|High School:||Sierra HS|
|College:||Cal State Stanislaus|
Cal State Stanislaus:
Marvin comes to Pacific from Cal State Stanislaus, where he played as a freshman in the 2008-09 season after redshirting in 2007-08 ... In his lone season at CSU Stanislaus, Marvin averaged 6.3 minutes, 2.6 points and 0.5 assists in 18 games ... He missed the 2009-10 season with a wrist injury.
Cotton graduated from Sierra High School in Manteca, Calif. ... In 2007, Marvin helped lead the Timberwolves to a 27-4 record, finishing 13-1 against Valley Oak League conference opponents ... As a starting guard, Cotton averaged 15.5 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists per game ... Cotton received the Most Offensive award at Sierra High School and was selected for First-Team All-League and Second-Team All-Area in 2007.
Marvin Cotton was born in Palmer, Ark. ... His hometown is Lathrop, Calif. ... He is the son of Marvin and Barbara Cotton and has six brothers and sisters ... Cotton is a walk-on junior majoring in communication ... If he didn't play basketball, Marvin would focus his attention on golf.
Coach Thomason on Cotton:
"Marvin has provided our team with positive enthusiasm and hustle everyday in practice."