Monte MorrisIowa State added a second highly-regarded guard to its 2013 recruiting class Wednesday when
of Beecher (Flint, Mich.)
cast his lot with the Cyclones.
Morris, a 6-foot-2, 170-pound point man, is rated No. 71 in the MaxPreps Class of 2013 Top 100. He averaged 18.3 points, 6.4 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game as a junior, helping Beecher go 28-0 en route to Michigan's Class C state title.
Butler and Illinois were also in the mix for Morris, who was named Michigan's Class C Player of the Year last winter by BankHoops.com. Iowa State also picked up a 2013 verbal commitment from Onalaska (Wis.)
shooting guard Matt Thomas
earlier this month.
Morris announced his decision in a ceremony at Beecher and will have another reason to celebrate Wednesday evening – it's also his 18th birthday.