Matt McMahon

Racers grab first road win against Skyhawks

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief Murray State’s four-game losing streak came to an end on Saturday, marking their first road win of the season thanks to an offensive outburst in the second half against UT Martin. After turnovers kept the Skyhawks hanging around in the first half, the Racers were able to turn it around and Read More

Turnovers leave Racers 0-5 on the road

Gage Johnson Editor-in-chief A familiar foe named turnovers defeated the Racers once again, as 23 committed turnovers led to their downfall against EIU. The unforced errors that have been an Achilles’ heel for Murray State to start the season left the Racers at 0-5 on the road, falling to the Panthers 74-68. Murray State Read More

Racers 25-game home winning streak snapped by Morehead State

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief Murray State men’s basketball continued its early season struggles against Morehead State as its 25-home game winning streak was snapped thanks to a poor offensive showing by the Racers. Falling to the Eagles 61-56, the loss puts Murray State on a three-game losing streak and knocks them below .500 with a Read More

Racers move to 0-4 on the road with loss to Belmont

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief As 2020 comes to a close, Murray State men’s basketball will head into the new year owning an 0-4 record on the road after a 68-55 loss to Belmont in its first matchup since the 2020 OVC Championship. Both teams got off to a rough start offensively, but battled nonetheless throughout Read More

A battle of the Sivills siblings ends in a Racers win

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief A Sivills family affair was in full effect at the CFSB Center on Tuesday, as Jackson’s Murray State Racers came away with the win over Will’s Transylvania Pioneers in a game their family will never forget. The Murray State ties run deep within the Sivills family, starting with Scott Sivills who Read More

Racers fall to SIU for second straight road loss

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief The Murray State men’s basketball team followed up a dominating performance with a foul-heavy and turnover-laden performance against Southern Illinois University, falling in the closing moments at 70-66. The Salukis came out of the gates letting it fly from deep, forcing the Racers into two turnovers and quickly taking a 6-0 Read More

Racers trounce Governors for 24th straight home win

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief Murray State men’s basketball hung on to the sixth longest active home winning streak in college basketball, trouncing Austin Peay with an emphatic 87-57 victory. It was a slow start for both teams, with the score sitting at a measly 6-4 at the first media timeout, with senior forward Terry Taylor Read More