32  Marcus Moody
Marcus Moody

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Overton

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 185

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/05/1979


Inside Scoop: Finished sophomore season ranked third in Conference USA in steals, averaging 2.08 per game ... had 50 steals, including a career-high matching five in the Tigers' win at National Division regular-season champion UAB ... missed four games with a sprained knee, suffering a partial media collateral ligament tear the week of the Ole Miss game ... returned to play against UAB at home Jan. 2 and was back in the starting line up the following week at South Florida ... played at least 30 minutes in every game after returning to the starting line up ... averaged 12.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists ... has good range on his jump shot and the ability to create his shot off the dribble ... talented passer ... Overton High School retired his jersey during his freshman season at The U of M.

'98-99: Connected on 5-of-9 from three-point range and finished with 21 points against UNC Wilmington ... against Gonzaga scored 20 points for the second straight game ... pull-up jumper in the final seconds of the Tennessee game rimmed out as the Vols held on for a 68-67 win ... came off the bench and played 12 minutes against UAB Jan. 2 to mark first action since Dec. 8 after being sidelined four games with a knee injury ... in second start back scored 16 points, making four three-pointers against UNC Charlotte ... also had four steals and three assists against the 49ers ... set a career high with seven assists in win over Tulane ... also scored 14 points and had three steals as the Tigers snapped a six-game losing streak ... was 8-for-13 from the field and pulled down a then, career-high seven rebounds in a road win at Southern Miss ... also had three steals and no turnovers while playing 39 minutes against the Golden Eagles ... knocked down a pair of free throws with 17 seconds to play to give Memphis a three-point lead at UAB ... finished with 17 points, had four assists and equaled a career high with five steals against the National Division champions ... played his second complete game in the past four outings, scoring 14 points, pulling down five rebounds and blocking a pair of shots against Saint Louis.

'97-98: Scored in double figures seven times ... Memphis' leading scorer off the bench ... started the second half against Louisville and responded with nine points and a career-high five steals in 29 minutes ... earned the start at Houston and responded with four steals ... Broke the Memphis freshman single-game scoring record with 41 points in win over Oklahoma on the road ... his seven three-pointers equaled a schol record ... it was the most points ever scored by a Tiger on the road and ranked as tied for the seventh-best scoring game of the season in Division I ... hit the game-winning shot with four seconds left to upset Oklahoma ... earned Conference USA Player of the Week honors on Dec. 15 following his effort at Oklahoma ... also earned College Hoops Insider Performance of the Week on Dec. 15.

High School: Averaged 25.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 3.7 assists in helping lead Overton to a 22-8 record his senior year ... scored in double figures all 30 games and hit the 30-point mark six times ... connected on 111 three-pointers and shot 66.7 percent from the free throw line ... named all-Shelby Metro by The Commercial Appeal, first team all-district, all-region tournament and all-district tournament.

Personal: Son of Carolyn Lloyd and Dwight Moody ... father played at Missouri before going pro and playing in the CBA and overseas ... uncle, Kenneth Moody, played for the Tigers from 1985-87 ... majoring in education ... nickname is Smooth.

Year     G   FG-FGA   PCT  PTS-AVG   REB-AVG   AS  BLK  STL
97-98   29   82-225  .364  223- 7.7   58-2.0   51   18   42
98-99   24  110-261  .421  303-12.6   91-3.8   65   11   50
Totals  53  192-486  .395  526- 9.9  149-2.8  116   29   92

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