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2013-14 Montana Basketball

Griz Returners – Sophomores

Nick Emerson

Griz Returners – Sophomores

Morgan Young

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G • 6-0 • 175 • So. • 1V • Lustre, Mont. • Lustre Christian HS

F • 6-5 • 209 • So. • 1V • Columbia Falls, Mont. • Columbia Falls HS

Montana: Nick is vying for playing time at forward. 2012-13: He played in 12 games and lettered. 2011-12: He was a walk-on and a redshirt, and was given a scholarship by Coach Tinkle after the season was over. High School: Lettered three times in basketball, twice in golf, and once in tennis...first team all-state as a senior at Columbia Falls High School, when he averaged 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game...shot 56% from the field and 75% from the line his senior year...state champs last season with a 22-1 record...high school hoops coach was Cary Finberg...team MVP and team captain as a senior...junior team won the division title and finished third in the state with a 21-3 ledger...sophomore squad (16-7) also won divisional and placed second in the state tourney. Personal: His major is health and human performance. His mom is Debbie Emerson of Columbia Falls. Birth date: Oct. 12, 1992.

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MORGAN’S FAVORITES:

NICK’S FAVORITES:

Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers. Favorite class: Anatomy & Physiology. Favorite book: Friday Night Lights. Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad. Favorite movie: The Godfather. If a movie were made of my life, I would like the following actor to play me: Leonardo DeCaprio. The person in history I would most like to meet is: Abraham Lincoln. Favorite sport other than basketball: Football. Favorite sports figure: Kobe Bryant. Favorite NBA team: L.A. Lakers. Hobbies/Special Interests: Golf, floating. Not many people know this, but I: sit between 2 foreigners in the locker room. My greatest moment in sports was: state championship senior year. The best player I ever faced was: Colt Idol. The thing I like best about Montana basketball is: My teammates. The thing that impresses me about Coach Tinkle: His pride in the program. My advice to youngsters is: set you goals high and don’t stop until you get there. My future goals are: Help take the Griz to a 3-peat.

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Montana: Morgan is a walk-on who is competing for playing time. 2012-13: He played in eight games and earned a letter. 2011-12: He was a redshirt at UM. High School: Lettered four times in basketball and once in track at Lustre High School...team captain as a senior...conference champions in 2009-10 with a record of 17-7...an all-state selection as a senior and junior...averaged 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game his senior year...named all-defensive team as a senior... team captain his senior year...prep basketball coach was Clay Young. Personal: He is a business major. His parents are Clay and Kellee Young of Wolf Point, Mont. Birth date: July 3, 1991.

Favorite Food: Cheesy potatoes. Favorite class: Accounting. Favorite TV show: Family Guy. Favorite musical group: Drake. Favorite movie: Tommy Boy. If a movie were made of my life, I would like the following actor to play me: Mark Wahlberg. The person in history I would most like to meet is: Abraham Lincoln. Favorite sport other than basketball: Football. Favorite sports figure: Tom Brady. Favorite NBA team: Boston Celtics. Hobbies/Special Interests: Movies, music and friends. Not many people know this, but I: Love fantasy football. My greatest moment in sports was: going to the (NCAA) tourney. The best player I ever faced was: Keith Appling. The thing I like best about Montana basketball is: The family atmosphere. The thing that impresses me about Coach Tinkle: His competitiveness. My advice to youngsters is: Work hard and pursue your dreams. My future goals are: Win Big Sky championships, get a degree and enjoy life.

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Career Statistics

Year G-S Min-Avg. FG-FGA-Pct. 3-PT-Att.-Pct. FT-FTA-Pct. O-D-REBS.-Avg. PF-FO A TO BLK STL PTS-Avg. 2012-13 12-0 11-0.9 0-3-.00 0-2-.000 0-0-.000 0-3-2-0.3 1-0 0 3 0 1 0-0.0

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Career Statistics

Year G-S Min-Avg. FG-FGA-Pct. 3-PT-Att.-Pct. FT-FTA-Pct. O-D-REBS.-Avg. PF-FO A TO BLK STL PTS-Avg. 2012-13 8-0 13-1.6 1-4-.250 1-4-.250 0-0-.000 0-0-0-0.0 1- 0 0 0 0 0 3-0.4

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2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook  
2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook  

2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook