21 - Marcus Palmer
Marcus Palmer
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Previous College: Eastern Arizona
Position: F
2007-08: Started seven of his 29 games played in his first season in New Britain.  Finished fourth on the team in scoring averaging 10.1 points per game.  Scored in double-figures in 14 games including 10 of the final 12 games of the season.  Averaged 14.7 points per game in those 12 games.  Scored 16 or more points six times including a career-high 24 in the win over Sacred Heart on March 2.  Posted three double-doubles in three straight games to begin February.  Led the Blue Devils in rebounding in his first season averaging 5.8 per game.  Posted eight or more rebounds 11 times last season including 10 of the final 14 games of the season.  In league play he averaged 12.0 points and 7.3 boards per game and shot 49.7 percent (83-of-167) from the field.  Shot 81.6 percent (62-of-76) from the free-throw line, the second highest percentage on the team.  Averaged 24.2 minutes played per game.

Before CCSU:
  Played two seasons at Eastern Arizona Community College prior to joining the Blue Devils for his junior season in 2007-08.  Named a Junior College All-American as well as First Team All-Conference.  Averaged 18.6 points and 7.5 rebounds in final season for the Gila Monsters.  Team finished with a 23-6 record.  Twice named the conference player of the week.  Played his high school ball at Price High School in Los Angeles, CA.  Averaged 21 points and seven rebounds while being named First Team All-State as a senior when team went 29-4 and won a state title.   Team won three state titles while he was there.