DePaul takes on the Flyers in lone preseason tune-up
Melvin, Young, Morgan Lead the Way With Athleticism, Experience
DePaul freshman suffers season-ending right knee injury in practice on Wednesday
Career Notes: Signed with DePaul on Nov. 9, 2011.
2012-13: Missed season with right knee injury... suffered a torn ACL in practice on Oct. 24.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Bowman Academy... ranked No. 13 among Indiana high school seniors and 35th in the Midwest by ESPN.com... also ranked among the top 50 small forwards in the nation by ESPN.com... played for the Indiana All-Stars in the 71st annual two-game series against Kentucky All-Star team... three-time member of Times of Northwest Indiana All-Area first team... led Bowman Academy to state runner-up finish and 17-9 record as a senior... averaged 20 points and 14 rebounds during senior season... Bowman finished the year ranked fifth in state... McDonald's All-American nominee... averaged 22.1 points and 15.3 rebounds as a junior... helped the Eagles to the 2010 Indiana class 2A state championship... averaged 17 points and 12 boards as a sophomore... state championship team posted a 24-1 record... was a Junior Indiana All-Star on the North team... coached by Marvin Rea at Bowman... was a member of the U18 national team for Puerto Rico at the 2010 FIBA Americas tournament... played for Spiece Indy Heat on the AAU circuit.
Personal: Son of Yolanda Marrero... plans to major in Communications.