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Marcus Hunt Georgia Tech
August 29, 2012By Truly Blessed of Phi slamma jamma
Long perimeter player with the ability to create mismatches at various spots on the floor ... A 4-star recruit, Hunt was ranked No. 59 overall in the ESPN100, and No. 14 among small forwards ... Coaches like his varied skill set, size, strength and athletic ability, his ability to score in a variety of ways and ability to create shots for teammates.
First-team class AAAA all-state performer three straight years at North Clayton High School ... Named AAAA State Player of the year in 2012 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Region 4AAAA Player of the year in 2012 and a first-team all-region choice three straight years ... Made the Atlanta Tipoff Club's All-Metro first team in 2011 and 2012, and was named Player of the Year by the Clayton News Daily in 2011 and 2012 ... North Clayton's all-time leading scorer with 2,189 points ... Lettered four years for coach Martisse Troup ... Averaged 24.2 points, 14.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists as a senior, helping the Eagles to a 21-11 record and a berth in the state semifinals ... Averaged 26.7 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocks as a junior ... Had 40 or more points four times his last two seasons, including a career high of 47 vs. Jonesboro in January of 2011 ... Also pulled 28 rebounds vs. Alcovy in the AAAA state tournament in March of 2012 ... Also ran cross country.
Full name is Marcus Anthony Georges-Hunt ... Born March 28, 1994 in Miami, Fla. ... Son of Willie Hunt and Larisa Georges ... Has three siblings, Jalal Johnson, Ahsan Asadullah and Nashida Asadullah ... Began playing organized basketball at age 9 ... Chose Tech because "they take their education very seriously, I love the coaching staff, and I think I can become a better person on the court and off the court" ... Plans to study Business Administration.