24   Tyler Morris
Tyler Morris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
G

Birthdate:
11/19/1986


AS A SENIOR IN 2009-10

For the first time since his freshman season, tallied over 20 points with a game-high 21 in season opener at Iona (11/13) ... Led BU with 21 points against Kansas State (11/19) ... Tied a career high in assists with six each at Connecticut (12/2) and Dayton (12/29) ... Tied a career high in steals with five in 63-53 win over Bucknell (12/6).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-09

Tore ACL during practice during the week before the game at Albany (1/8) ... Missed the 18 last games of the season ... Finished fifth on the team in scoring (7.0 ppg) and fourth in assists with 34 ... Averaged 10.2 points in the last six games after completing the first six at 3.8 ppg ... Had a career-high seven rebounds against Yale ... Tied a career-high in assists and rebounds with six each at Harvard.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08

Played in 20 games on the season with 19 starts ... Missed the first 12 games with an injury ... Averaged 6.5 ppg - fifth most on the team... Tied for fourth on the team with 45 assists ... Scored double-digit points in six games ... Pulled down a career-high-tying six rebounds three times on the year ... Scored a season-high 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the floor and 4-of-8 from behind the arc against Stony Brook (1/16) ... Matched his career-high in steals with five against Maine (1/30) ... Went 5-of-7 from the 3-point line against UMBC (2/17).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2006-07

Named the 2007 America East Rookie of the Year ... Also earned spots on the Second Team All-Conference and the All-Rookie teams ... Named to the AE All-Academic team ... Started all 30 games ... Second on the team in scoring, averaging 13.4 points per game to rank 10th in the America East ... Also averaged 3.0 rebounds per game and a team-best 2.4 assists per game ... Shot 46.9 percent (60-for-128) from behind the 3-point line to lead the America East and 80.2 percent (73-for-91) from the free throw line to stand fourth in the league ... His numbers were 12.9 ppg, 3.0 rpg, and 1.9 apg in conference action ... Shot 48.5 percent (33-for-68) from deep and 81.6 percent (40-for-49) from the foul line in America East games ... Is fifth all-time among BU freshman scorers and fourth among BU freshmen in 3-pointers made (60) ... Stands tied for seventh on BU's single-season 3-pointers made chart ... Named America East Rookie of the Week for the week of Feb. 5 after averaging 17.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in wins over Maine and Hartford ... Scored a career-high 25 points at URI (12/22) on 8-of-12 shooting and was a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line ... Also had a career-high five steals in that game ... Posted 23 points on 9-for-13 shooting, including 5-for-7 from three, against Holy Cross (1/3) ... Notched 21 points on 8-for-14 shooting against Albany (1/24) ... Grabbed a career-best six rebounds twice ... Dished out six assists against Rider (11/18).

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Tabbed 2005 All-Marion County Super Team Honorable Mention at Lawrence North HS ... Team won two straight Indiana 4A state championships in 2004 and 2005 - the first time any team has won consecutive 4A titles ... Wildcats finished 24-2 under head coach Jack Keefer ... Team ranked No. 6 in nation - and the No. 1 team in the Midwest - in USA Today Super 25 boys' basketball national rankings ... Senior class included two Division I recruits in Donald Cloutier (Western Michigan) and Brandon McPherson (Valparaiso) along with junior Greg Oden, the 2005 Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of the Year.

PERSONAL

Born on November 19, 1986 ... Son of Steve and Vanessa Morris ... Enrolled in BU's School of Management, majoring in business administration and management.

STATISTICS
Year GP/GS MIN AVG. Total
FG-FGA
FG. PCT. 3-Pt.
FG-FGA
3-Pt.
PCT.
Total
FT-FTA
FT PCT.
09-10 13-13 448 34.5 46-118 .390 23-58 .397 30-33 .909
08-09 12-12 360 30.0 24-76 .316 15-48 .313 21-30 .700
07-08 20-19 559 28.0 38-122 .311 24-77 .312 30-37 .811
06-07 30-30 947 31.6 135-292 .462 60-128 .469 73-91 .802
Total 75-74 2314 30.9 243-608 .400 122-311 .392 154-191 .806

Year Reb.
O-D
TOT AVG. PF-FO AST TO BLK STL PTS AVG.
09-10 3-31 34 2.6 46-3 40 40 1 17 145 11.2
08-09 6-37 43 3.6 28-0 34 32 4 12 84 7.0
07-08 20-39 59 3.0 61-1 45 33 1 25 130 6.5
06-07 41-50 91 3.0 80-2 71 57 6 31 403 13.4
Total 70-157 227 3.0 215-6 190 162 12 85 762 10.2

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