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."