How good is Morehouse College basketball this year?

Date Released: January 5, 2018

How good is Morehouse College basketball this year?

They have the highest scoring offense in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (86.6 points per game)

Their scoring margin is the best among all SIAC teams (+14.3)

The also lead the conference in rebounding margin (+5.3) and field goal percentage (48 percent)

The Maroon Tigers also lead the conference in assists, steals and turnover margin.

Tyrius Walker is second in the SIAC in scoring (22.3 points per game), assists (4.3 per game), and steals (2.3 per game).

Omar Alston averages 12.3 points per game, leads the SIAC in field goal percentage (65.7 percent), and is the conference’s second-best rebounder (9.3 per game).

And the Maroon Tigers are 12-0 and ranked 25th in the nation by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for the first time since 1995.

The Maroon Tigers are back in action Saturday, Jan. 6 on the new Arthur McAfee Court in Franklin Forbes Arena at 3 p.m. Admission is free of charge.

Last Modified: January 5, 2018, 17:01 PM, by: Synera Shelton

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