Iowa Boys Basketball POY: Jeremy Morgan

Iowa Boys Basketball POY: Jeremy Morgan

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Iowa Boys Basketball POY: Jeremy Morgan

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THE WINNER: Jeremy Morgan

THE BASICS

School: West (Iowa City, Iowa)
Grade: Senior
Position: Guard
Height: 6-foot-6
Weight: 190 pounds

Athletic achievement: He led the Trojans to a 26-0 record and their second straight Class 4A state title this past season. Morgan averaged 12.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.6 steals while shooting at 60.2 percent from inside the arc this past season. The 2013 Mississippi Valley Conference Player of the Year, he averaged 19 points per game in the state tournament and helped Iowa City West to consecutive undefeated championship seasons. 

Academic excellence: Morgan has maintained a 3.31 GPA.

Exemplary character: A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, he has volunteered locally on behalf of his church youth group and as a bible camp counselor.

THE PRAISE

“Jeremy Morgan was the heart and soul of our team the last few years,” said Iowa City West head coach Steve Bergman. “He is a great leader who sacrifices personal achievements for team success.”

THE FUTURE: Morgan has signed with Northern Iowa.

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