Meet Marcus Jordan. As the son of "His Airness", Michael Jordan, Marcus has plenty of hype to live up to. The Central Florida sophomore is well on his way after making SportsCenter's top plays Tuesday night with a vicious, throw-down dunk against Stetson. Jordan finished with 15 points, three assists and one poster-ready jam.
That's Marcus Jordan, Horace Grant glasses and all, stealing an inbounds pass and throwing down in the face of his helpless victim. Nasty dunk aside, Jordan is off to a hot start at UCF this season. The second year guard is averaging 16.5 points and 2.8 assists through the Black Knights' first four games.
Marcus' older brother, Jeffrey, hasn't fared so well. After three disappointing seasons at Illinois, the elder Jordan left the friendly confines of his home state to join his brother at Central Florida prior to this season. Jordan, averaging just over a point per game for his career, is sitting out this year due to NCAA transfer requirements.
Is it in the shoes or in the genes for the brothers Jordan?