Maurice Acker (born June 25, 1987) is an American expert basketball player for Lille Métropole BC. Son of Maurice Sr. and Renee Acker, has two sisters – Aliah and Shaneya. Maurice has done majors in communication studies.
Maurice Acker Education Details
He was a champion school player for the Marquette Golden Eagles. He played secondary school b-ball at Hillcrest High School, a partner of Marquette graduated class Jerel McNeal. He was drafted in the eighth round of the 2010 NBA D League Draft by the Bakersfield Jam, however was postponed in November of that year.
Born, June 25 = 1987 (age 33) Hazel Crest, Illinois
Nationality = American
Listed height = 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Listed weight = 165 lb (75 kg)
Horoscope = Cancer
Birth Place = Hazel Crest
Home Town = Hazel Crest
Country = United States
Marital status = Single
Net Worth = $1 Million (Approx.)
Salary = Under Review
Position = Point guard
League = LNB Pro B
Maurice Acker Early Life And Career Details
High school, Hillcrest (Country Club Hills, Illinois)
College, Ball State (2005–2006) Marquette (2007–2010)
NBA draft, 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career, 2010–present
Maurice was a high school teammate of current Golden Eagles guard Jerel McNeal, a four-year letter-winner for Tom Cappel at broadly perceived Hillcrest High School, found the middle value of 18 focuses, eight helps and almost four takes a game in driving Hillcrest to its seventeenth consecutive gathering title in 2004. He was named all-express, all-gathering, all-territory and chose as the group’s most important player and was an all-American candidate.
Maurice arrived at the midpoint of 9.2 focuses, 4.6 helps, and 2.4 bounce back in 31.7 minutes and began in each of the 28 games as a rookie at Ball State University. He was named Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year in 2005-06.
After his green bean season, he moved to Marquette University and passed on the 2006-07 season before getting ready as a sophomore in 2007-08. In the 2008-09 season, Acker assumed control over the beginning stage monitor position since normal starter Dominic James broke his lower leg in misfortune to the Connecticut Huskies and began the remainder of the period in his place. Accumulated his initial beginning of the period, second of his profession, at Louisville instead of the harmed James and got done with three focuses, three helps, and three bounces back. Thumped down a couple of 3-pointers and doled out seven aids a profession-high 40 minutes of activity versus Syracuse. Coordinated with professional highs for focuses and 3-point field objectives while shooting 4-of-5 from the field versus Villanova, closed the year averaging 2.8 focuses, 1.4 bounce back and 1.8 helps per game, procured the second letter.
From 2009 to 2010 Maurice Claimed MU’s “Create for Others” Award. Concluded the season ranked second in the nation and first in the BIG EAST in assist-to-turnover ratio. Led the BIG EAST in 3-point field goal percentage. Played a season-high 29 minutes and scored eight focuses versus Michigan. Recorded a season-high seven helps and counted 10 focuses versus N.C. State. Acquired his initial beginning of the period versus Milwaukee, shot an ideal 6-of-6 from the foul line, and scored eight focuses with a game-high four takes against the Panthers.
Made seven field objectives on a profession-high 11 endeavors and scored 16 focuses versus Georgetown. Scored 13 focuses, including 3-of-3 shooting from distance, and doled out five helps versus Washington. Completed the year averaging 8.7 focuses and 3.7 helps per game. Procured third letter.
In a basketball tournament, Acker played for the Golden Eagles in the 2018 version of The Basketball Tournament (TBT). In five games, he found the middle value of 14.8 focuses, 7.8 helps, and played group driving 28.8 minutes per game all while shooting 50% from the field. The Golden Eagles arrived at the semi-finals before tumbling to Overseas Elite. In 2020, Acker was an individual from the Golden Eagles group that won the competition.
Maurice Acker Career History
- 2010–2011, Quebec Kebs
- 2011, Bucaneros de La Guaira
- 2011–2012, Matrixx Magixx
- 2012, Trefl Sopot
- 2012–2013, Nová Ves
- 2013–2014, Denain
- 2014–2015, Bakken Bears
- 2015–2017, Hyères-Toulon
- 2017–present, Lille Métropole
Maurice Acker Awards And Highlights
- Claimed MU’s “Create for Others” Award
- DBL All-Star (2012)
- MAC Freshman of the Year (2006).