55 Clayton Murtha
55 Clayton Murtha
Height: 6-6
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Highland Park
Position: F
gp 28
pts/g 17.5
fg % 55.5
3pt % 12.5
ft % 60.5
reb/g 9.3
a/g 1.5

2016-17: A two-year letterwinner ... is one of the top forwards in the ODAC ... after two seasons, has a career scoring average of 16.1 ppg, which ranks ninth in program history.

2015-16: Earned Third Team All-ODAC honors after playing in all 26 games ... made 25 starts ... ended the season averaging 14.7 points (seventh-best in the ODAC) and 7.0 rebounds (fifth-best in the ODAC) per contest ... shot 51.2 percent (133-of-260) from the field, while making the second-most free throws in the league at 68.9 percent (115-of-167) ... also recorded 40 assists and 13 steals ... had at least 20 points in six games, including a season-high 28 in an 81-80 victory over Frostburg State (12/30) ... had four double-doubles ... notched 26 points and 11 rebounds in an 89-86 win over Berry (11/15) ... totaled 23 points and 14 rebounds in a 77-75 win over Pitt-Bradford (11/21).

2014-15: Played in 27 games with 22 starts in what was one of the greatest first-year seasons in program history ... named the ODAC Rookie of the Year, First Team All-ODAC, D3hoops.com South Region Rookie of the Year, the VaSID Rookie of the Year and second team All-State ... became the first W&L rookie to earn First Team All-ODAC honors, and the first player to earn the D3hoops.com South Region Rookie of the Year accolade ... averaged 17.4 points (second in the ODAC), 6.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game, while shooting 53.6 percent (148-of-276) from the field and 79.0 percent (173-of-219) from the foul line ... those numbers improved to 20.3 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per contest in conference play ... his 469 total points were the most by a W&L first-year since Mel Cartwright ’70 recorded 482 in the 1966-67 season ... his 173 free throws were the third-most in a single-season in program history and the most by anyone at W&L since the 1950's ... notched at least 20 points in nine games, including a season-high 31 points in two games ... had 31 points and five rebounds in an 82-77 overtime loss to Randolph-Macon (2/7) and 31 points, 12 rebounds and four assists in a 76-74 victory at Randolph (2/21).

High School: Lettered three times in basketball at Highland Park High School ... in his three years on the varsity basketball team, the squad recorded an 81-15 overall record ... named first team all-district, a captain, the team MVP and the team Defensive Player of the Year his senior season ... was a participant in the North Texas Coaches All-Star Game ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Off the court: An accounting and business administration major ... his brother, Jack, played lacrosse at the Air Force Academy ... an Eagle Scout.

Recent Games
Feb 11 Roanoke W, 97-83
Feb 15 at Randolph W, 85-82
Feb 18 Hampden-Sydney W, 77-73
Feb 20 Eastern Mennonite W, 70-69
Feb 23 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 78-67
Feb 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 69-67
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 16
Games started 28 16
Minutes 928 549
Minutes per game 33.1 34.3
FG 172-310 104-190
FG Pct 55.5 54.7
3PT 1-8 1-6
3PT Pct 12.5 16.7
FT 144-238 80-130
FT Pct 60.5 61.5
Off rebounds 74 51
Def rebounds 187 107
Total rebounds 261 158
Rebounds per game 9.3 9.9
Personal fouls 66 38
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 43 25
Turnovers 49 28
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.9
Steals 22 15
Blocks 12 6
Points 489 289
Points per game 17.5 18.1
Points per 40 min 21.1 21.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 at Ferrum L, 74-69 1 36 6-13 46.2 0-1 0.0 7-14 50.0 19
Nov 18 vs. Suffolk W, 66-56 1 24 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 16
Nov 19 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 77-50 1 24 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 3
Nov 22 at Berry L, 68-65 1 33 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 15
Nov 26 Lynchburg L, 81-63 1 27 4-12 33.3 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 11
Nov 30 at Hampden-Sydney L, 66-62 1 30 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 17
Dec 3 Methodist L, 73-54 1 27 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 8
Dec 20 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 66-61 1 33 4-9 44.4 0-1 0.0 6-8 75.0 14
Dec 21 vs. King's (Pa.) W, 63-53 1 29 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 8-10 80.0 16
Dec 29 Eastern W, 85-76 1 35 10-13 76.9 0-0 - 9-13 69.2 29
Dec 30 St. Mary's (Md.) W, 85-70 1 33 9-11 81.8 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 22
Jan 4 Shenandoah W, 71-53 1 33 11-16 68.8 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 26
Jan 6 at Virginia Wesleyan L, 72-58 1 34 8-14 57.1 1-1 100.0 3-6 50.0 20
Jan 11 Emory & Henry W, 64-63 1 36 9-15 60.0 0-0 - 2-7 28.6 20
Jan 14 Randolph L, 73-59 1 34 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 8-14 57.1 14
Jan 18 at Eastern Mennonite W, 86-85 1 33 5-12 41.7 0-1 0.0 7-9 77.8 17
Jan 21 at Roanoke L, 75-61 1 36 9-10 90.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 19
Jan 25 Bridgewater W, 66-57 1 32 8-12 66.7 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 20
Jan 28 at Randolph-Macon L, 65-57 1 36 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 14
Feb 1 at Shenandoah L, 74-68 1 37 8-15 53.3 0-1 0.0 7-11 63.6 23
Feb 4 Guilford L, 68-66 1 35 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 12
Feb 8 at Emory & Henry L, 75-59 1 34 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 13
Feb 11 Roanoke W, 97-83 1 33 12-14 85.7 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 29
Feb 15 at Randolph W, 85-82 1 39 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 7-13 53.8 17
Feb 18 Hampden-Sydney W, 77-73 1 40 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 11-17 64.7 17
Feb 20 Eastern Mennonite W, 70-69 1 34 9-14 64.3 0-0 - 5-15 33.3 23
Feb 23 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 78-67 1 36 9-13 69.2 0-0 - 6-9 66.7 24
Feb 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 69-67 1 35 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 at Ferrum L, 74-69 1 36 2 6 8 3 2 1.5 0 0 4 -
Nov 18 vs. Suffolk W, 66-56 1 24 0 7 7 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 19 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 77-50 1 24 1 7 8 1 5 0.2 1 0 4 -
Nov 22 at Berry L, 68-65 1 33 2 7 9 1 2 0.5 1 1 2 -
Nov 26 Lynchburg L, 81-63 1 27 2 10 12 2 3 0.7 1 0 4 -
Nov 30 at Hampden-Sydney L, 66-62 1 30 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 3 Methodist L, 73-54 1 27 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 20 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 66-61 1 33 1 9 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 21 vs. King's (Pa.) W, 63-53 1 29 1 10 11 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 29 Eastern W, 85-76 1 35 3 9 12 5 0 - 1 1 2 -
Dec 30 St. Mary's (Md.) W, 85-70 1 33 1 7 8 0 4 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 4 Shenandoah W, 71-53 1 33 3 7 10 2 2 1.0 1 1 0 -
Jan 6 at Virginia Wesleyan L, 72-58 1 34 5 6 11 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 11 Emory & Henry W, 64-63 1 36 1 8 9 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 14 Randolph L, 73-59 1 34 4 5 9 3 2 1.5 0 1 1 -
Jan 18 at Eastern Mennonite W, 86-85 1 33 4 11 15 1 2 0.5 0 1 2 -
Jan 21 at Roanoke L, 75-61 1 36 4 4 8 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 25 Bridgewater W, 66-57 1 32 4 6 10 3 3 1.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 28 at Randolph-Macon L, 65-57 1 36 2 10 12 0 1 0.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 1 at Shenandoah L, 74-68 1 37 5 5 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 4 Guilford L, 68-66 1 35 3 5 8 2 1 2.0 3 1 4 -
Feb 8 at Emory & Henry L, 75-59 1 34 3 2 5 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 11 Roanoke W, 97-83 1 33 5 7 12 2 1 2.0 1 0 4 -
Feb 15 at Randolph W, 85-82 1 39 1 9 10 3 0 - 2 1 2 -
Feb 18 Hampden-Sydney W, 77-73 1 40 3 10 13 2 5 0.4 2 1 3 -
Feb 20 Eastern Mennonite W, 70-69 1 34 2 5 7 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Feb 23 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 78-67 1 36 4 6 10 1 0 - 0 1 2 0
Feb 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 69-67 1 35 4 4 8 3 1 3.0 0 3 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 27 22 31.7 5.5-10.2 53.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 6.4-8.1 79.0 17.4
2015-16 26 25 30.5 5.1-10.0 51.2 0.0-0.2 25.0 4.4-6.4 68.9 14.7
2016-17 28 28 33.1 6.1-11.1 55.5 0.0-0.3 12.5 5.1-8.5 60.5 17.5
2017-18 3 3 27.0 7.0-14.7 47.7 0.0-1.0 0.0 7.7-11.7 65.7 21.7
Total 84 78 31.6 5.6-10.6 53.3 0.0-0.2 10.0 5.4-7.8 69.0 16.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 27 22 855 148-276 53.6 0-5 0.0 173-219 79.0 469
2015-16 26 25 793 133-260 51.2 1-4 25.0 115-167 68.9 382
2016-17 28 28 928 172-310 55.5 1-8 12.5 144-238 60.5 489
2017-18 3 3 81 21-44 47.7 0-3 0.0 23-35 65.7 65
Total 84 78 2657 474-890 53.3 2-20 10.0 455-659 69.0 1405
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 27 22 31.7 6.9-12.9 53.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 8.1-10.2 79.0 21.9
2015-16 26 25 30.5 6.7-13.1 51.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 5.8-8.4 68.9 19.3
2016-17 28 28 33.1 7.4-13.4 55.5 0.0-0.3 12.5 6.2-10.3 60.5 21.1
2017-18 3 3 27.0 10.4-21.7 47.7 0.0-1.5 0.0 11.4-17.3 65.7 32.1
Total 84 78 31.6 7.1-13.4 53.3 0.0-0.3 10.0 6.8-9.9 69.0 21.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 27 22 31.7 1.9 4.1 6.1 3.0 0.1 2.0 2.4 0.8 0.7 0.3
2015-16 26 25 30.5 2.2 4.8 7.0 2.3 - 1.5 1.7 0.9 0.5 0.1
2016-17 28 28 33.1 2.6 6.7 9.3 2.4 0.0 1.5 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.4
2017-18 3 3 27.0 3.7 6.3 10.0 3.0 0.0 0.7 1.0 0.7 1.0 0.0
Total 84 78 31.6 2.3 5.3 7.6 2.6 0.0 1.6 1.9 0.9 0.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 27 22 855 52 112 164 80 2 53 66 0.8 18 8
2015-16 26 25 793 57 125 182 60 - 40 44 0.9 13 2
2016-17 28 28 928 74 187 261 66 0 43 49 0.9 22 12
2017-18 3 3 81 11 19 30 9 0 2 3 0.7 3 0
Total 84 78 2657 194 443 637 215 2 138 162 0.9 56 22
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 27 22 31.7 2.4 5.2 7.7 3.7 0.1 2.5 3.1 0.8 0.8 0.4
2015-16 26 25 30.5 2.9 6.3 9.2 3.0 0.0 2.0 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.1
2016-17 28 28 33.1 3.2 8.1 11.3 2.8 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.5
2017-18 3 3 27.0 5.4 9.4 14.8 4.4 0.0 1.0 1.5 0.7 1.5 0.0
Total 84 78 31.6 2.9 6.7 9.6 3.2 0.0 2.1 2.4 0.9 0.8 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 33.1 6.1-11.1 55.5 0.0-0.3 12.5 5.1-8.5 60.5 17.5
Conference 16 16 34.3 6.5-11.9 54.7 0.1-0.4 16.7 5.0-8.1 61.5 18.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 33.3 7.1-11.5 61.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 5.1-9.0 56.5 19.3
Away 11 11 33.8 5.5-11.0 50.4 0.1-0.4 25.0 4.9-8.1 60.7 16.1
Neutral 5 5 31.4 5.2-10.2 51.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 5.8-8.2 70.7 16.2
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Wins 13 13 33.6 7.7-12.4 62.1 0.0-0.2 0.0 5.8-9.5 61.8 21.2
Losses 15 15 32.7 4.8-9.9 48.3 0.1-0.4 16.7 4.5-7.7 59.1 14.2
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November 6 6 29.0 4.7-10.0 46.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.2-7.0 59.5 13.5
December 5 5 31.4 6.0-9.4 63.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 5.8-8.6 67.4 17.8
January 8 8 34.3 7.2-12.5 58.0 0.1-0.5 25.0 4.1-6.9 60.0 18.8
February 9 9 35.9 6.2-11.4 54.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 6.3-10.9 58.2 18.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 928 172-310 55.5 1-8 12.5 144-238 60.5 489
Conference 16 16 549 104-190 54.7 1-6 16.7 80-130 61.5 289
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 399 85-138 61.6 0-3 0.0 61-108 56.5 231
Away 11 11 372 61-121 50.4 1-4 25.0 54-89 60.7 177
Neutral 5 5 157 26-51 51.0 0-1 0.0 29-41 70.7 81
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Wins 13 13 437 100-161 62.1 0-2 0.0 76-123 61.8 276
Losses 15 15 491 72-149 48.3 1-6 16.7 68-115 59.1 213
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November 6 6 174 28-60 46.7 0-2 0.0 25-42 59.5 81
December 5 5 157 30-47 63.8 0-1 0.0 29-43 67.4 89
January 8 8 274 58-100 58.0 1-4 25.0 33-55 60.0 150
February 9 9 323 56-103 54.4 0-1 0.0 57-98 58.2 169
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 28 33.1 7.4-13.4 55.5 0.0-0.3 12.5 6.2-10.3 60.5 21.1
Conference 16 16 34.3 7.6-13.8 54.7 0.1-0.4 16.7 5.8-9.5 61.5 21.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 33.3 8.5-13.8 61.6 0.0-0.3 0.0 6.1-10.8 56.5 23.2
Away 11 11 33.8 6.6-13.0 50.4 0.1-0.4 25.0 5.8-9.6 60.7 19.0
Neutral 5 5 31.4 6.6-13.0 51.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 7.4-10.4 70.7 20.6
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Wins 13 13 33.6 9.2-14.7 62.1 0.0-0.2 0.0 7.0-11.3 61.8 25.3
Losses 15 15 32.7 5.9-12.1 48.3 0.1-0.5 16.7 5.5-9.4 59.1 17.4
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November 6 6 29.0 6.4-13.8 46.7 0.0-0.5 0.0 5.7-9.7 59.5 18.6
December 5 5 31.4 7.6-12.0 63.8 0.0-0.3 0.0 7.4-11.0 67.4 22.7
January 8 8 34.3 8.5-14.6 58.0 0.1-0.6 25.0 4.8-8.0 60.0 21.9
February 9 9 35.9 6.9-12.8 54.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 7.1-12.1 58.2 20.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 28 33.1 2.6 6.7 9.3 2.4 0.0 1.5 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.4
Conference 16 16 34.3 3.2 6.7 9.9 2.4 - 1.6 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 33.3 2.8 6.8 9.6 2.4 - 1.8 2.2 0.8 1.0 0.4
Away 11 11 33.8 2.8 6.3 9.1 2.3 - 1.3 1.6 0.8 0.7 0.3
Neutral 5 5 31.4 2.0 7.2 9.2 2.4 0.0 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.4 0.8
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Wins 13 13 33.6 2.5 7.8 10.3 2.4 0.0 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.9 0.5
Losses 15 15 32.7 2.8 5.7 8.5 2.3 0.0 1.3 1.7 0.8 0.7 0.4
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November 6 6 29.0 1.5 6.5 8.0 3.3 - 1.5 2.7 0.6 0.7 0.2
December 5 5 31.4 1.6 7.6 9.2 1.8 - 1.2 1.4 0.9 0.6 0.2
January 8 8 34.3 3.4 7.1 10.5 1.8 - 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.6 0.4
February 9 9 35.9 3.3 5.9 9.2 2.6 0.0 1.8 1.2 1.5 1.1 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 928 74 187 261 66 0 43 49 0.9 22 12
Conference 16 16 549 51 107 158 38 - 25 28 0.9 15 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 399 33 82 115 29 - 22 26 0.8 12 5
Away 11 11 372 31 69 100 25 - 14 18 0.8 8 3
Neutral 5 5 157 10 36 46 12 0 7 5 1.4 2 4
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Wins 13 13 437 32 102 134 31 0 23 24 1.0 12 6
Losses 15 15 491 42 85 127 35 0 20 25 0.8 10 6
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November 6 6 174 9 39 48 20 - 9 16 0.6 4 1
December 5 5 157 8 38 46 9 - 6 7 0.9 3 1
January 8 8 274 27 57 84 14 - 12 15 0.8 5 3
February 9 9 323 30 53 83 23 0 16 11 1.5 10 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 28 33.1 3.2 8.1 11.3 2.8 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.5
Conference 16 16 34.3 3.7 7.8 11.5 2.8 0.0 1.8 2.0 0.9 1.1 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 33.3 3.3 8.2 11.5 2.9 0.0 2.2 2.6 0.8 1.2 0.5
Away 11 11 33.8 3.3 7.4 10.8 2.7 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.9 0.3
Neutral 5 5 31.4 2.5 9.2 11.7 3.1 0.0 1.8 1.3 1.4 0.5 1.0
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Wins 13 13 33.6 2.9 9.3 12.3 2.8 0.0 2.1 2.2 1.0 1.1 0.5
Losses 15 15 32.7 3.4 6.9 10.3 2.9 0.0 1.6 2.0 0.8 0.8 0.5
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November 6 6 29.0 2.1 9.0 11.0 4.6 0.0 2.1 3.7 0.6 0.9 0.2
December 5 5 31.4 2.0 9.7 11.7 2.3 0.0 1.5 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.3
January 8 8 34.3 3.9 8.3 12.3 2.0 0.0 1.8 2.2 0.8 0.7 0.4
February 9 9 35.9 3.7 6.6 10.3 2.8 0.0 2.0 1.4 1.5 1.2 0.9