Casey Prather added 12 points, Michael Frazier had 11 and Kenny Boynton had 10 for the Gators (19-3, 9-1 SEC), who got back on the winning track following a Tuesday loss to Arkansas. Murphy also hauled down five rebounds.
Mississippi State (7-15, 2-8) was paced by Gavin Ware with 16 points and Colin Borchert with 14.
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