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Lamond Murray Jr.
Lamond  Murray Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Bishop Montgomery HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
3V


02/13/2017

Murray Earns WCC Player of the Week Award Again

Lamond Murray Jr. is the first Wave to earn the award in back-to-back weeks since 2001.

02/09/2017

Waves Shock BYU With Huge Offensive Performance

Five Waves scored in double-figures, led by Lamond Murray Jr.'s 30 points.

02/06/2017

Murray Claims WCC Hoops Player of the Week Award

It's the first career honor for Lamond Murray Jr., who leads the conference in scoring.

01/26/2017

Seniors Lead Waves to 78-60 Win Over Portland

Murray, Major, Reyes and Allen played key roles in Pepperdine's largest victory of the season.

01/21/2017

Murray Scores 29, But Waves Beaten at #23 Saint Mary's

The Waves play four of the next five at home, beginning with Portland and Gonzaga.

02/09/2017

Men's Basketball vs. BYU

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 99-83 win over the Cougars in Firestone Fieldhouse.

02/04/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Pacific

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 82-72 win over the Tigers in Firestone Fieldhouse.

01/28/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Gonzaga

Photos by USA Today Sports Images and Martin A. Folb from the Waves-Bulldogs' game in Firestone Fieldhouse.

01/26/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Portland

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 78-60 win over the Pilots in Firestone Fieldhouse.

01/14/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Santa Clara

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 75-61 loss to the Broncos in Firestone Fieldhouse.



Lamond Murray Jr. Career Statistics
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CAREER: Should become the program's 40th or 41st 1,000-point scorer (enters his senior season with 830 points) ... In three seasons, has averaged 9.5 points and 3.7 rebounds in 20.9 minutes ... Has played in 87 games and made 34 starts.

PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Earned All-WCC second team status after a breakout junior season ... Improved his scoring average to a team-best 16.6 points, ranking eighth in the league ... Started all 32 games and also averaged 5.4 rebounds (11th in the WCC) in 31.7 minutes ... Ranked ninth in the WCC in free throw percentage (75.9%) ... In league games only, ranked seventh in scoring (17.3), ninth in rebounding (6.0) and seventh in minutes played (33.9) ... Scored in double-figures 27 times while scoring 20+ points on 11 occasions, both team bests ... Led, or tied for the team lead, in scoring 16 times ... Got his first career double-double with a career-high 31 points and 10 rebounds vs. Pacific (1/7) ... Had another one with 19 points and 10 rebounds at LMU (2/27) ... Also scored 29 points at San Francisco (1/16), 25 vs. Santa Clara (2/20) and 24 in the CBI first-round game at Eastern Washington (3/16) ... Made four three-pointers in a game three times, including at EWU ... Made 12 of 13 free throws vs. Pacific (1/7) ... Other season highs were three assists (twice), three steals (four times), two blocks (four times) and 42 minutes played (twice) ... Scored in double-figures in the season's final nine games.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Blossomed during league play as a sophomore ... Overall, averaged 6.9 points and 3.1 rebounds in 18.5 minutes ... Played in 28 games, all off the bench ... After averaging 5.1 points during non-conference play and only reaching double-figures once, averaged 8.0 points in league games and scored in double-figures eight times ... Shot 50.9% from the field in conference games, ranking seventh in the WCC ... Had season highs of 18 points (8-for-13 from the field) and 31 minutes in a home win vs. BYU (2/5) ... Also had 16 points vs. Cal Lutheran (11/17) and 15 vs. Santa Clara (2/19) ... Other season highs were eight rebounds both at Saint Mary's (1/31) and vs. Loyola Marymount (2/28), three assists (twice), three blocked shots vs. Santa Clara (2/19) and three steals vs. LMU (2/28).

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Showed great promise as a future offensive threat as a freshman ... Averaged 4.0 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.7 minutes ... Appeared in 27 games and started two ... Scored in double-figures four times ... Had season highs of 16 points (on 6-for-7 shooting) and eight rebounds vs. Portland (1/18) ... Contributed 14 points in a season-high 29 minutes in his first career start at BYU (1/9) ... Scored 13 points in his debut vs. San Diego Christian (11/9) and 10 vs. San Francisco (2/27) ... Other season highs were three steals at BYU (1/9) and two assists (several times).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School, located in Torrance, Calif., in 2013 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Scored 1,824 points in his career ... Averaged 22.3 points and 9.6 rebounds as a senior and was named the Daily Breeze Area Player of the Year, the Del Rey League MVP and to the All-CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA first team ... MaxPreps named him to the all-state first team in Division IV and to the third team overall ... Helped Bishop Montgomery to a 32-2 record, including a 29-game win streak that ended in the regional final ... Was MVP of the CIF Southern Section vs. City Section all-star game after scoring 19 points in a 91-65 win ... Named to the All-CIF first team, Daily Breeze all-area first team, All-Del Rey League first team and ESPN,com's all-junior fifth team as a junior after averaging 20.2 points and 9.7 rebounds ... Also earned all-league honors as a sophomore after averaging 15 points and seven rebounds ... Limited by a broken wrist as a freshman ... Bishop Montgomery won league titles in 2011 and 2013 ... Earned class awards for physics and calculus.

CLUB: Played for Double Pump between the ages of 14 and 17 ... Was MVP of a Bay Area tournament.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Carmen Allen and Lamond Murray ... His father played at California and in the NBA for 11 seasons ... Has one sibling, Ashley, who plays volleyball at Long Beach State ... His cousin Tracy played at UCLA and in the NBA for 12 seasons ... Another cousin, Cameron, played at USC and Louisville ... Majoring in computer science/business ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "it was the best school for me."

FAVORITES: Enjoys other sports such as football and volleyball ... Lists his sports hero as Damien Lillard because "it shows that it doesn't matter where you go to school to play professionally" ... Favorites include Carmelo Anthony (pro basketball player), the Brooklyn Nets (pro basketball team), The Great Gatsby (book), He Got Game (movie), 106 and Park (TV show), Kendrick Lamar (musical artist), brownie sundae (food) and football (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite thing about basketball is "the excitement you get from scoring."

Our favorite photos from the 2014-15 season of sophomore guard/forward Lamond Murray Jr.

Posted by Pepperdine Men's Basketball on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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