Murray State Basketball

The Murray State Racers had a busy December. "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross discuss the final 6 games of the Racers' pre-conference schedule. The Racers play at Southeast Missouri tomorrow afternoon at 5.

Murray State’s record-winning 2011-2012 basketball season has prompted a 47 percent increase in revenue from merchandise licensing royalties. Assistant Vice President of Communications Catherine Sivills says the university is on track to hit the $100,000 mark for the first time this year.

Basketball Scores

Dec 31, 2012

In Racer basketball, the men’s team fell to the Valparaiso Crusaders 64 to 66 Saturday and will face the U-T Martin Skyhawks this Thursday.

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In Racer basketball over the weekend, the Murray State men’s team won their fifth straight victory against the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers 75 to 70 Sunday at the CFSB Center in Murray.  The 8 and 1 Racers now stand at six straight home wins. 

The Murray State men’s basketball team racked up their fourth straight win on the road Saturday against the University of Evansville, 82 to 70.

Grand Jury Indicts Zay Jackson

Dec 7, 2012
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A Calloway County grand jury has handed down two felony indictments against Murray State basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson. The Paducah Sun reports the jury charged Jackson Thursday with one count of second-degree assault and one count of wanton endangerment. His pre-trial hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11. Jackson is accused of hitting Jason and Alia Clement of Paducah with his car in Murray’s Wal-Mart parking lot. When details of the Sept. 10 incident surfaced, Jackson was suspended from the basketball team.

Today on Sounds Good, Tracy Ross spoke with "The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley about the beginning of the Racer Basketball season.

In Racer sports over the weekend, the Murray State football team beat Southeast Missouri 42 to 35.  The Men’s basketball team brought down St. John’s Friday 72 to 67, but fell to Colorado 81 to 74 Sunday to earn second place at the Charleston Classic in South Carolina. 

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The "voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley stopped by to talk with Tracy Ross about the end of the MSU football season and the beginning of the basketball season.

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