Blue Devils Add South Kingstown’s Murphy To Recruiting class
Duke adds F Murphy to recruiting class
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Alex Murphy is finishing high school early
and will play this coming season at Duke.
The school on Thursday announced that 6-foot-8 Murphy signed a
letter-of-intent to become the fifth member of the Blue Devils'
incoming recruiting class.
Murphy had been on track to play his senior season at a
Massachusetts high school in 2011-12 but opted to graduate early
and enroll at Duke. The small forward from South Kingstown, R.I.,
averaged 21 points as a high school junior.
His older brother Erik plays at Florida, and his father spent
four seasons in the NBA in the 1980s with Washington and the Los
He joins a recruiting class that ranks as one of the nation's
best, led by guard Austin Rivers – the son of Boston Celtics coach
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