2015-16: Appeared in 28 games, starting in 4 games ... Increased point total, scoring 70 points averaging 2.5 per game ... Grabbed 89 rebounds and collected 26 assists.
2014-15: Appeared in 23 games over the course of the season ... Averaged 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 points per game in 9.7 minutes per contest ... Shot 50 percent from the floor and 30 percent from the three-point line ... Scored points in 13 contests on the season, with a season-high of 10 points coming on a perfect 4-4 from the field (including 2-2 beyond the arc) against Lindsey Wilson on February 14 ... Also scored six points on 3-4 shooting in a 84-81 victory over Life (Ga.) on February 5 ... Had three or more rebounds in ten contests, including six rebounds against Cumberland (Tenn.) on February 12 ... Recorded five rebounds, four steals, and two assists against Taylor (Ind.) on December 16.
2013-14: Took a redshirt season.
High School: Attended Columbus Mifflin High School in Columbus, Ohio ... Lettered three times in basketball and twice in baseball … Two-time captain of both the basketball and baseball teams … Averaged a double-double during his final two seasons as he scored 18 points and pulled down 12 rebounds a game as a senior, after totaling 14 points and 10 rebounds per game as a junior … Second-Team OHSAA All-Central District and an Honorable Mention All-Ohio selection in his junior and senior season in basketball … and an All-Columbus City League selection … National Honor Society member.
Personal: Son of Jessie Murrell ... Has three older siblings, Brandi, Rita, and Latoya ... Majoring in Sport Management.
|Points||10||Lindsey Wilson College||2/14/15|
|Rebounds||8||West Va. Wesleyan||12/16/15|
|Assists||6||West Va. Wesleyan||12/16/15|
|1||Troy Gibbs||SO||G||6-1||185||Maysville, Kentucky||Walter State Community College|
|2||Tamal Watkins||SO||G||5-10||175||Columbus, Ohio||Columbus South HS|
|3||Jayllen Carter||SR||G||6-1||175||Portsmouth, Ohio||Ashland University|
|10||Gavin Brown||FR||G||6-3||175||Carroll, Ohio||Bloom Carroll HS|
|11||J. Murrell||SR||F||6-4||205||Columbus, Ohio||Mifflin HS|
|12||Conor Markins||JR||G||6-1||170||Ironton, Ohio||Wheeling Jesuit University|
|14||Bryan Rolfe||SO||G||6-4||190||Lucasville, Ohio||Lucasville Valley HS|
|15||Matt Smith||FR||F||6-8||188||Carroll, Ohio||Bloom Caroll HS|
|20||Derick Jones||FR||G||5-10||170||McArthur, Ohio||Vinton County HS|
|21||Justin Johnson||SO||F||6-9||210||Cincinnati, Ohio||Urbana University|
|22||Tysean Whitehead||FR||F||6-6||215||Columbus, Ohio||Westminster Christian Academy|
|23||Selby Hind-Wills||SO||F||6-6||220||Crawley, England||The Holy Trinity School|
|24||Matt Rhodes||SR||G||6-5||220||Westerville, Ohio||University of Rio Grande|
|25||Daniel Ester||FR||F||6-4||195||Akron, Ohio||Copley HS|
|30||EJ Onu||FR||F||6-10||215||Cleveland, Ohio||Richmond Heights HS|
|40||Frederick Moore||SR||F||6-7||205||Cincinnati, Ohio||Roger Bacon HS|
|42||Carter Williams||SO||G||6-6||190||Columbus, Ohio||Illinois Central College|