Detroit Free Press Class A All-State, third team (2009) and honorable mention (2008) ... Detroit Free Press All-Detroit first team (2009) ... Detroit News All-Detroit first team (2009) ... All-Catholic honors (2007, '08, '09) ... All-League (2007, '08, '09) ... 2009 Sam Madden Boys' Basketball Scholar-Athlete Award from the Catholic League ... National Merit Outstanding Participant honoree (2008) ... Invited to 2008 NBA Players Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, Va. ... Nominee for McDonald's All-American team ... As a senior (2008-09): Averaged 20.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks ... Helped University of Detroit to a 16-6 record ... Posted 10 double-doubles (points-rebounds) ... Lost in semifinal of Catholic School playoffs against Novi Catholic Central (59-53) ... Lost in Class A District semifinal against eventual Class A state champion Detroit Pershing (75-72) ... As a junior (2007-08): Averaged 13.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks... Helped University of Detroit to a 10-9 record ... Lost in first round of Catholic School playoffs against Warren De La Salle (56-52) ... Lost in Class A District first round against eventual Class A state runner-up Detroit Pershing ... As a sophomore (2006-07): Averaged 10.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.1 blocks ... Helped University of Detroit to a 13-10 record ... Lost in championship of Catholic School playoffs against Orchard Lake St. Mary's (68-51) ... Lost in championship game of Class A District finals against Detroit Pershing (54-40), finishing with 20 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks ... As a freshman (2005-06): Led University of Detroit to a 6-11 record ... Lost in second round of Catholic School playoffs against Warren De La Salle (47-44) ... Lost in first round of Class A District championship against Detroit Pershing (54-36) ... Other: Played varsity baseball as pitcher and first baseman for two years (2006, '07) ... Led University of Detroit Jesuit HS to the 2006 Class A State runner-up title.
Personal ... Given name is Jordan Daniel Morgan ... Born on September 15, 1991 in Scott Air Force Base, Ill. ... Son of Meredith and Jim Morgan ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering ... Earned B.S.E. degree in industrial and operations engineering (April, 2012) ... Currently working on master's degree in manufacturing engineering ... Engineering Honors ... Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach, U-M ScholarPOWER Stellar Multicultural Performance Award (Jan., 2013) and Rising Student Achievement Award (Jan., 2013) ... Dean's Honor List for Academic Distinction (Dec., 2012) ... Personal Notes ... Right-Handed ... Committed to Michigan (Dec. 18, 2007) ... Signed with Michigan (Nov. 12, 2008) ... Selected to The Order of Angell, a senior honor society at U-M ... Continues to have aspirations of starting a non-profit organization in the City of Detroit to mentor young children and teenagers.
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