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Murphy Holloway
Murphy Holloway

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Irmo, S.C.

High School:
Dutch Fork

Last College:
Ole Miss

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 234

Position:
F

Experience:
2VL

2010-11
Did not play. Redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules.

2009-10 (sophomore - at Ole Miss)
Started 30 of 34 games played ... Averaged 10.1 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 0.7 blocks in 25.7 minutes per game ... Ranked fifth among SEC players in rebounding and eighth in steals ... Finished sixth in the SEC with eight double-doubles ... In league play, ranked fifth in rebounding (8.1) and fourth in steals (1.7) ... Led the team with 18 dunks ... Shot 56.0 percent from the field ... Led the team in rebounding on 18 occasions and in scoring three times ... Averaged a near double-double (11.4/9.4) over the last 11 games of the year ... Scored the tying basket at the end of the first overtime and then the winning basket with 3 seconds left to send the Rebels to New York in double OT against Texas Tech, posting 17 points, 11 rebounds and 5 steals ... Grabbed 11 rebounds and set career highs with 6 steals and 3 blocks at Arkansas (3/6) ... His 6 steals against the Razorbacks tied for the highest single-game total of any SEC player in a league game in 2010 and tied for the sixth-highest total in school history ... Led the team with 16 points (8-12 FGs) and 7 boards in the win at Alabama (2/27) ... Huge game with 15 points and 20 rebounds vs. Auburn (2/24) ... The 20 rebounds were the most by a Rebel since 1975 and most by an SEC player in 2009-10 ... Monster game with 19 points and 17 rebounds vs. Arkansas (1/31) ... Missed the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi game while resting an ankle injury, but returned to tally 9 points and 13 rebounds at Arkansas State ... Had 10 points and 10 boards in the win over Kansas State ... Scored a career-high 26 points against Indiana at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, finishing 12-for-18 from the floor and pulling down 7 rebounds ... 17 points, 10 boards in opener vs. UALR.

2008-09 (freshman - at Ole Miss)
Played in all 31 games, receiving 17 starts ... Topped Ole Miss and ranked 13th among SEC players in rebounding with 6.6 per game ... Also averaged 8.4 points, 0.9 assists and 1.2 steals in 22.0 minutes per game ... Tallied a team-best 36 steals and 16 dunks ... Posted six double-doubles on the season, seventh-most in the SEC and second-most among league freshmen ... Ranked fifth in the SEC with 3.0 offensive boards per game ... His team-leading 54.8 FG percentage topped all SEC freshmen, while his 6.6 rebounding average was third among league freshmen ... In league play, he placed ninth among all players and third among freshmen with 7.4 boards per contest ... Scored in double figures on 14 occasions and led the team in rebounding 14 times ... Collected double-doubles in five of the last seven regular-season outings ... Had 11 points and 14 boards in the season finale vs. MSU ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after a pair of double-doubles in wins over Tennessee (season-high 18 points, 13 boards) and Georgia (12 points, 10 boards) ... Had five straight double-figure scoring games from 1/3-1/21 ... Posted first double-double of the season with 15 points and a season-high 16 rebounds vs. Florida A&M, earning him SEC Freshman of the Week honors ... Scored 15 points (5-of-5 FTs) with six rebounds vs. Alabama State ... Notched a season-high 4 thefts vs. Marshall.

High School
South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year, 4A Player of the Year and Mr. Basketball as a senior at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo ... Ranked as the nation's No. 63 overall recruit by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. and the No. 67 recruit by Scout.com ... Playing for coach Leon Hogan, became the leading scorer in Dutch Fork history with 1,487 career points ... MVP of the state tournament after leading the Silver Foxes to the semifinals and scoring 32 points with 12 rebounds and 10 blocks in the semifinal game, his sixth triple-double of the season ... Averaged 28 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks as a senior ... Put up 25 points and 13 boards per game as a junior ... Selected to participate in the North Carolina-South Carolina All-Star game.

Personal
Son of Sonja Holloway ... Has a sister, Shalane Grimes, and brothers, Gary Holloway, Willie Holloway, and Antionio Williams ... Has a daughter, Rihanna Tamia Holloway ... Major is criminal justice.

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