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Racers upset in opening round of OVC Tournament

Story by Adam Redfern Staff writer aredfern@murraystate.edu UT Martin stunned the Murray State women’s tennis team in the first round of the 2019 OVC tournament with a 4-3 victory, ending the Racers’ season. Junior Anja Loncarevic and sophomore Stasya Sharapova dropped the first doubles set 2-6, and senior Amina Hadzic and junior Sara Loncarevic dropped Read More

Racers season comes to a close with OVC tourney loss

Story by Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Following a 7-3 record to finish the season to claim the No. 6 seed in the OVC Tournament, the Racers were unable to carry their momentum into the postseason and fell to UT Martin 77-56. It was clear that both teams had some initial jitters to open the Read More

Racers look to surprise teams in OVC tournament

Story by Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu After being picked to finish last in the preseason OVC polls, Murray State women’s basketball is now in a position to shock the conference in postseason play. “As a coaching staff we didn’t feel we were 12th preseason,” Head Coach Rechelle Turner said. “We felt like we knew Read More

Morant and Cowart power Racers to win

Sophomore guard Ja Morant and junior forward Darnell Cowart combined for 52 points in an 85-75 win over a hot UT Martin squad Thursday night. Murray State snapped the Skyhawks’ four-game win streak in order to remain tied for first place in the OVC with Belmont, and improve to 22-4 (13-2) on the year with Read More

Racers’ offense propels them to late victory

Story by Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Up 42-24 at the half, Murray State women’s basketball team seemed poised to come away with a crucial victory, before a 32-point fourth quarter for UT Martin had the game coming down to one final shot. The Racers commanded play on both ends to start the game. They Read More

Racers continue fight toward Evansville

Story by Gage Johnson Sports Editor gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Sitting in a three-way tie for seventh place in the OVC, Murray State will play UT Martin and SEMO in a set of weekend games that are crucial to making a trip to the conference tournament. “We’ve got four games left and we have to try to win Read More

Men’s basketball looks to extend win streak to seven

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Murray State men’s basketball will look to complete a season sweep of UT Martin and Southeast Missouri State as it returns home to the CFSB Center this weekend. Looking back: The Racers handled business on the road last weekend, knocking off Austin Peay 73-71 in Clarksville, Tennessee, on Read More