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Williams, Eaves shine in blowout of Blue Raiders

Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu After a tough road loss to Missouri State University, the Murray State men’s basketball team grabbed the lead at 1-0 and never lost it on the way to an 85-52 victory over Middle Tennessee State University. The Racers came out of the gates looking to take command, going on a Read More

New season, different guards: Racers look to forge new dynamic backcourt

Keaton Faughn & Gage Johnson Contributing writer & Sports Editor kfaughn1@murraystate.edu & gjohnson17@murraystate.edu With the conclusion of the 2018-19 season, the Murray State men’s basketball team said goodbye to one of its strongest backcourts in program history, leaving one burning question: who will fill Ja Morant and Shaq Buchanan’s shoes? The backcourt tandem leaves the Read More

Racers control the paint in rout of Martin Methodist

Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Murray State men’s basketball kicked off the year with a 105-64 victory over Martin Methodist College, in large part because of five players scoring in double figures and dominant play inside. After trailing the RedHawks 6-3 to start the game, the Racers kicked the intensity up a notch. This led Read More

McMahon inks five recruits for 2018

Story by Zach Scott, Staff writer Head Coach Matt McMahon signed his fifth recruit to Racer basketball on Thursday, adding to a prolific class of guards. Murray State signed two forward and three guards to its 2018 class.. The signees included guard DaQuan Smith, from Holly Springs, Mississippi, Coastal Alabama Community College forward Mike Davis, Read More