Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2003-04 25-8 318/12.7 21-51 .412 0-0 .000 25-37 .676 20-36 56 2.2 42-2 12 27 5 10 67/2.7 2004-05 25-0 261/10.4 30-65 .462 0-0 .000 14-32 .438 28-29 57 2.3 30-1 12 21 3 10 74/3.0 2005-06 7-2 110/15.7 9-26 .346 0-0 .000 14-21 .667 17-8 25 3.6 12-1 2 13 0 3 32/4.6 TOTAL 57-10 689/12.1 60-142 .423 0-0 .000 53-90 .589 65-73 138 2.4 84-4 26 61 8 23 173/3.0
SUN DEVIL DATA: Ran into bad luck last season as he had to have microfracture surgery on his left knee on Dec. 19 that sidelined him for the remainder of the year. He played in the first seven games (started in two) and averaged 15.7 minutes before his injury. On track to get his Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree in education and theatre this season. Posted a career-high 14 points against Alcorn State on Nov. 26 and had 10 points and nine boards in the overtime loss to Minnesota on Dec. 5. His injury left the Sun Devils with just one senior on last year's roster. Morill is the strongest player on the team who has played in 57 games in three-year career (second on team) and started in 10 contests. Sat his initial season of 2002-2003 to concentrate on academics but showed everyone what he was capable of in practice, going head-to-head with future lottery pick Ike Diogu daily. Possesses a good jump shot from about 15 feet and is a good passer. Last name is pronounced More-ell. Arrived in the summer of 2002 along with fellow newcomers Ike Diogu and Serge Angounou. Was a boxer in high school and also played a lot of football growing up.
JUNIOR SEASON (2004-2005): Averaged 18.6 minutes in final seven games, playing double-digit minutes in each game, and played career-high 32 minutes at Washington on Feb. 24, 2005...averaged 5.2 points and 4.8 rebounds in final five games...had six points and five boards in 29 minutes vs. Washington on March 10 in Pac-10 Tournament...had eight points in nine minutes in Jan. 6 win at Stanford, ASU's first win over Stanford since Jan. 31, 1998...eight points in 10 minutes in season-opening win over Jackson State.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003-2004): Averaged 25 minutes on the Washington road trip and posted season-highs in boards (nine) and minutes (26) at Washington on Jan. 31...eight points in 24 minutes at Washington State on Jan. 29...season-high nine points in 19 minutes vs. Oregon State on Jan. 24...had a mid-season ankle sprain that limited him for a few weeks...25-of-37 (.676) from the free throw line...seven points vs. MAC champion Western Michigan on Dec. 20...six points and five boards at Northwestern on Dec. 17...eight points and eight boards in win vs. Temple on Dec. 9.
ARLINGTON SAM HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL: A Class 5A second-team all-state pick by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches...Dallas Morning News District 8 5A Offensive Most Valuable Player ...averaged 18.3 points per game in senior year...played in 20 games...shot 66 percent (93-of-142) from the free throw line...top game was against Bowie High School when he had 30 points and 24 rebounds
ETC.: Born Feb. 9, 1983...has an older brother, Courtney Butler...parents are Allen and Sherry Morill.
Dallas Morning News 2001-2002 All-Area First Team Name, High School College Chris Bosh, Lincoln Georgia Tech Bryan Hopkins, Lincoln SMU Ike Diogu, Garland Arizona State Daniel Horton, Cedar Hill Michigan Bracey Wright, The Colony Indiana Deron Williams, The Colony Illinois
Dallas Morning News 2001-2002 All-Area Second Team P.J. Hatcher Lewisville Julius Hurd South Oak Cliff Shelton Johnson Oakridge Allen Morill Sam Houston
CAREER HIGHS FOR ALLEN MORILL POINTS: 14 vs. Alcorn State (11/26/05) FG MADE: 4 vs. Minnesota (12/5/05) FG ATT.: 10, twice, at #13 Washington (2/24/05) FT MADE: 10 vs. Alcorn State (11/26/05) FT ATT.: 12 vs. Alcorn State (11/26/05) REBOUNDS: 9, twice, vs. Minnesota (12/5/05) MINUTES: 29, twice, vs. Minnesota (12/5/05)
GETTING TO KNOW ALLEN MORILL... Sports figures I admire most...Michael Jordan. Non-sports figure I admire most...Mrs. Klein, my high school math teacher. What I like most about Coach Sendek...is that he tells the truth and doesn't sugarcoat anything. When I first met Coach Sendek, I was thinking...this guy is pretty serious. Funniest teammate...Bruno Claudino. Best-dressed teammate...Serge Angounou. The toughest Pac-10 road trip is...the Washington trip. The toughest adjustment to college basketball is...the pace of the game. The player who will surprise the most people this year...Serge Angounou. The most underrated player on the team is...Bruno Claudino. If I was President of Arizona State for a day, the first thing I would do is...build a basketball practice facility. The strongest player on the team is...Bruno Claudino. One word to describe Coach Sendek...intelligent. If I could have lunch with anyone, it would be...both of my grandmothers. The most interesting thing I did this summer was...took three summer classes. If I was drafting a basketball dream team, the three players I would pick first are...Kobe, LeBron and Shaq. My favorite professional sports team...Texas Rangers If I could live anywhere, I would live in...Texas. The biggest influence on my career was...Coach Rob Evans. My advice to youngsters is...No matter how hard things get, don't quit. Something most people don't know about me is...I'm actually really funny. The game I am looking forward to the most this year is...all of them. Favorite course in college...my theatre classes. My most prized possession is...my girlfriend. My most disappointing loss was...against Arizona in 2005 at the buzzer. The best city I have been to is...Dallas, Texas. The thing I like most about Tempe is...the weather. My favorite actor is...Denzel Washington. My favorite actress is....Halle Berry.