Morgan tallies a game-high 16 points in 86-49 victory over Penn State.
Late Tar Heels' run leads UNC by the Spartans in NCAA action in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Spartans have four-game winning streak ended in road defeat.
Michigan State vs. IPFW (12-6-06)
Michigan State vs. IPFW (12-2-06)
Gray Career Game-By-Game Stats
Appeared in all 38 games, starting five ... Averaged 3.1 points and 2.8 rebounds on the season ... Recorded four double-figure scoring games ... Turned in back-to-back 12-point efforts against Oklahoma State (11/28) and Wichita State (11/30) in the Old Spice Classic; for the tournament, he averaged 10.3 points and 6.0 rebounds in three starts, shooting .800 (12-of-15) from the field ... Scored 11 points against Illinois (1/17), including nine in the first half, adding six rebounds ... Tallied 11 points and six rebounds in just six minutes against Minnesota (3/13) in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals ... Shot .577 from the field, leading all Spartans with more than 10 shot attempts ... Blocked 12 shots on the season, including two each against Maryland (11/27) and The Citadel (12/17), ranking fourth on the team ... Added eight points against The Citadel ... Scored seven points each versus Maryland, Alcorn State (12/13) and Oakland (12/27) ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Idaho (11/16), Wichita State and Alcorn State.
Appeared in all 36 games, starting 14 ... Averaged 4.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game ... Second on the team in field-goal percentage, connecting on 60.7 percent of his shots (65-of-107) ... Tied for the team lead with 26 dunks ... Scored in double figures in three games, including a season-high 15 against IPFW (12/15) ... Also tallied double-figure points against Jacksonville (11 pts., 12/1) and Bradley (10 pts., 12/4) ... Led Michigan State in rebounding in two games, grabbing seven against Penn State (2/20) and six against No. 2 UCLA (11/20) ... Recorded a season-best eight rebounds at Iowa (1/12) ... Grabbed seven rebounds in six games and six boards in four contests ... Saw double-figure minutes in 26 games, including a season-high 28 against UCLA ... Started 13 of the first 14 games of the season ... Tallied nine blocks and 10 steals.
Appeared in 35 games, starting 22, including the last 10 contests of the season ... Ranked second on the team in rebounding (5.5 rpg) and fourth in scoring (6.8 ppg) ... Ranked 14th in the Big Ten in rebounding (5.5 rpg) ... Led the Spartans in field-goal percentage (.578) among players with at least 50 field-goal attempts ... Averaged 11.5 points and 6.0 rebounds in two NCAA Tournament games, shooting 8-of-11 from the field and 7-of-7 at the foul line ... Led the team in scoring in one game, totaling 13 points against IPFW (12/6) ... Scored a career-best 19 points against Loyola (Md.) (12/30) ... Scored in double figures in 10 games, including 16 vs. Northwestern (1/10), 15 vs. BYU (12/9) and 14 vs. Oakland (11/25) and Penn State (1/20) ... Tallied three double-doubles vs. Oakland (11/25; 14 points, 12 rebounds), BYU (12/9; 15 pts., 12 reb.) and Loyola (Md.) (12/30; 19 pts., 11 reb.) ... Led MSU in rebounding in eight games, including four games in double figures ... Grabbed a career-best 12 boards against Oakland (11/25) and BYU (12/9) ... Also totaled 11 rebounds vs. Chicago State (12/16) and Loyola (Md.) (12/30) ... Ranked fourth on the team with 22 blocked shots and fifth with 20 steals ... Blocked a career-best four shots against Bradley (12/3), adding two steals ... Blocked two shots in four other contests.
Started nine of 29 games ... Second on the team in blocked shots (15) and fifth in rebound average (3.6 rpg) ... Led the team in rebounding in three games ... Posted season highs with 10 points and team-best nine rebounds against Tennessee Tech (12/28) ... Also led MSU in rebounding with six boards against Penn State (1/28) and Minnesota (2/11) ... Third on the squad with 19 dunks ... Shot 52.1 percent from the field ... Turned in a solid effort vs. Chaminade (11/21) with nine points and eight rebounds ... Made his first career start against Boston College in the Jimmy V Classic (12/6) in Madison Square Garden; recorded eight points and five rebounds in a season-high 25 minutes ... Recorded eight points and five rebounds against Indiana (1/11) ... Other top rebounding games included seven-board efforts vs. Florida International (12/18) and Wisconsin (1/8) ... Blocked a season-best three shots against Coppin State (12/31), adding two blocks against Iowa (1/21) and Penn State (1/28) ... Missed the final five games of the season with a broken right foot.
2004 The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press Dream Team member ... The Associated Press Class C State Player of the Year ... Averaged 25 points, 17 rebounds, four blocked shots and four assists as a senior at Flint Beecher High School, playing for Coach Tony Holliday ... Finished fourth in the voting for the 2004 Hal Schram Mr. Basketball Award ... Led the Buccaneers to a 17-8 record and an appearance in the regional championship game ... Ranked the No. 21 player in the nation by RivalsHoops.com, No. 38 by TheInsidersHoops.com and No. 39 by Hoopmasters.com ... Rated the No. 6 power forward by RivalsHoops.com and No. 8 by Hoopmasters.com ... Rated the No. 6 small forward by TheInsidersHoops.com ... Averaged 16.5 points and 15.0 rebounds as a junior ... Led the Buccaneers to an appearance in the Class C state final ... First-team Class C all-state selection by the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News ... Averaged 4.0 blocks per game and shot 62 percent from the field as a junior ... Grabbed 28 rebounds in a single game vs. both Saginaw Nouvel and Muskegon Heights ... Averaged 15 points and 15 rebounds as a sophomore ... Played AAU basketball for Flint Affiliation.
Born July 14, 1986 ... Son of Rebecca Gray and Joe Washington Jr. (deceased) ... Family community services major.
Gray's Career Highs
Minutes: 30 - vs. Chicago State (12/16/06)
Points: 19 - vs. Loyola (MD) (12/30/06)
Rebounds: 12 - two times, last vs. BYU (12/9/06)
Assists: 2 - 10 times, last vs. The Citadel (12/17/08)
Field Goals: 8 - vs. Loyola (MD) (12/30/06)
Field Goal Attempts: 13 - vs. Loyola (MD) (12/30/06)
3-Point Field Goals: 0
3-Point FG Attempts: 0
Free Throws: 5 - two times, last vs. Minnesota (3/13/09)
Free Throw Attempts: 9 - vs. Tennessee Tech (12/28/05)
Steals: 2 - eight times, last vs. Oklahoma State (11/28/08)
Blocks: 4 - vs. Bradley (12/3/06)