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Taine Murray

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

• 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