Murray State Racers

OVC football coaches and information directors have picked Murray State to finish third in the conference this season, behind Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State.  

Tab Brockman

The Murray State Football team and their veteran quarterback are receiving preseason accolades. 

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Murray State University sprinter Alexis Love broke an 18 year old school and Ohio Valley Conference record in the 200 meter run this weekend. 

MSU Searches for New Softball Coach

May 14, 2012
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Murray State Athletics is searching for a new softball coach, after falling short of the OVC tournament championship this weekend. Athletics Director Allen Ward says current coach Jay Pyron will not return next season. Pyron finishes his career at Murray State with an overall record of 80-79 and 43-37 in OVC play. Ward did not give a reason for Pyron's departure.

Murray State University men’s head basketball coach Steve Prohm is the first winner of CollegeInsider.com’s Joe B. Hall Award.  The award is named for the former head coach of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, who led the team from 1972 until 1985.  The award is presented to the top first year coach in Division I College Basketball.  Prohm led the Racers to a 31 and 2 record, as well as the third round of the NCAA tournament in his first season.

Prohm with Racers Next Season: Agrees to New Contract

Mar 26, 2012
Tab Brockman

After what is arguably the most successful season in Racer Basketball history, Murray State University has renegotiated and extended the contract of head basketball coach Steve Prohm. The one-year extension means Prohm’s contract now runs through May 31, 2016.

Canaan Named All-American

Mar 20, 2012

Murray State University point guard Isaiah Canaan has been named to the All-American team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches . The Murray State junior led the Racers to their 15th appearance in the NCAA tournament. Both the Sporting News and USBWA have named Canaan to their all-American squads. Canaan is also up for a number of collegiate awards, including the Wooden, Cousy and Henson awards.

Prohm and Canaan Coming Back to MSU

Mar 20, 2012
Associated Press

Both Murray State Head Basketball Coach Steve Prohm and point guard Isaiah Canaan say they’ll be back at MSU next season with the goal of taking the Racers to even greater heights after this season’s top 10 ranking and NCAA tournament berth.  Prohm will likely be a top commodity in coaching searches this offseason after leading Murray State to a 31-2 record that included an NCAA tournament victory in his first season. For now, he says he wants to stay in Murray. Canaan says he’ll assess his future in the coming weeks after averaging a team-high 19 points per game.

Tab Brockman

Are children conceived  after the death of a parent are eligible for  survivors' benefits? NPR reports at  least 100 such cases are pending before the Social Security Administration.

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