• Only player in Virginia history to post a 50/40/90 shooting season, in 2020-21.
• Averaged a team-high 13.7 points for Rice as a sophomore in 2019-20.
• Finished sixth in Conference USA in three-pointers made per game (2.6) as a sophomore.
• As a freshman at Rice, ranked fourth in C-USA in three-point field goal percentage (42.1).
• Transferred to Virginia after two seasons at Rice.
• Ranked third on Virginia in scoring (11.3 ppg).
• Shot 50.3% from the field and team highs of 43.3% from 3-point range and 92.7% from the free throw line.
• Finished second on the team in three-pointers made (52) and seventh in the ACC in threes per game (2.08).
• In his UVA debut, posted season highs of six three-pointers and 21 points vs. Towson (Nov. 25).
• Scored 15 points against NCAA runner-up Gonzaga (Dec. 26).
• Combo forward with outstanding shooting mechanics.
• Skilled in catch-and-shoot situations; repeatable form.
• Impressive on-ball defender and disciplined team defender.
• Very good athlete with solid length.
• 2020-21 All-ACC Academic Team selection.
• Made C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll two straight seasons at Rice.
• Father, Kenneth, played basketball at East Carolina.
Murphy shot 40.1% from 3-point range in three seasons of college basketball.
“He’s got the length of a De’Andre Hunter [the former Virginia star and current Atlanta Hawk]. If his lateral quickness catches up with that length, you’ve got a guy who could really be a stopper.”
-Virginia assistant coach Brad Soderberg, to the Richmond Times-Dispatch
— Profile by NBA Communications