MAVERICK MORGAN RUMORS

Illinois Basketball: 2016-17 season wrap-up for Maverick Morgan

Illinois only had one true center who played meaningful minutes down the stretch last season and that was Maverick Morgan. The Illini also had graduate transfer Mike Thorne Jr. but about halfway through the season, the entire coaching...
Via Writing Illini
May 23, 2017

3-point barrage keys Illinois' 73-57 victory over Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Malcolm Hill scored 19 points and Illinois went on a 3-point shooting spree in the second half in a 73-57 victory over Nebraska on Sunday. Tracy Abrahams added 13 points and Maverick Morgan had 12 for the Illini (17-12, 7-9), who won their third straight road game and for the fourth time in five games overall. Tai Webster had 17 points, eight rebounds and five...
Via Associated Press
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Illinois Basketball: Maverick Morgan a Bright Spot for the Illini

It has been stated over and over again how bad this Illinois basketball season has been. I really wanted this year to be different from the past three, but clearly, we are missing the NCAA Tournament once again. But despite the downturn...
Via Writing Illini
February 07, 2017

WATCH: Illinois Basketball Practice Interviews | 2/6/17

FightingIllini.com's Jori Parys talks to Kipper Nichols and Maverick Morgan ahead of the Illini's game at Northwestern on Feb. 7, 2017.n
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
February 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illini Basketball Postgame Players Press Conference vs. Maryland 1/14/17

Illinois basketball players Maverick Morgan and Malcolm Hill at the postgame press conference following the Fighting Illini's 62-56 loss to Maryland on Jan. 14, 2017.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Morgan leads Illinois to 85-69 win over Michigan

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Maverick Morgan scored 16 points, leading Illinois to a dominating 85-69 win over Michigan on Wednesday night. Illinois (12-5, 2-2 Big Ten) changed up its lineup after its 96-80 loss to Indiana on Saturday and the improvements showed as six different players finished in double figures. The Wolverines had a 4:30 field-goal scoring drought and the Illini put...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Mizzou loses Braggin' Rights game 75-66 to Illinois

ST. LOUIS  -- Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and Maverick Morgan had a double-double to lead Illinois to a 75-66 win over Missouri on Wednesday.Morgan hit 7 of 8 free throws and finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Jalen Coleman-Lands scored 12.The Illini (10-3) have won six in a row including the last four in the border series.Kevin Puryear led Missouri (5-6) with 17 points....
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Hill scores 21, Morgan adds 19, Illinois tops Missouri 75-66

ST. LOUIS (AP) Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and Maverick Morgan had a double-double to lead Illinois to a 75-66 win over Missouri on Wednesday. Morgan hit 7 of 8 free throws and finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Jalen Coleman-Lands scored 12. The Illini (10-3) have won six in a row including the last four in the border series. Kevin Puryear led Missouri (5-6) with 17...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illini Basketball Postgame Press Conference vs. Lewis 11/4/16

Illinois basketball coach John Groce, F Michael Finke and C Maverick Morgan at the postgame press conference following the Fighting Illini's 82-75 exhibition win over Washington U. on Oct. 30, 2016.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illini Basketball Postgame Press Conference vs. WashU 10/30/16

Illinois basketball coach John Groce, F Michael Finke and C Maverick Morgan at the postgame press conference following the Fighting Illini's 82-75 exhibition win over Washington U. on Oct. 30, 2016.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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