The Celtics are going to be busy on draft day.
Billy Donovan has been able to be pretty resourceful in using transfers in his time at Florida. Two that will have different roles with this team include Alex Murphy from Duke and John Egbunu from South Florida.
October 26, 2014
Former Florida forward Erik Murphy came off the board with the 49th overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, joining former Florida center Joakim Noah with the Chicago Bulls. The Gators have now had at least one player drafted in six of the past seven years.
Seniors Mike Rosario and Erik Murphy outscored the entire Minnesota team at halftime. The game changed quickly in the second half, but the barrage of points the two laid out on the line allowed Florida to leave with a convincing victory over Big-10 stalwart Minnesota. The two talked a great deal with the media following the 78-64 victory that propelled them into the Sweet-16.
AUSTIN--Florida F-C Erik Murphy addresses the media the day before facing Minnesota in the third round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament...
AUSTIN -- Florida head coach Billy Donovan and players Erik Murphy and Kenny Boynton address national media after defeating Northwestern State 79-47 in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament...
Despite having a halftime lead over Ole Miss in the Championship game of the SEC Tournament, Florida eventually fell to the Rebels 63-66. Florida senior Erik Murphy discusses what went wrong in the second half.
The accolades continued to pour in for Florida basketball on Monday. Head coach Billy Donovan was named AP coach of the year in the SEC while Erik Murphy was named to the All-SEC first team.