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Murray State annihilates SE Missouri State 83-56

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Gee McGhee scored 23 points and Jeffrey Moss added 20 as Murray State demolished Southeast Missouri State 83-56 on Saturday night. The two players shot a combined 16 for 22 from the field and together were 10 for 14 from beyond the 3-point arc. Justin Seymour and Wayne Langston each scored 11 points and Bryce Jones added 10 for Murray State (14-12, 8-5 Ohio Valley...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Moss has season-high 26; Murray St tops SE Missouri, 78-72

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Jeffery Moss knocked down seven 3-point shots and scored a season-high 26 points to help lead Murray State to a 78-72 Ohio Valley Conference win over Southeast Missouri State on Thursday night. The Racers bounced back from a loss to UT-Martin by shooting efficiently from the field, connecting on 30 of 52 shots (57.7 percent), including 12 of 27 from 3...
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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Seymour with late 3 as Murray St. downs E. Kentucky 75-71

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Justin Seymour hit a late 3-pointer and Murray State held on for a 75-71 win over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Murray State trailed 71-70 when Seymour sank a 3-pointer with 22 seconds to play, giving the Racers (11-10, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference) a 73-71 edge and they held on for the win. Seymour finished with 12 points for the Racers. Wayne Langston...
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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State handles Jacksonville State 69-54

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Wayne Langtson had a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds and Jeffrey Moss scored 17 to lead Murray State past Jacksonville State 69-54 on Saturday. Demarcus Croaker added 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting with five rebounds and four assists. Moss hit a layup and a 3 and Croaker followed with back-to-back dunks to give the Racers the lead for good. The 9...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech pulls away from Murray State 71-65

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Torrance Rowe hit all 15 of his shots from the foul line and finished with 25 points to lift Tennessee Tech to a 71-65 win over Murray State on Thursday night. Ryan Martin added 20 points and 11 rebounds for Tennessee Tech (11-5, 3-0 Ohio Valley), which hit 42 percent of its 41 shots from the field and was 34 of 39 from the line. The Golden Eagles edged into...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State beats Morehead State 62-57 in OVC opener

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Wayne Langston scored 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Murray State beat Morehead State 62-57 in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Saturday. Langston posted his fourth double-double this season while Bryce Jones added 14 points and Jeffery Moss 12. Corban Collins led Morehead State with 17 points. Brent Arrington added 12. The lead changed hands 15 times...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright State dumps Murray State 65-49

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) JT Yoho scored 19 points and Michael Karena scored 18 points, sending Wright State past Murray State 65-49 Tuesday night. Karena scored seven of the Racers' first nine points to jump-start his team. Karena's layup, free throw and dunk in succession gave Murray State a 9-7 lead. Karena scored 14 first-half points. Biggie Minnis' layup and Mark Alstork 3 followed...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Beane scores 22, Southern Illinois tops Murray State, 88-73

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Anthony Beane scored 22 points and Leo Vincent added another 17 off the bench as Southern Illinois pulled away from Murray State in the second half to post an 88-73 nonconference win Friday night. Beane hit 7 of 18 shots, including 3 of 8 from long range, and the Salukis shot 54 percent from the field, knocking down 28 of 52 shots from the field, including 7 of...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois State holds on late to beat Murray State 63-61

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Deontae Hawkins scored 16 points with nine rebounds and Illinois State held on late to beat Murray State 63-61 on Sunday. Illinois State (4-6) led by three with 50 seconds left. Murray State's Bryce Jones missed a jumper and the long rebound went to MiKyle McIntosh. He found a streaking DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, who went the length for the jam and a five-point...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State holds on to defeat Alabama A&M 63-61

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Gee McGhee scored 16 points, Wayne Langston had 13 points and 12 rebounds and Murray State held on to beat Alabama A&M 63-61 on Saturday night. Nicholas West made two free throws to give Alabama A&M a 58-56 lead with 2:42 remaining. But a jumper from Jeffery Moss and two free throws apiece from Langston and Bryce Jones gave Murray State (5-2) a four-point...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State edges Milwaukee 66-63

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Murray State's Bryce Jones and Jeffrey Moss made both ends of 1-and-1 free-throw opportunities in the final 15 seconds and a 3-pointer at the buzzer by Milwaukee was waved off giving the Racers a 66-63 victory on Monday in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase. Murray State (3-1) plays the Pepperdine-Duquesne winner Tuesday while Milwaukee (4-2) gets the...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville State dominates Murray State in 42-20 win

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Eli Jenkins threw for 212 yards and two scores and ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns as Jacksonville State overwhelmed Murray State 42-20 on Saturday. The Gamecocks clinched their fifth Ohio Valley Championship last week with a 56-28 win over Southeast Missouri. The only time Jenkins wasn't involved in a score for Jacksonville State (10-1, 8-0 Ohio...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State catches Middle Tennessee 76-65

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jeffery Moss scored 19 points and Wayne Langston added 15 as Murray State defeated Middle Tennessee 76-65 on Tuesday night. Middle Tennessee (0-1) jumped out early with Giddy Potts shooting a 3-pointer 21 seconds into the game, and Murray State didn't catch up until a Gee McGhee 3-point play tied it at 15 with 9:48 left in the half. The Racers (2-0) led 37-30...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

E. Kentucky defeats Murray State 41-34 in double overtime

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Kentayvus Hopkins scored on a 1-yard run to start the second overtime, and Kobie Grace intercepted a pass to end it as Eastern Kentucky edged Murray State 41-34 on Saturday. The Colonels (6-4, 5-2 Ohio Valley Conference) saw a 20-7 lead disappear and had to come from behind twice before knotting the game at 34-34 when Dy'Shawn Mobley hauled in a 20-yard TD pass...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State blows out Harris-Stowe 105-55

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Damarcus Croaker scored 21 points, Gee McGhee added 20 and Murray State beat Harris-Stowe 105-55 on Friday night in Matt McMahon's coaching debut. Murray State took a 31-10 lead midway through the first half and led the Hornets by 30 at halftime. Wayne Langston had 16 points for the Racers, who held Harris-Stowe to 29 percent shooting and forced 27 turnovers...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay's run gives Murray St. 46-43 OT win over Tennessee St.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Roman Clay ran in from 2 yards out to give Murray State a 46-43 overtime victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night. Clay scored on a 20-yard run with 5 minutes left to tie the game. After a 37-yard field goal on Tennessee State's OT possession, Nick Taylor rushed 19 yards to the Tigers 6. Three Clay runs later, the Racers had their victory after trailing...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Neal with 5 TD passes, UT Martin beats Murray State 52-45

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Jarod Neal threw for 420 yards with five touchdown passes and UT Martin beat Murray State 52-45 on Saturday night. Trent Garland ran for 123 yards on 26 carries with a pair of touchdowns. Rod Wright caught three touchdown passes, and William Tanner had two scoring catches for the Skyhawks (4-2, 4-1 Ohio Valley) who won their fourth-straight. KD Humphries threw...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State runs away from Austin Peay 34-18

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) KD Humphries and Roman Clay both ran for a pair of touchdowns - all in the first half - and Murray State ran away from Austin Peay 34-18 on Saturday. Humphries was 32 of 51 for 286 yards and Clay had 118 yards as Murray State (2-4, 1-2 Ohio Valley) ran up a 31-6 halftime lead. Pokey Harris returned the opening kickoff 61 yards to set up the Racers' first drive,...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite lengthy struggles, Austin Peay confident for rematch with Murray State

(STATS) - Winless for almost a year and mired in college football's longest road losing streak, it's understandable if Austin Peay struggles with its collective self confidence at times. However, the Governors have reason to believe things could be different Saturday at Murray State. Since the start of the 2013 season, Austin Peay (0-5, 0-2 Ohio Valley Conference) is 1-28. That lone...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Southeast Missouri defeats Murray State 27-10

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Dante Vandeven threw two touchdown passes, Tremane McCullough ran for a career-high 220 yards and Southeast Missouri beat Murray State 27-10 on Saturday night. Vandeven completed 16 of 25 throws for 221 yards, sending both touchdown passes to Paul McRoberts, who had 169 yards on eight receptions. McCullough had 27 carries and a touchdown and became the first...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech holds off Murray State for 31-29 win

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jared Davis threw two touchdown passes, ran in a third and Tennessee Tech held off Murray State for a 31-29 win in an Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams. Davis completed 26 of 40 passes for 264 yards and was the top rusher, with 63 yards on 15 carries, for Tennessee Tech (2-2). Jordan Smith caught both of Davis' touchdown passes, Willie Davis ran in a...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Reslient Humphries ready to lead Murray St. into OVC play

There were times during the 2013 season when KD Humphries thought about leaving Murray State to play at another school. Two years later, there's no place the junior would rather be. One of the most promising quarterbacks in the FCS, Humphries leads the Racers (1-2) into Saturday's Ohio Valley Conference opener against visiting Tennessee Tech more confident than ever. "The biggest...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State beats Kentucky Wesleyan 52-12

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) KD Humphries threw for 385 yards and five touchdowns as Murray State beat Division II Kentucky Wesleyan 52-12 on Thursday night. Humphries connected on 25 of 34 passes for the Racers. Roman Clay rushed 17 times for 96 yards and a score while Nick Taylor ran for 72 yards and another TD. Humphries' favorite target downfield was Jeremy Harness who finished with 156...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State transfer Damarcus Croaker eligible immediately

Former Texas Longhorns guard Damarcus Croaker will be immediately eligible to play for Murray State this season after the NCAA approved his waiver. Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk reported the NCAA’s decision. Croaker played three semesters in Austin before leaving the team for Murray State last December. In limited minutes with the Longhorns, he averaged...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Murray State guard excited to be in 2K16

For any ten to fifteen-year-old kid (gender neutrality is awesome) one of the best, or worst depends on how you look at it, things to do is to spend hours creating a player in Madden to do two things: A) Resemble your real-life self in the best way possible, besides having overly defined biceps, and B) Terrorize your buddies when you put ALL his state up to 99 on everything, including...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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