Raymar Morgan

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Raymar Morgan
Raymar Morgan vs Florida.jpg
No. 8 – ratiopharm Ulm
Position Power forward
League Bundesliga
Eurocup
Personal information
Born (1988-08-08) August 8, 1988 (age 27)
Canton, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school McKinley (Canton, Ohio)
College Michigan State (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2011 Pınar Karşıyaka
2011–2012 Ironi Ashkelon
2012–2013 Barak Netanya
2014–2015 BG Göttingen
2015 Panathinaikos
2015–present ratiopharm Ulm
Career highlights and awards

Raymar Morgan (born August 8, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who plays for ratiopharm Ulm of the Bundesliga. He played college basketball at the Michigan State University.

Basketball information[edit]

High school[edit]

  • Averaged 24.4 points and 9.0 rebounds as a senior at Canton McKinley High School, playing for coach Dave Hoover[1]
  • Led McKinley to 2006 Division I state title, being named Most Outstanding Player of the all-tournament team for the second straight season[1]
  • Named 2006 Ohio Division I Player of the Year, 2005 Ohio Division I second team, 2004 Ohio Division I honorable mention[2]
  • Finished his career as McKinley's all-time leading scorer with 1,553 points
  • The Bulldogs were 73-7 with Morgan in the starting lineup during his three years and never lost a home game
  • In 2005, Led McKinley to a 26-1 record and a Division 1 state championship, recording 18 points and six rebounds in a 51-42 victory over St. Xavier in the state finals
  • Won the 2005 AND1 High School Basketball Championship in late June, earning MVP honors
  • Rated the No. 11 small forward[3] and No. 34 player overall[4] in the 2006 class by Scout.com
  • Rated the No. 11 small forward[5] and No. 33 player overall[6] in the 2006 class by rivals.com
  • Rated the No. 69 small forward and No. 22 overall player[7] in the 2006 class by risemag.com
  • Attended Canton McKinley High School, the same one as fellow Spartan alumnus Eric Snow[1]

College career[edit]

06-07[edit]

Selected to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team as voted on by the league's coaches. Appeared in 28 games, starting 25 • MSU's second-leading scorer (11.7 ppg) and third-leading rebounder (5.2 rpg). Ranked fourth among Big Ten freshmen in scoring and third in rebounding • Ranked 19th in the Big Ten in scoring, 17th in rebounding and 11th in field-goal percentage (.486) • Averaged 16.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in two NCAA Tournament games, including scoring a season-high 19 points against North Carolina (3/17) in the second round •

07-08[edit]

Second-team All-Big Ten as selected by the league's media and coaches • Started all 36 games. Ranked sixth in the Big Ten in scoring (14.0 ppg), fourth in field-goal percentage (.558) and ninth in rebounding (6.1 rpg). Scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds vs. Minnesota (1/5), marking the first 30-point, 10-rebound game by a Spartan against a Big Ten opponent since Morris Peterson did it against Michigan in 2000.

08-09[edit]

Appeared in 35 games, starting 26 • Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection despite playing 20-plus minutes in just nine of 18 league contests due to illness. Averaged 10.2 points and 5.3 rebounds for the season, ranking third on the team in scoring average and second in rebounding • Averaged 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds in the first 16 games of the season, prior to suffering from walking pneumonia/mononucleosis • Michigan State was 21-2 when Morgan played 20 minutes or more

Pro career[edit]

On July 31, 2010, Morgan signed with Israeli club Maccabi Rishon LeZion[8] In July 2011 he signed with Pınar Karşıyaka.[9]

In August 2014, he signed with BG Göttingen of Germany.[10]

On May 12, 2015, he signed with Greek club Panathinaikos.[11]

On July 15, 2015, he signed a two-year contract with the German club ratiopharm Ulm.[12]

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