Nile Murry
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Nile Murry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Klein Forest H.S.

Last College:
Temple

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 202

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/26/1983

Experience:
SR-1L


About Murry
An impact player with the Horned Frogs last year after transferring back to his home state, Nile Murry is TCU's top returning scorer and assist man ... Is a postseason honors candidate ... Has played in the National Invitation Tournament all three years of his collegiate career ... Set personal highs in every offensive statistical category last year.

TCU Career
2004-05 Season

• Played in 34 games for the Horned Frogs, starting 33 times.
• Finished the season second on the team and 23rd in Conference USA in scoring average at 12.5 points per game.
• Ranked 11th among league players in free throw percentage (.793) and 15th in 3-pointers made per game (1.91).
• Averaged 4.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game as well.
• Was one of three recipients of the first-ever Work Ethic Award at the team's annual banquet.
• Reached double figures in points 22 times on the season, and eclipsed 20 points on three occasions.
• Led the team in scoring on nine occasions and in rebounds three times.
• Topped the squad in free throw attempts (121) and free throws made (96).
• Recorded 16.8 points and 5.0 rebounds per game during a five-game hot stretch from late December to mid-January.
• Paced the team in points in four of those five contests in which the team posted a 4-1 record.
• Drained at least one 3-pointer in each of the last 13 games of the season, going 27-for-67 (.403) over that span.
• Hit the game-winning 19-foot jumper with 3.6 seconds left in the first round of the NIT at Miami (Ohio) in a 60-58 victory on Mar. 16.
• Had his first career double-double with 19 points and 10 boards vs. USF on Mar. 2.
• Also added six assists against the Bulls in his lone non-starting assignment of the year.
• Had 17 points and went 8-for-9 from the charity stripe in TCU's upset win at Memphis on Jan. 15.
• Poured in the second highest point total of his career and matched the best output by a Frog in 2004-05 with 26 against Grambling State.
• Had 20-points and five rebounds at No. 2 Kansas in a December contest.
• Scored 20 points in the NIT quarterfinal game at Maryland, draining 4-of-9 attempts from three.
• Sat out the Saint Louis game due to an ankle injury.
• Played at least 30 minutes in 11 of the 15 league games in which he played.

2003-04 Season
• Sat out the 2003-04 season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules.

Previous College Career
• Played two seasons for Temple University of the Atlantic 10 Conference.
• Appeared in 64 games, making 20 starts, and averaged 4.1 points and 2.2 rebounds per game for the Owls.
• Gained extensive postseason experience, appearing in nine National Invitational Tournament (NIT) games over two years.

2002-03 Season
• Played in each of the team's 31 games in 2002-03, averaging 2.9 points in nearly 10 minutes of work per contest.
• Netted a season-high 12 points at South Carolina and also hit double figures with 10 points at Duquesne.
• Went 14-for-18 (.778) from the free throw line, increasing his percentage drastically from his freshman season when he was 17-for-33 (.515).

2001-02 Season
• Appeared in all 33 games for Temple as a true freshman, starting 19 times.
• Averaged 5.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in 24.5 minutes per contest.
• Placed third on the Owls in 3-point shooting, making 37.1 percent (39-of-105) of his attempts.
• Ranked ninth in the A-10 in steals, averaging 1.6 per league game, and eighth in 3-point field goal percentage.
• Posted a career-high 33 points against Fordham, the second-highest total by a freshman in Temple history, and also collected a career-best seven steals in the game.
• Earned Big 5 Player of the Week honors for his outburst against the Rams, which included 7-of-11 shooting from beyond the arc.
• Reached double digits in points five times in a six-game hot stretch in the middle of the season.
• Saw a personal-best 50 minutes of action in an overtime game at Wisconsin and established a career high with 10 boards.
• Played at least 38 minutes in seven contests.

High School Career
• Played his high school basketball for Klein Forest, where he was a second team all-state point guard his final year.
• Averaged 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists per game his senior season.
• Led his prep team to the finals of the state tournament as a senior.
• Posted 17 points, six rebounds and six assists per game as a junior.


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