The Pepperdine senior led the WCC in scoring this season.
The senior guard averaged 21.4 points per game, best in the district.
The men's basketball team fell 89-84 to Pacific in the first round of the WCC Tournament.
Lamond Murray Jr. is the conference's top scorer and he received All-WCC first team honors.
Lamond Murray Jr. is the first Wave to earn the award in back-to-back weeks since 2001.
Photos from the Waves-Tigers WCC Tournament first-round game in Las Vegas.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' Senior Day game vs. the Dons.
USA Today Sports Images and Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves-Gaels game from Firestone Fieldhouse.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 99-83 win over the Cougars in Firestone Fieldhouse.
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 82-72 win over the Tigers in Firestone Fieldhouse.
CAREER: Finished at #13 on the Waves’ all-time scoring list with 1,492 points ... Appeared in 118 games over his four seasons and made 64 starts ... Averaged 12.6 points and 4.2 rebounds in 24.4 minutes ... Became the program’s 40th player to score 1,000 career points ... Posted six career 30-point games (only Bird Averitt has more in Pepperdine history) ... The first Wave to post back-to-back seasons with 500+ points since Glen McGowan in 2004 and 2005 ... A two-time All-WCC honoree.
PEPPERDINE 2016-17: Named to the All-WCC first team and NABC All-District second team after a senior season with some of the best offensive numbers in program history ... Led the WCC in scoring in 21.4 points per game, which ranked 16th nationally ... Finished eighth in Pepperdine single-season history in scoring average and his total of 662 points is sixth ... Became the first Wave to lead the WCC in scoring, or to average at least 20 points per game, since Brandon Armstrong in 2001 ... In league games only, averaged 21.6 points, which also led the WCC and was the ninth-best scoring average in program history ... One of three Waves to play in all 31 games and started 30 ... In the WCC’s overall rankings, was also fifth in steals (1.1), sixth in minutes played (34.2), seventh in free throw percentage (77.9%), 14th in field goal percentage (47.5%), 14th in three-pointers made (1.6) and 15th in rebounding (5.7) ... In league games only, also ranked fifth in free throw percentage (79.6%), tied for sixth in minutes played (35.2), eighth in steals (1.1), 13th in field goal percentage (47.5%) and tied for 14th in rebounding (5.6) ... Scored a career-high 41 points in his final game at the WCC Tournament vs. Pacific (3/3) ... It was the most points scored by anyone in the WCC in 2016-17 and the second-most points ever scored in a WCC Tournament game ... Scored in double-figures in 29 of 31 games and had nine points in the other two ... Scored at least 20 points 17 times and had 30 or more points five times ... Led the Waves in scoring in 24 games ... Had three double-doubles, including 41 points and 10 rebounds in the WCC Tournament game, one of only three 40 & 10 performances in Pepperdine history ... Became only the fourth player in Pepperdine’s Malibu era to have a stretch of at least six games with 20+ points ... Earned two WCC Player of the Week awards in back-to-back weeks (2/6 and 2/13) after averaging 24.0 points and 8.5 rebounds against San Francisco and Pacific, and then 23.5 points and 4.0 rebounds against BYU and San Diego ... Was invited to the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament after the season and averaged 15.3 points (tied for 11th among all players).
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."