35  Darius Morales
Darius Morales

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Timber Creek

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
10/27/1990


10/14/2011

ECU Hits The Hardwood For First Practice

The Pirates held their first official practice Friday night

As A Redshirt Freshman (2010-11)
2010-11 Game-by-Game
Played in 25 games, averaging 6.4 minutes, 1.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ... Shot 58.8 percent from the field (20-34) ... Ranked third on the team in blocked shots with 18 ... Made 4-of-6 from the floor against Charlotte in the Charleston Classic, scoring eight points ... Also had eight points at home against Campbell ... Blocked five shots against USC Upstate and four versus Lenoir-Rhyne ... Grabbed a season-best four rebounds four times.

As A Freshman (2009-10)
Practiced with the team daily, but did not play in any games.

High School
Averaged 11.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.3 blocks per game as a senior at Timber Creek High School and earned second-team all-conference honors ... As a senior he

CAREER HIGHS
Points 8, two times
Rebounds 4, five times
Assists None
Blocked Shots 5 vs. USC Upstate (Nov. 21, 2010)
Steals 2 at Tulsa (Feb. 16, 2011)
Field Goals 4 vs. Charlotte (Nov. 19, 2010)
Field Goal Attempts 6 vs. Charlotte (Nov. 19, 2010)
Free Throws 2 vs. Campbell (Nov. 15, 2010)
Free Throw Attempts 3 vs. Fayetteville State (Dec. 4, 2010)
Minutes Played 15 vs. Campbell (Nov. 15, 2010)
recorded four triple-doubles, scored double figures in 18 games and grabbed double digit rebounds in 14 games ... Timber Creek team MVP as a junior and senior ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Helped team to district championship as a freshman and sophomore ... Four-year letterman ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... Played on the same AAU team as fellow Pirate Erin Straughn .... Member of the 2009 Puerto Rico Junior National Team ... National Honor Society student.

Personal
Born Oct. 27, 1990 ... Son of Felipe and Mildred Morales ... Chose East Carolina over College of Charleston, Temple and UAB.

CAREER STATISTICS
Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2010-11 25-0 159 6.4 20 34 .588 0 0 .000 5 12 .417 13 24 37 1.5 32 1 0 12 18 2 45 1.8
TOTAL 25-0 159 6.4 20 34 .588 0 0 .000 5 12 .417 13 24 37 1.5 32 1 0 12 18 2 45 1.8