MURRAY STATE RACERS NEWS

Murray State to play at Georgia in 2018

(STATS) - Murray State has scheduled a game at the University of Georgia in the 2018 season. Dawgnation reported the matchup on Thursday and said Murray State will be paid $500,000 for playing in Athens. Murray State, from the Ohio Valley Conference, finished 3-8 in coach Mitch Stewart's first season last year.
Via FOX Sports
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State adding wide receiver from Delaware State

(STATS) - Murray State's football program is adding Delaware State wide receiver Malik Golson to its recruiting class as a graduate transfer, Racers coach Mitch Stewart announced Thursday. Golson will be able to play immediately after he receives his undergraduate degree from Delaware State this spring. In three seasons at Delaware State, the 5-foot-9, 180-pound Golson caught...
Via FOX Sports
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State seeks improvement under Stewart

(STATS) - Armed with one of the top quarterbacks in the FCS, Murray State will try to improve on coach Mitch Stewart's first season in its 11-game 2016 schedule which was announced Wednesday. The Racers went 3-8 overall and 2-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference in Stewart's initial campaign. But their returnees include quarterback KD Humphries, who led the FCS in completions (330)...
Via FOX Sports
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State beats Eastern Illinois 78-62 in OVC tourney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Bryce Jones had 14 points, eight rebounds and nine assists on Wednesday night and sixth-seeded Murray State beat No. 7 seed Eastern Illinois 78-62 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. Wayne Langston scored 22 on 10-of-14 shooting for the Racers (17-13), who advanced to face No. 3 seed Morehead State (18-11) in the quarterfinals on...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Moss with 33 points, Murray State over UT Martin 79-55

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jeffery Moss scored a career-high 33 points as Murray State rolled to a 79-55 win over UT Martin on Saturday night in the regular season finale for both teams. Moss was 11 of 16 from the field including eight 3-pointers. Wayne Langston added 18 points with five rebounds for the Racers (16-13, 10-6 Ohio Valley Conference) who finish the regular season in a first...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderson scores 22, Eastern Illinois beats Murray St. 85-74

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Trae Anderson scored 22 on 10-of-16 shooting, and Demetrius McReynolds added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois past Murray State 85-74 Thursday night. Casey Teson scored 13, while Cornell Johnston had 11 points and nine assists for Eastern Illinois. Patrick Muldoon scored 11 on 5-of-5 shooting. A pair of free throws by Bryce Jones pulled...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Former NFL DE hilariously pulls curtain back on absurdity of Scouting Combine

Austen Lane played in the NFL from 2010-14. The defensive end out of Murray State was drafted by Jacksonville and totaled 66 tackles and three sacks in three seasons as a Jaguar.It seems Lane vividly remembers what he went through at the NFL Combine before getting drafted.It's not all about 40 times and how high you can jump at the Combine. It's all about scouts asking college kids...
Via FOX Sports
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State pulls away in 76-60 win over Austin Peay

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jeffery Moss sank five 3-pointers and scored 22 points to lead Murray State past Austin Peay for a 76-60 win Saturday night. Damarcus Croaker added 14 points while hauling in 12 rebounds, Bryce Jones had 12 points and Gee McGhee 11 for Murray State (15-12, 9-5 Ohio Valley), which remains tied with UT Martin atop the conference's West Division. Knotted...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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,...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 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...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State names Matt McMahon new head coach

Calling the last 48-hours in the Murray State coaching world a “roller-coaster” is a bit of an understatement. Jeff Goodman of ESPN first reported Tuesday afternoon that the school plans to name Matt McMahon their new head coach. The reports come just a day after former head coach Steve Prohm announced that he was leaving to coach at Iowa State. What’s even more whirlwind...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State targeting assistants to replace Steve Prohm

Now that former head coach Steve Prohm has taken the Iowa State job, Murray State needs to find his successor. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, the university has two candidates in mind: assistant coach William Small and former assistant Matt McMahon. Murray State targeting two candidates to replace Steve Prohm: asst. William Small and fmr asst. Matt McMahon, sources told...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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