Alex Murphy to Transfer from Duke to Florida; Erik Murphy’s Brother to Play for Gators

While the football program is routinely gutted by the transfer process, head men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan continues to convince those not happy with their current situations to come play for the Florida Gators. The latest to announce his intentions to transfer to Florida is forward Alex Murphy, younger brother of former Gators forward Erik Murphy. The younger Murphy was...
Via The Bull Gator
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Murphy is transferring from Duke to Florida

Alex Murphy, the little brother of former Florida Gator Erik, has decided to transfer from Duke to Florida. Murphy sent out the following tweet on Tuesday, announcing that it was official.
Via Gamedayr
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Murphy transferring from Duke

Alex Murphy is leaving the Duke Blue Devils after getting minimal minutes the past two seasons.  This isn’t much of a surprise for Blue Devil fans because of the playing time Murphy was getting.  He found himself behind Rodney Hood this season, and knew that with the incoming freshmen class, he probably wouldn’t get much next season. Hood has been able to step up for the Blue...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Backup Alex Murphy transferring from No. 10 Duke

Duke says Alex Murphy is transferring out of the program. Team spokesman Matt Plizga issued a statement Friday saying Murphy is leaving in good academic standing and is expected to transfer to another Division I school. Murphy says, ''It is in my best interest to leave the program at this point.'' Coach Mike Krzyzewski says it was ''an honor'' to...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Does Murphy fit?

Duke officially announced on Friday morning that forward Alex Murphy will transfer. The younger brother of former Florida forward Erik Murphy, Alex could potentially target Florida as a school of interest when he leaves Duke at the end of the semester. It looks like a fit that could benefit both sides.
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chronicle: Alex Murphy to transfer from Duke

According to The Chronicle, Duke's Alex Murphy has decided to transfer.  Alex Murphy has made the decision to transfer from Duke, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to The Chronicle. Murphy, a redshirt sophomore, will transfer at the end of the semester. The Blue Devils do not play again until Dec. 16 against Gardner-Webb after the conclusion of the Fall semester...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Murphy (Probably) Transferring From Duke

According to a source at the Duke Chronicle, Duke Sophomore forward Alex Murphy is going to transfer at the end of the fall semester. Murphy played in just about 6 minutes per game last year for the Blue Devils, and with Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood on campus this year, playing time was going to be even less plentiful. He has received the dreaded DNP-CD in four of Duke's last...
Via Run the Floor
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-2014 Duke Basketball Squad Profiles - Alex Murphy

Alex Murphy (6-foot-9 230 pounds) came to Duke a year earlier than expected when he was academically reclassified andthat led to his being Red Shirted for the 2011-2012 season.   The move was said to have been made to allow him to mature physically. Early on last season, it seemed to have paid off. Alex had played for the U-20 Finnish Team in the 2012 FIBA World Championships...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Murphy Could Be Duke's Not So Secret Weapon

If you've been following any of the current Duke Basketball team members in their respective summer action you have been hearing good things; encouraging things.  Perhaps no one has been more encouraging than Alex Murphy. The 6-foot-8 redshirt freshman has been turning some heads and raising some eyebrows with his play this summer with the Finnish National team. Murphy who redshirted...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 11, 2012  |  1 Comment

Duke's Alex Murphy to play for Finland's U20 team

It came as a bit of a surprise, at least to me, when I saw that Duke redshirt freshman Alex Murphy will be play for the U-20 Finnish National Team.  For one I had no idea Murphy or his family was of Finnish decent, but apparently his mother, Paivi, played on Finland's national team from 1988-94 and also played professionally in Sweden. Murphy got to learn a lot while redshirting...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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