Rebs Ink Highly Touted Recruit

Murphy Holloway, a 6-foot-7 forward out of South Carolina, has signed a national letter of intent to play for Mississippi.

Holloway was named South Carolina's Mr. Basketball after averaging 28 points and 15 rebounds a game his senior season. He had six triple-doubles last season, including 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 blocks in a state semifinal game.

Holloway is Scout.com's No. 67 player overall and the 17th best small forward in the country. Rivals.com ranks him as the No. 21 small forward in the nation.

He chose Ole Miss over Tennessee, Clemson and Maryland.

Holloway is the fifth member of the 2008-09 recruiting class signed by Coach Andy Kennedy.


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