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Rob Murphy (Eastern Michigan head coach)

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The 2015-16 campaign will signify Head Coach Rob Murphy's fifth season at the helm of the Eastern Michigan men's basketball program.
In just four seasons since arriving from Syracuse University, Murphy has made great strides at Eastern Michigan University. The Green and White saw its second-straight 20-or-more win season during the 2014-15 campaign as Murphy led the Green and White to a 21-14 mark on the year, capped by his second win over a Big Ten opponent when the Eagles knocked off the University of Michigan, Dec. 9, inside the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. It was just the third time in EMU history that the Green and White have knocked off the Maize and Blue. In addition, Eastern made it to its second-straight postseason tournament when the Eagles qualified for the College Basketball Invitational (CBI). EMU held teams to a 38.6 field goal percentage, marking the 10th-best in NCAA Division I basketball during the 2014-15 season, while the Eagles saw one …

EASTERN MICHIGAN - 2015-16 Blue Ribbon's Preview

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BLUE RIBBON ANALYSIS
BACKCOURT     B- 
FRONTCOURT   C 
BENCH/DEPTH C 
INTANGIBLES   B-


LOCATION  Ypsilanti, MI
CONFERENCE   Mid-American (West)
LAST SEASON   21-14 (.600)
CONFERENCE RECORD   8-10 (t-4th)
STARTERS RETURNING/LOST   1/4
NICKNAME   Eagles
COLORS   Dark Green & White
HOMECOURT   Convocation Center (8,824)
COACH   Rob Murphy (Central State [OH] ’96) - since 2011-12
RECORD AT SCHOOL 73-65 (4 years)
CAREER RECORD 73-65 (4 years)
ASSISTANTS
Mike Brown (Wayne State ’02) Kevin Mondro (Detroit ’97) Benny White (Michigan State ’77)
WINS (LAST 5 YRS.)   9-14-16-22-21
RPI (LAST 5 YRS.)   325-244-236-87-148
2014-15 FINISH   Lost in CBI  first round.


When coach Rob Murphy took over Eastern Michigan before the 2011-12 season, he inherited a program that had finished over .500 just once in the previous 11 years. Murphy has used every recruiting avenue possible to guide EMU to its first consecutive winning seasons — and first back-to-back 20-win seasons — since the late 1990s. His first two year…