MINERAL AREA COLLEGE

Men's Basketball Player Profile

     #50 Marquis Young

     

      Chicago, IL

      Austin High School

     Sophomore      Center

 

Last Season:  Marquis spent last season playing for Coach Barnes and the Ole Miss Rebels.  The University of Mississippi is a NCAA DI affiliate in the SEC (Southeastern Conference).  Young played in ten games his freshman season before attending Highland (IL) CC for the summer.  He will add a needed big man to the post for the Cardinals in January.

Senior Season at Austin High School: He averaged 24 PPG, 12 RPG, and 3.7 APG during his senior campaign at Austin High School (Chicago, IL) in 2005, where he earned multiple honors.

Birthday:  03/24/0987

 

Parents:  Elizabeth Young

 

Major:  Business, but still undecided

 

Individual Honors/Achievements: 

 

Favorite thing to do:  talk on the phone and playing NBA live video game

 

Favorite Foods:  Chinese

 

Favorite Movie:  Belly

 

Favorite Song/Artist:  Jay-Z, Lil-Wayne

 

Person I Admire Most:  My Grandma

 

Favorite Sports Star: Dick NoWitzki

 

Most Memorable Moment:  Prom Night

 

Three Words that Best Describe Me:  Humorous, Nonsalaught, and interesting

 

Coaches Comments:  "Marquis has great hands and footwork in the post.  he understands how to use his body to post up, rebound, and defend the basket.  He will be a great addition to the roster in January."