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#23 Toure' Murry
Position: G
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 199
Year: Senior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Klein Forest HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2011-12 (Senior): Leading returning scorer with 9.4point per game... Added 28 pounds since his freshman season at WSU up from 171...

2010-11 (Junior): Murry earned All-Valley second team honors as he became the 40th Shocker to reach 1,000 points on Jan. 26, 2011... Murry also received a commemorative ball, and will enter his senior season in 2011-12 with 1,138 points... Named the Shocker Radio Most Outstanding Defensive Player award winner for the second-straight year as the defensive team leader for the Shockers who were named the Valley's Defensive Team of the Year... Averaged 10.6 points per game in the five NIT games while shooting 50 percent (20-40) from the field... Played in a school-record 37 games, along with seven teammates... Tied for 14th on the WSU season chart with 45 steals... Led team in scoring seven times, including 20 points against Alabama A&M... Led team in rebounding in nine games... Recorded 19 double-figure scoring games and three double-figure rebounding games... Had double-doubles against at Creighton (12/10) and against Illinois State (13/11) in Wichita... WSU Career Categories: ranks tied for 30th in scoring with 1,138 points, and also ranks fifth in steals with 138, tied for 12th in three-pointers with 119, and tied for ninth in assists with 318... Of the MVC returnees, he leads in career steals (138) and free throws (261), and is second in career points (1,368) and assists (319) ...

Sophomore (2009-10):  Named All-MVC Honorable Mention and to the MVC All-Defensive Team... Also awarded at the team banquet as the Shocker Radio Most Outstanding Defensive Player… Second in scoring to senior Clevin Hannah at 11.9 points a game... Scored in double-figures each of the first six games with 16 against FDU, 15 against UAM, a season-high 20 against Pitt, 18 against Iowa, 15 at Cleveland St. and 13 against ASU... Had a career-high seven assists in each of the first two games, then matched it with seven against CU in Wichita... Spent time at both the point and two guard with the absence of Clevin Hannah in the first three games... Also got time at the point as a sophomore... Named to the CBE All-Tournament Team, averaging 17.3 points and 4.5 rebounds in the four games, including 19.0 points in the two games in Kansas City against Pitt and Iowa... scored in double-figures in 24 of the 35 games, including the first six-straight and 10 of the first 12… Had a trey in 23 of the 35 games, as well.

Freshman (2008-09): Opened his WSU career as the Wichita Eagle Most Outstanding Player, and to the all-Valley Freshman team and all-Valley Newcomer Team... Vied for the team scoring lead as a freshman but finished second to Hannah, 11.2 to 11.0 points per game... Hit two game-winning shots inside Charles Koch Arena, 1-25-09 against Evansville and 2-10-09 against Missouri State when he also had a career-high 23 points... ... Only Shocker to start every game in 2008-09 and led the team in scoring 11 times, including four-straight i the heart of the Valley schedule, and rebounding six times... Was named the Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer-of-the-Week Jan. 25 and Feb. 15 after the two game-winners... Scored in double-figures 19 times, one less than Clevin Hannah, who had the team's best... Had 17 points to lead WSU to the win against Cleveland State in the Bracketbusters game...Also had a career-high six assists against Gardner-Webb...Was 18th in Valley overall game scoring... His 1.3 steals a game ranked in a tie for seventh... In the WSU record book, his 44 steals were the most ever by a Shocker freshman, his 85 assists were the third-most and his 11.0 point per game average was 11th by a frosh... His 75.3 percent from the line was the sixth-best by a freshman... His 51 three-pointers ranked 18th in a season and puts him 22nd on the all-time WSU trey list... His 44 steals were also the 16th-most by a Shocker... Named Shocker Radio Player of the Game seven times and WSU Athlete of the Week four times.

Klein Forest High School: Named first team all-district, second-team all-state and first team all-region during senior year... Helped KLHS to a 114-28 record in his four seasons... As a senior, averaged 18 points, seven rebounds, four assists and one steal per game to help the Golden Eagles to a 33-3 record and the state semi-finals... Helped his team win the district, area and regional titles as a senior...As a junior, averaged 10 points, five rebounds and 3.5 assists...Career highs were 36 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and four steals.

Personal:
Son of Kennith and Carolyn Murry...Born Nov. 8, 1989...Has two brothers, Nile and Yanick, and a sister Malaika...Nile played basketball at TCU and currently plays overseas, while Yanick played at Kentucky Wesleyan...Full name is Toure' Ahmad Khalid-Murry...Also recruited by Bradley, Tulane and Fresno State... Majoring in sociology at WSU.