Maurice Acker

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Maurice Acker
No. 5 – Hyères-Toulon
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1987-06-25) June 25, 1987 (age 29)
Hazel Crest, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school Hillcrest (Country Club Hills, Illinois)
College Ball State (2005–2006)
Marquette (2007–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Quebec Kebs
2011 Bucaneros de La Guaira
2011–2012 Matrixx Magixx
2012 Trefl Sopot
2012–2013 Nová Ves
2013–2014 Denain
2014–2015 Bakken Bears
2015–present Hyères-Toulon
Career highlights and awards

Maurice Acker (born June 25, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Hyères-Toulon Var Basket. He was a standout college player for the Marquette Golden Eagles. He played high school basketball at Hillcrest High School, a teammate of Marquette alumni Jerel McNeal. He was drafted in the eighth round of the 2010 NBA D League Draft by the Bakersfield Jam, but was waived in November of that year.

College career[edit]

Maurice averaged 9.2 points, 4.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 31.7 minutes and started in all 28 games as a freshman at Ball State University. He was named Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year in 2005-06. After his freshman season he transferred to Marquette University and sat out the 2006-07 season before suiting up as a sophomore in 2007-08. In the 2008-09 season, Acker took over the starting point guard position because regular starter Dominic James broke his ankle in a loss to the Connecticut Huskies, and started the rest of the season in his place. He started almost every game in the 2009-10 season, averaging 29.2 minutes, 8.7 points, 3.7 assists, and an impressively low 1.2 turnovers per game.