September 24, 2007

Five star returns from UCLA

The UCLA Bruins hosted one of the fastest rising prospect in the nation in five-star center J'Mison Morgan (6-10, 275) from Dallas (Texas) South Oak Cliff. Morgan is a perfect for a Howland coached team. He knows the meaning of hard work and it was his work ethic that helped achieve five star status.

"The number one thing about Bobo (Morgan's nickname) is his 3.8 GPA," Morgan's AAU coach Jazzy Hartwell said. "I think about three years ago he really got serious about basketball and lost weight. He always had the skills.

"It was pretty good and UCLA has a great atmosphere," Morgan said. "I met everyone on the team and everyone gets along. My host was Russell Westbrook. Coach Howland (Ben Howland) was a pretty good guy, too.

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