Murray State Lands Former New Orleans High School Standout

 Murray State Lands Former New Orleans High School Standout

Murray State has added a new player to their basketball roster.

Coach Matt McMahon announced that DJ Burns, of Southern University, has joined the program.

The 6’7” forward is from New Orleans, and will have three seasons to play with the Racers.

Burns played in 32 games with the Jaguars as a freshman, averaging 8.6 points and 4.8 rebounds a game.

As senior at Sophie B. Wright High School, Burns led his team to a (35-4) record, and was named First Team 3A All-State and the New Orleans Metro “Player of the Year”.

Charles Choate