It was a historic performance for Murray who led Washington to a 95-83 overtime win over Arizona State.

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Putting Dejounte Murray’s big scoring night into a little perspective.

For starters, his 34 points in Washington’s 95-83 overtime win over Arizona State on Wednesday was the most by a freshman in school history.

Here’s a look at the top scoring performances by a UW freshman. (Note: Freshmen were eligible to play starting in 1972-73).

Name Points FG-FGA 3FG-FGA FT-FTA Opponent Date
Dejounte Murray 34 10-14 0-1 14-18 Arizona State Feb. 3, 2016
Nigel Williams-Goss 32 10-15 3-4 9-10 Oregon State Jan. 25, 2015
Tony Wroten 29* 10-19 0-1 9-15 Oregon State March 8, 2012


UCLA’s Don MacLean set the Pac-12 freshman scoring record with 41 points against North Texas State on Dec. 30, 1988.

USC’s Cliff Robinson and Arizona’s Jerryd Bayless have the conference freshman record for points in a league game. Robinson scored 39 versus California on Feb. 2, 1978 and Bayless tied it Feb. 10, 2008 against Arizona State.

Murray’s 34 points is the second highest this season by a Pac-12 player behind UW’s Andrew Andrews who had 35 in the Jan. 1 conference opener against UCLA.

Murray is also tied for 30th on the Huskies’ all-time single-game scoring list.

He also had 11 rebounds and six assists against ASU. LSU’s Ben Simmons (43 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists) is the only freshman in the nation who has put up better numbers in a game this season.