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Ole Miss made it six wins in a row with an 8-5 victory against Murray State in Oxford Wednesday night.
Via mississippi.scout.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State nets hoop title for Bluegrass State

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Murray State has brought another basketball championship trophy home to Kentucky.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Walter Powell of Murray State has a private workout with the New York Jets

Walter Powell is one of the better specialists in the draft, and he will be showcasing his talents on April 20th in New York. The former Murray State Racer will have a private workout with the New York Jets. The Jets could use another wide out after releasing Santanio Holmes. The post Walter Powell of Murray State has a private workout with the New York Jets appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri State to Host Murray State in CIT

Missouri State will play postseason basketball for the first time under third-year coach Paul Lusk. The Bears, who won 20 games for the first time since 2010-11, will host Murray State on Wednesday in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. Photo: AP | Bill Boyce This marks the Bears’ second-ever appearance in the CIT. They won the tournament in 2010. Missouri State stumbled down the...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State pulls away from UT-Martin 86-72

Cameron Payne had 17 points and eight assists to lead Murray State to its fifth straight win, 86-72 over Tennessee-Martin on Thursday night. T.J. Sapp added 20 points and five rebounds for the Racers (18-9, 12-3 Ohio Valley) who took control of a back-and-forth game with a 9-0 run midway through the second. Sapp's free throw capped the run for a 72-62 lead with 8:30 left. The...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State defeats Eastern Illinois 72-60

Jeffery Moss scored 18 points to lead Murray State past Eastern Illinois 72-60 on Saturday night. Dexter Fields made a layup, giving Murray State a 20-18 lead with 7:21 to play in the first half and the Racers led the rest of the way. Sherman Blanford scored to pull Eastern Illinois within four points, 58-54, with 6:13 remaining. Murray State answered with a 10-0 run, capped by...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State’s T.J. Sapp posterized Belmont’s Evan Bradds with this dunk

Yeah, it’s never good to be on the receiving end of a dunk like this. Its dunks like this that make me never want to play pickup basketball, along with the fact that I am NOT GOOD at basketball. This post was really just an excuse to post …. THIS Related Posts Miami’s DeQuan Jones Best Dunk – MISS Knicks Iman Shumpert dunk Video: Jeremy Lamb misses dunk after UConn loss
Via College Football Section
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State edges Austin Peay 96-88

Jarvis Williams scored 26 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as Murray State pulled away late from Austin Peay for a 96-88 win Friday. Cameron Payne added 12 points and a career-high 12 assists for Murray State (13-8, 8-1 Ohio Valley). Payne assisted T.J. Sapp on a 3-pointer with 1:12 left to give the Racers a 90-86 lead, before Jeffery Moss drove into the lane and scored with 26...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray St rolls, tops Jacksonville St 73-65

Jeffery Moss and Cameron Payne both scored 16 points as Murray State won its eighth straight, turning away Jacksonville State, 73-65 Saturday night. Brian Williams made the first of two free throws with 41 seconds left to cut the Racers' lead to four points, 69-65, but Jarvis Williams hit a pair of free throws and capped the scoring with a dunk to put the game away. Darion...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Payne lifts Murray State over E. Illinois 70-66

Cameron Payne scored seven points in the final 1:22 to carry Murray State to a 70-66 comeback victory on Thursday night at Eastern Illinois. Payne's basket with 1:21 left gave the Racers the lead for good at 63-62. His 3-pointer on the next Racers possession made it a four-point lead with 22 seconds to go. After a layup by Sherman Blanford cut the score to 66-64, Payne made...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darian Yahyavi, DB, Murray State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Darian Yahyavi, DB, Murray State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? None really, a couple D3 schools. Just wasn’t quite developed yet. How did you come to make your college decision? Junior College helped me physically and mentally prepare myself for the next level, and matured […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB, Murray State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB, Murray State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? I had offers from Memphis and UAB, and handful of other small schools. How did you come to make your college decision? I picked Murray State because a new coaching staff was coming in so […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB,...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Harris Bivin, OC/OG, Murray State

Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Harris Bivin, OC/OG, Murray State Another in the line of under-appreciated small-school prospects, Harris Bivin was a road-grading center for the Murray State Racers for 3 seasons, putting up impressive tape vs. Florida State and Missouri along the way. Small school offensive linemen exceed expectations almost regularly, and Bivin should be [...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State moves past Eastern Kentucky 77-64

Jarvis Williams had 19 points on perfect 9-of-9 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Murray State past Eastern Kentucky 77-64 Wednesday night. The Racers (8-7, 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference) erupted early as Dexter Fields hit a trio 3-pointers to take a 14-3 lead just over three minutes into the game. Eastern Kentucky (10-6, 1-2) crawled back to tie the game at 21, but Murray...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray St. beats Tennessee-Martin 91-77

Cameron Payne knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead Murray State in a 91-77 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee-Martin on Sunday afternoon. Payne was 6 of 10 from long range and finished with five assists. Jarvis Williams and Jeffery Moss both added 20 points, with Williams finishing with 15 boards and Moss going 14 of 14 from the line for the Racers...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State outlasts SE Missouri State 82-75

Cameron Payne scored 23 points to lead Murray State over SE Missouri State 82-75 on Thursday. Murray State (6-7, 1-0 Ohio Valley) shot 44 percent from the floor, including 9 of 26 (35 percent) from beyond the arc. Jarvis Williams scored 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for the Racers, while T.J. Sapp added 14 points. Murray State had 13 offensive rebounds and turned those...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State Brandon Wicks NFL Draft Breakdown

Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonvill...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Illinois coach: Players 'bunch of mama's boys'

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson lambasted his players after a loss at Murray State, calling them ''uncoachable,'' a ''bunch of mama's boys'' and comparing disciplining his young team to housebreaking a puppy. Hinson was not made available for comment Wednesday morning. He's holding a regularly scheduled news conference in the afternoon...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Dan Patrick Asked Barry Hinson’s Wife What She Thought Of “Size Doesn’t Matter” Comment

If you haven’t seen it yet, the college basketball rant of the year took place last night after a Southern Illinois loss to Murray State. Salukis head coach Barry Hinson sounded off on his players after the game, and it was glorious — he called them mama’s boys, soft, questioned their heart, and said that he preaches “size doesn’t matter”, among other things. The postgame...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson went on an epic rant after a team loss

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson was not at all in a good mood after Tuesday night’s 73-65 loss to Murray State. SIU dropped to 2-8 on the year, which did not please Hinson one bit. Some of the best action which picks up a couple minute in courtesy of Awful Announcing: “I’ve been telling my wife this for years, size doesn’t matter.” “Marcus was absolutely awful,...
Via Diehardsport
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Twitter Takes: Fans react to SIU coach Barry Hinson’s epic rant

Fan reactions to SIU coach Barry Hinson's epic rant following his team's loss to Murray State.
Via Gamedayr
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Southern Illinois HC Barry Hinson Had An Incredible Postgame Rant Last Night

Last night, Southern Illinois lost to Murray State 73-65, dropping the Salukis’ record to 2-8 on the season. Naturally, head coach Barry Hinson is not pleased with the current performance of his team, and he has finally had enough — last night he absolutely blew up in postgame press conference. His references are just pure comedy gold — he explodes about how awful his team...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: SIU coach Barry Hinson says farewell to 2013 with epic rant

SIU men's basketball coach Barry Hinson offered up an epic rant and meltdown following his team's loss to Murray State. Watch video here.
Via Gamedayr
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

SIU Head Coach Bobby Hinson Postgame Tirade

Southern Illinois head basketball coach, Bobby Hinson, absolutely lost his mind last night after the Salukies dropped a tough one to the Murray State Racers 73-65. He went on to compare his players to little puppies and mama’s boys, even stating his wife could do better. This loss drops SIU to 2-8 on the year and Mr. Hinson apparently had seen enough after they shot 38% from the...
Via Sports Mockery
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois basketball coach goes on epic rant about team

Barry Hinson. Learn the name. Why? Because he’s going to be in the news for a while. Hinson is the head coach of Southern Illinois’ men’s basketball team and after his team lost to Murray State 73-65 on Tuesday night to fall to 2-8 on the season. To say Hinson wasn’t pleased with his team’s effort, intensity and focus would be a gigantic understatement. In his post-game...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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