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02 - Marcus Wells
Marcus Wells
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
High School: Southern Durham H.S.
Position: Guard

2011-12: Marcus made tremendous strides during his junior season when he took over point guard duties full time for the Rams…He was the only player to start in all 30 games for the Rams…For the season, he averaged 6.3 points per game with a career-high 97 total assists…His best scoring effort of the season came at Johnson C. Smith where he scored 14 points against the Golden Bulls, just one point shy of tying a career-high…He dished out eight assists against Belmont Abbey and added seven assists vs. Allen and against Virginia Union in the opening game of the 2012 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Championship Tournament.

 

2010-11: Marcus had a great sophomore season…He finished the season averaging 6.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game…His best scoring effort of the season came at Saint Paul’s where he scored 12 points…He repeated the feat at Bowie State…He also added 11 points at Rollins where he led the Rams to the championship of the Winter Park Rotary Classic…He recorded a career-high 10 assists to lead the Rams to a dramatic home win over the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls…He also recorded four steals twice during the season as well.

2009-10: Marcus had a great freshman season for the Rams as he stepped in to earn a starting role at the point guard position for the Rams…He played in all 29 games with 23 starts…For the season, he averaged 5.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game and added 55 assists and 23 steals…His best scoring effort came against the University of California-Davis at the Traveler’s Basketball Classic in Eugene, Oregon where he scored 15 points…He recorded a season-high eight assists at Florida A&M…He also added a season-high three steels against North Carolina A&T.

Personal: Joined the Rams for his first season of competition in the fall of 2009…A native of Durham, N.C., Wells is a 2009 graduate of Southern Durham High School where he capped a stellar four-year basketball career…A four-year varsity starter under head coach Art Richmond, Wells averaged over 15 points and six rebounds per game in both his junior and senior seasons at SDHS…He averaged 15 points, six rebounds, three steals and three assists per game as a junior in 2007-08, a season in which he was named both First Team All-Conference and First Team All-District en route to leading SDHS to a Pac 6 Conference Championship…For his efforts he was named a North Carolina All-State selection…Wells' senior season, a season in which he was named the preseason pick as the fifth -best player in the state of the North Carolina, Wells did not disappoint as he turned in averages of 18 points, six rebounds, four steals and five assists per game…SDHS's team captain, Wells was again selected First Team All Conference, First Team All District, and led SDHS to a Pac 6 Championship and Tournament Championship.  The Durham Herald Sun Player of the Year he was a candidate for the North Carolina East vs. West All-Star Game…The third-ranked point guard in the state of North Carolina (behind only John Wall who chose to play at Kentucky and Akeem Richmond who chose to play at Wake Forest), Wells was named the 29th-ranked point guard in the United States by ESPN.com…The son of Kimberly Brown…A sports medicine major at WSSU…Born in Topeka, Kansas on Jan. 19, 1990.