Friday, March 26, 2010
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Clayton News Daily
From Staff Reports
Clayton State senior men's basketball players Robert Murry and Jaquas Dobbs have both been selected to play in the first annual GABCA (Georgia Basketball Coaches Association) Senior Showcase, will be played this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Pinholster Court at Oglethorpe.
The game features 22 of the top senior players from across the state, ranging from NCAA Division II, Division III and NAIA levels. Murry and Dobbs are two of 11 Division II players in the Senior Showcase, nine coming from the Peach Belt Conference. In addition, Murry was also selected GABCA first team All-State.
Murry, a 5-foot-11 guard from Decatur, Ga., transferred to Clayton State from Division I Morehead State and was the Lakers' leading scorer this season. He averaged 16 points and two rebounds a game, while shooting 41 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line.
Murry scored in double-figures in all but five games this season, and had eight games of scoring 20 points or more. He scored a career-high 30 points against NCAA Division II "Elite Eight" participant Valdosta State. Murry's 147 free throws made are the second-most in a season at Clayton State.
A 6-7 forward from Conyers, Ga., Dobbs averaged eight points and five rebounds a game, while shooting 47 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line. He had nine games in which he scored in double-figures, paced by 19 points against USC Aiken and 18 points against USC Aiken.