Versatile player who will see action at guard and forward...Most suited to play at the small forward or power forward spot in the lineup...Blessed with strong all-around basketball skills will give Friars' coaches plenty of options during the season...Very good transition basketball player who should fit right into the Friars' running style of play...Works hard on the floor and not afraid to battle the big boys on the boards...
PREP SCHOOL: Played last season at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburgh, Massachusetts where he scored 18.0 points with 8.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game...Named Offensive Player of the Year in 1999...
HIGH SCHOOL: Played high school basketball at East Chicago Central High School ...Averaged ten points, five rebounds, and three assists per game in final year at Central High...Selected Athlete of the Week...
Name: Marcus D. Jefferson
Birthdate: December 1, 1980
Family: Son of Darcus D. Jefferson and Henry Gill; has one brother, Henry (26).
Favorite Athlete/Team: Allen Houston/New York Knicks
Relaxation: Talking on the phone, reading the Bible, listening to music and playing video games
Favorite Food: Lobster, baked potato and bread
Greatest Influence: Basketball Coach Ed Shilling
After Providence: Would like to have my own business
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Rodney Bullock Named BIG...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – It was announced today (Dec. 5) that Providence junior forward Rodney Bullock (Hampton, Va.) was named BIG EAST Player of the Week. ...
The Providence College Men's...
The Providence College men’s basketball team bested the University of Rhode Island 63-60 in an exciting non-conference meeting on Saturday, Dec. 3 at...
Providence beats No. 21...
Jalen Lindsey scored nine of his 13 points in the second half to help Providence beat No. 21 Rhode Island 63-60 on Saturday and hand the Rams their third...
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Providence College Men's...
Ed Cooley recorded his 200th career victory as Rodney Bullock recorded a career-high 36 points.
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Ed Cooley Radio Show To Air ...
Providence College men’s basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley’s Radio Show will be held tonight [Monday, Nov. 28] at Union Station Brewery at 36...