Ja Morant has put together quite the highlight package in just one game in the 2019 NCAA tournament.
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The matchup was billed as a battle between Morant and Marquette star Markus Howard, and although Howard held up his end of the bargain, Morant and the Racers were too much for the Golden Eagles to handle.
Morant finished the game with 17 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds and Murray State won 83-64. He is only the second player in the last 20 seasons to post that stat line in any game and fell two assists shy of matching the NCAA tournament record.
His triple double was the first in the NCAA tournament since Draymond Green went for 24 points, 10 assists and 12 rebounds against LIU-Brooklyn in the first round in 2012.
After the game, Morant gave himself a grade for how he performed.
Fun fact: Ja Morant grades his performance after every game. He gave himself a 3.5/5 today. Too many turnovers, he said.— Tom Schad (@Tom_Schad) March 21, 2019
Morant had seven turnovers. He also went 5-for-5 from the foul line and 2-for-2 from three.