Murphy to Participate in FOX Sports Arizona’s Twitter Takeover; Phoenix Media Tour

Murphy to Participate in FOX Sports Arizona’s Twitter Takeover; Phoenix Media Tour


PHOENIX, Ariz. - On Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m., Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy will take over FOX Sports Arizona's Twitter feed and promote NAU basketball to the network's 20,000-plus Twitter followers. He will participate in the network's "Twitter Takeover" via @FOXSPORTSAZ to chat with fans about the upcoming season and talk about any other topic the Twitterverse may have for him.

The hashtag for this "Twitter Takeover" is #NAUtakeover, and fans can also direct their questions to Murphy by tweeting @FOXSPORTSAZ.

The Twitter event is part of a Phoenix media tour on Tuesday including Murphy and senior guard Michael Dunn (@Michael_Dunn2), who will make several local radio appearances and have a media opportunity in downtown Phoenix to promote the Lumberjack basketball program.

They are scheduled to appear on KDUS 1060's "The Bertrand Berry Show" and EXTRA 910 "Bickley and MJ.

They will be available at the Health Sciences Education Building in downtown Phoenix at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30 on the Sixth Floor for Phoenix media.

Murphy (@NAUCoachMurphy) is beginning his first year as the NAU basketball coach (@NAUBasketball) after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Memphis under Josh Pastner. Prior to that, he spent three years with the Denver Nuggets and eight seasons with the University of Arizona basketball program in a myriad of duties including director of operations, video coordinator, recruiting coordinator, administrative assistant and team manager.

NAU opened the Murphy Era Saturday with an 81-60 exhibition win over Haskell.

#NAUtakeover Media Tour

1:15 - KDUS 1060 - Bertrand Berry Show (Bertrand Berry and Mike Grose) at Rudy's Bar B Q in Chandler (I-10 and Chandler Blvd) LISTEN LIVE

2:30 - Media Opportunity, Health Sciences Education Building (Sixth Floor, 435 N. Fifth Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2230)

3:30 - Fox Sports Arizona (Suite 290, Arizona Center)

4:00 - Twitter Takeover - @FOXSPORTSAZ

5:15 - EXTRA SPORTS 910 – Bickley and MJ (Dan Bickley and Mike Jurecki) LISTEN LIVE