espn http://wkms.org en ESPN Ranks Racer Men's Basketball 28th in the 50 in 50 Project http://wkms.org/post/espn-ranks-racer-mens-basketball-28th-50-50-project <p>ESPN has ranked the Murray State men’s basketball 28<sup>th</sup> in the top 50 basketball programs in the last half century. The 50 in 50 project used a points system that took into account all-time wins, conference titles, post-season appearances and national rankings. The Racers have had 25 straight winning seasons, the 4<sup>th</sup> best streak in the country. The ranking placed the Racers two spots ahead of Western Kentucky, who came in at number 30.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:24:48 +0000 Shelly Baskin & MSU Athletics 21351 at http://wkms.org ESPN Ranks Racer Men's Basketball 28th in the 50 in 50 Project OVC Tournament Scores http://wkms.org/post/ovc-tournament-scores <p>This year&rsquo;s OVC tournament continues in Nashville, Tennessee.&nbsp; In yesterday&rsquo;s action, Tennessee Tech beat Southeast Missouri 77 to 73, and Morehead defeated Jacksonville State 68 to 54.&nbsp; The top-ranked Racers will face off against Tennessee Tech tonight at six, and number two-ranked Tennessee State plays Morehead at eight.&nbsp; The games will be carried on ESPN-U.</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 14:32:54 +0000 Drew Adams 17121 at http://wkms.org Racers Move Up in Rankings http://wkms.org/post/racers-move-rankings <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; ">The Murray State Men&#39;s Basketball team is creeping back up in the national rankings following two wins last week. The Racers moved up two spots in the AP poll to number 14, and two in the ESPN poll to number 12 after successfully navigating past Southeast Missouri State and then number 16 ranked St. Mary&#39;s. </span></p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 21:19:01 +0000 Gary Pitts 16989 at http://wkms.org Racers Move Up in Rankings Dick Vitale Coming to Murray http://wkms.org/post/dick-vitale-coming-murray <p>ESPN announcer and college basketball icon Dick Vitale is coming to Murray this weekend to broadcast the Racers&#39; BracketBuster game against St. Mary&#39;s. Vitale made the announcement over the weekend during the call of the Kentucky-Vanderbilt game on ESPN. The BracketBuster pits the 14 ranked Racers against 16 ranked St. Mary&rsquo;s. Each team fell slightly in the ESPN rankings following losses last week. Murray State fans have been working to bring Vitale to Murray ever since he expressed interest in calling a Racers game last month. Mon, 13 Feb 2012 21:18:37 +0000 Gary Pitts 16910 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 2/9/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-2912 <p><strong>Kentucky Politics:</strong></p><p>Kentucky&#39;s Senate approved a <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/senate-approves-dropout-bill">bill</a> today that allows individual school districts to decide whether to raise the dropout age and requires participating schools to have alternative education programs.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:57:56 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 16863 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 2/9/12 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 the morning cram [Converse All Stars...I know you want some edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-converse-all-starsi-know-you-want-some-edition <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 20px; ">You know what kicks you should rock in China? The same ones you rock everywhere else&hellip;Chucks.</span></p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:09:21 +0000 Gary Pitts 16850 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [Converse All Stars...I know you want some edition]