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#14 Jason Morris

Jason Morris - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2014
Experience 4 VL
Height 6-5
Weight 231
Hometown Augusta, Ga.
Last School The Hotchkiss School (Lakeville, Conn.)
Jason Morris - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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Career Notes

Combo shooting guard and small forward with excellent athletic and leaping ability … Perhaps Tech’s most physically-gifted player during his career … Potentially explosive scorer when at his best, but was inconsistent and often not 100 percent healthy.

Started 30 games in his career, 20 of those as a sophomore … Missed 10 games with plantar fasciitis in his left foot as a junior … Hit 33.7 pct. of his three-point tries for his career, exceeding 40 percent both as a freshman and as a junior … Averaged 6.9 points per game in 62 games his first two seasons, 3.2 points per game in 27 games his final two seasons … Had 17 double-digit games in his career, including a career-best of 22 against Wake Forest late in his sophomore year.

2013-14Game-by-Game Statistics

Potentially explosive scorer when at his best, but was hampered by recurring foot injuries his last two years … Broke his right foot 1/29 vs. North Carolina and had surgery 2/3, and did not return … Played only nine games as a senior … Had surgery Oct. 14 to repair a stress fracture in his left foot, his third injury to the left foot in the last three years, and missed the first 10 games … Also missed the Pitt and Miami games with a concussion suffered in a car accident … Played for the first time against Kennesaw State (12/16) … Started four straight games at Charlotte, Maryland, Duke and Notre Dame before suffering a mild concussion in an auto accident on 1/11 … Averaged 2.5 points and 2.8 rebounds in 12.2 minutes in ACC games.

2012-13Game-by-Game Statistics

Missed 10 games with plantar fasciitis in his left foot before returning to play the last five games … Also missed Alabama State and The Citadel in December with the injury, which he aggravated in the ACC opener against Miami… In between, he scored nine points each against Fordham and Chattanooga. and gave Tech a boost on the perimeter in those two games by hitting 6-of-7 threes… Played 39 total minutes in five games after his return, double digits in two … Scored five points with four rebounds against NC State… Reached double digits once, averaging 3.9 ppg while hitting 34.8 pct. from the floor … Went 13-for-31 from three-point range… Had a solid 6-point, 6-rebound effort off the bench against UNCW, and a career-high nine rebounds against Rice.

2011-12Game-by-Game Statistics

Started Tech’s last 6 games (21 for the year), closing out the regular season with a career-high 22 pts with 3 ast vs. Wake Forest… Also set career highs for FGA (16) and 3s made and attempted (5-of-7)… Limited to 17 minutes against Clemson on February 25 after suffering a mid-foot strain on his left foot in the Virginia Tech game on F18, still taking treatment for it… Opened Maryland game with 2 3s, scored 9 pts in 31 minutes… Had 10 pts at Virginia Tech… Tech’s 5th-leading scorer at 7.8 ppg, 7.1 ppg vs. the ACC… Scored in double digits 11 times for the season (5 in ACC games), 18 for his career… Scored 21 vs. Northwestern on N29, kicked off a 3-game stretch of double-digit efforts (16.0 ppg)… Key figure in Tech’s come-from-behind win at Georgia, scoring all 15 of his points in the 2nd half, including a pair of 3s… Struggled with his long-range shooting (29.2% on 3s, 34.6% overall) most of the season after hitting 40 pct. of his 3s last year… Surpassed 400 points for his career at Boston College.

2010-11 Game-by-Game Statistics

Started Tech’s last 5 games, averaging 9.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 27 minutes … 48.6 pct. FG, 9-for-19 on 3s … Explosive in short spurts – scored 8 points in less than a minute early in the second half against Miami on March 6, fueling a comeback in Tech’s 66-57 win … Averaged 6.4 ppg and hitting 45.9 pct. of his 3s in ACC games.

Matched his season high of 13 at Wake Forest on March 3, also had 13 against Mercer … Got his first start against Virginia Feb. 23, and scored 10 points (3-6 FG, 2-4 on 3s) with 5 rebounds in a career-high 30 minutes … Played 26 minutes against Maryland (10 points, 5-7 FG) … Grabbed career-high 8 rebounds vs. Wake Forest on Jan. 19 … Scored 13 points in just 13 minutes against Mercer, hitting a pair of 3s and going 5-7 from the FT line … Played 20 minutes and scored 10 points (4-8 FG) against Syracuse.

Averaged 8.7 points and hit 10-16 field goals in a 3-game stretch against Syracuse, Northwestern and Georgia … His only basket gave Tech a permanent lead in the 2nd half of Tech’s win over Richmond Dec. 18 … 9 points (3-5 FG), no turnovers in 16 minutes at Northwestern.

High School:

Rated the No. 78 player in the country by and the No. 18 player at his position (No. 84 overall and No. 21 at his position by … Served as one of three captains as a senior at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., starting all 24 games … Played for coach Fred Benjamin … Averaged 18.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, second on the team in both categories, and recorded nearly two steals and two blocked shots per game … Selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic following his senior year … Averaged 17 points and seven rebounds as a junior … Also participated in track and field for seven years, middle distances and the high jump.


Full name is Jason Clifford Morris … Born August 26, 1991 in Augusta, Ga. … Son of Phillip and Judy Morris … Has two older sisters, Tiffany and Jaleesa … Jaleesa played basketball at Central Florida and Johnson C. Smith … Enjoys playing the piano and golf … On track to receive his bachelor’s degree in Management in spring of 2014 … Has aspirations of being a Wall Street broker or a company CEO or CFO.

 Career Statistics 
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