23 Jamal Murray

Hometown (Last School)
Kitchener, Canada (Athlete Inst.)
Past Teams
Kentucky Wildcats

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High School: Originally a member of the 2016 recruiting class but reclassified to the 2015 class … As a member of the 2016 class, he was rated a top-15 prospect by nearly every recruiting service and tabbed a consensus five-star recruit … Stock began to soar following a breakout performance at the Nike Hoop Summit against the USA Basketball Team where he scored 30 points, prior to a 29-point, 10-assist, eight-rebound effort in the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game … He was named the most valuable player in both games … Ranked the No. 10 overall player in the updated 2015 247Sports rankings and No. 12 in the 2015 Scout rankings … Prior to his reclassification, he was ranked the No. 15 overall recruit in the 2016 class by Rivals … Was a standout performer for his native Team Canada during the 2015 Pan Am Games … Averaged 17 points and 2.4 assists per game throughout his first four games … Against the United States, Murray poured in 22 points – all coming in the fourth quarter or overtime – and added six assists in a triumph over the Americans to send Canada to the Pan Am Championship game.

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Walter Cornett, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.