MURRAY STATE RACERS NEWS

Report: Valparaiso, Murray State Could Replace Wichita State In MVC

The Missouri Valley Conference could be acting fast to replace the Wichita State Shockers, who have left the conference to join the AAC. According to reports, the MVC is currently looking at Valparaiso and Murray State as potential options. The report comes from  Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. While the move to the AAC was a positive move forward for the Shockers, it served as...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago

Murray State to host six, face Louisville

Via FOX Sports
26 days ago

Murray State, Norfolk State set FBS matchups

(STATS) - A pair of FCS programs have scheduled games against FBS opponents. According to fbschedules.com, Murray State will play at Kentucky on Sept. 15, 2018 and Norfolk State will visit Charlotte on Sept. 12, 2020. In the only previous meeting, Murray State, from the Ohio Valley Conference, lost 37-6 in Lexington in 2003. MEAC member Norfolk State will be facing Charlotte...
Via FOX Sports
March 13, 2017

UT-Martin moves to title game with 73-67 win over Murray St

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Matthew Butler scored 17 points, Kedar Edwards added 16 and Tennessee-Martin beat Murray State 73-67 in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night. Tennessee-Martin (21-11) plays Jacksonville State in the championship game on Saturday for the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks upset top-seeded Belmont...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Murray State beats Morehead State 75-69 in OVC quarterfinal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jonathan Stark hit seven of his team's 12 3-pointers and scored 37 points, and seventh-seeded Murray State rallied to beat third-seeded Morehead State 75-69 in Thursday night's Ohio Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinal. The Racers (16-16) advance to face No. 2 seed UT Martin (20-11) in Friday's semifinal. After six lead changes and four ties, Stark...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Murray State downs Tennessee Tech 85-84 in 2OT thriller

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jonathan Stark scored a career high 41 points, and his 3-pointer with six seconds left in the second overtime gave Murray State an 85-84 win over Tennessee Tech in an opening round game of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday night. Tennessee Tech's Hakeem Rogers missed a 3-pointer with a second left to end the game. Murray State (15-16) overcame...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

McReynolds keys Eastern Illinois, upsets Murray State, 82-65

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Demetrius McReynolds scored 25 points and Eastern Illinois picked up a win at Murray State for only the third time in program history, a much-needed 82-65 Ohio Valley Conference victory. The upset knocks the Racers out of sole possession of first-place in the conference's West division. They now are tied with Southeast Missouri State, which notched a 90-61 win...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Murray State’s Damarcus Croaker threw down a soul-crushing poster dunk over a helpless defender

Things are going quite, quite poorly these days for the SIU-Edwardsville men’s basketball team. The Cougars dropped their 20th straight game to D-I teams with a 84-73 loss to Murray State on Thursday night. And the loss featured a moment that may haunt SIU-Edwardsville senior Devin Thornton for the rest of his life. Watch Murray State guard Damarcus Croaker put Thornton on a poster...
Via The Comeback
February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Murray State keeps SIU-Edwardsville winless in OVC, 84-73

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark hit 6 of 7 from behind the 3-point arc to score 27 points and spark Murray State to an 84-73 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Thursday night. The Cougars have lost 14 straight games, all against Ohio Valley Conference opponents. Stark hit a 3-pointer with 5:07 left in the first half to give the Racers an 11-point lead, but SIU-Edwardsville...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Miller with 22 as Murray State wallops Austin Peay 102-58

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Terrell Miller Jr. scored 22 points and a half-dozen players reached double figures as Murray State rebounded from a string of four losses in five games with a 102-58 blowout of Austin Peay on Saturday night. Three of the losses were by a combined five points. Gee McGhee scored 14 points for the Racers as did Marcus Croaker and Jalen Dupree. Jonathan Stark added...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Morehead State tops rival Murray State 101-100 in OT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) DeJuan Marrero scored 21 points and Miguel Dicent had 19, including the winning layup with 4.5 seconds to play, and Morehead State defeated rival Murray State 101-100 on Wednesday night. Murray State scored seven-straight points and took a 100-99 lead on Bryce Jones' two free throws with 29 seconds remaining. After Dicent's basket, Jones missed a long 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Egekeze, Bradds power Belmont past Murray State 81-69

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Amanze Egekeze scored 24 points and Evan Bradds 23 as Belmont turned back Murray State 81-69 in a clash of divisional leaders from the Ohio Valley Conference on Thursday night. Belmont (17-4), which leads the OVC East at 11-0, now has an NCAA-best nine straight wins on the road. Murray State (12-12) wound up in a three-way tie in the OVC West at 6-4 with UT Martin...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Miller scores 30, Murray State beats UT Martin 94-86

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Terrell Miller Jr. scored a career-high 30 points and Murray State pulled away in the second half to beat UT Martin 94-86 on Saturday night and break a three-way tie with Southeast Missouri for first place in the Ohio Valley Conference West Division. Demarcus Croaker scored 23 points, Jonathan Stark scored 13 points and made a career-high 10 assists, and Bryce...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Robinson, Austin Peay beat Murray State 84-81 in overtime

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Josh Robinson and John Murry scored 22 points apiece, Jared Savage and Kenny Jones each had a double-double and Austin Peay beat Murray State 84-81 in overtime on Saturday night to snap the Racers' three-game win streak. Savage finished with 14 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high six steals, while Jones scored 11 and grabbed 11 boards for Austin Peay...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Murray State holds off Eastern Kentucky rally 86-79

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Damarcus Croaker scored 23 points and Jonathan Stark added 21 with five assists as Murray State defeated in-state rival Eastern Kentucky 86-79 on Thursday night. The Racers (11-9, 5-1 Ohio Valley Conference) scored 30 points off of 19 Eastern Kentucky turnovers, finishing with nine steals and five blocked shots. Asante Gist led the Colonels (8-13, 1-5) with a...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

SIUE falls 67-59 to Murray State, remains winless in OVC play

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Terrell Miller Jr. scored 18 points and led four players in double-digit scoring as Murray State won for the fifth time in its last six games, knocking off SIU-Edwardsville 67-59 in an Ohio Valley battle Saturday night.Jonathan Stark dropped in 16 points and Damarcus Croaker and Bryce Jones added 11 and 10 points, respectively, as the Racers maintained their...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Miller leads as Murray State tops SIU-Edwardsville 67-59

EDWARDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Terrell Miller Jr. scored 18 points and led four players in double-digit scoring as Murray State won for the fifth time in its last six games, knocking off SIU-Edwardsville 67-59 in an Ohio Valley battle Saturday night. Jonathan Stark dropped in 16 points and Damarcus Croaker and Bryce Jones added 11 and 10 points, respectively, as the Racers maintained...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Murray St. pulls away from E. Illinois for an 83-72 win

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Terrell Miller Jr. scored 18 points and had a career-high 14 rebounds, and Jonathan Stark and Bryce Jones each scored 17 as Murray State defeated Eastern Illinois 83-72 on Thursday night. Murray State (9-9, 3-1 Ohio Valley), winners of four of their last five, took the lead for good 66-65 on Jones's jumper with 6:57 to go. The Panthers opened with an 11...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Miller Jr. finishes with 28, Stark adds 23 in Murray St win

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Terrell Miller Jr. hit six 3-pointers for 28 points, added 10 rebounds, and Murray State won its first road game of the season 76-63 against Jacksonville State on Thursday night. The win also gives the Racers a three-game win streak, their longest of the year. Jonathan Stark added five triples and 23 points for Murray State (8-8, 2-0 Ohio Valley), who...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Stark, Croaker lead Murray St. to 92-83 win over Tenn. St.

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark and Damarcus Croaker combined for 51 points as Murray State broke open a close game in the final minute to get past Tennessee State 92-83 on Saturday. Tennessee State's Jordan Reed slammed home a dunk to tie the game at 83 with 55 seconds left. That was the last points for the Tigers. Bryce Jones, who finished with 21 points, made three free throws...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State defeats NAIA Brescia 99-83, 5 in double figures

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark scored 18 points on 6-for-9 shooting and Terrell Miller Jr. added 16 points as Murray State defeated the NAIA's Brescia 99-83 on Thursday night. The Racers (6-8) made 31 of 64 field goals and scored 31 points from the foul line as they prepare for Saturday's Ohio Valley Conference opener against Tennessee State. Jerami Grace, 13 points, and Jalen...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Morgan Freeman withstands barrage of snowballs during Ole Miss basketball game

Ole Miss had some star power in the seats for their game against Murray State this week. After pulling out to a double-digit lead in the first half, they survived a second half collapse and clung to a five point lead; the final margin between the two sides. The real story, though, was the snow in Mississippi. Fortunately, Morgan Freeman and his warm, silky smooth voice was there...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 17, 2016

Mississippi tops Murray State 78-73

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Deandre Burnett scored 24 points, Terence Davis added 16 and Mississippi beat Murray State 78-73 on Thursday night. Ole Miss (7-3) had a comfortable advantage for most of the game - leading by 20 at one point in the second half - but a late Murray State run made things interesting. The Racers rallied to pull within 77-73 with 17.7 seconds remaining. Burnett scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones, Taylor lead Murray St past NAIA Bethel, 103-65

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Bryce Jones had a season-high 20 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals, freshman Jachai Taylor added a career-high 19 points and Murray State beat NAIA Bethel 103-65 on Monday night. Jones made 5 of 6 from the field, including all three of his 3-point shots, and 7-of-7 free throws. Jonathan Stark added 16 points and five assists, Gilbert Thomas Jr...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Stark scores 27 as Murray St pulls away from Detroit

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark scored 27 points on 50 percent shooting from the floor and Murray State overcame a slim halftime deficit to beat Detroit 86-76 on Saturday night. Stark also finished with a team-high 5 assists. Terrell Miller Jr. added 19 points and Gee McGhee finished with 12 for the Racers (4-4). Josh McFolley led Detroit (1-7) with 17 points, which has lost...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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