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Houston Cougar Basketball Adds JUCO Point Guard Brandon Morris

Brandon Morris, a junior college point guard from Kansas City. (KC) Community College signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Houston Cougars men's basketball program on Thursday. The 6-foot-0, 185-pound guard picked the Cougars over schools like Mississippi State and former Big East Conference foe the Seton Hall Pirates.

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The Houston Chronicle's Sam Khan Jr. broke down the addition on his blog:

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he can play the point and handle the ball as well as play off the ball and be a scorer. He showcased that range of skills at Kansas City and posted the following numbers in his sophomore season with the Blue Devils: 16.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists, three steals and 2.4 turnovers per game. He shot 57 percent from the field, 40 percent from behind the 3-point line (24-of-60) and 77 percent from the free-throw line.

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Morris added that location -- he's from Alexandria, La. -- and the UH coaching staff were the big reasons in his decision.

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