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Trey Murphy ’18 to transfer to UVa

April 16, 2020

Trey Murphy III ’18, announced on Monday that he will transfer to play basketball at the University of Virginia. The 6-foot-8, 200-pound guard led Rice in scoring as a sophomore; Murphy will have two years of eligibility left after sitting out the 2020-21 season as a redshirt.

Murphy, from Durham, played varsity basketball at CA. His father, Kenneth, played at East Carolina University from 1986-88.

Over the course of his CA career, Murphy averaged 22 points while shooting 53% from the floor, 45% from three and 93% from the free-throw line. He is the school leader in field goals made, three-pointers made and free throws made. During his senior year at CA, Murphy the Chargers to a 14-8 record, averaged 24.7 points, and 7.4 rebounds while shooting on 49.4% from the floor, 43.6% from 3-point range and 85.8% from the free-throw line. He was named All-Metro by the News & Observer. As a junior, he averaged 22.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.8 assists while shooting on 54% from the floor, 47% from three and 93% from the free-throw line. He earned Triangle Independent School Athletic Conference (TISAC) All-Conference honors.

Written by Dan Smith

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