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Demetris Morant

24 Demetris Morant

  • Position: Forward
  • Year: FR
  • Height: 6′9″
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
  • Previous School: Bishop Gorman HS
 

Official bio:

UNLV CAREER

Morant enters his first season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2012-13.

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2012 graduate of Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas ... Helped the Gaels to two straight Nevada State Championships ... Team finished his senior season ranked No. 11 in the nation in the Powerade FAB 50 ... Coached by Grant Rice, a former Runnin' Rebel player and the brother of UNLV head coach Dave Rice ... Earned Second Team All-Sunset league honors as a senior ... Averaged 10.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... As a junior, he averaged 8.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game ... Won state championships in two track events as a senior, the high jump and triple jump ... Was ranked by Rivals as the 41st-best player in the 2012 class at his position and No. 150 overall ... Prior to moving to Las Vegas, attended Mountain View High School in Tucson, Ariz.

PERSONAL

Demetris A. Morant was born Aug. 20, 1992, in Miami, Fla. ... Has not declared a major ... Is the son of Linda Bruce and Leroy Morant ... Has seven siblings: Nicole, Nakia, Leroy, Naquanda, Nicholas, Levar and Sadie.

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