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Marcus Hill
31   Marcus Hill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Booker T. Washington HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L



Career at Tulsa ?? Has played in 98 career games . . . has started all 70 games over the last two seasons . . . also started two games as a freshman to give him 72 career starts . . . has career averages of 9.5 points (931) and 3.6 rebounds (350) . . . has scored in double-figures in 52 career games . . . has career-highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds . . . played on a college basketball all-star team in France during the summer '99.

In the NCAAs ?? Has started all six NCAA Tournament games in which he has played . . . has scored in double-figures in five games . . . tallied 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists against UNLV in first round action in 2000 . . . was in early foul trouble against Cincinnati and totalled 3 points and 4 rebounds in 20 minutes . . . had 13 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the regional 2000 semifinals against Miami . . . tallied 11 points and 3 rebounds in the regional finals against North Carolina . . . had 10 points in 23 minutes against College of Charleston and 13 points in 29 minutes against Duke in the 1999 NCAA Tournament . . . averaging 10.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in six NCAA Tournament games . . . scored at an 11.5 clip, while shooting 36-percent from three-point range in the 1999 tournament.

1999-00 ?? Started all 37 games this year . . . averaged 11.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists . . . cored in double-figures in 23 games . . . led the Hurricane in scoring six times . . . led Tulsa in assists in 10 games and steals five times . . . had 16 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists against TCU in the WAC Tournament semifinals, and added 13 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals , 2 assists and 2 blocks in the title game against Fresno State . . . averaged 12.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.0 steals in three WAC Tournament games . . . averaged 10.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists . . . had his second career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. SMU (2-3-00) . . . had a career-best 8 assists vs. TCU (2-5-00) and a career-high 6 steals against Texas-San Antonio . . . averaged 12.4 points and 4.0 rebounds while earning a spot on the all-tournament team at the Puerto Rico Holiday Classic.

1998-99 ?? One of only two players to start all 31 games for Tulsa . . . averaged 26.6 minutes of playing time . . . averaged 11.3 points to rank third on the team and has grabbed 4.0 rebounds . . . scored in double-figures in the 19 of the final 21 games . . . led Tulsa in scoring five times . . . had 24 double digit scoring games . . . had one stretch with 13 straight games scoring in double-figures . . . had two games scoring over 20 points, including Texas-San Antonio and North Texas . . . had 18 points, while connecting on 4-of-4 from three point range, and added 5 rebounds and 4 assists vs. Fresno State in the quarterfinals of the WAC Tournament . . . ranked third in the WAC in three-point field goal percentage (.414) . . . tallied career-bests of 23 points and 4 steals against Texas-San Antonio.

1997-98 ?? Saw the most time of the freshmen this year while averaging 14.6 minutes per game . . . averaged 5.2 points and 2.2 rebounds . . . had five double-figure scoring games . . . had a season-best 15 points against TCU (2-1-98) on 5 of 6 from the field and 4 of 4 from three-point range . . . had his first career double-figure scoring game with 10 points and added 2 assists vs. Cleveland State . . . suffered a knee injury against BYU which kept him out of the Rice (1-11-98), Fresno State (1-15-98) and San Jose State (1-17-98) games... underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his knee . . . the first game back after his arthroscopic knee surgery he had 8 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists against Hawaii (1-24-98) after missing three games . . . started two games (San Diego State and BYU) . . . in his first career start against San Diego State (1-3-98), he grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds and added 10 points in 30 minutes of playing time.

High School ?? Was a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Booker T. Washington High School . . . was a member of three straight state championship teams that registered a combined 71-6 record . . . helped his high school team win the Class 5A title as a sophomore and a senior and the Class 6A title as a junior . . . earned Tulsa World first-team all-state honors as a senior . . . selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association all-state team . . . shot over 60-percent from the field in his three years as a starter . . . high school coach was Nate Harris.

Personal ?? Majoring in elementary education . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are Charlie and Bonita Hill . . . born Marcus Jerome Hill on November 13, 1978.

Hill's Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTSPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
97-9828-250-120.41726-70.37119-32.59461-2.23519347-1145-5.2
98-9933-33124-319.38972-174.41453-70.757132-4.06040563-1373-11.3
99-0037-37149-347.42964-191.33551-82.622157-4.2102421384-2413-11.2
Totals98-72323-786.411162-435.372123-184.668350-3.619710121194-4931-9.5

Hill's NCAA Tournament Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTSPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
98-992-28-20.4004-11.3633-4.7506-3.02404-023-11.5
99-004-414-36.3894-17.2359-13.69217-4.3132110-041-10.3
Totals6-622-56.3938-28.28612-17.70523-3.8156114-064-10.7

Career-Highs
Points 23 vs. Texas-San Antonio (11-24-98)
Field Goals Made 8 vs. Texas-San Antonio (11-24-98)
Three-Point FGs Made 6 vs. North Texas (12-8-98)
Free Throws Made 6 vs. Wyoming (1-10-99)
Rebounds 13 vs. San Diego State (1-3-98)
Assists 4 vs. Morgan State (12-8-97), Southern Illinois (12-30-97), North Texas (12-8-98), Fresno State (3-4-99)
Steals 4 vs. Texas-San Antonio (11-24-98)
Blocked Shots 1, six times (including five times in 1998-99)