#2 Marcus Roper
|HOMETOWN||Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.|
|PREV. SCHOOL||New Mexico Military Institute|
As a Senior, 2015-16 season: Appeared in 31 games with four starts as a senior… Ranked fourth on the team with 7.5 points per game… Also averaged 1.6 rebounds in 18.5 minutes per game… Second on the team with 43 made three-pointers (43-for-115)… Made a three-pointer in 23 of TSU’s 31 games… Led the Tigers in scoring twice on the season… Scored in double figures on nine occasions… Shot 4-for-6 from beyond the three-point arc versus Middle Tennessee (11/21/15)… Grabbed a season-best six rebounds in a victory at Kennesaw State (11/28/15)… Helped TSU to a comeback win over Lipscomb (12/17/15)… Exploded for a season-high 26 points on 10-for-12 shooting, including 5-for-6 from distance in a victory against Alcorn State (12/19/15)… Put up back-to-back double-digit scoring efforts with 10 points at Tennessee (12/29/15) and 12 points at Southeast Missouri (1/2/16)… Netted 16 points on 5-for-10 shooting against Eastern Kentucky (2/4/16)… Registered 15 points in a home win over Jacksonville State (2/20/16).
As a Junior, 2014-15 season: Appeared in 29 games with 11 starts in first season with the Tigers… Finished second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.0 points per game… Also posted 2.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 23.3 minutes per game on the year… Made a team-best 61 three-pointers on 61-for-190 (32.1 percent) shooting… Shot 96-for-268 (.358 percent) from the field… Led TSU in scoring on nine occasions… Scored a game-high 23 points on 7-for-12 shooting off the bench against Reinhardt in TSU debut (11/14)… Posted 10 points at Virginia (11/25)… Had 21 points at Lipscomb while shooting 50 percent from the field (12/6)... Notched 23 points at Southern Illinois on 8-of-15 shooting (12/16)… Scored 16 points at SEC-opponent Tennessee (12/27)… At Eastern Kentucky, went for a career-best 32 points on 11-of-20 shooting from the floor, including a 7-for-13 performance from three, two less than the TSU record for most treys in a game… Dropped in 21 points at Tennessee Tech (Feb. 12).
At New Mexico Military Institute, 2012-13 & 2013-14 seasons: Played two seasons at New Mexico Military Institute… Averaged 16 points and five rebounds per game as a sophomore to earn All-Conference accolades… Posted 10 points and four rebounds per contest as a freshman… Coached by Sean Schooley.
At John Paul Stevens HS: Made First Team All-District after averaging 16 points and five rebounds per contest as a senior… Played for coach Michael Raynes.
Son of: Henry Roper and Shawnette Fogle
Birthday: April 16