Kansas' Morris twins sign with agent

BY foxsports • April 7, 2011

Marcus and Markieff Morris are heading to the NBA.

Kansas' twin junior forwards, who combined to average more than 30 points and nearly 16 rebounds per game, have signed with agent Tony Dutt.

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my three seasons as a Kansas Jayhawk, and consider it a privilege to have had the opportunity to play for Coach (Bill) Self and his staff,” Marcus Morris said in a statement released by Rival Sports Group, an agency based in California.

"As I move into the professional stage of my career, I will always remember my time as a Jayhawk,” Markieff Morris added.

Marcus, a second-team All-American, averaged 17.2 points and 7.6 rebounds last season, while Markieff was an honorable-mention All-American after averaging 13.6 points and 8.3 rebounds.

Their decision came a day after junior guard Tyshawn Taylor and sophomore forward Thomas Robinson announced they would remain at Kansas next season.

Sophomore-to-be Josh Selby is the only Jayhawks player still contemplating whether to return. A 6-foot-3 guard who missed much of the season because of injury and NCAA suspension, Selby has been in Las Vegas working out and trying to gauge the NBA's interest in him. Self said Selby was in position to miss some class time and was not necessarily going out early.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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