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Drake, Milwaukee to participate in 2015 Gulf Coast Showcase

The Gulf Coast Showcase announced its 2015 field Tuesday with Drake representing the Missouri Valley Conference and Milwaukee representing the Horizon League. Those two programs join MAC title contender Central Michigan, Murray State, Western Kentucky, Weber State, Pepperdine and Duquesne in the eight-team field. “We created the men’s event to be a premium tournament strictly...
Via The Catch and Shoot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JSU softball: Gamecocks bounce back at home to sweep Murray State

JACKSONVILLE — After dropping six of their last nine games heading into Saturday’s doubleheader with Murray State, head coach Jana McGinnis called a team meeting.
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
8 days ago

Murray State guard leaving school for shot at pros

  Murray State sophomore guard Cameron Payne will forego his final two seasons to enter the NBA draft. The Memphis native earned honorable mention for The Associated Press All-American team after leading the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring at 20.2 points per game last season. Payne ranked 13th nationally in scoring and assists (6.0 per game). Payne was voted OVC Player of the...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State's Cameron Payne, OVC player of year, to enter NBA draft

MURRAY, Ky. -- Murray State sophomore guard Cameron Payne will forego his final two seasons to enter the NBA draft. The Memphis native earned honorable mention for The Associated Press All-American team after leading the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring at 20.2 points per game last season. Payne ranked 13th nationally in scoring and assists (6.0 per game). Payne was voted OVC Player...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State guard Cameron Payne will enter NBA draft

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Murray State sophomore guard Cameron Payne will forego his final two seasons to enter the NBA draft. The Memphis native earned honorable mention for The Associated Press All-American team after leading the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring at 20.2 points per game last season. Payne ranked 13th nationally in scoring and assists (6.0 per game). Payne was voted OVC...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State guard Payne decides to turn pro

Murray State guard Payne decides to turn pro
Via Philly Sports Live
20 days ago  |  Discuss

JSU baseball: Murray State takes pair of last-inning wins over Gamecocks

MURRAY, Ky. — The Jacksonville State baseball team dropped a pair of last-inning losses at Murray State on Saturday in Ohio Valley Conference baseball action.
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
22 days ago

Cameron Payne Planning To Leave Murray State For NBA

Cameron Payne plans to enter the 2015 NBA Draft and leave Murray State. Team executives who expect to be picking in the late lottery range told Yahoo Sports they expect Payne to be a prospect they'll have to consider. Payne has been working cooperatively with Murray State coach Steve Prohm throughout the process, sources said.
Via RealGM
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Old Dominion’s Crazy NIT Buzzer-Beater Adds To Murray State’s Misery (Video)

One of March’s maddest moments came from the NIT of all places. Old Dominion is moving on to the NIT semifinals after a thrilling 72-69 win over Murray State. The game was exciting from beginning to end, but it’s the finish that has to be seen to believe. With just seconds to play and having to inbound from underneath its own basket, Old Dominion looked like it was going to have...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Dominion beat Murray State last night on Trey Freeman's buzzer beating banked three

Old Dominion's Trey Freeman banked in a three-pointer to beat Murray State last night in the 2015 Postseason NIT Tournament. Bam.Old Dominion moves on to NY with the 72-69 win.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater puts ODU in NIT semifinals

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Trey Freeman banked in a running 3-pointer at the buzzer Wednesday night to lift Old Dominion to a 72-69 victory over Murray State in the NIT quarterfinals. The win puts the Monarchs (27-7) into the semifinals at Madison Square Garden for the first time since 2006. Jeffery Moss hit a 3-pointer for the Racers with 3.5 seconds left to tie it 69. Freeman took the...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State rolls on in NIT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Cameron Payne scored 20 points and Murray State shredded Tulsa's normally stingy defense in an 83-62 second-round victory in the NIT on Monday. Jeffery Moss and T.J. Sapp added 17 points each and Jarvis Williams had 15 for Murray State (29-5), which made a season-high 14 3-pointers. The Racers tossed in 9 of 15 3-pointers in the first half, a sizzling 60 percent...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Korean Submariner Park Jong-hoon In Slow-Mo

First we had Murray State pitcher John Lollar with the craziest leg kick the Internet has ever seen, now along comes Korean league pitcher Park Jong-hoon with one of the craziest submarine pitches in the history of submarining.   [GIF] SK’s submariner Park Jong-hoon pic.twitter.com/nKtDp3t15B — Dan (@MyKBO) March 17, 2015 Jong-hoon pitched in the 2011 Baseball World Cup for...
Via Busted Coverage
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale’s weirdest, wildest Selection Sunday moments

One of the great traditions of the revealing of the NCAA Tournament bracket is the annual bubble rant from Dick Vitale.  It seems that every year, Vitale becomes incredulous over one team (if not more) that have had their bubble popped.  It’s almost become a bit of a running joke to guess whose cause Vitale will champion each year. The annual tradition: Give your predictions...
Via Awful Announcing
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

CSU, Temple, Murray State feeling snubbed

Colorado State, Temple and Murray State were among the school feeling left out after the NCAA tournament bracket was revealed.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State should be blowing bubbles

The next 48 hours will be filled with “bubble talk” by NCAA college football fans and would be bracketologists. “Last four in” “first four out” will be popular terms as the merits of the final teams are debated by the…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Consider the Phoenix

Anxiety is a terrible feeling. You’re so nervous about something in the near future that time is warped. Sometimes things are going so quickly and you’re not ready for whatever’s about to happen. Sometimes you just want to get things over with, but time is moving too slowly. And the worst part? You’re past the point of having any influence over the outcome. You’ve done...
Via The Sports Post
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The SEC's Bubble has Popped: Let Murray State Take its Place

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Let’s get weird, NCAA selection committee. In one day, the SEC lost probably one and perhaps two teams in...
Via Athlon Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Parrish: How can Murray State be left out?

Parrish: How can Murray State be left out?
Via Philly Sports Live
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Seymour tweets case for Murray State’s inclusion in NCAA Tournament

Taylor Barnette hit an improbable three-pointer with three seconds remaining in Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game to give Belmont the victory and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The team on the losing end, Murray State, is forced to wait until Selection Sunday to see if they will be part of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Try This Murray State Solution: Settle It On the Court

I love March Madness. There’s nothing like watching teams from small conferences battle it out for the opportunity to earn a spot on the big stage. However, I’m not suggesting that the process is perfect. Every year, it seems there’s a No. 1 seed that gets upset in the conference tournament and misses out on a chance to play in the Big Dance. It could happen again this spring...
Via Bloguin Best
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Try This Murray State Solution: Settle It On the Court

I love March Madness. There’s nothing like watching teams from small conferences battle it out for the opportunity to earn a spot on the big stage. However, I’m not suggesting that the process is perfect. Every year, it seems there’s a No. 1 seed that gets upset in the conference tournament and misses out on a chance to play in the Big Dance. It could happen again this spring...
Via The Student Section
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Solving the Conference Tournament Conundrum

Belmont and Murray State staged the best game of the entire season Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament final. Unfortunately, the wrong team won. Murray State had a perfect record of 16-0 in conference play this season. Yet, CBS will probably be showing America a room full of dejected Racers next Sunday when the NCAA tournament field is announced. Them’s the...
Via Bloguin Best
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Solving the Conference Tournament Conundrum

Belmont and Murray State staged the best game of the entire season Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament final. Unfortunately, the wrong team won. Murray State had a perfect record of 16-0 in conference play this season. Yet, CBS will probably be showing America a room full of dejected Racers next Sunday when the NCAA tournament field is announced. Them’s the...
Via The Student Section
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

An Ohio Valley Upset Creates a Not-So-Great Debate For Murray State

The first automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament was handed out on Saturday night in Nashville, Tennessee. The way in which the Belmont Bruins earned their way into the field of 68 could not have been more dramatic. Belmont and its opponent, the Murray State Racers, basically traded basketball haymakers for 40 minutes. The two teams either tossed in one outrageously long three...
Via The Student Section
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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