Hometown: Dundee, IL
Father of Brady Morningstar
Transfer from Olney (IL) Junior College.
1974: Lettered, 2nd team All-Big 8.
Roger Morningstar, a 1975 KU grad and former KU basketball player, helped lead the Jayhawks to the Big Eig ht Championship and the Final Four in '74. Morningstar is the owner of Planet Construction and the father of Brady Morningstar, who carried on the KU legacy by joining the Jayhawks last season.
Big 12 Tournament Briefs, 3/10/2007
Keeping up with what's happening has shoe manufacturers scrambling these days. "It used to be you could have a product out and fiddle with it for years, to get it just right," say Roger Morningstar, the assistant vice-president of promotions at Converse. "Now, if you don't come out with two or three new models every month, you're dead."