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Brothers Tremell and Anthony Murphy set tone for Griffith

Brothers Tremell and Anthony Murphy set tone for Griffith

For the most part, Anthony Murphy has turned the off-court issues Griffith has faced into inner fuel for a desire to win a state title for the Panthers. One comment did get him, though. "The Catholics versus Convicts," he said, of the reference to Guerin playing Griffith. "That is unbelievable." Yep. It's that kind of charged atmosphere Griffith will enter on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse when the Panthers take on Guerin at 5 p.m. Central in the Class 3A championship game. The "Catholics versus Convicts" line is a rip-off from the 1988 Notre Dame-Miami game when the Irish tried to manufacture outrage over the Jimmy Johnson-led Hurricanes,...

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