Rhys Murphy, Angus Brandt Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Honors
Oregon State Post-Game Quotes
Beavs Look To Return To Winning Ways Saturday Night At Arizona State
Beavers Primed For Thursday Night Duel In The Desert With Arizona
Beavers Host Stanford Saturday Night Looking For Weekend Sweep
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Played in 18 games ... Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team for the second straight year ... Averaged 1.6 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.1 assists and 0.2 steals in 5.1 minutes per game ... Scored first career points on a three-pointer in the first half against West Alabama (11/14) ... Had a career-high nine points and made 3-of-5 three-pointers against West Alabama ... Had career-highs in free throws made (3), free throws attempted (4), rebounds (4) and minutes played (16) against Illinois-Chicago (12/13) ... Had first career assist and scored six points on two three-pointers made in six minutes of action at Chicago State (12/21) ... Received first career technical foul when he was hanging on the rim after a two-handed dunk against Utah.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010-11): Played in four games before having season-ending surgery on a broken bone in his left wrist ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team ... Played in his first career game against Texas Southern (11/21) ... Had career-highs with two rebounds and 12 minutes and tied a career-high with a steal against Texas-Pan American (12/12) ... Granted medical hardship on Aug. 4, 2011.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Sat out the season due to a foot injury suffered on the first day of official practice.
PREP SCHOOL: Attended Lee (Maine) Academy ... Rated a three-star forward by Rivals.com and several other recruiting services ... Played club basketball with the Chicago Elite.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Barker College Senior School in Hornsby, Australia ... Lettered for two seasons in basketball ... Was named a first-team all-conference selection ... Helped lead team to runner-up finish at state championship his senior year ... Averaged 15 points per game throughout his career ... Was a two-time Australian Schools National Champion in the high jump ... Captured the U20 national high jump title as a 16-year-old ... Owns the school record in the high jump with a leap of 7 feet, 1 inch ... Ranked as high as fifth in the World Youth IAAF high jump rankings ... High school basketball coach was Paul Fedeles.
PERSONAL: Born in Canberra, Australia ... Son of Jon Murphy and Robyn Cameron ... Has two sisters, Ella and Georgia ... Chose Oregon State to play basketball in the Pac-10 ... Nickname is Murph ... Majoring in Psychology.
Points: 9 vs. West Alabama (11/14/11)