Murray State’s Ja Morant is popping heads on the NCAA Match, and Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton is amongst these noticing the high-flying sophomore.
“He is one of the vital distinctive gamers that I’ve had an opportunity to observe play,” Hamilton mentioned on Friday forward of Saturday’s Spherical of 32
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“He is form of a throwback to guys who’ve the power to attain factors. However (he) additionally has the eagerness and the joy about creating alternatives for his teammates, guys like a Nate Archibald who can lead the NBA in scoring and lead in assists on the similar time. A man like Magic Johnson, who bought a lot pleasure making the sport simple for his teammates.”
Morant led the best way in the course of the Racers’ Spherical of 64 upset of Marquette, tallying a 17-point, 16-assist, 11-rebound triple-double – solely the eighth within the historical past of the boys’s match.
Total this season, the 6-foot-Three guard is averaging 24.four factors, 10.2 assists, 5.7 rebounds, and 1.eight steals per sport.
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