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6-9 forward Kamari Murphy transfers to Miami from Oklahoma State; will sit out the 2014-15 season

 Per University of Miami:

  Hurricanes head coach Jim Larrañaga has announced the signing Kamari Murphy to a financial aid agreement to play men’s basketball for the University of Miami.

"We were looking for a forward with great athletic ability," said Larrañaga. "Kamari, at 6-foot-9, can run and jump and is as good an athlete as you will find, but what is most impressive is his versatility both offensively and defensively. He can defend multiple positions and he can play both forward positions. We needed additional scoring and rebounding up front and he can provide that. He is a great addition to our program."

KamarimurphyMurphy, who played two seasons at Oklahoma State University, will sit out the 2014-15 season, then will have two years of eligibility with the Hurricanes.

As a sophomore with the Cowboys in 2013-14, the 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward started 21 of his 33 games, averaging 6.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.2 blocks in 25.9 minutes per outing. In his rookie campaign, Murphy started his first 15 collegiate games and grabbed six rebounds in the semifinal game against Kansas State at the Big 12 Championship.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Murphy attended Lincoln High School before playing ball at IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.). At IMG he averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds and three assists for a team that finished 28-2 against prep schools and was ranked among the top-five nationally. He was ranked No. 10 on HoopScoop's list of top fifth-year players in 2012. As a senior at Lincoln, he averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds per game, helping the Railsplitters to the PSAL Class-AA title game as a senior and the Brooklyn regular-season crown and borough title. At that time he was ranked by HoopScoop as the No. 6 player in New York.

Murphy joins seven new players to Miami’s 2014-15 roster, which includes four recruits – Ja’Quan Newton, James Palmer, Omar Sherman and Ivan Cruz Uceda – along with two other Big XII transfers – Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan – and redshirt freshman Deandre Burnett, who sat out the 2013-14 season with an injury.

 

 

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The New BRILLIANT 2014 u Season Ticket Sales Marketing and Ad Campaign...

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FanSided.com

When your school has trouble selling out home football games, what’s the logical approach to fixing that problem? How about telling fans to go to less games. Because that’s what the Miami Hurricanes ticket office is doing, believe it or not.

I guess file this one under #ACCLogic.

So is this just complete backwards-ass craziness by Miami, or is this a way for them to bulk up attendance at a game (North Carolina) that otherwise might have a lot of empty seats, as the Florida State game is always a sell-out.

When you look at the other games besides these two on Miami’s home schedule — Florida A&M, Arkansas State, Duke, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh — it becomes more clear why the University felt the need to have a gimmick to silence the echoes of the empty seats in Sun Life Stadium for at least one more home game.

I wonder if consistently winning games and returning to being a national power would help. Maybe?

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SI.com


Miami Hurricanes Discourage Fans from Attending Games with Bizarre Ad

At this time of year, most big-name college football programs are hassling fans with demands to purchase expensive season tickets — but not the University of Miami. Some marketing genius at the school has come up with the foolproof plan of asking fans to attend fewer games in 2014, because that totally seems like a strategy without a chance of backfiring.

“Go to fewer games,” the ad begins. “We hope you’ll join us for as many games as you’re able,” the ad ends. It’s a confusing request, definitely, but easily the most perplexing part of the ad is the part where a freakin’ hat is considered a $30 value.

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awfulannouncing.com

University of Miami’s new marketing ploy: come to fewer games
Apparently it’s NOT all about “The U.” In a new marketing campaign for the upcoming football season, the University of Miami is encouraging fans to come to fewer games (but come to as many games as you want to!). What? Exactly.
GO TO FEWER GAMES

Not many teams would tell you to go to fewer games.

Most would try to push a full season package on you, even if that requires more money or more time than you possess.

We are extremely thankful for the support of our Miami Hurricanes season ticket holders, but we understand that a full season of tickets is not for everyone, and that’s OK.

So we created the new Two-Game Mini-Plan to give fans an opportunity to experience the two best college football events in South Florida.

If you identify with any of the following statements, then the Two-Game Mini-Plan may be right for you:

1. I like exciting college football in rocking, sold-out environments.

2. I want to see the Hurricanes play the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles and the preseason top-25 North Carolina Tar Heels.

3. I’m not so sure I can make it to the other 5 home games.

If you agree with the above, here’s why you should strongly consider the Two-Game Mini-Plan:

1. Better seats are available at better prices through the Two-Game Mini-Plan than on StubHub and other broker sites for the FSU game alone.

2. Florida State tickets will not be available to the general public on a single-game basis.

3. We’re throwing in a complimentary Miami Hurricanes hat with every purchase (an added $30 value per plan).

Some people have told us we’re crazy for offering a Two-Game Mini-Plan package that’s THIS good. Our response: IT’S WHAT OUR FANS HAVE ASKED FOR.

If this is something you’ve asked for, call our friendly ticket representatives at 1-855-UM-2PLAN and we will be happy to find seats that you’ll enjoy. Or, if you prefer to go online, visit www.UM2PLAN.com to view a diagram of every open seat available to you.

We are really excited about the 2014 season, and we hope you’ll join us for as many games as you’re able.

In recent years, Miami has taken a lot of flack for having empty stadiums for big games. It doesn’t help that the team plays way off campus. Like 20 miles off. And if you’ve ever driven in Miami traffic and your options are to either watch Brock Berlin (dating myself here but that’s fine) throw six interceptions or take the party to South Beach, well, see where I’m going with this? This also could just be an attempt to get the less enthusiastic fans to commit to going to a game that’s not Florida State. Who knows. It’s an odd campaign, but at the same time, makes sense. To me. Which is sad.

While FSU & Florida season tickets sold out, Miami wants fans to come to fewer games...
Call it a tale of three programs, if you will. In the ACC one side, in Tallahassee, you have reigning national champions Florida State, a considerable favorite in the early playoff discussion for 2014 with a Heisman Trophy quarterback and a roster ready to make another run at an ACC title and perhaps defend its spot on top of the college football world. On the other hand, in Miami, you have a program still looking to recapture the glory of days past, with a new head coach now leading a program without any clouds looming over the program with uncertainty. The story of how tickets are being sold pretty much sums up where these two old rivals stand today, heading into the 2014 season.

At Miami, the Hurricanes are left trying out new ideas to encourage fans to purchase tickets. That includes encouraging fans to attend fewer games. Wait, it makes sense.

Knowing that fans can sometimes struggle to purchase full season packages for any sporting event, Miami is offering fans a chance to purchase smaller ticket packages for a fraction of the home games. If six game plans are too expensive, perhaps a two-game package is more fitting. For Miami, anything is worth a shot considering the difficulty it can be for the program to fill Joe Robbie Stadium Pro Player Park Dolphins Stadium Land Shark Stadium Sun Life Stadium on a Saturday afternoon. Since moving home football games to the home of the Miami Dolphins from the old Orange Bowl to build this monstrosity, crowd shots of Miami games have become something of a running joke for many on social media. Miami faces a number of concerns other universities do with selling tickets, so any new ideas that can used are always going to be worth experimenting with.

Miami’s home schedule includes games against Florida A&M, Arkansas State, Duke, Cincinnati, North Carolina, Florida State and Pittsburgh.

Not exactly appetizing after FSU.

Miami New Times

Miami Hurricanes to Fans: "Go to Fewer Games!"

Anyone who has tuned in to a non-marquee matchup while the Miami Hurricanes are playing at home is greeted with the sight of a stadium full of large swaths of empty orange seats. The attendance problems at Sun Life Stadium are well known.

Oddly, this is the team's latest marketing push: "Go to fewer games!"

A full-page ad blaring the words ran in all of South Florida's daily newspapers this weekend. No, the ad does not go on to read, "Seriously guys, don't you have anything better to do? We're kind of worried about you, honestly. It's a fall Saturday in South Florida, and you're sitting in a concrete bowl in the middle of Miami Gardens. Go out and enjoy life or something. Listen to the game on the radio at the beach."

It's actually a marketing ploy designed to boost attendance at the Canes' home matchup against the UNC Tar Heels by tying those tickets to the FSU game.
"Not many teams would tell you to go to fewer games," is what the ad actually reads. "Most would try to push a full season package on you, even if that requires more money or more time than you possess."

It then goes on to push a "Two-Game Mini-Plan" for fans who don't want to shell out for a full slate of season tickets.

In fact, single-game tickets to the FSU matchup won't be available to the general public. The easiest way to ensure your attendance at the game is to buy the plan that includes tickets to the UNC game (a team the ad boasts are a "preseason top-25" team, but that's according to one ranking by one guy at The Sporting News).

The 'Canes home slate this year isn't exactly full of blockbusters, save for the FSU game. They'll host Florida A&M and Arkansas State in September, and the only other non-conference home game is against the Cincinnati Bearcats. Otherwise the only other teams coming to Sun Life are your regular lot of ACC Coastal Division also-rans. So by tying the tickets to the FSU game, the team is hoping to boost attendance at the UNC game. The hope, of course, being that the game turns out to be appetizing enough for ESPN to broadcast and those swaths of empty orange seats don't seem as prevalent.

FloridaToday.com

The Rant: Hurricanes fans can go to fewer games

Sometimes all you can do is laugh and shake your head.

The University of Miami says that they have listened to the fans and are shouting it from the rooftops — go to fewer games.

Seriously, they are telling fans to go to fewer games. Even providing a way to do it. They are offering a two-game mini plan in which you can buy tickets to see just the Florida State and North Carolina games.
Perfect — you can see the two big games on their schedule and not worry about sitting through games against Arkansas State, Pittsburgh and Duke.

Let me get this straight, I can see the National Champions and only have to pay for one other game?

Sign me up.

But it doesn't end there. They are offering better seats at better prices, according to the flyer. And they throw in a complimentary Miami Hurricanes hat.

Seriously, what is wrong with this picture?

Did the Hurricanes think they would have trouble selling out Florida State?

And North Carolina should draw a good crowd as well. Why not package FSU with a game like Arkansas State that will likely draw a LOT less?

Not sure what they are thinking, but they got one thing right — they listened to fans, who I am sure do not want to buy season tickets to see bad games.

"We were looking for a forward with great athletic ability," said Larrañaga. "Kamari, at 6-foot-9, can run and jump and is as good an athlete as you will find, but what is most impressive is his versatility both offensively and defensively. He can defend multiple positions and he can play both forward positions. We needed additional scoring and rebounding up front and he can provide that. He is a great addition to our program."

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or as a cane clUck would now say after reading that load of BS, " Murphy will be ALL-ACC in 2015 and an All-American in 2016. He'll lead us to the ACC 'Ship and Final 4 in 2015 and in 2016 another ACC 'ship and the National Championship. He's the missing piece to LLLLLaaarrrrrrrranaga's Championship puzzle and will be a sure fire Top-3 NBA Lotto pick and future Hall of Famer.

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u are u ...

so when's the b[]_[]y a Whopper and get a free cane ticket begin again ?

Jlo is on a hot streak. They have been selling mini packs for several years. This is to get more people in the stands. But if its all you have, have at it.

Lol...and our coach out coached your coach....to add to your record and streak.

Georgia Southern

Beat the "mighty gators" in the mighty swump

But lost to mighty wofford
And. To mighty furman
And to mighty app state
And to mighty tennesseee at chattanooga


But they went to the mighty SEC
The swump
Where chumpions are born
And beat the mighty gayturds

Bot lost 20-30 to ga southern

Hahahaha

Pathetic weeny pu5513 a55 gators

And they lost to mighty Gardner Webb hahahahahaha

But beat the turds at the swump

Definition of loser= gators

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMWVZZaUKF0

Yup

Georgia Southern 2013:

Wofford- L
Furman- L
Appalachian State- L
Gardner Webb- L
Tennessee-Chattanooga- L

vs Florida at the Swamp: W

Directions to Loserville: Go up I-75. after Ocala. As soon as yousmell pig sht, get off. Youre there

Jls14234 has abandoned his team blog. That's why he is here every day. He can't argue his teams performance so he comes here to make points that don't matter in the big picture. ICANT WAIT UNTIL SEPTEMBER! Vandals are going to Canesville and they are watching divll game film to prepare.

Miami baseball has absolutely FLAT LINED, and whatnot, the past seven seasons. In other words, it's been YEARS since the Canes reached a Super-Regional and SIX seasons in the humid, sun since the program returned to beautiful Omaha... Omaha, the birth place of Henry Fonda. Yeah, yeah, yeah I understand the vast MAJORITY of y'all Cane fandom HATE the wussy, LIBERAL Fonda FAMILY. So what!!!!

Yet, Great-Grandpa Jimbo is given a pay raise and contract extension.

Well, TINY Cal-Irvine has reached the CWS twice now in the past FIVE seasons. While the Hurricanes CAN'T even reach a Super-Regional site. Go bloody figures'.

Of course, TINY Cal-Irvine has a YOUNG, HUNGRY head coach and whatnot. And believe it or not. The Cali hardball HS player's tend to be relatively better than the SoFla dude's... The Dude Abides. HuH

canespace HOOLIGANS nd' FOOLS be yapping bout' Miami being a basketball school now. dUh But I highly doubt it, because until the Hurricanes go to SIX or SEVEN consecutive NCAA Tournaments. Then, Miami is just another ACC hoops BOTTOM-FEEDER. Ouch!

FWIW.... Athlon college pigskin magazine TOUTS Miami finishing SECOND in the Coastal division behind Beamer Ball. Ouch.

Matter of fact, Athlon predicts the Hurricanes ending up with a 8-4 regular season record ( I SEE-r Miami finishing with a 8-4 campaign, also. dUh ). Get outta' here, HATER!

Athlon's base it's sagacious tout because of the SUSPECT QB position and because Marky Mark is still hanging around in smug, upscale Coral Gables. Go bloody figures'.

ESPN college pigskin, also, SEE-r's the Hokies has the Coastal division FRONT RUNNER and eventual winner. Go bloody figures'.

I guess the college football TOUTERS believe Beamer is the STRONGER, overall greater head coach than Goldie. Then there's the fact that Marky Mark couldn't fill Foster's ' jock cup. ' LOL


By the way, TINY Cal-Irvine is working with LESS college baseball RESOURCES than Miami. Yet, TINY Cal-Irvine always PEAKS at the correct time of the season. While the Canes Diamond Nine FLAT LINES during the most CRUCIAL time of the season.

In thoroughbred racing parlance, that's HANGING IN THE STRETCH RUN of an elite race, and failing to win the race or finish in second place ( Super-Regional or CWS appearances = 2nd place. hUh ).

The []_[] has laughable athletic programs

48-0 in front of the nation in the OB Grand Finale is the most embarrassing loss EVER!!

Yes, there's a degree of CREDENCE to Miami's overall suspect athletic teams and whatnot. Still, at least the Canes athletic department operates in the BLACK. hUh And being FISCALLY sound is the objective of Thee Powers That Be in stark contrast to fielding conference and or national championships. Ouch.


The []_[] has laughable athletic programs

48-0 in front of the nation in the OB Grand Finale is the most embarrassing loss EVER!!

Posted by: Grape Drank

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Said the guy who's team LOST to a Div 2 school, yeahhhhh rrrright......

"is the most embarrassing loss EVER!!"

Seems like Gomer the Meth King of Trailerville has a short memory.

Try losing to D-IAA Ga. Southern, at home in the swump dump, blocking each other, and Ga Southern did not complete a pass.

You win, Gatr Trash. At least you win something.

I previously mentioned that Miami was FLAT LINING at the tail end of the season and that was a WARNING sign to that BANDWAGON baseball fan cola cane and his MINIONS. hUh

Well, entering the NCAA regionals the Canes were a questionable 5-5. So what's my sagacious point.

A random sample of the EIGHT teams playing in beautiful downtown Omaha shows that the majority of those teams entered the NCAA Tournament on a winning note.

For instance, Louisville had an impressive 8-2 record. Texas and Ole Miss and mighty Vanderbilt had respectable ' 7-3 ' records. Oh, mighty TCU had a 8-2 record in it's previous TEN games prior to playing in the NCAA regionals.

Again, Miami was playing POOR baseball at the wrong time of the season. Matter of fact, the Hurricanes were LUCKY to an EXTRA inning affair in the ACC Tournament. Otherwise, their last TEN game record would've been 4-6 entering the NCAA's. Ouch!!

By the way, I TOUTED that Coach Jimbo's Diamond 9 WOULDN'T play in a Super-Regional. Let alone reach Omaha. Enter Miami's unimpressive play at the tail end of the long and grinding season. hUh

I see the MAJORITY of the FOOLS in that canespace STILL have faith and still hold loyalty for Marky Mark.

Again, Miami's team defense will be a QUESTION mark all season long and that's WHY the Hurricanes will probably end the regular season with a BLAND 8-4 record.

What a Fool(s) Believes ( canespace hooligans, for example. )

I'd be more worried about that 112th ranked offense Mac! Driskel is back and will be lucky to get out without another broken leg. Its a shame a 5* was wasted behind that online. Then the season after that it will be a new qb and a new head coach and no line again.

18.8 pts per game, 112th on offense...4-8...GS....worst play of the year with the self block....

worst season of their cfb history since 1953 (3-5-2) or 1931 2-6-2)...take your pick...

yup, that 48-0 orange bowl sendoff was a shame, buuuuuut...

I cant believe a gator puke will come on here talking smak about the UVA game at the OB.

But leave it to UF garbage to do that- they've tal;ked about BrianPata and other so why not.

Losers from Loserville. 4-8. Thats all I have to say.

4-8. Think about that. With a roster choc full of 4 and 5 star recruits. If that isnt embarassing I dont know what could be. Id shut down the program.

And they kept the head coach. WTF? Its OK, its only a one year setback. OK, maybe two after I stalling a new coach and system in 2015.

what's worse ? going 4-8 in an injury riddled once in a 35 year anomaly season the previous year, or being ranked way behind that 4-8 team the following year... ?

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Duuuuhhhhh, stooped blog Pig. What was the 6-6 season? What was the 7-5 season a year before that? Whitewashing and ignorance are badges of honor in the trailerpark.

Everyone but Gatr Trash knows preseason polls mean nothing. Only Gatr Trash, with nothing else, hangs onto that because the maggots know that come October and the Driskel meltdown, it is all going to be over.

Shhhh, lil' maggot. Remember last year Gatr Trash was preseason top 10. And then..... and then..... and then.... oh, yeah. The "anomaly."

Yeaahhhhhhh rieeeeggggght, maggot.

If you weren't a UFilth grad I would swear you were born stupid. But after attending that cesspool, you were taught to be stooopid.


BWWWHHAHAHAAHAH.


what's worse ? going 4-8 in an injury riddled once in a 35 year anomaly season the previous year, or being ranked way behind that 4-8 team the following year... ?

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Duhhh wet's see George, duhhhhhh. Well considering not ONE game has been played yet, and WAY too EARLY PREseason rankings mean absolutely NOTHING, as you well know, I'd say your boat is worse. So duhhhhhhh dare you go George, duhhhhhhhh......

Duuuuuh, what's worse, losing to a D-1AA school who did not complete a pass, getting pounded by a Canes team the maggots claim is horrible?

Puts the Gatr Trash in a tough spot. The cesspool has run off 5 WR coaches in the past 6 years.

But THIS year, yeah, THIS year, is the year Driskel turns it around.

BWWWHHAHAHAH. Do they pound stooped into you in Trailerville?

It's going to be fun watching us start trouting out our new defensive front of ryan fines, scott patchan and now this jamie gordinier. Getting slower on defense one recruiting class at a time. This staff has no clue on what they're doing and what real Miami football is.

Lol Calvin...UM invented modern football. Who's to say they won't reinvent it? If that's all you have, why even post? That's always the last straw with you gators.

Knocking coaches that out coached your coaches? That's where you are calvin14234? If at 7 times you don't succeed,try and try again.

Posted by: 4-8 on a 7 game losing streak | June 13, 2014 at 05:08 PM
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hUh... Well, as long as your boi's Goldie nd' Mark Mark hang around in Coral Gables. It's an ABSOLUTE certainty that Miami WON'T " reinvent modern football!! " Ouch.

I know who Mac Jones is. I couldn'tput my finger on it . he is a gay version of SNL's ladies man. The "ouch" was the key.

"Of course, TINY Cal-Irvine has a YOUNG, HUNGRY head coach and whatnot. And believe it or not. The Cali hardball HS player's tend to be relatively better than the SoFla dude's... The Dude Abides. HuH"
Posted by: TheeMackJones | June 12, 2014 at 12:33 PM
You musty be 13 years old, pimple faced and lonely. Oh yes, ignorant:
The University of California (UC) system. UCI's Orange County campus is the fifth-largest in the UC system, with over 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members and 9,000 staff.

TINY?
No, tiny is your mental capacity. Only VERY lonely, ignorant people bother to post nonsensical garbage.
In fact you are GARBAGE. Now run home to mama.

@@@@@ Posted by: IMAWriter | June 14, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Your a bloody SIMPLETON! Nothing more and nothing less. dUh

Your a bloody SIMPLETON! Nothing more and nothing less. dUh

Posted by: TheeMackJones | June 14, 2014 at 02:01 PM

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"Your."
Last post to you. It speaks for itself.

First few post are by a looser troll bro-ham get a life no more jokes or jabs for real dude how pathetic are you to post none stop just waiting for someone to respond to your stupid post I mean is this all you got to do ? Bro talk to a girl go see a movie check the beach be normal ....
To much more important stuff
HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO ALL THE DADS OUT THERE !! AND TO MY DUDES HOLDING IT DOWN WITH BABY MAMA DRAMA AND DOING IT ON THE SOLO TIP GOD BLESS US ALL AND KEEP GIVING US THE STRENGTH THE TO DO THE WHAT'S RIGHT .. PEACE

calvin wants fast linebackers that weigh 190 tackling 220 rbs. BUT THEY FAST
And he wants real fast 160 kb corners trailing 210 lb receivers BUT THEY FAST
And he wants 180 lb safeties BUTTHEY FAST
And really fast 210 lb DEnds

Dude- life has passed u by. Football is different now

That real fast Miami defense with real fast 290 lb Warren Sapp was pounded to the ground by that real slow Nebraska team in 1994.

Get over your dumb stuff Cal. You know nada about football- go back to coaching pop warner. This is for real.

Cal is living in the past, but U used a past football event to prove your point.

Self-awareness.

Which one is it? U referenced the past to justify Golden's recruit of a slow, 3 star, New Jersey based Miami Hurricane football team.

Football is different, but does it still require speed?

When is this new football culture change and style of play at UM going to win a national championship?

Or is that expectation also a casualty of time "football is different now."

Miami hurricane football teams have replaced quality recruiting , coaching , swagger and demolition of opponents with excuses , blame game , watered down schedules and now snitching. This is not the canes I know. Winning starts at the top with leadership. Can this administration handle or even want success anymore. The crowds are gone not because of winning or losing, but because not scheduling more attractive opponents . Lsu , Ala, Geo, Aub , Tex , Tex am , gators in Tampa , fl and a home and home game with USC and ORE of the PAC 12 . Just a few opponents people will pay to see their beloved hurricanes play. Recruitment of 5 stars committing to the U will be more solid then soft. Blake James

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