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Kentucky recruit Jamal Murray explodes to beat United States at Pan Am Games

All in the fourth quarter and overtime!

Team Canada beat Team USA 111-108 on Friday and Kentucky commit Jamal Murray was right in the middle of it.

Murray, who was scoreless entering the final frame, scored all 22 of his points in the fourth quarter and overtime. He also had six assists, showing that he clearly can be a point guard in the loaded Kentucky backcourt next year if they need him to take on those duties.

It's more likely, though, that Murray will play some form of combo guard, given that Tyler Ulis is returning to the backcourt in Kentucky and five-star freshman Isaiah Briscoe is also joining the team. With his 6'5 frame, it's possible Murray spends some time on the wing next season.

This isn't even the biggest breakout Murray has had after he went for 30 in the Nike Hoop Summit. Murray reclassified to the class of 2015 last month and was initially expected to pick Oregon before decided on the Wildcats and John Calipari.


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