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- Maurice Gibbs
Maurice Gibbs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carbondale, Ill.

High School:
Carbondale

Last College:
Moberly Area (Mo.) CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/24/1985

Experience:
JC



JUNIOR SEASON (2005-06)
Played in 30 of UAB's 31 contests ... notched career-high 10 points in regular-season finale against Marshall (3/4) ... was 4-for-6 from the field and 2-for-3 from long range against the Herd ... went for six points, including a key three-pointer, in upset win over then-No. 3 Memphis (3/2) ... scored nine points with a pair of three-pointers at Southern Miss (2/18)... scored five points in C-USA tournament final against Memphis (3/11) ... notched six points in 12 minutes against Southern Miss (1/28) ... scored eight points with three steals in win vs. Tulsa (1/11) ... established a then-career-high with nine points against Valdosta State (1/5) ... scored three points in three minutes of action against VCU (1/2) ... played season-high 14 minutes and contributed four points, in win over Centenary (12/19) ... notched the same numbers against Alcorn State (12/10) ... tossed in first career UAB three-pointer in the Western Kentucky game (11/29) ... scored first UAB points, collecting four against South Carolina State (11/27) ... also had two steals in the win ... played but did not score against UMass (11/25).

JUNIOR COLLEGE ( 2003-05)
Standout point guard for coach Mark Bernsen's Greyhounds at Moberly Area Community College ... led team to 30-7 overall record and NJCAA National Tournament runner-up finish in 2004-05 ... had 10 points and six rebounds in title game ... team won 2005 Region XVI title ... second-leading scorer on team as a sophomore with 14 points per game ... also shot 56 percent from the floor and 40 percent from three-point range ... named to both the 2005 and 2004 Region XVI All-Region team as selected by the region's coaches ... led Moberly to 58-11 record over two seasons.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for head coach Jim Miller at Carbondale (Ill.) High School ... named South Seven Conference Co-MVP ... led Terriers to a 25-6 record as a senior ... averaged 22 points, six rebounds and four assists as a senior ... named to Frank Rusnak's High School Elite in 2003 after standout senior year ... played on Illinois Warriors AAU team.

PERSONAL
Born on Jan. 24, 1985 ... son of Sandra Farr and Brian Gibbs ... has two brothers and two sisters ... majoring in psychology.