21 Marcus Lewis
21 Marcus Lewis
Height: 6-8
Weight: 245
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
Previous College: Univ. of Portland
Position: F
Previous School: Poly HS

About Lewis
Rugged power forward transferring in from West Coast Conference member

Portland ... will sit out the 2006-07 season in accordance with NCAA rules and

have two seasons of eligibility left beginning in 2007-08 ... strong low-post

scorer and rebounder should be a natural fit as Caleb Green???s replacement in

???07-08 ... high school teammate of fellow transfer Curtis Allen.

At Portland
Averaged 9.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in two seasons with the Pilots ...

named to the West Coast Conference all-freshman team in 2005 after averaging 9.1

points and 5.6 rebounds while playing in all 30 games ... averaged 10.5 points

and 5.8 rebounds in 21 games as a sophomore ... recorded six double-doubles in

two seasons ... scored in double figures 25 times, and reached double-digits in

rebounding eight times ... scored a career-high 21 points in the 2005-06

season-opener against Georgia Southern ... tallied a career-best 14 rebounds

against San Francisco as a freshman.

High School
Three-year letterwinner for coach Sharif Matoyer at Long Beach Poly HS ...

2003-04 John Wooden Award winner ... a member of the 2003-04 CIF Division 1A

Championship Team ... was a 2003 all-CIF first-team selection and the 2003 Moore

League MVP ... helped lead Long Beach Poly High School to the 2003 Moore League

Championship and averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds per game his junior year ...

as a sophomore, Lewis tallied nine points and four rebound per game, helping his

team claim the CIF Division 1A Championship title ... also a first-team

all-Moore league pick in 2002.