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    TROY MURPHY
    6-11 • 245
    #3 • Junior • Forward
    Morristown, NJ • Delbarton

    Troy Murphy

    • Selected as the 1999-2000 BIG EAST Conference player-of-the-year
    • Second-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches
    • Named one of three national player-of-the-year finalist by Dick Vitale in Feb. 23 edition of USA Today
    • One of the top 30 candidates for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the national player of the year by the Los Angeles Athletic Club; a finalist for the United States Basketball Writers Assocition national player-of-the-year; a finalist for the Naismith Trophy
    • Is ninth in the country in scoring at 22.8 points per game and is sixth in rebounding at 10.8 rebounds per game. Is the only player in the country ranked in the top 10 of each category
    • Became the first player in BIG EAST history to lead the league during conference play in both scoring and rebounding. Also leads the league in overall scoring and rebounding
    • Six-time BIG EAST player-of-the-week to tie a league single-season record
    • Now has 1,291 career points currently ranks 20th in school history

    Headlines

  • Murphy Named Big East Player of the Week - UND.com (2-27-01)
  • Murphy Named Big East Player of the Week - UND.com (1-29-01)
  • Pitt Faces Notre Dame - Pittsburgh Tribune Review (1-16-01)
  • Murphy Puts The Fight in Fighting Irish - The Sporting News (12-21-00)
  • Murphy Weathers Media Maelstrom - UND.com (12-19-00)
  • Field of 64 on Murphy's mind - Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (11-16-00)
  • Troy Eyes Irish Dance - The Sporting News (11-12-00)
  • Murphy Not Impressed by Individual Honors - South Bend Tribune (10-26-00)
  • Murphy Named Preseason Big East Player Of The Year (10-25-00)
  • Coaching carousel doesn't detour Murphy's rise - ESPN.com (10-16-00)
  • How I Spent my Summer Vacation: Troy Murphy - CNNSI.com (10-19-00)
  • Troy Murphy Named Pre-Season Candidate For The Naismith Men's Basketball Player Of The Year Award (9-26-00)
  • Troy Murphy Selected As One of Fifty Nominees For Wooden Award (8-21-00)
  • Troy Murphy To Return To Notre Dame For His Junior Year (4-7-00)
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