Bears participated in Big 12 Media Day on Wednesday
Saturday's third-round game will tip at 7:40 p.m. CDT on TNT.
Thursday's game will tip at 6:27 p.m. CDT on truTV.
Baylor will play No. 14 seed South Dakota State Thu., March 15, in Albuquerque, N.M.
Men's and Women's Basketball - Moonlight Madness
MBB: Baylor vs. Kentucky
NCAA Men's Basketball Practice - 03/14/2012
Transferred to Baylor in April 2010 after spending two seasons at UCLA ... Granted waiver by NCAA in August 2010 to play in 2010-11 ... Rated No. 3 center and No. 23 overall prospect in Class of 2008 by Scout.com ... Listed as No. 4 center and No. 25 overall prospect in Class of 2008 by Rivals.com ... Rated the No. 2 center nationally by Streetball and the No. 4 player at his position by BasketballPreps.com ... Rated No. 32 overall high school player in Class of 2008 by RISE ... Played for same high school as former Baylor standout and 1,000-point scorer, Kevin Rogers.
2011-12 (SENIOR, BAYLOR)
Redshirted to retain eligibility, did not play in any games.
2010-11 (JUNIOR, BAYLOR)
Played in all 31 games, making 14 starts, in first season at Baylor ... Finished season with 14 consecutive starts ... Posted 2+ blocks in 11 games (Baylor went 8-3 in those contests) ... Had more blocks (34) in 2010-11 than in 40 games at UCLA (26) ... Established career high for points (12) and tied then-career-high for rebounds (5) in Baylor debut against Grambling State (Nov. 12) ... Blocked career-high 4 shots against Bethune-Cookman (Dec. 15) ... Pulled down career-high 6 rebounds in win over San Diego (Dec. 22) in Hawai`i ... Contributed 9 points and career-high-tying 6 rebounds in 78-69 loss to Texas Tech (Feb. 19) ... Posted third double-figure scoring game of season with 10 points in road loss at Missouri (Feb. 25) ... Pulled down career-high-tying 6 rebounds in career-high 26 minutes vs. Texas (March 5).
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE, UCLA)
Played in 19 games, averaging 8.7 minutes per contest ... Made season debut Nov. 20 vs. Cal State Bakersfield, blocking 1 shot in 3 minutes ... Played 10-plus minutes in 6 consecutive outings, including 16 with a season-high 5 rebounds vs. New Mexico State (Dec. 15) ... Scored season-high 5 points in 10 minutes Dec. 27 vs. Delaware State ... Appeared in 10 Pac-10 games ... Played season-high 21 minutes Feb. 18 at Washington State, recording 2 points, 3 blocks and 3 assists ... Final game as a Bruin came March 6 at Arizona State, adding 2 points and 2 rebounds in 15 minutes.
2008-09 (FRESHMAN, UCLA)
Played in 21 games, making zero starts on the year ... Was 5th on team in blocks with 10, despite ranking 11th on squad in minutes played (114 minutes) ... While averaging just 5.4 minutes per game, scored in 14 of 21 games played and grabbed at least 1 rebound in 11 of 21 contests ... Missed 9 of last 12 games ... Scored season-high 8 points in win over FIU (Nov. 29) ... Hauled in season-best 4 rebounds twice, in home wins over Cal State Northridge (Dec. 7) and Loyola Marymount (Dec. 17) ... Also had a season-best 3 blocks against LMU in a season-high 13 minutes of action.
Four-year varsity basketball letterwinner at South Oak Cliff High School (Dallas, Texas) ... Helped South Oak Cliff win four consecutive state championships (2005-08) ... Golden Bears, coached by James Mays II, trailed by 11 points with four minutes left in the 2008 state title game before rallying to defeat Southwest (Fort Worth, Texas) High School 80-77 ... South Oak Cliff started the season with a 6-6 record and closed the season with 15 straight wins and an overall mark of 26-8 ... Morgan had 13 points and eight rebounds in the state title game ... Rated the No. 3 center and the No. 23 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Scout.com ... Listed as the No. 4 center and the No. 25 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com ... Rated the No. 2 center in the nation by Streetball and the No. 4 player at his position by BasketballPreps.com ... Rated the No. 32 overall high school player in the Class of 2008 by RISE ... Was named the District 14-4A Region II most valuable player as a senior ... Earned first-team Class 4A All-State honors by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches as a junior and senior ... Was named a 2008 second team All-American by EA Sports ... Averaged 13.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game as a senior (2008) ... Averaged 13.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks per game as a junior (2007) as the Golden Bears finished the season with a 33-3 mark ... Registered six blocked shots in South Oak Cliff's 54-42 victory over Beaumont (Texas) Ozen in the 2007 boy's 4A state championship ... South Oak Cliff compiled a 30-7 record in Morgan's sophomore season (2006) and defeated Fort Worth's Dunbar HS 76-58 in the state title game ... Golden Bears were 32-7 in his freshman campaign (2005) winning their first of four straight Texas boy's 4A state championships with a 64-43 victory over San Antonio's Sam Houston HS.
Full name is J'Mison Ryley Morgan ... Nicknamed BoBo ... Born Nov. 2, 1989, in Dallas, Texas ... Son of Ronnie and Bianca Morgan ... Has three brothers -- Ronnie, Cody and Chrisdon -- and one sister, Destini ... Older brother Ronnie was a forward at Texas A&M-Commerce ... Majoring in general studies.