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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Men's Basketball Game Vs...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's basketball game versus DePaul has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday, January 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Dunkin'...
It was announced today (Jan. 26) that Providence College senior forward LaDontae Henton (Lansing, Mich.) was named BIG EAST Player of the Week.
DePaul At Providence Men'...
The Providence College men's basketball game versus DePaul, which was scheduled for Tuesday, January 27 at 9:00 p.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in...
Ed Cooley Radio Show Postponed
Due to inclement weather the Ed Cooley Radio Show scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Hannoush Jewelers has been postponed. The date of the rescheduled show...
Update On Status Of Men'...
Due to the impending major snowstorm, which is predicted to hit Rhode Island on Monday night and Tuesday, Providence College is working with the Big East...
Men's Basketball Defeats...
It took overtime for Providence College men's basketball to defeat Xavier, 69-66, on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
Ed Cooley Radio Show To Air ...
The Providence College men's basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley and Sports Radio WEEI 103.7 FM will hold the next Ed Cooley Radio Show at Hannoush Jewelers,...
LaDontae Henton Named To The...
It was announced this week (Jan. 20) that Providence College senior forward LaDontae Henton (Lansing, Mich.) was named to the Lute Olson Award Mid-Season...