32  Marcus Moody
Marcus Moody

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Overton

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/05/1975


Noting Moody
Finished career at Memphis ranked 19th in career scoring with 1,206 points ... established a new school record for three-point field goals made during the TiVo NIT and ended career with 163 treys, breaking the old mark of 153 set by Mingo Johnson (1994-96) ... also had 160 career steals to rank seventh at Memphis ... averaged 10.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists as a senior ... received the squad's sixth man award ... played some of his best basketball in the TiVo NIT, averaging 12.8 points and 3.2 assists while shooting 51.1 percent from the field (24-of-47) and 44.4 percent from three-point range (12-of-27).

2000-01
Came off the bench to score a team-high 16 points, making 5-of-6 three-pointers in 16 minutes of work against Temple ... set a season high with four steals and also equaled a season high with six rebounds against Arkansas State ... scored 22 points in the Tigers' win over Christian Brothers, going 9-of-15 from the floor and also had a season-high five rebounds ... was 9-for-15 from the field, knocking down 3-of-6 three-pointers in the Tigers' 81-58 win over Kansas State ... scored 21 points against K-State ... knocked down the Tigers' 14th three-pointer against Howard to set a new school record (the team finished with 15) ... secured Memphis's win over Houston, draining four free throws in the final minute ... came off the bench to score 13 points in the Tigers' win at South Florida ... had four assists against USF ... was four-for-seven from three-point range at Charlotte, scoring 17 points against the 49ers ... had a season-high five assists while scoring 10 points in the Tigers' C-USA Tournament quarterfinal win over Marquette ... in the Tigers' second-round NIT win over UTEP, scored a game-high 17 points on 5-for-8 shooting, knocking down 3-of-4 three-point attempts ... in two NIT games played in Madison Square Garden, was 6-of-13 from three-point range while averaging 14 points ... ended his career with a 15-point effort against Detroit, going 6-of-9 from the field (3-of-6 three-pointers) to go with three assists and two steals.

'99-2000
Averaged 10.8 points per game as a junior, second on the squad ... also averaged 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.3 blocks ... was the Tigers' starter at the shooting guard for the first 24 games of the year ... scored the game-winning bucket when he drilled a 15-foot jumper with 10 seconds to play as Memphis defeated South Florida 60-58 in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament ... followed up USF win by coming off the bench to score 20 points against DePaul ... connected on a season-high five three-pointers and had five rebounds and two assists in a C-USA Tournament's quarterfinal game against the Blue Demons ... recorded his first career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Chaminade ... struggled first two games of the season from the field, making a combined 4-of-20 field goal attempts before getting untracked with an 8-for-13 shooting performance against Chaminade ... followed up Maui performance with a 5-for-9 shooting night against Alabama A&M ... scored eight straight points during one stretch and finished with a game-high 23 in a 79-74 win over Jackson State ... drilled four three-pointers (4-of-8) in the Tigers' loss at Kansas State ... scored a team-high 17 points against the Wildcats ... scored a team-high 16 points and set a season high with four steals against Ole Miss ... equaled a season high with four three-pointers and scored a game-high 21 points at Arkansas State ... may not have had a bigger bucket than a three-point play with 50.6 seconds to play against Arkansas ... gave the Tigers a 75-71 lead against the Razorbacks when he drove baseline, was fouled and managed to make a double-pump jumper ... scored a season-high 27 points against Houston, going 8-for-17 from the floor and at one point scoring 15 straight Tiger points, including a run of 13 straight when the U of M cut a 20-point lead to eight.

'98-99
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 ... 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 in the game ...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 floor 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 ...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 equalled the school record. It was also 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. Moody also earned College Hoops Insider Performance of the Week on Dec. 15.

High School
Averaged 25.2 points, 4.1 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 ... Marcus' uncle, Kenneth Moody, played for the Tigers from 1985-87, and his father played at Missouri before going pro in the CBA and overseas ... Major: Education ... Nickname: 'Smooth'.

Career Highs
Points: 41 at Oklahoma (12/13/97)
FG Made: 13 at Oklahoma (12/13/97)
FG Attempted: 23 at Oklahoma (12/13/97)
3PT Made: 7 at Oklahoma (12/13/97)
3PT Attempted: 14 at Oklahoma (12/13/97)
FT Made: 12 vs Tennessee (12/18/99)
FT Attempted: 12 vs Tennessee (12/18/99)
Rebounds: 10 vs Chaminade (11/24/99)
Assists: 8 at Tulane (2/9/00)
Steals: 5 vs Louisville (2/21/98), 5 at UAB (2/11/99)
Blocks: 3 vs Tulane (12/27/97)
Minutes Played: 40, three times

Career Statistics
Year     G  FG-FGA    Pct  3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA   Pct   RB-AVG   AS  BL   ST  PTS-AVG
97-98   29   82- 225 .364   32-126  .254  27- 50  .540   58-2.0   51  18   42  223- 7.7
98-99   24  110- 261 .421   42-128  .328  41- 51  .804   91-3.8   65  11   50  303-12.6
99-00   31  120- 329 .365   39-125  .312  57- 78  .731   88-2.8   75   4   39  336-10.8
00-01   34  126- 304 .414   50-141  .355  42- 67  .627   73-2.1   67   7   29  344-10.1
Totals 118  438-1119 .313  167-246  .679 167-246  .679  310-2.6  258  40  160 1206-10.2
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