state http://wkms.org en MSU Takes 15th OVC Championship http://wkms.org/post/msu-takes-15th-ovc-championship <p>The Murray State Racers&rsquo; Men&rsquo;s Basketball team won their 15<sup>th</sup> Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship Saturday night with a 54 to 52 win over Tennessee State at Nashville&rsquo;s Municipal Arena.&nbsp; The victory brings MSU&rsquo;s season record to 30 and 1, as well as a 15<sup>th</sup> appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the Racers as the OVC&rsquo;s automatic bid.&nbsp; Murray State Forward Donte Pool was named the OVC Tournament&rsquo;s Most Valuable Player.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:24:53 +0000 Todd Hatton 17151 at http://wkms.org MSU Ceases Library Talks http://wkms.org/post/msu-ceases-library-talks <p>The Murray State Board of Regents has unexpectedly suspended all internal and external conversations on building a new library. The board voted Friday to cease conversations on its number one agency bond project due to funding limitations and a bleak budget outlook. MSU was prepping to move forward with the building by paying for it with a student fee system. MSU President Dr. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:47:29 +0000 Chad Lampe 17144 at http://wkms.org MSU Wins Bracketbuster http://wkms.org/post/msu-wins-bracketbuster <p><span class="article-content"><span>The number 16 ranked Murray State Racers dominated number 21 Saint Mary&#39;s in Saturday&#39;s ESPN Bracketbuster game at the CFSB Center. The 65 to 51 win brings the OVC regular season champion Racers to 26 and 1. Murray State wraps up its regular season on the road this week. They&#39;ll face Tennessee State Thursday and Tennessee Tech Saturday.</span></span></p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:25:46 +0000 Todd Hatton 16980 at http://wkms.org Murray State to be Featured on ESPN College GameDay http://wkms.org/post/murray-state-be-featured-espn-college-gameday <p>Murray State will be the focus of a special segment of ESPN&#39;s College GameDay this week. Crews from the network have already visited Murray to gather material to highlight the Racers&#39; undefeated season. This will be the second ESPN special feature about Murray State in the past few weeks. The Racers&#39; were the focus of ESPNU&#39;s All Access last month. The GameDay segment is set to air this Saturday prior to the featured Kentucky-Vanderbilt game. The Racers are back in action tonight, tipping off against Tennessee State at 7:00 in a sold-out CFSB center. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 21:03:52 +0000 Gary Pitts 16858 at http://wkms.org Racers Hold #9 Spot http://wkms.org/post/racers-hold-9-spot <p>The Murray State men&rsquo;s basketball team remains at number 9&nbsp;on the latest Associated Press poll following their wins over Southeast Missouri State University and UT Martin last week. This puts the Racers just ahead of powerhouses Michigan State and Duke. Murray State is still undefeated with 23 wins this season. They face off against Tennessee State at home Thursday at 7:00. Tickets still remain available for that game, but MSU&#39;s remaining Saturday Home games are sell outs, which include a match against Austin Peay and the Bracketbuster game against 16th-ranked St. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 21:17:55 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 16821 at http://wkms.org Racers Hold #9 Spot