Maurice Creek

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Maurice Creek Biography

Maurice Creek is a basketball player from Chatham, Virginia who played for Indiana University and George Washington University. He played shooting guard for the Hoosiers from 2009-2013 and for the Colonials from 2013-2014. He played for Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia for his high school career. After graduating from George Washington, he went on to play professionally overseas and in the NBA D-League.

  • Name: Maurice Creek
  • Position: Shooting Guard
  • Nationality: USA
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Birthday: August 16, 1990
  • Hometown: Chatham Virginia
  • High School: Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Virginia)
  • Height: 6’5″ (196 cm)
  • Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
  • Seasons: 4 (2009-2013) with Indiana, 1 (2013-2014) with George Washington
  • Jersey: #22
  • Current Team: Kyiv-Basket
  • NBA Draft: 2014 / Undrafted
  • Education: Sports Communication Broadcast

Awards and Accolades

  • 2014 Third-Team All-Atlantic 10

Maurice Creek High School Recruiting Profile

Maurice Creek was a highly rated 4-star shooting guard who graduated from Hargrave Military Academy. He originally played for Oxon Hill High School in Maryland where he averaged 22.3 points per game. He also played for South Kent Prep School where he averaged 21.5 points and 4 rebounds per game. During his time at Hargrave Military Academy, he averaged 18.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 2.0 steals per game. He led the team to a 27-2 record and was a first-team Prep School All-American. Maurice played for AAU basketball in the summer for team Triple Threat.

Source: Rivals.com

Maurice was the No. 9 shooting guard in the class of 2009 and the No. 45 player overall per Scout.com. ESPN.com had him ranked as the No. 15 shooting guard and No. 61 in the class overall.

  • 247 Composite Ranking: 4-Star (0.9487)
  • Rivals: 4-Star (56th Overall, 14th SG)
  • Scout: 45th overall, 9th shooting guard
  • ESPN: 92 Rating, 61st overall, 15th shooting guard

Maurice Creek was highly recruited by Division-I schools. He acquired offers from Marquette, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Texas, and Miami (FL). He ultimately chose the Hoosiers over these schools due to Indiana’s tradition and history over the other schools. Additionally, he was being recruited by Tom Crean when he was over as a coach for Marquette.

As a freshman, I’m trying to get a national championship. People think that with the situation that happened at Indiana that Indiana is going to fall down into its place, that its not going to be as good with the penalties that Coach Crean has because of the situation they had last year. But my mindset is to come in as a freshman, do what I do best and as a team, try to get to the national championship to show everybody that Indiana is alive and is always going to be alive for the rest of the time we live.

Maurice Creek
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Maurice Creek’s Seasons with the Hoosiers

2009-2010 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (2nd Season)
10-21 (4-14 Big Ten)
9th Place Big Ten

2010-2011 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (3rd Season)
12-20 (3-15 Big Ten)
11th Place Big Ten

2011-2012 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (4th Season)
27-9 (11-7 Big Ten)
5th Place Big Ten
🏅 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2012-2013 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (5th Season)
29-7 (14-4 Big Ten)
🏆 1st Place Big Ten
🏅 NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Indiana University Career Statistics

(Source: Indiana University Athletics)

GP GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVG PF FO AST AST/G T/O BLK STL PTS AVG
2009-2010 12 12 305 25.4 69 131 0.527 30 67 0.448 29 38 0.763 19 27 46 3.8 22 1 22 1.8 18 5 17 197 16.4
2010-2011 18 13 360 20 51 131 0.389 26 84 0.31 21 26 0.808 8 35 43 2.4 39 1 21 1.2 26 3 4 149 8.3
2012-2013 24 0 186 7.8 15 52 0.288 10 31 0.323 4 5 0.8 6 16 22 0.9 13 0 9 0.4 6 2 7 44 1.8
Career 54 25 851 15.8 135 314 0.430 66 182 0.363 54 69 0.783 33 78 111 2.1 74 2 52 1.0 50 10 28 390 7.2

Maurice Creek’s Indiana University Basketball Career

Maurice Creek came to Indiana University during the first season of Tom Crean’s tenure. He was heavily recruited when Crean was at Marquette and that carried over into his decision into coming to Indiana.

During Maurice Creek’s freshman season, he started in 12 games before he suffered a season ending injury. He was the star during the game against Kentucky that year and scored 31 points on 9-14 shooting, 5 of which were threes. He was in the discussion for freshman of the year honors prior to his injury as he was scoring 17.3 points per game over the first nine games.

Source: Insidethehall.com

As a sophomore, he played in 18 games and started in 13 games. He suffered another season-ending injury with a stress fracture in his knee against Michigan that required surgery in January 20, 2011.

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As a junior, he had to redshirt this season due to suffering a ruptured Achilles heel in the fall. This injury occurred just a few days before the official start of practice for the 2011-2012 season. He missed the entire season and missed 22 consecutive months of play due to injuries.

As a senior, he took a step back in productivity largely due to a much deeper, talented Indiana team. He played in 24 games off the bench and averaged 1.8 points and 0.9 rebounds per game. He saw his first NCAA tournament action in the postseason against James Madison in the Second Round in Dayton. He played against Syracuse as well for a minute.

Source: Joe Harris

He decided to transfer to George Washington University for the final year of his eligibility. He saw immediate impact for the Colonials as he played in 32 games and started in 30. He averaged 14.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists per game on 29.4 minutes per game. George Washington reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in several years due to Maurice’s impact on the team.

Maurice Creek’s Career after Indiana

Creek opted to enter the NBA draft after the conclusion of his redshirt season for the Colonials. He went undrafted and in September 2014, he signed with the Port of Den Helder Kings in the Dutch DBL. He averaged 18.2 points per game which was the second highest in the DBL. The Kings went bankrupt in December and he quickly joined Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden on January 28, 2015. Leiden went to the semifinals before losing to Donar Groningen 4-2.

Source: HoosierSportsReport.com

The following January, Creek joined SISU Copenhagen for the remainder of their 2016-2017 season. That October, he joined the NBA D-League for the Santa Cruz Warriors and was waived five days later.

August 15, 2018, Creek signed a one-year contract for Kyiv-Basket in the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague. Additionally, Creek played in the 2018 The Basketball Tournament for Sideline Cancer. He scored 19 points and 8 rebounds in the first-round loss to Gael Nation.

  • 2014 Season: Den Helder Kings
  • 2015 Season: ZZ Leiden
  • 2016 Season: SISU Copenhagen
  • 2017-2018 Season: Kobrat
  • 2018-Present: Kyiv-Basket

Maurice Creek Videos and Highlights

Highlights as a Hoosier

Highlights after graduation

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