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    Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    This part right here blows my mind.

    He remembers watching Flint Northwestern’s Kelvin Torbert win the 2001 award.

    “I actually watched him in high school," Morris said. “He was an amazing player. I went to a couple of his games, and he was a high flier and everything."

    Morris was in kindergarten at the time.


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    “They're very, very hard to guard,” Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey said. “They're really good. And with Niang in the middle kind of wheeling and all those guys spreading you out, they're kind of a nightmare matchup. And they're men. They're really men.”


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Awesome! Congrats Monte! That's an impressive list of candidates he beat out.


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Great news for ISU! Michigan is usually a pretty good BB state, right? So this actually means something. It's not like he's Montana's Mr BB...


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Quote Originally Posted by westlbcyclone View Post
    Great news for ISU! Michigan is usually a pretty good BB state, right? So this actually means something. It's not like he's Montana's Mr BB...
    He beat out a Micky D's going to Kentucky and another stud going to Michigan. It means something.



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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Very impressive! Tough competition there.



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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Wow. This is impressive.


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Big time award for a big time player. Good thing espn dropped him out of their top 100...



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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Outstanding. I've thought for a while that Matt Thomas' signing overshadowed Monte's too much. This kid is the real deal.



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    Congrats Monte!


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    Pretty amazing accomplishment considering the competition. Can't wait for Monte in Ames.


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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    WOW - congrats Monte. He's is our best PG recruit in ages - can't wait.



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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    classic headline on mlive: "Michigan recruit misses Mr. Basketball by narrow margin"



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    Re: Monte Morris is Michigan's Mr. Basketball

    I believe this is a bit of an upset. There are a couple of other guys who I thought would get the award over Morris. The fact that he got it is awesome. Nice.


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