ja morant

Gauging Gage: Amateurism is coming to an end in the NCAA

Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu According to bylaw 12.02.11 of the 2019-20 NCAA Division I Manual “A professional athlete is one who receives any kind of payment, directly or indirectly, for athletics participation except as permitted by the governing legislation of the Association.”  While there have been multiple court cases fighting against amateurism, the movement Read More

Morant declares for NBA draft

Story by Blake Sandlin Interim Editor-In-Chief bsandlin1@murraystate.edu Sophomore guard Ja Morant announced on Wednesday, April 3, that he will end his celebrated two-year college career and officially enter the 2019 NBA Draft. The news, which was delivered by Morant alongside his mother Jamie, father Tee, Head Coach Matt McMahon and a large crowd of fans Read More

Blake’s Take: My 10 favorite moments from the 2018-19 basketball season

Story by Blake Sandlin Interim Editor-in-Chief bsandlin1@murraystate.edu For the past two seasons I’ve spent my Thursdays, Saturdays and virtually every day in between covering Murray State’s men’s basketball team as a beat writer. Though it appeared from the beginning that the program had potentially seen its best days after the heralded careers of Isaiah Canaan Read More

Racers’ season concludes with Florida State loss

Story by Blake Sandlin Interim Editor-in-Chief bsandlin1@murraystate.edu SPONSORED: Poplar Place has a limited number of luxury apartments available starting this summer, including one, two and three bedrooms with wifi, water and cable included. Contact (270)-293-9170 for more information. Every Cinderella story must come to an end, and Saturday night’s 90-62 loss to Florida State closed Read More