Former Brentwood Academy standout signs with Cumberland

Former Brentwood Academy standout signs with Cumberland

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Former Brentwood Academy standout signs with Cumberland

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Former Brentwood Academy Lady Eagle Jailen Murphy signed to play basketball for Cumberland University this week.

Former Brentwood Academy Lady Eagle Jailen Murphy signed to play basketball for Cumberland University this week.

Former Brentwood Academy girls basketball product Jailen Murphy plans to play for Cumberland University next season after signing scholarship papers with the Phoenix this week.

Murphy signed with Kansas State out of high school, but never played a game for the Wildcats.

She played two seasons at Pennsylvania-based Lincoln University averaging 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.2 minutes as a sophomore for the Lions.

Murphy averaged 15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocks as a senior at Brentwood Academy, helping lead the Lady Eagles to a state runner-up finish in 2013, earning All-Region honors in the process.

She also played volleyball and softball for the Lady Eagles.

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