Charles Murphy


Charles Murphy

High School: Marion 1926


Inducted 1963

All-State selection who led Marion High School to 1926 state championship ... 3-time All-American at Purdue University ... Standing 6-6, he led Big 10 in scoring as a junior with a then-record 143 points, then helped Purdue win undisputed league title in 1930 with a 10-0 record ... played on Big 10 co-champions as sophomore ... member of both the Helms Basketball Hall of Fame and the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ... afer graduation, coached at Edinburg before moving east to enter Boys' Club work ... as director of Boys' Club at Bristol, Conn., his work gained national attention ... later moved to serve many years as executive director of Tampa, Fla., Boy' Club.

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