Pitt A Finalist for a Three Point Shooter

Rice transfer considering Panthers

Jeff Hathhorn
April 07, 2020 - 3:11 pm
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PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) – They were the only team in the ACC last year to shoot under 30% from the three point line and now are a finalists for one of the best shooters available.

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Rice 6’8” sophomore transfer Trey Murphy told Rivals.com he has narrowed his school list to Virginia, Villanova, Houston and Pitt.

Murphy is Rice’s all-time three-point shooter making 139 of 356 attempts in his career for a 39% average.  Murphy also led the Owls in scoring at 13.7 points per game and grabbed 5.5 rebounds a game this past season.  Murphy also shot 56% from two-point land.

Last year, Pitt’s best three-point shooters were Trey McGowens with 41 and Ryan Murphy with 42 made and they hope to replace both with Trey Murphy (the line stolen from Eric Hagman).

A decision expected by the end of the month.

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