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Wildcat senior Luke Murphy in a game against Rice Lake earlier this season.

Murphy goes off for 51 in Cats’ rout of Cardinals

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River Falls’ senior Luke Murphy erupted for 51 points and the Wildcat boys basketball team came up just four points short of the century mark in a 96-60 win over Chippewa Falls Thursday night, Feb. 6, in River Falls.


The Wildcats reached the 96-point mark without making a three-pointer. They hit 43 field goals, all from inside the arc, while shooting 10-of-19 from the free throw line.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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