The Miami Hurricanes’ men’s basketball team will now have three former Big 12 players on its roster.
Point guard Angel Rodriguez, formerly of Kansas State, and shooting guard Sheldon McClellan (Texas) have been on Miami’s campus for the past year and will be eligible to play this season.
A three-star recruit out of New York City, Murphy started 15 games as an OSU freshman, averaging 3.8 points and 3.9 rebounds.
As a sophomore, Murphy started 21 games, averaging 6.1 points and 6.3 rebounds.
Also signing was South Dade High right-hander Erik Manoah, an FIU recruit and a 13th-round pick of the Mets.
Expected to sign soon is center fielder Dale Carey (seventh round, Nationals).
Sharks coach Greg Brown will travel to Cary, North Carolina, next week to manage one of the six teams in the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars. Last year, Brown was the pitching coach in a tournament that brings together some of the best baseball talent in the nation. In this year’s first round of the MLB Draft, there were 16 alums of the USA Baseball program.