Markus Howard Biography
Markus Howard is an American college basketball player for Marquette University. He began his high school career at Perry High School in Gilbert, Arizona. As a freshman, Howard started in the backcourt with his brother and averaged 23 points per game, leading his team to the state semifinals.
Howard committed to Arizona State following his freshman season. After a sophomore season where Howard averaged 32.4 points per game, he decommitted from Arizona State and reopened up his recruitment.
For his junior season, Howard transferred to national basketball power Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada.
During his junior season at Findlay Prep, where he led the team in scoring, Howard announced that he would reclassify to the class of 2016 and signed with Marquette.
Markus Howard Age
He was born on 3 March 1999 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States. He is 24 years old as of 2023.
Markus Howard Height
He stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) weighing 175 lb (79 kg).
Markus Howard Family
Markus was born to his loving parents Noemi Santana Howard (mother) and his father Chuck Howard who grew up in Indianapolis and also played as a running back in the 1980s on the Hoosiers’ football team.
Marcus was raised among two other brothers Jordan and Desmond, the three brother all play basketball. Jordan plays basketball at Central Arkansas and Desmond at Phoenix College
Markus Howard Brother
His older brother Jordan Howard played college basketball for Central Arkansas and was the 2018 Southland Conference Player of the Year.
The brothers were teammates for one season at Perry High.
Markus Howard Relationship/ Dating
Marcus is currently not in a relationship with anyone, his main focus being his career.
Markus Howard Salary
Howard agreed to sign a two-year contract with Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz, it is not quite clear on what the contract entails but this information will be updated soon.
Markus Howard Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of about $1 million to $5 million.
As a freshman, Markus entered the starting lineup and averaged 13.2 points per game and led the country in three-point shooting at 54.7%, and was named to the 2017 Big East Conference All-Freshman team.
As a sophomore, he became one of college basketball’s top scorers. Howard scored a career-high 52 points in an overtime win over Providence on January 4, 2018, tying a Big East single-game record.
On the season, he averaged 20.4 points per game and was named second-team All-Big East. Howard also finished the season with the NCAA’s second-best free throw percentage (93.8%).
Going into his junior season of 2018–19, Howard earned national preseason recognition, appearing on the watch lists for the Wooden Award, the Naismith Award and the Bob Cousy Award for top point guard. He was also selected preseason first-team All-Big East.
In Marquette’s non-conference schedule, he recorded two 45-point games, against ranked teams Kansas State and Buffalo. In the Buffalo win, Howard scored 40 of his total in the second half.
National team career
Howard has represented the United States in FIBA play on two occasions. In 2015, Howard was a member of the gold medal-winning US team in the 2015 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship. He then won a gold medal at the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain. In the U17 tournament, he averaged 11.9 points and 2.6 assists per game.
Markus Howard Injury
According to Diario de Noticias de Alava, Howard injured his right ankle in January 2023 in a Sunday’s domestic contest.
Markus Howard Ethnicity
Howard is of christianity religion and a Puerto Rican descent.