Tulane men’s basketball graduate transfer Ryan Murphy opts to turn professional

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Ryan Murphy at Pitt

It appears the uncertainty regarding the upcoming basketball season due to the pandemic has cost Tulane a valuable men’s basketball graduate transfer.

Former Pitt guard has decided to turn pro, college hoops reporter Jon Rothstein reports.

The 6-foot-2 Murphy signed with the Green Wave in April after one season at Pitt. He appeared in 30 games and made 12 starts, averaging 7.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He also led the Panthers in 3-pointers made (42) and 3-point percentage (.331).

The native of Calabasas, Calif. began his collegiate career as a freshman at Charlotte in 2017-18, before playing at New Mexico Junior College in 2018-19.

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