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7:39 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Racers Win 2nd Consecutive OVC Tennis Title

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The Murray State University women’s tennis team won its second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference championship over the weekend.

The team earned an NCAA Tournament berth with the win and will find out who they play next week on the tourney’s selection show.

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4:49 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

MSU Sophomore Cam Payne Opts Out of College Basketball and In for the NBA

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Murray State point guard Cameron Payne will forego his junior and senior season to enter this year’s NBA draft. A teary eyed Payne  made the announcement today along with Racers coach Steve Prohm.

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8:21 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Racers Fall in NIT Quarterfinals

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The Murray State men’s basketball team fell to Old Dominion 72-69 last night in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals.

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2:42 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Racers Set Sights on Old Dominion, Madison Square Garden

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With a commanding win over Tulsa Monday, the Murray State men’s basketball team now has their sights on number one seed Old Dominion in the NIT quarterfinals Wednesday night. 

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5:43 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Racers Crush Tulsa on the Road, Advance to NIT Quarterfinals

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The Murray State University men’s basketball team  beat the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane 83-62 on the road Monday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.

The Racers now travel to Norfolk, Va. to take on the Old Dominion Monarchs Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the tournament. The game tips at 6 p.m. CST and will be televised on ESPN2.

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5:26 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Racers Beat UTEP, Advance to NIT Second Round

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The Murray State University men’s basketball team won a first round game in the National Invitation Tournament Tuesday night when they beat the University of Texas at El Paso 81-66.

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4:00 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Neal Bradley Recaps The Racers' Heartbreaking Loss & Looks Ahead as #RacersTakeonNIT

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The Murray State Racers celebrated an entire season of great basketball news, but with one heartbreaking shot we end on a bit of a down note as far as the NCAA tournament goes. However, as the #RacersTakeOnNIT they could probably make into the final 4 of the National Invitation Tournament. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley on the past few games, missing the chance to get into the NCAA and their first game of the NIT: tonight's match against UTEP.

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6:25 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Racers Denied NCAA Bid, Host UTEP Tuesday in NIT Action

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The Murray State University men’s basketball team will host a first round National Invitation Tournament game this week after being denied an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament over the weekend.

The third-seeded Racers will take on the University of Texas at El Paso Tuesday night at the CFSB Center. The game tips at 8 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN2. This is just the second home game for the Racers in eight total NIT appearances and the first since 1983.

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2:02 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

OVC Tournament Unchanged by Snow; Racers Play Friday Night

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The Ohio Valley Conference college basketball tournament is proceeding Thursday at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium despite nasty road conditions on Interstate 24.

The Murray State University men’s team is set to play in a semifinal contest Friday night against the winner of Thursday’s match-up between UT Martin and Morehead State. 

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2:11 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Murray State Pitcher's Impossibly High Leg Kick Goes Viral

Photos of Lollar taken yesterday in Lexington by AllWildcats.com's Jeff Drummond went viral.
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Murray State University sophomore John Lollar has quickly become a social media celebrity due to his high leg kick while pitching for the school's baseball team.

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