Murray State’s Ja Morant scored a career-high 40 points in the Racers 82-72 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday Night.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, Morant is the first Division I player in the last 20 seasons to record 40 points, 10 assists and 5 steals. He is also the first Division I player to go 21-for-21 from the line or better in last 20 seasons.
Morant scored or assisted on 63 of Murray’s 82 points.
Kentucky grad and current ESPNer, Micahel Eaves thinks Morant is the National Player of the Year.
If I had to vote right now, Ja Morant might get my vote for National Player of the Year. https://t.co/2l94cLdI6x
— Michael Eaves (@michaeleaves) January 20, 2019
Sorry Tennesse Basketball, Morant and the Racers did this better.
Ja Morant in a 82-72 win vs. SIU-Edwardsville : Career-high 40 points (8-17 shooting, 3-9 from 3 & 21-21 from the FT line), 11 assists, 5 steals & played all 40 minutes pic.twitter.com/USM0JhLsGG
— Lee Harvey (@MusikFan4Life25) January 20, 2019