men’s basketball

Racers look to go 8-0 in OVC play

Gage Johnson Sports Editor Riding a seven-game winning streak, Murray State men’s basketball is set to return to the CFSB Center for the first time since Jan. 2 for matchups with Belmont and Tennessee State. Murray State The Racers are coming off the end of their four-game road swing in which they defeated the Read More

Men’s basketball jumps out to 4-0 OVC start

Gage Johnson Sports Editor After going 7-5 in non-conference play, Murray State men’s basketball opened up OVC play with a bang over Christmas break by winning its first four games. UT Martin OVC basketball has arrived and the Murray State men’s basketball team kicked things off with a bang, defeating the Skyhawks of UT Read More

Racers fall in OT thriller against Evansville

Gage Johnson Sports Editor After making a 17-point University of Evansville lead evaporate, Murray State’s men’s basketball team’s tip-in attempt at the buzzer fell short and gave the Purple Aces a 78-76 overtime win. Evansville jumped out to a 22-18 lead thanks to eight unanswered points from junior guard Artur Labinowicz after multiple lead Read More

Smith’s career night helps push Racers past Kennesaw State

Gage Johnson Sports Editor After a blowout victory against Middle Tennessee State University, Murray State men’s basketball team returned to the CFSB Center and earned another 30-plus point win over Kennesaw State University. Freshman guard DaQuan Smith was the main force behind the Racers’ 74-38 win over the Owls, scoring a career-high 21 points Read More

Williams, Eaves shine in blowout of Blue Raiders

Gage Johnson Sports Editor 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

Missouri State comes away with late-game win over Racers

Gage Johnson Sports Editor With Murray State men’s basketball up 66-65 with 28 seconds to play, senior guard Keandre Cook hit a contested three from deep, ultimately becoming the dagger en route to a 71-69 victory for Missouri State University. The Racers found themselves within reach after Cook’s three, trailing 68-66. However, after coming Read More