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Late layup denies Murray State of third straight OVC Championship

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu In the closing moments of the fifth OVC Championship matchup between Murray State and the Bruins, in true Belmont fashion, a backdoor cut from fifth-year forward Tyler Scanlon led to a game-winning layup, dicing up the Racers hopes of a third straight OVC Championship. Murray State men’s basketball had one more Read More

Murray State aiming for OVC Championship three-peat

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu With March Madness quickly approaching, Murray State men’s basketball will look to be the first team to punch its ticket to the Big Dance when it competes in the OVC Tournament this week. The Racers are coming off wins against EKU and Austin Peay, which led to them claiming a share Read More

Racers late game heroics stifle SIUE comeback

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu After blowing a 27-point lead and falling to EIU, Murray State men’s basketball nearly succumbed to another comeback effort from SIUE if it wasn’t for some late-game heroics from sophomore guard Tevin Brown that led to a 59-58 Racers win. The two went back-and-forth to kick off the game until Murray Read More

Wallace and Panthers forge 27-point comeback to top Racers

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Up 50-23, Murray State was on its way to moving to 13-3 in OVC play. However, junior guard Josiah Wallace and EIU had other ideas, outscoring the Racers 40-10 in the final 11:45 of play and sinking a near buzzer-beating three to claim a 63-60 win. Murray State men’s basketball had Read More

Racers balanced scoring leads to blowout win

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Murray State men’s basketball bounced back from the Austin Peay loss by putting on an offensive clinic against Morehead State, shooting over 50% from the field and never losing the lead to come away with an 85-57 blowout victory. After a slow start from both teams, the Racers used a 7-0 Read More