Ja Morant selected No. 2 by Memphis Grizzlies

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Ja Morant, former Murray State star, was selected number two by the Memphis Grizzlies in tonight’s NBA draft.

Morant boasts great accolades as a Racer. Morant is the highest selected pick for mid major player in over two decades.

Morant led the country in triple doubles in the NCAA, named the Ohio Valley Conference player of the year, plus finished with 331 career assists in college. The sixth most in a single season in NCAA history. 

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(This story was originally published on June 20, 2019)

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