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#5 Marcus Cooper
FR, 5-11, 160
Hometown: Dalton, Ga.
Previous School: Vincennes University

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.

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