October 16, 2008

Morris twins at home in Lawrence

It's been a long journey for Marcus and Markieff Morris. The twins originally signed with Memphis during their senior year at Prep Charter. However, they ultimately decided to look elsewhere. Furthermore, the twins decided to attend Apex Academies. During their time at the New Jersey post-graduate program, Marcus and Markieff took a visit to Kansas and committed. Just when it looked as if the twin's future was set, the Philadelphia natives weren't cleared to play basketball by the NCAA clearinghouse until several weeks of school had passed. Life is finally back to normal for Marcus and Markieff. Jayhawk Slant sat-down with the dynamic duo during KU's media day on Thursday.

The journey from Philadelphia to New Jersey to Kansas was a long one for Markieff, the 6-foot-10, 235-pound center and Marcus, the 6-foot-8, 225-pound forward Upon graduating from Prep Charter in Philadelphia, the Morris twins headed to Apex Academies in New Jersey.

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