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Markus Howard
Markus  Howard

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chandler, Ariz.

High School:
Findlay Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
G

01/08/2018

Markus Howard Claims National Weekly Honors

Sophomore guard had record-setting week for MU

01/04/2018

Marquette Travels To No. 3/3 Villanova Saturday

FS1 to feature 7 p.m. CT broadcast

12/11/2017

Markus Howard Named BIG EAST Player of the Week

Sophomore guard claims award for first time in career

12/06/2017

Markus Howard Named To NCAA Oversight Committee

Sophomore guard to serve as non-voting member

04/12/2017

Marquette Announces Award Winners At Team Banquet

Team shares MVP award after NCAA tourney campaign

02/07/2018

Marquette vs. Seton Hall (USATSI)

Marquette vs. Seton Hall (USATSI) Men's Basketball

03/17/2017

USATSI Gallery - 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round - No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 10 Marquette

USATSI Gallery - 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round - No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 10 Marquette

01/11/2017

Marquette vs. Seton Hall

Jan. 11, 2017

12/06/2016

Marquette vs. Fresno State

Dec. 6, 2017

Honors and Awards:
2017-18
Preseason All-BIG EAST Second Team
BIG EAST Honor Roll (Dec. 4)
BIG EAST Player of the Week (Dec. 11, Jan. 8)
NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Oversight Committee member

2016-17
BIG EAST All-Academic
BIG EAST All-Freshman Team Selection
Three-time BIG EAST Freshman of the Week (Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 5)

2017-18 Season Notes: Preseason All-BIG EAST Second Team ... Played 33 minutes against No. 19 Purdue and posted 24 points, shooting 4-of-8 from behind the arc (Nov. 14) ... Collected 22 points, seven assists and six rebounds in 34 minutes in the win over VCU (Nov. 20) ... Posted 25 points in a loss against No. 6 Wichita State at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational (Nov. 21) ... Went 11-of-15 from the three-point line and set a new school record for the most three-pointers in a single game with 11 treys, for 33 points against Chicago State (Nov. 29) ... Dropped 29 points against Georgia (Dec. 2) ... Tied a career-high point total in the win over Vermont with 34 points, shooting 11-of-20 from the floor, 6-of-11 beyond the arc and 6-of-6 from the charity stripe (Dec. 5) ... His combined 96 points against Chicago State (33), Georgia (29) and Vermont (34) is the highest total in three consecutive games since Tony Smith scored 97 from Feb. 26-March 3, 1990 ...Scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Wisconsin (Dec. 9) ... Poured in 26 points to go with three rebounds and four assists versus Northern Illinois (Dec. 18) ... Broke the Marquette all-time record with 52 points against Providence, shooting 17-29 from the field, 11-19 from three and 7-7 from the line in an overtime win (Jan. 3) ... Dropped in 37 points at Villanova and dished eight assists (Jan. 6) ... Added 14 points at Butler (Jan. 12) ... Added to his 30+ points in a game record by dropping 33 points on No. 8 Xavier (Jan 24) ... Notched 13 points and three assists versus No. 1 Villanova (Jan. 28) ... Was good for 18 points and six rebounds during the game against St. John's (2/10) ... Became first MU player since Travis Diener in 2004-05 to record multiple 30-point games in a single season.

2016-17 Season Notes: BIG EAST All-Freshman Team ... Led the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (.547) and set a new Marquette single-season mark ... Started first career game in the season opener against Vanderbilt (Nov. 11) at the Veteran's Classic ... Scored 12 points in second career game, and regular season home debut, against Howard (Nov. 14), making 4-of-5 field goals (3-of-4 from deep) and adding four rebounds ... Poured in 13 points and added two rebounds and three assists in 19 minutes against Houston Baptist (Nov. 26) ... Scored a then-season high 22 points in 34 minutes against No. 17 Wisconsin (Dec. 10) ... Poured in 23 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range in his first-ever BIG EAST Conference game against Georgetown (Dec. 28) ... Scored a team-high 21 points at No. 1 Villanova (Jan. 7) ... Played 42 minutes in an 89-86 overtime triumph against Seton Hall (Jan. 11), scoring 22 points with six assists and zero turnovers ... Scored 26 points at No. 13 Butler (Jan. 16) ... Netted a career-best 34 points and tied a program record with nine made threes to lead MU past Xavier (Feb. 18) on National Marquette Day ... Ended the regular season with 24 points at Providence (Feb. 25), 15 points at Xavier (March 1) and 18 points against Creighton (March 4) on Senior Day to keep MU in the NCAA tournament mix ... Scored 13 points in 26 minutes during MU's NCAA First Round game against South Carolina (March 17).

USA Basketball: Owns a pair of Gold medals playing for USA Basketball … Member of title squad at 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship … Finished third on the team in scoring with 11.9 points per game and shot 48.6 percent from behind the 3-point line … Team USA finished a perfect 7-0 in the tournament … Also collected Gold as a member of the USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team at the FIBA Americas Championship in 2015.

High School: Consensus top-100 nationally ranked prospect, ranked as high as 39th by 247Sports.com … Also rated 40th by Rivals.com, 78th by Scout.com and 84th by ESPN.com … Spent the 2015-16 campaign at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada under head coach Andy Johnson … Pilots concluded the year 28-2 overall and were ranked among the nation’s top-25 programs en route to an appearance in the national tournament … Led the team in scoring with 18.6 points per outing and also chipped in 3.4 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game … Played at Perry High School in Gilbert, Arizona as a freshman and sophomore and was an all-state honoree both seasons … Led the state in scoring in 2014-15 with 32.4 points per game and helped the program to the second round of the state tournament … As a freshman, he netted 23.0 points per contest and guided the squad to the state semifinals … Competed on the AAU circuit for the Las Vegas Prospects and Arizona Power.

Personal: Born March 3, 1999 in Morristown, New Jersey … Son of Chuck and Noemi Howard … has two brothers, Desmond and Jordan … Jordan plays basketball at Central Arkansas and Desmond at Phoenix College … Majoring in digital media. 

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