STEVE PROHM http://wkms.org en EKU Loss Fields' Final OVC Game as Racer http://wkms.org/post/eku-loss-fields-final-ovc-game-racer <p>On Friday, amid a blistering second half rally that saw the Racers erase a double-digit deficit in their OVC tournament semifinal match-up against Eastern Kentucky, the fouling out of senior guard Dexter Fields with 1:18 left in the game seemed inconsequential. But after Cameron Payne’s last-second heave clanged off the rim, the gravity of that fifth foul became apparent: 23-year-old Fields’ career as a Racer was over.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:28:36 +0000 John Null 39149 at http://wkms.org EKU Loss Fields' Final OVC Game as Racer Zay Jackson to Transfer http://wkms.org/post/zay-jackson-transfer <p></p><p>Murray State University Head Basketball Coach Steve Prohm says sophomore guard Zaveral “Zay” Jackson will be transferring to another school next semester. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:57:07 +0000 Austin Ramsey 36189 at http://wkms.org Zay Jackson to Transfer MSU Athletic Director on NCAA Rules Changes http://wkms.org/post/msu-athletic-director-ncaa-rules-changes <p>Murray State University’s Athletic Director Allen Ward takes a look at NCAA rules changes and steps he's taken to ensure the university's compliance. He also talks about the new season ahead for Murray State on the field and on the court. It's Coach Chris Hatcher's fourth year, and several players who are key to the football team's success this year. He talks about Coach Steve Prohm's recent recruitment and some returning players and putting together a new team.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:23:07 +0000 Kate Lochte & Tracy Ross 33798 at http://wkms.org MSU Athletic Director on NCAA Rules Changes Racer Basketball Starts with a Win http://wkms.org/post/racer-basketball-starts-win <p></p><p>The Murray State Racers Men’s Basketball team opened their 2012 – 2013 season with an 87 - 74 win over the Freed-Hardeman Lions last night. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:13:53 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24152 at http://wkms.org Racer Basketball Starts with a Win Youth Report: Basketball Camp Interview with Coach Prohm http://wkms.org/post/youth-report-basketball-camp-interview-coach-prohm <p>We kick off our <em>WKMS Youth Radio Project</em> with an interview by 9-year-old Murray Elementary School student Patrick Jones. He recently attended a basketball camp organized by Murray State Men&rsquo;s Basketball Head Coach Steve Prohm. He scored a few minutes with Prohm to talk about the Racers&rsquo; upcoming season and the celebrated &ldquo;ice cream shot.&rdquo;</p><p><em>Special thanks to Patrick&rsquo;s dad, Rusty Jones, for coordinating the interview.</em></p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/topic/good-reads-kids">See also a&nbsp;gallery of Good Reads for Kids</a>.</p> Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Patrick Jones & Rusty Jones 19240 at http://wkms.org Youth Report: Basketball Camp Interview with Coach Prohm the morning cram [yes, I know it's soft...it's cashmere edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-yes-i-know-its-softits-cashmere-edition <p>Well, at least the goats are relieved.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> many Mongolians are leaving traditional practices like raising <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/24/152842270/old-ways-disappearing-in-the-new-mongolia">goats for cashmere</a>, for more profitable mine jobs.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 14:24:51 +0000 Gary Pitts 18105 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [yes, I know it's soft...it's cashmere edition] MSU Basketball Coach Prohm at Book Signing Today http://wkms.org/post/msu-basketball-coach-prohm-book-signing-today <p>Murray State men&rsquo;s head basketball Coach Steve Prohm will be in Paducah this evening, signing copies of &ldquo;A Season to Remember,&rdquo; a commemorative book about MSU&rsquo;s unprecedented 2011-2012 season, where the Racers went 31 and 2.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 14:01:29 +0000 Todd Hatton 18102 at http://wkms.org MSU Basketball Coach Prohm at Book Signing Today Prohm Talks to LSU http://wkms.org/post/prohm-talks-lsu <p>Louisiana State University says they&#39;ve approached Murray State head coach Steve Prohm about filling their open coaching position. An LSU spokesperson tells WAFB in Baton Rouge they did meet with Prohm, but he is not a candidate for the coaching spot vacated by Trent Johnson. Johnson left LSU for the top spot at Texas Christian University earlier this week.</p><p>The latest from the web:</p><p>WAFB:<a href="http://www.wafb.com/story/17402714/s"> Prohm Speaks to LSU</a></p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:55:48 +0000 Drew Adams & Todd Hatton 17624 at http://wkms.org Prohm Talks to LSU the morning cram [the more things change, the more they stay the same edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-more-things-change-more-they-stay-same-edition <p>Three score and 12 years ago, America was in a very different place &mdash; economically and culturally. The National Archives has released detailed data from the 1940 census, giving us an idea of how much &mdash; or how little &mdash; things have really changed.</p><p>NPR <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/02/149575704/the-1940-census-72-year-old-secrets-revealed">reports </a>the public will have the chance to pick through more than 3.8 million digital images of census schedules, maps and other data from 72 years ago.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:35:56 +0000 Seth Helton 17483 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [the more things change, the more they stay the same edition] Prohm Receives 1st Joe B. Hall Award http://wkms.org/post/prohm-receives-1st-joe-b-hall-award <p>Murray State University men&rsquo;s head basketball coach Steve Prohm is the first winner of CollegeInsider.com&rsquo;s Joe B. Hall Award.&nbsp; The award is named for the former head coach of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, who led the team from 1972 until 1985.&nbsp; The award is presented to the top first year coach in Division I College Basketball.&nbsp; Prohm led the Racers to a 31 and 2 record, as well as the third round of the NCAA tournament in his first season.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:56:59 +0000 Todd Hatton 17480 at http://wkms.org Prohm Receives 1st Joe B. Hall Award