E Michigan hires Syracuse assistant Rob Murphy
Eastern Michigan has landed a new basketball coach.
The Eagles hired Rob Murphy on Thursday to replace Charles
Ramsey. He has signed a five-year contract worth $210,000 annually
plus a $15,000 radio stipend and will have incentives for wins,
Mid-American Conference performance, postseason play and
The 38-year-old Murphy was an assistant at Syracuse the past
seven years. The Detroit native was a high school coach in his
hometown for six years, leading two teams win state titles, and an
assistant at Kent State for two years. He graduated from Detroit
Mumford and Central State University in Ohio.
Ramsey was fired two weeks ago with a 68-118 record over six