Zion Morgan

#2 Zion Morgan

Pos. G
Ht. 6-5
Wt. 185
Yr. R-Jr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School [Prev. School] Kenwood [Wabash Valley/UNLV]

2020-21 preseason feature story

2019-20: Appeared in 28 games and made one start during his first season at Valpo… Averaged 1.9 points per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest while accruing 32 assists and 12 steals… Made his Valpo debut on Nov. 5 vs. Toledo... Had season highs in points (seven), assists (five) and steals (four) on Nov. 27 vs. Trinity Christian... Pulled down four rebounds in just 10 minutes in a Dec. 8 victory over Central Michigan... Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds in only 13 minutes on Dec. 21 at Arkansas, also tossing in four points... Pulled down six rebounds on Jan. 7 at Southern Illinois, his second-highest total of the season... After a healthy DNP in the previous game, responded with five points, two steals and a team-high five assists on Jan. 15 at UNI. That equaled his season high in helpers... Made his first Valpo start on Jan. 18 vs. Indiana State, pulling down six rebounds in just 18 minutes... Scored seven points and squeezed five rebounds in 12 minutes of action in a Feb. 1 win over Illinois State. The point total was his D1 best and matched his overall career high set against Trinity Christian.

2018-19 (Wabash Valley College): Helped lead the Warriors to a 25-8 record, a berth in the national Top 25 poll and a spot in the Region 24 championship game… Season was highlighted by a 25-point, seven-rebound effort against eventual national champion Vincennes… Averaged 7.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 29 games, 20 starts.

2017-18 (Wabash Valley College): Sat out due to an injury.

2016-17 (UNLV): Appeared in 27 games and made five starts with the Runnin’ Rebels… Averaged 2.8 points per game while playing 12.0 minutes per contest.

Prep: Was teammates with Valpo’s Nick Robinson at Kenwood Academy in Chicago… Graduated from Kenwood Academy in 2016… Averaged 14.7 point, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals as a senior for the Broncos… Led his team to 22 wins, conference and regional titles and a berth in the city championship game… Was part of back-to-back conference championship teams… Was named to the Chicago Sun-Times All-City Team as a senior… Lettered all four years of high school… Played under coach Marlo Finner.

Personal: Birthday is Nov. 18… Son of Addison and Dionne Morgan… Has a brother Addison and a sister Sanerra… Also has two half brothers: Jaquan Dailey and David Mack… Uncle Mardy Gilyard was a wide receiver at Cincinnati and was drafted by the NFL’s St. Louis Rams in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft… Proximity to Valpo factored into his decision to attend the University as he lives 50 minutes away... Enjoys making music as Z-Mo in his spare time.