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Marcus Cooper

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2005-2006 Men's Basketball


2004-2005 Men's Basketball


2003-2004 Men's Basketball

  • Number: 5
  • Class: Freshman
  • Position: G
  • Marcus will also begin his playing career as a Bulldog after a semester of practice with the team...Marcus transferred to Union last Christmas from Vincennes University after missing the previous year to an injury...has rehabbed an is back at full strength...will be a big addition to the point guard position with his speed and scoring ability.
    Coach's Comments...Marcus has everything you look for in a point guard. He is the quickest player on our team and sees the floor extremely well. He will make everyone on our team a better player.
    Before Union...Marcus played one semester at Vincennes University and due to an early season injury, has sought a medical red-shirt, and now has transferred to Union to complete his college career&Marcus was rated the No. 1 point guard as both a junior and senior in the state of Georgia...played his high school basketball at Southeast Whitfield High School in Dalton, Georgia. As a senior, he led his team to a 24-3 record while averaging 19 points, seven assists, five rebounds, and 4 steals. He was named first team All-State in both his junior and senior seasons...was an honorable mentioned McDonald's All-American.

Photo Gallery

01/11/07 - Bulldog Marcus Cooper heads downcourt in a game against  Mid-Continent University (Ky.)
01/11/07 - Bulldog Marcus Cooper heads downcourt in a game against Mid-Continent University (Ky.) (ID: 6821) - Matthew Diggs
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11/4/06 - Senior Ben Frederick helps up Senior Marcus Cooper during the Olivet Nazarene game on November 4.
11/4/06 - Senior Ben Frederick helps up Senior Marcus Cooper during the Olivet Nazarene game on November 4. (ID: 6336) - Holly Gushee
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02/18/06 - Marcus Cooper makes the pass while being closely guarded by a Mountain State defender.
02/18/06 - Marcus Cooper makes the pass while being closely guarded by a Mountain State defender. (ID: 4715) - Heather Phillips
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02/13/06 - Marcus Cooper (5) goes up for the jumpshot while being guarded by two Cumberland defenders.
02/13/06 - Marcus Cooper (5) goes up for the jumpshot while being guarded by two Cumberland defenders. (ID: 4593) - Brad Moore
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02/11/06 - Marcus Cooper (5) brings the ball down the sideline during Union's win over crosstown rival Lambuth.
02/11/06 - Marcus Cooper (5) brings the ball down the sideline during Union's win over crosstown rival Lambuth. (ID: 5002) - Steven Aldridge
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03/8/05 - Marcus Cooper (5) drives past a Lyon College defender in Union's TranSouth Conference Tournament Championship game win.
03/8/05 - Marcus Cooper (5) drives past a Lyon College defender in Union's TranSouth Conference Tournament Championship game win. (ID: 3011) - Jonathan Blair
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02/19/05 - Marcus Cooper (5) drives in for a shot in Union Homecoming win over then No. 1 ranked Mountain State.
02/19/05 - Marcus Cooper (5) drives in for a shot in Union Homecoming win over then No. 1 ranked Mountain State. (ID: 2967) - Morris Abernathy
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02/19/05 - Marcus Cooper and Jonathan Givens embrace after a hard fought victory against Mountain State College.
02/19/05 - Marcus Cooper and Jonathan Givens embrace after a hard fought victory against Mountain State College. (ID: 3625) - Kristen Nicole Sayres
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02/8/05 - Marcus Cooper (5) looks to pass in Union's win over Lambuth.
02/8/05 - Marcus Cooper (5) looks to pass in Union's win over Lambuth. (ID: 2834) - Lauren Crane
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02/8/05 - Marcus Cooper serves as Union's starting point guard in just his sophomore season.
02/8/05 - Marcus Cooper serves as Union's starting point guard in just his sophomore season. (ID: 2835) - Lauren Crane
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02/8/05 - Marcus Cooper looks over his options as he brings the ball down the court.
02/8/05 - Marcus Cooper looks over his options as he brings the ball down the court. (ID: 2856) - Steven Aldridge
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02/5/05 - Marcus Cooper dribbles into the post as he checks his options during Union's contest versus Freed-Hardeman.
02/5/05 - Marcus Cooper dribbles into the post as he checks his options during Union's contest versus Freed-Hardeman. (ID: 3555) - Jonathan Blair
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01/13/05 - Marcus Cooper drives towards the basket against a Georgetown defender.
01/13/05 - Marcus Cooper drives towards the basket against a Georgetown defender. (ID: 3637) - Kristen Nicole Sayres
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02/16/04 - Marcus Cooper (5) surveys the floor during a Union win at Lambuth.
02/16/04 - Marcus Cooper (5) surveys the floor during a Union win at Lambuth. (ID: 2060) - Kristen Hiller
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02/5/04 - Union's freshman point guard Marcus Cooper (5) surveys the defense as he moves the ball up the floor.
02/5/04 - Union's freshman point guard Marcus Cooper (5) surveys the defense as he moves the ball up the floor. (ID: 1849) - Courtney Ross
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01/29/04 - Freshman guard Marcus Cooper (5) prepares for his next move in the Bulldog win over Lyon College.
01/29/04 - Freshman guard Marcus Cooper (5) prepares for his next move in the Bulldog win over Lyon College. (ID: 1814) - Jonathan Blair
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01/29/04 - Freshman guard Marcus Cooper (5) looks over the defense during the Union game with Lyon College.
01/29/04 - Freshman guard Marcus Cooper (5) looks over the defense during the Union game with Lyon College. (ID: 1825) - Jonathan Blair
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11/1/03 - Freshman guard, Marcus Cooper (5) is in no rush to pass or shoot during the 110-71 win over Williams Baptist.
11/1/03 - Freshman guard, Marcus Cooper (5) is in no rush to pass or shoot during the 110-71 win over Williams Baptist. (ID: 1660) - Courtney Ross
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10/23/03 - Union guard, Marcus Cooper shows his athletic ability during Bulldog Madness at Union.
10/23/03 - Union guard, Marcus Cooper shows his athletic ability during Bulldog Madness at Union. (ID: 1564) - Courtney Ross
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10/23/03 - Marcus Cooper performs a reverse dunk during the Bulldog Madness Dunk Contest.
10/23/03 - Marcus Cooper performs a reverse dunk during the Bulldog Madness Dunk Contest. (ID: 1565) - Courtney Ross
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10/23/03 - Marcus Cooper was a crowd pleaser during the Bulldog Madness Dunk competition.
10/23/03 - Marcus Cooper was a crowd pleaser during the Bulldog Madness Dunk competition. (ID: 1567) - Courtney Ross
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