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DeSean

Murray

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Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 220
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Stanley, N.C.
High School: Northside Christian

Bio

2015-16: A Big South All-Conference First-Team selection, he played and started in all 31 games ... Led the team in scoring (20.2), FG pct. (.543), rebounds (7.4), and steals (2.0) ... Tops in the Big South in scoring, tied for fourth in rebounds and FG pct., and third in stealsLed the team with 18 points against Furman ... Hit a career-high 10-of-15 from the charity stripe against USC Upstate ... Recorded a then career-high 26 points and pulled down a team-leading 12 rebounds for his fifth career double-double, leading the Blue Hose against VMI ... His 28 points against Gardner-Webb was a career-high ... Posted a team-leading six rebounds against Winthrop ... One shy of his career-high with 27 points against Piedmont, posted a career-best 18 rebounds as well ... Eighth 20-point game with 20 against Marquette ... Posted his seventh career double-double with a team-leading 11 rebounds ... Eighth career double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds against Campbell ... Earned Big South Player-of-the-Week honors for his efforts against Campbell ... 23 points and 15 rebounds against Longwood for third straight game with a double-double ... Two shy of his career-best with a team-leading 26 against High Point ... Sixth double-double of the year came with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Charleston Southern ... Tied his career high in scoring with 28 against Liberty ... Pulled down a team-leading 12 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season ... Scored a career-high 34 points, tying him for second in the PC record book, against Longwood ... Hit a PC Division I record 14 free throws in the game ... Scored 20 points for the 18th time with 24 against Winthrop ... Was a career-best 11-of-24 from the field ... Finished the season 29th in the nation in points per game, 54th in FG pct., 29th in steals per game, 47th in total points, 28th in total FG made, 36th in total steals, 48th in free throws made, and 52nd in free throw attempts ... 

2014-15: Named Big South Freshman-of-the-Year and was a member of the All-Conference (HM) and All-Freshman teams ... Played in 20 games after being injured early in the season ... Posted double-digit scoring in 17 games, five of them with over 20 ... Second on the team in scoring and rebounding, and led the team in steals ... In conference play he was ninth in scoring, third in rebounding and field goal percentage, seventh in steals, third in offensive rebounds and seventh in minutes played ... Posted double-digits in his first two collegiate games with a team-leading 14 at Duke and 12 against Piedmont ... Pulled down a team-leading seven rebounds against the Blue Devils ... Went six-of-10 from the free throw line against Piedmont ... After an absence of 12 games due to injury he came back to score a then career-high 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the team against Liberty ...  Blocked a career-best four balls as well ... Posted career-highs for the second game in a row with a team-leading 24 points and 13 rebounds against Winthrop ... Earned League Freshman-of-the-Week honors after averaging 21.0 ppg and 10. rpg in the two games against the Eagles and Radford ... Hit is third double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds against Longwood ... Also added a career-high eight assists ... Picked up his second League FOTW honors in as many weeks with his 18.0 ppg and 10.0 rpg against Longwood and Charleston Southern ... Notched his second 20-point game with a team-leading 21 against Campbell ... In the second meeting against the Camels, he scored a team-leading 17 points ... Posted his third 20-point game with a team-leading 21 against Liberty, also paced the team in rebounds helping him to earn his fourth Big South FOTW honors (Feb. 9) ... Scored over 20 points for the second time in a row with a team-leading 21 against UNC Asheville ... Third straight 20-point game with 20 against Radford, posted his fourth double-double with a team-leading 11 rebounds ...

High School: Played several sports in high school, including Basketball, Football, Track, and Soccer ... Lettered in all four sports ... Averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds at East Gaston before transferring to Northside Christian Academy for his senior year ... Helped Northside, along with teammate Davon Bell, a No. 5 national ranking and a Dick's Sporting Good's national tournament in New York ... Averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds en route to first-team all-conference and all-state honors .. Played AAU basketball for Team Charlotte under Coach Jeff Mcinnis and alongside fellow signee Davon Bell ... Team posted a record of 45-6 and was ranked #1 in North Carolina ... The team lost in the final eight this past season ... An honor roll student every quarter, Murray was a member of Spanish and Frisbee Golf Clubs as well as numerous School Activities ... On his visit to PC he felt like it would fit in at Presbyterian College ...

Personal: Son of Datari and Berlinda Murray ... Born in Charlotte N.C., Jan. 30, 1996 ... Intends to major in Business Administration ...

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