Trey Murphy III on pace to become Rice basketball great
The Owls are led in scoring by sophomore Trey Murphy III, a recruit they pulled out of Durham, North Carolina and stuck immediately into the lineup. Murphy has been arguably Rice’s best player in just his second season and is on pace to set records for the Owls. A BASKETBALL FAMILYKenneth (Trey) Murphy III is the son of Kenneth Murphy, Jr., and the grandson of Kenneth Murphy. There was no specific growth spurt, but Murphy grew to be 6 feet 5 inches tall by the time Rice signed him. Murphy shot 42.1% as a freshman on far fewer attempts, and with far less attention.