MURRAY STATE RACERS NEWS

Former Auburn star Elijah Daniel will get 'last chance' at Murray State

Less than 24 hours after it appeared he would land at Youngstown State, Elijah Daniel has instead transferred to Murray State.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
19 hours ago

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  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

Nuggets to work out Murray State PG Cameron Payne

Jim Brown-USA TODAY SportsThe upcoming offseason is going to be very busy for the Denver Nuggets, and there is a good chance that they could make a big trade or two. Recent reports have stated that they could look to deal star point guard Ty Lawson, and they are looking into potential replacements for him. According to Chris Dempsey, the Nuggets are bringing in Murray State point...
Via Sports-Glory
June 11, 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

Iowa State hires Murray State's Prohm to replace Hoiberg

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State says it has hired Murray State's Steve Prohm as its new men's basketball coach. Cyclones athletic director Jamie Pollard confirmed Monday that Prohm will replace Fred Hoiberg, who left last week after five seasons to take over the Chicago Bulls. The 40-year-old Prohm was 104-29 in four years at Murray State. He led the Racers to 29 wins, including a 16-0...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

PF Brion Sanchious Commits to Murray State

Florida power forward Brion Sanchious, of Northeast High School, has committed to and signed with Murray State. Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop reported the story. 2015 Northeast (FL) PF Brion Sanchious has committed to, and signed with, Murray State. — Alex Kline (@TheRecruitScoop) May 6, 2015 Sanchious, who stands 6’9″, 219 pounds, will join and make even stronger a Racers...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 06, 2015  |  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
April 06, 2015  |  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
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State guard Payne decides to turn pro

Murray State guard Payne decides to turn pro
Via Philly Sports Live
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 03, 2015  |  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

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

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

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 The Student Section
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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