Hawk Items — Son of former Hawkeye Kenyon Murray (1993-96), who named Kris as a tribute to former teammate Chris Street, who died in an auto accident midway through his junior season in 1993.
2020-21 — Saw limited action in 13 contests… scored a season-best four points in a season-high 10 minutes of action in victory over Nebraska… played in first career Big Ten game at Maryland, scoring two points… recorded two points, two rebounds, and a block in six minutes versus N.C. Central in collegiate debut… letterwinner.
High School — After graduating from Prairie High School in 2019, spent a post-graduate year at DME Sports Academy in Daytona Beach, Florida… competed in the national tournament while at DME Academy… averaged 19.5 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.5 blocks, and 1.1 steals per game as a senior… postseason honors following his senior year at Prairie HS: second-team all-state by Prep Hoops IA and IBCA; unanimous first-team all-league; first-team all-metro; Eastern Iowa All-Area Team; All-Sub State District 5… unanimous first-team all-conference and all-metro as a junior… two-time team captain (2018, 2019)… Honor Roll student all four years of high school… three-year letterwinner in golf.
Personal — Born 8/19/00… journalism & mass communication major… parents are Kenyon and Michelle Murray… has three siblings, Keegan (identical twin), Mckenna, and Demetrius Harper… high school coach was Jeremy Rickertson… DME Academy Coach was Wesam Al-Sous… AAU coach was Tanner Carlson.
Points: 4 vs. Nebraska, 3/4/21
Rebounds: 7 vs. Northern Illinois, 12/13/20
FGM: 2 vs. Nebraska, 3/4/21
FGA: 2, 2x, last vs. Nebraska, 3/4/21
3-pt FG: – – –
3-pt FGA: – – –
FTM: 1 vs. N.C. Central, 11/25/20
FTA: 2, 2x, last at Michigan State, 2/13/21
Assists: – – –
Steals: – – –
Blocks: – – –
Minutes: 4 vs. Northern Illinois, 12/13/21