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TROY MURPHY


Class 2001
Bio
  • Inducted in the Purcell Pavilion Ring of Honor on January 23, 2016
  • Played three seasons for the Irish (1998-2001) and scored 2,011 points (21.2 ppg.) and grabbed 924 rebounds (9.8) while playing in 94 outings (93 of them starts)
  • At the time, he was the first Irish basketball player with 2,000 points and 900 rebounds
  • Career numbers currently rank him seventh all-time in both scoring and rebounding
  • In 47 career BIG EAST outings, he averaged 21.3 points and 9.9 rebounds
  • Led Notre Dame in scoring and rebounds in each of his three seasons
  • Averaged 21.8 points and 9.2 rebounds as a junior, 22.7 points and 10.3 rebounds in his junior year and 19.2 points and 9.9 boards as a freshman
  • Shared BIG EAST Player of the Year honors with Troy Bell of Boston College in 2001 after earning the conference’s top honor in 2000
  • Named to the John R. Wooden Award All-America Team for the second consecutive year as a junior and finished fifth in the balloting for the Wooden Award in 2001
  • Became just the fifth player in Notre Dame history to score more than 2,000 career points when he reached that milestone in his junior season
  • Declared for the 2001 National Basketball Association draft following his junior season and was the 14th overall pick by the Golden State Warriors
  • Played 12 seasons in the NBA before retiring in November 2012
  • Saw action in 729 contests during his career and averaged 10.8 points and 7.8 rebounds

Troy Murphy: His Relentless Yet Fun-Loving Approach Did The Trick