JACK MURPHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Economic Impact of 10 Years of PETCO Park

Yesterday, both NBC 7 and FOX 5 reported on an economic impact study on the 10-year anniversary of PETCO Park that the National University System Institute for Policy Research (NUSIPR) released. After a little begging and pleading on Twitter, Gavin (CT2SD) sent me a copy that he found thanks to a tip from Matthew Hall of the UT. I figured we can take a look at and analyze the...
Via Padres Public
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Lumberjack Score: Coaches corner edition

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- This month's episode of the Lumberjack Score features basketball instruction from coaches Sue Darling and Jack Murphy, plus an introduction to swimmer Emma Lowther.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Arizona falls 77-44 to No. 1 Arizona

Jack Murphy watched some pretty good defensive teams at Arizona as a manager under Lute Olson. He also saw what the Wildcats could do from the opposing bench last season. This year's team tops anything Murphy has seen. Getting a firsthand look at one of the nation's best defensive teams, Northern Arizona was no match for top-ranked Arizona in a 77-44 loss on Monday night...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 1 Wildcats' defense impresses

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Jack Murphy has seen some No. 1 teams in his young day. And, Arizona is a legit No. 1 team. Murphy should know after he witnessed a top-shelf beat down on Monday night at the hands of top-ranked Arizona. Murphy's Northern Arizona Lumberjacks fell 77-44 in McKale Center. For nearly 10 years, Murphy had a front row seat to a few No. 1 Arizona teams, the last before...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Top returning scorer Russell leaves NAU program

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Sophomore point guard DeWayne Russell is no longer with the Northern Arizona mens basketball team, head coach Jack Murphy announced Wednesday. Russell has decided to pursue other opportunities outside of Northern Arizona University. Russell, from Peoria High School, was NAU's top returning scorer with an average of 14.1 points per game as a freshman, which...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy has solid first year at NAU

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Northern Arizona's Jack Murphy was as prepared as he could be for his first stint as a head coach. He still wasn't ready for everything that came at him in a job that requires an awful lot of on-the-job training. The 33-year-old Murphy was named Northern Arizona's coach last year after stints under...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Predicting NFL Free Agent Destinations

By: Jack Murphy @TheJMurphy The 2013 NFL free-agency doesn’t start until March 12th. I feel there will be a lot of changes coming in 2013. There will also be a lot of busts that are extremely over paid. Many teams have started making calls and clearing up cap space in order to go after some [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Next Level Sports Network
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy aiming high in debut season at NAU

The short-term strategy certainly doesnt seem all that quixotic. We think we have the kind of team that -- if we get in this situation over the course of three days -- well be a tough out, Northern Arizona mens basketball coach Jack Murphy said in early reference to his first Big Sky Conference tournament. So our ultimate goal is to make the conference tournament and let the basketball...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Murphy set for first season with Lumberjacks

(Eds: Updates with more details and quotes.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Jack Murphy was not what you would call a star on his high school basketball team. His duties: Laundry, towels, hand out water, practice hard. His line: One game, two free throws. ''When you're in high school and every girl you want to date is in the stands seeing you hand out water...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

NAU's Murphy signs class of five

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. Northern Arizona mens basketball coach Jack Murphy has signed five student-athletes to his first recruiting class, including four prep standouts and a transfer from Texas Tech. Forward Jordyn Martin of Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, forward Blake Hamilton of Pasadena (Calif.) High School and guard DeWayne Russell of Peoria (Ariz.) High School have signed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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