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Taine Murray

205 lbs.
Auckland, N.Z.
Rosmini College
High School
Taine  Murray - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Netted seven points in 16 minutes vs. Monmouth (11/11/22)
• Played 12 minutes vs. UMES (11/25/22)
• Played three minutes vs. JMU (12/6/22)
• Scored two points in nine minutes of action at Miami (12/20/22)
• Played four minutes at Georgia Tech (12/31/22)

• Played 19 games
• Averaged 2 points and 0.9 rebounds
• Shot 39.4 percent from the field, 34.8 percent from 3-point range and 50 percent from the free throw line
• Made collegiate debut vs. Navy (11/9/21)
• Scored career-high 14 points vs. Iowa (11/29/21)
• Tallied seven points at Syracuse (1/1/22)
• Played three minutes vs. North Carolina (3/10/22)
• Scored two points in 10 minutes vs. Mississippi State (3/16/22)
• Played two minutes at North Texas (3/20/22)
• Lettered

• Standout member of the Rosmini College High School basketball team from 2017-20
• Led Rosmini College High School to an 82-14 record from 2017-19, including national championships in 2017 and 2018
• Named Team MVP in 2019, leading Rosmini to a national runner-up finish
• Tallied a career-high 49 points in a win over Auckland Grammar School
• Rosmini’s 2019-20 high school season was canceled due to COVID-19
• Competed for the Auckland Huskies of the New Zealand National Basketball League in 2019-20, averaging 18 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists, and shooting 43.5 percent from 3-point range
• Tallied 35 points, including 7 of 11 from 3-point range, five rebounds and four steals in a win over Manawatu
• Played two games for the New Zealand Tall Blacks in 2019-20 and was selected for the 2020 FIBA Asia Cup team
• Competed for the Tall Blacks in 2021 and was also a member of the New Zealand Breakers on the Australian National Basketball League in 2021
• Attended Basketball Without Borders Camp in Chicago in 2020
• Named College Sport Male Sports Person of the Year in 2019
• Earned Rosmini College Sports Person of the Year honors in 2019
• Attended Nike All Asia Camp 2019, earning All-Star MVP honors with 26 points

• Taine Jackson Murray
• Born in Hong Kong
• Son of Carl and Sheri Murray
• Has one sister, Houston
• Chose Virginia for its amazing educational opportunity, as well as a platform to develop through the University’s prestigious basketball program under head coach Tony Bennett and his coaching staff
• Likes to support and watch sporting events and games when family and friends are involved
• Enjoys spending time outside of basketball with family and friends
• Father, Carl, played profession rugby in New Zealand for Counties and Waikato (1987-95) and All Blacks Sevens team (1994-95)
• Recruited by numerous schools, including Villanova, Maryland, Stanford, Arizona State, Purdue, Colorado, Marquette and Washington State
• Earned NCEA Excellence Endorsed honors for 4.0 GPA from 2018-20
• Interested in business
• Undeclared major
• Recipient of the 2022-2023 Craig K. Littlepage Bicentennial Scholarship