Murray State extends winning streak to 16 with 85-78 OT win

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Cameron Payne and Jarvis Williams turned in double-doubles and Murray State rallied to beat Eastern Kentucky 85-78 in overtime Thursday night to run the Racers' winning streak to 16. The Racers remained unbeaten in the Ohio Valley Conference (18-4, 8-0) by scoring the final five points of regulation and then taking control in overtime by scoring the first seven...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Murray State takes down Eastern Illinois 77-62

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Cameron Payne scored a career-high 33 points to lead Murray State past Eastern Illinois 77-62 on Thursday night for its 14th straight victory. The sophomore's previous best was 32 against Evansville on Dec. 13. Jarvis Williams scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Murray State (16-4, 6-0 Ohio Valley Conference). T.J. Sapp had 13 points, Jeffery Moss...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State blows past Tennessee State 91-72

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jarvis Williams finished with 21 points and six rebounds to lead Murray State to a 91-72 win over Tennessee State on Saturday. T.J. Sapp had 18 points, including five 3-pointers and six assists, Cameron Payne contributed 14 points and nine assists and Jeffery Moss added 13 points and two 3-pointers for Murray State (15-4, 4-0 Ohio Valley). Darreon Reddick scored...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

JSU basketball: Gamecocks fall to Murray State for first home loss this season

JACKSONVILLE — The combination of one team atop the Ohio Valley Conference and another having yet to lose at home brought lights and cameras to Pete Mathews Coliseum Sunday evening.
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19 days ago

JSU women: With Cantrell out, Gamecocks beat Murray State in OT

JACKSONVILLE — When senior center Miranda Cantrell went down with a knee injury against Austin Peay on Thursday night, Jacksonville State head coach Rick Pietri knew he would have to try different com
Via The Anniston Star - JSU
20 days ago

Murray State cruises past Tennessee Tech 83-67

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Cameron Payne scored 24 points with five assists and Murray State cruised past Tennessee Tech 83-67 on Thursday. Murray State (12-4, 2-0 Ohio Valley) led by two midway through the first half before going on a 12-5 run, including Jeffery Moss' 3-pointer, and led 45-32 at the break. Moss and Payne drilled back-to-back 3-pointers at the start of the second to...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State over Morehead State 66-57

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Jeffery Moss scored 23 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Murray State to a 66-57 win over Morehead State in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams Saturday night. Jarvis Williams and Cameron Payne added 12 points apiece for the Racers (11-4, 1-0). The team hit 51.2 percent from the field overall and 60 percent from the line. A back-and-forth first...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State tops Southern Illinois 83-71

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Cameron Payne scored 22 points, Jeffery Moss added 21 and Murray State topped Southern Illinois 83-71 on Monday. Payne was 6 of 13 from the floor and Moss was 4 of 5. They combined to make 17 of 18 free throws. Murray State (9-4) shot 56 percent, including 9 of 21 from beyond the arc, and went 24 of 30 from the line. T.J. Sapp and Justin Seymour chipped in...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State pulls away from Illinois State 89-77

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jarvis Williams scored 21 points and Cameron Payne had 20 and Murray State took control in the second half to defeat Illinois State 89-77 on Saturday. Jeffery Moss added 14 points and Justin Seymour came off the bench for 13 for the Racers (8-4). Daishon Knight hit four 3-pointers and had 26 points for the Redbirds (6-4) while Tony Williams added 14. Murray State...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams scores 22, Murray State routs Alcorn St. 94-56

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jarvis Williams had 22 points and Cameron Payne scored 14 points and dished out nine assist to lead Murray State to a 94-56 rout over Alcorn State on Wednesday night. Williams shot 6 of 8 from the floor and 10 of 14 from the line. T.J. Sapp scored 21 points, including five from long range, and Jeffery Moss chipped in 10 for Murray State (7-4), which shot 31 of 48...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Payne's steal seals Murray State's 81-79 win over Evansville

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Cameron Payne, who scored a career-high 32 points for Murray State, stole the ball with one second left to secure an 81-79 victory over Evansville on Saturday. Payne, who was 4 of 7 from long range, made 10 of 19 field goal attempts and also had eight assists for Murray State (6-4). Evansville (7-2) took a 62-61 lead with 8:00 left. The Racers' Justin Seymour...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams helps Murray State to 93-81 victory

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jarvis Williams scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in leading Murray State to a 93-81 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday night in the 152nd game between the rivals. Both teams shot well, Murray State (5-4) making 56.7 percent, including 11 3-pointers, and Western Kentucky 52.8. The double-double was Williams' third this season. Cameron Payne also scored...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State beats NAIA Bethel of Tennessee 102-66

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Cameron Payne led the way with 22 points, seven assists and four steals on Wednesday night, and Murray State beat NAIA Bethel of Tennessee 102-66. Jeffery Moss made all three of his 3-pointers for 15 points, and the Racers (4-4) made 11 of 15 from 3-point range and 36 of 58 (62.1 percent) overall. Jarvis Williams added 12 points and eight rebounds, Justin Seymour...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams leads Murray State over Drake 68-59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jarvis Williams had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and three other Murray State players reached double figures Sunday night in a 68-59 victory over Drake in the Challenge in Music City. T.J. Sapp hit two 3-pointers during a 10-0 run to give Murray State a 54-48 lead with 5:46 to play. Chris Caird scored four points and Gary Ricks Jr. split a pair of free throws...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Peters leads Valparaiso in 93-58 rout of Murray St

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Alec Peters scored 26 points and Darien Walker chipped in 18 as Valparaiso rolled to a 93-58 rout of Murray State in the Challenge in Music City on Saturday night. Valparaiso led 43-37 at the break and the Crusaders opened the second half with an 18-6 run, capped by Peters' six-straight points, to take a 61-44 lead with 14:00 to play. The Crusaders led by double...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland starts fast, downs Drake 71-59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Thomas van der Mars scored nine of his team-high 14 points in the opening minutes to spark Portland to a 79-51 win over Drake in the Challenge in Music City on Saturday. Portland, which beat Murray State, 64-61 in the opener Friday, jumped to a 24-11 start over the opening 10 minutes and led by 16 points at halftime, 38-22. The win gives the Pilots five straight...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bailey leads Portland past Murray State 64-61

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kevin Bailey scored four of his 23 points in the final 28 seconds to lift Portland past Murray State 64-61 in the inaugural Challenge in Music City on Friday night. Murray State's T.J. Sapp scored to tie it at 60 with 1:55 to play. Bailey answered with a jumper to give Portland a 62-60 lead with 28 seconds to go before Cameron Payne split a pair of free throws...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Middle Tennessee: Emerald Coast Classic Preview

Right to the preview since the game is in a couple hours. Game Time: 5 pm TV: None Internet Link: Spread: Cincinnati -8 History: Cincinnati 3-0 Last Meeting: 69-48 / December 21, 2013 Records: Cincinnati 4-0 / Middle Tennessee 3-1 (loss to Murray State) How they stack up according to Ken Pom The defenses are going to play huge parts in this game. Both offenses...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee St cruises against Murray St, 48-33

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Michael German threw for 463 yards and six touchdowns and ran for another score to lead Tennessee State to 48-33 win over Murray State on Saturday. Three of German's touchdown passes went Ryan Mitchell, who hauled in strikes of 72, 59, and 15 yards. Mitchell finished with 10 catches for 231 yards. Weldon Garlington added four catches for 84 yards for Tennessee State...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State blows by Brescia, 89-56

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jarvis Williams scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and pulled down five rebounds to lead Murray State to an 89-56 win against Brescia University on Thursday night. Jonathan Fairell and Cameron Payne each added 15 points for the Racers (2-1), with Fairell also grabbing a game high 12 rebounds. Justin Seymour and T.J. Sapp would each finish with 10 points for Murray...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State downs Middle Tennessee 68-49

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Jarvis Williams scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Tuesday to lead Murray State to a 68-49 win over Middle Tennessee. Cameron Payne scored 13 and had six assists for the Racers (1-1). Williams scored 10 points and had 11 rebounds in last Friday's 77-74 loss to Houston. The Racers outshot the Blue Raiders 48.2 percent to 18.2 percent from the field...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois rolls over Murray State 48-26

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Jalen Whitlow threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Duncan ran for two more as Eastern Illinois defeated Murray State 48-26 on Saturday. The victory set up a showdown for the Panthers (5-5, 5-1) at Ohio Valley Conference leader Jacksonville State (6-0) next week. After the Panthers took a 21-0 lead in the first quarter, the Racers (3-7, 1-5) closed to within...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UT-Martin outscores Murray State 62-38

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Abou Toure rushed for 234 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries - all career highs - and Tennessee-Martin beat Murray State 62-38 on Saturday. Toure finished with the third-best rushing performance in the program's history. His previous high was 128, against Tennessee Tech on Oct. 9. He became the first UT-Martin player to reach the 200-yard mark since 2008....
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State takes down Kentucky Wesleyan 86-29

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) KD Humphries threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 55 yards and two more scores, to lead Murray State to an 86-29 win over Division II Kentucky Wesleyan on Saturday. DeQavius Walker returned the opening kickoff 84 yards and Murray State (3-5) built a 27-10 lead after one quarter, 41-29 at halftime and then scored 31 points in the third. Murray State...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay holds off Murray State 20-13

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mickey Macius threw three touchdowns, all to Jared Beard, and Austin Peay snapped an 18-game losing streak with a 20-13 win over Murray State on Saturday night. The losing streak had been the longest active skid in FCS. The Governors (1-6, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference) took advantage of turnovers to capture and pad their lead, then held on for their first win...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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