NBA DRAFT 2001
Troy Brandon Murphy
Delbarton HS, Northern Hills, N.J.
May 2, 1980
Selected in the first round (14th pick overall) by the Golden State Warriors.
Early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft.
Named First Team All-America by The Associated Press as a sophomore and junior.
Became the first player at Notre Dame with more than 2,000 points and 900 rebounds.
Ranks fifth in school history in points (2,011), sixth in rebounds (924), second in free throws made (587) and attempted (755) and second in blocked shots (126).
Scored in double figures in 92 of 94 games.
Recorded 16 30-point games.
Collected 45 career double-doubles, the most among active Division I players in 2000-01.
Member of USA Select Team that played against the 2000 USA Basketball Men's Olympic Team.
AT NOTRE DAME
As a junior was a consensus All-America, garnering First Team honors from AP, NABC and Chevrolet, The Sporting News and USBWA.
Named to the John R. Wooden Award All-America Team for the second straight year.
Finished fifth in the balloting for the Wooden Award and was among the three finalists for the Naismith Award.
Shared the Big East Conference Player of the Year award with Troy Bell of Boston College, becoming the fourth player to win the award twice, joining Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing and Richard Hamilton.
Was a unanimous First Team All-Big East Conference selection for the second consecutive season.
Finished 12th in nation in scoring (21.8 ppg).
Became the second player in Big East history to lead the conference in scoring in league games in consecutive seasons, joining Dana Barros.
Produced five 30-point outings.
Recorded 25 points and 20 rebounds against Seton Hall, becoming the seventh player in conference history and the first since 1992 to achieve a "20-20" in a conference game.
As a sophomore, was a consensus All-America.
Named Big East Conference Player of the Year and was a unanimous First Team All-Big East pick.
Named to the NIT All-Tournament Team.
Was the only player to rank in the top 10 in the nation in scoring (22.7 ppg, 10th) and rebounding (10.3 rpg, ninth).
Became the only player in conference history to lead the league in both scoring and rebounding in the same season in both overall and conference games.
As a freshman, named Big East Rookie of the Year.
Named to the Basketball News All-Freshman Team.
His 519 points broke the Notre Dame freshman scoring record, previously held by Adrian Dantley with 511 points in 1973-74.
Led the Big East in rebounding overall (9.9 rpg) and in conference games (10.3 rpg), becoming the first freshman to do so in league games.
|Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 4-for-13 (.308); 1999-00, 30-for-92 (.326); 2000-01, 30-for-86 (.349). Totals: 64-for-191 (.335).