24 Darius Morales
24 Darius Morales
Height: 6-9
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Previous College: East Carolina
Position: F/C

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Played in 26 games, making 21 starts, for the Pirates as a junior ... Averaged 6.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots per game ... Led the Peach Belt Conference and ranked fifth in NCAA Division II in blocked shots per game ... 73 blocked shots ranks third most in a single season in Armstrong men's basketball history ... Hit 7-of-11 shots from the floor en route to a season-high 15 points against UNC Pembroke on Feb. 20 ... Grabbed 10 rebounds at Flagler on Feb. 7 and against UNC Pembroke on Feb. 20 ... Blocked a season-high seven shots against Georgia Southwestern on Jan. 21 ... Blocked four or more shots eight times during the season.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played for two seasons at East Carolina University ... Played in 23 games as a sophomore, scoring 12 points and 18 rebounds in 105 minutes of action ... Played in 25 games as a freshman, averaging 1.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in 6.4 minutes per game of action ... Blocked 18 shots, third-best on the squad ... Redshirted the 2009-10 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for four seasons at Timber Creek HS in Orlando, Fla. ... Averaged 11.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.3 blocks per game as a senior ... Earned second-team All-Conference honors ... Team captain as a senior ... Member of the 2009 Puerto Rico Junior National Team.

PERSONAL: Born Darius Armando Morales on October 27, 1990, in Orlando, Fla., his hometown ... Son of Mildred and Felipe Morales ... Majoring in biology ... Enjoys music and watching horror films ... Lists Kevin Durant as a favorite sports personality.