Alex Murphy to UF now officially done

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    Per Jeff Goodman, states he talked to Alex today and his decision has been made.
    Welcome aboard Alex!!
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    Pretty cool!
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    Nice news. Any definitive idea on when he will be eligible to play? I did a quick search, but didn't turn up anything
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    He will be eligible Jan of next year. I believe he can also practice with the team immediately which is a bonus as well.
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    Good - the team was really looking thin up till this point.

    Certainly, any physical body taller than 6'5" will help next year's team, but really a physical big would help more than a likely 3 or perhaps combo forward.
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    Do you mean Jan of next season?
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    Sweet. Murphy will play the four for us like his brother. His shot isn't nearly as good as Erik's, but he is long, athletic, and isn't a terrible shooter by any stretch (he got very few opportunities to take shots at Duke).
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    Yes he will be eligible to play Jan 2015
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    Right. 2015
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    Jan 2015 or Dec 2014, i.e. after the 1st semester is over? Much like Chris Walker this year.
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    Thanks for the clarification!
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    Great news. Welcome to the Gator Nation Alex.
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    Great news that he won't have to sit all of next year. I kind of assumed that would be the case, but was hesitant to make an ass out of myself.
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    I ask this half jokingly, Do they do half hardship waivers? We're fine without him for the rest of this year, but could sure use him for all of next year.
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    He wouldn't he eligible until January of 2015, then would have 1.5 years to play.
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    Great! I hope he tears it up here! Wish he chose us the first time around though!
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    I think he can actually play in December of 14, no?
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    You are right, after final exams I believe.
    ESPN reporting he will apply for a waiver to play immediately. Would be nice, however not sure how they would grant this.

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