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Jordan Murphy
Jordan  Murphy

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Brennan

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 250

Position:
Forward


02/26/2018

Murphy Earns All-Big Ten Honors

Junior becomes first Gopher in 12 years to win back-to-back annual recognition; Mason named honorable mention.

02/08/2018

Murphy Named to Malone Award Top 10

Gophers junior is a candidate for the nation's top power forward award, given out in April.

01/11/2018

Murphy Added to Wooden Award Watch List

The junior was named to the midseason top-25 list for the top college player in the nation.

12/12/2017

The Murph Factor

A look at how the junior's production through the first 12 games has guided the team this season.

11/27/2017

Murphy Earns Third Straight Big Ten Weekly Award

Junior becomes first Big Ten player since Evan Turner in 2009 to win the award three weeks in a row.

02/21/2018

Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Iowa

02/19/2018

Minnesota at Wisconsin (USATSI)

Minnesota at Wisconsin: Photos by USA Today Sports Images

02/13/2018

Minnesota vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Michigan State - Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

02/06/2018

Minnesota vs. Nebraska (USATSI)

Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Nebraska - Tuesday Feb. 6, 2018

02/03/2018

Minnesota vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Michigan (USATSI) 2-03-2018

Career Stats

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2017-18 | Junior Season:
All-Big Ten selection (second team – media; third team – coaches) for the second straight year • was named a top-10 candidate for the Karl Malone Award as the nation’s top power forward • set a new single-season school record and led the nation with 24 double-doubles • posted a new school record for rebounds in a season (361), leading the Big Ten and ranking fifth in the nation in that category • led the team and ranked seventh in the conference scoring 16.8 points per game, including 31 double-figure games • also led the team with 32 steals and ranked second with 32 blocks • started every game, the only Gopher to do so • was a three-time Big Ten Player of the Week, just the second Gopher to ever accomplish the feat • scored career-high 35 points with 15 rebounds for double-double, adding two assists in season opener vs. USC Upstate (11/10) • led team with 23 points and 14 rebounds, adding three blocks and two assists at Providence (11/13) • posted double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds vs. Niagara (11/15) • led all players with 23 points and 11 rebounds, adding four assists, two blocks and two steals vs. WCU (11/19) • posted double-double with game highs of 20 points and 10 rebounds, adding four steals, two assists and a block vs. Alabama A&M (11/21) • scored 16 points and 11 rebounds with one block, one steal and an assist vs. UMass (11/24) • recorded 19 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and two steals vs. Alabama (11/25) • scored 17 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and a steal vs. Miami (11/29) • posted 18 points, 16 rebounds and an assist vs. Rutgers (12/3) • scored double-double of 12 rebounds, 10 points, with one assist, one block and a steal at Nebraska (12/5) • posted 20 points, 10 rebounds and an assist at Arkansas (12/9) • led all players with 24 points and 18 rebounds with four blocks and three assists vs. Drake (12/11) • scored 17 points, 10 rebounds, one assist, one block and a steal vs. Oral Roberts (12/21) • posted 14 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, one block and a steal vs. FAU (12/23) • scored 13 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and a block vs. Harvard (12/30) • posted 17 points, 17 rebounds and two assists vs. Illinois (1/3) • recorded 18 points, 10 rebounds, three steals, one assist and a block vs. Indiana (1/6) • posted eight points, two rebounds and a block at Northwestern (1/10) • scored 10 points, four rebounds, one assist and a steal vs. Purdue (1/13) • posted double-double of 22 points and 19 rebounds, adding three assists and two steals at Penn State (1/15) • led all players with 19 points and 14 rebounds, adding one block and a steal at Maryland (1/18) • scored team high 13 points with five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block vs. Ohio State (1/20) • posted 10 points, nine rebounds, one block and an assist vs. Northwestern (1/23) • scored 21 points, 17 rebounds, two steals and an assist at Iowa (1/30) • scored 12 points, six rebounds, two steals and a block at Michigan (2/3) • scored 22 points and 13 rebounds with four assists and a block vs. Nebraska (2/6) • posted 12 points, nine rebounds, two assists and a block at Indiana (2/9) • scored 16 points, seven rebounds and four steals vs. Michigan State (2/13) • posted 16 points and 11 rebounds for 22nd double-double, a new school single-season record, adding two assists and two steals at Wisconsin (2/19) • scored 10 points, 10 rebounds, five steals, two assists and two blocks vs. Iowa (2/21) • posted 14 points, 10 rebounds, one assist and a steal at Purdue (2/25) • scored 11 points, nine rebounds, one block and a steal vs. Rutgers (2/28 - BTT).

2016-17  |  Sophomore Season:
All-Big Ten Third Team and Associated Press All-Big Ten Second Team • led the team and ranked fourth in the Big Ten in rebounds (300) • posted 12 double-doubles, second in the conference, and scored double figures 21 times •  ranked third on the team in scoring (11.3 ppg) and second in blocks (36) • scored six points, four rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist vs. UL-Lafayette (11/11) • posted double-double with 12 rebounds and 11 points, adding two blocks vs.UT Arlington (11/14) • earned second double-double of the year with team-high 18 points and 12 rebounds, adding two assists, two blocks and a steal vs. Mount St. Mary's (11/16) • scored 12 points with four rebounds against St. John's (11/18) • scored 10 points, seven rebounds, two blocks and a steal vs. Arkansas (11/22) • posted nine points, eight rebounds, one block and a steal vs. SIU (11/25) • recorded six rebounds, five points, three assists and two blocks at Florida State (11/28) • posted double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds with a steal vs. Vanderbilt (12/3) • recorded four rebounds, two blocks, two points and an assist vs. NJIT (12/6) • scored eight points, six rebounds and an assist vs. Georgia Southern (12/9) • recorded double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds against NIU (12/11) • scored 13 points, five rebounds, two steals and an assist vs. LIU Brooklyn (12/14) • recorded 15 points, eight rebounds and a steal vs. Arkansas State (12/23) • pulled down 21 rebounds along with 12 points, two blocks, two steals and two assists vs. Michigan State (12/27) • scored 16 points and six rebounds at Purdue (1/1) • scored seven points, seven rebounds, three blocks, one steal and an assist at Northwestern (1/5) • recorded 11 rebounds, eight points, three steals, three assists and two blocks vs. Ohio State (1/8) • scored six points, four rebounds, one block and an assist at Michigan State (1/11) • scored seven points, four rebounds and two steals at Penn State (1/14) • recorded four points, one rebound, one assist and one steal vs. Wisconsin (1/21) • scored seven points, seven rebounds and two blocks at Ohio State (1/25) • scored 10 points, four rebounds and two blocks vs. Maryland (1/28) • recorded four rebounds, two points, one assist and a block at Illinois (2/4) • posted double-double with career-high 25 points and 19 rebounds, adding four blocks, one steal and an assist vs. Iowa (2/8) • scored 17 points, 11 rebounds and one steal in win at Rutgers (2/11) • Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (2/13) • scored 15 rebounds, 14 points, one block and one assist vs. Indiana (2/15) • contributed double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds in win over Michigan (2/19) • scored 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in win at Maryland (2/22) • poured in 16 points, 16 rebounds, two assists and a block vs. Penn State (2/25) • scored 20 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and an assist vs. Nebraska (3/2) • recorded six points, five rebounds, two steals and an assist at Wisconsin (3/5) • scored double-double of 13 rebounds and 10 points with one steal and one assist vs. Michigan State (3/10 - BTT) • scored 13 points, nine rebounds, one block and one assist vs. Michigan (3/11 - BTT) • scored 15 points, nine rebounds, three assists and one steal vs. MTSU (3/16 - NCAA).


2015-16 | Freshman Season:
Big Ten All-Freshman Team honoree and two time Big Ten Freshman of the Week selection • appeared in every game with 20 starts • led the team and ranked fifth in the conference in rebounding (8.0 rpg) while second among Gophers in scoring (11.6 ppg), the eighth-highest freshman scoring average in school history • posted nine double-doubles and had 20 double-figure scoring games • led the team in blocks (32) and steals (32) as well • Posted nine points, five rebounds and one block in collegiate debut vs. UMKC (11/13) • scored six points, five rebounds, two assists, one block and a steal against ULM (11/15) • totaled six rebounds, three points and a block vs. Temple (11/19) • swatted three blocks and added three points and three rebounds vs. Missouri State (11/20) • scored eight rebounds, six points and an assist vs. Texas Tech (11/22) • scored 14 points with six rebounds, two steals and a block vs. Omaha (11/27) • posted first career double-double with team-high 24 points and 10 rebounds, adding two blocks and two steals with an assist vs. Clemson (11/30) • tallied double-double with 19 points and 17 rebounds, adding three assists and two steals vs. South Dakota (12/5) • scored six points, six rebounds and a steal vs. SDSU (12/8) • recorded 12 rebounds and 11 points for third double-double, adding one block and a steal vs. Oklahoma State (12/12) • posted fourth double-double with career-high 18 rebounds and 12 points, adding two blocks and two steals vs. Chicago State (12/16) • contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds for fifth double-double, adding two steals, two blocks and an assist vs. Milwaukee (12/23) • scored 11 points, five rebounds and one steal at Ohio State (12/30) • posted 14 points, nine rebounds and one steal vs. Michigan State (1/2) • recorded nine points and seven rebounds at Penn State (1/5) • led the team with 12 points and eight rebounds, adding an assist at Nebraska (1/12) • recorded 10 points, eight rebounds and two blocks vs. Indiana (1/16) • scored 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocks at Michigan (1/20) • posted double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, adding a steal vs. Illinois (1/23) • scored 12 points, four rebounds, four blocks and one steal vs. Purdue (1/27) • led team with 14 points and added five rebounds at Northwestern (2/4) • scored 14 points and team-high eight rebounds with two steals, one block and one assist vs. Michigan (2/10) • posted 11 points and six rebounds at Iowa (2/14) • scored double-double with 17 points and game-high 11 rebounds, adding a block and one steal in win over Maryland (2/18) • led all players with 19 points and 14 rebounds and added four steals, three assists and a block vs. Rutgers (2/23) • scored third-straight double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, adding a block and a steal at Illinois (2/28) • scored 15 points, five rebounds, two assists, one block and a steal vs. Wisconsin (3/2) • recorded seven points, seven rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal at Rutgers (3/5) • scored nine points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Illinois (3/9 - BTT).

High School:

Averaged 23.6 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game in his senior season • was the San Antonio Express-News 2015 Player of the Year • named the District 27-6A Most Valuable Player, a McDonald's All-American finalist, and was a Class 6A All-State selection by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.

Personal:
Parents are Celia and Bernard Murphy • has two sisters, Geminise and Jovvi Johnson • lists scoring 44 points in a game as his career thrill • enjoys scary movies and cooking • majoring in communication studies.

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