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The National Collegiate Athletic Association declared two Murray State student-athletes ineligible to play.

In the wake of a series of sexual assault allegations, college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators at NCAA member schools must now complete annual sexual violence prevention education.

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The NCAA Committee on Infractions has released its report on the sex scandal involving the University of Louisville men’s basketball program.

At U of L, Losing Accreditation Would Mean Major Peril

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If the University of Louisville lost its accreditation, it would likely shut down — or at least cease to exist as you know it.

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University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino says he believes his program won’t face any additional sanctions when the NCAA completes its investigation of rules violations.

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The Murray State Rifle Team competes for a third national championship title Friday. The 2016 NCAA Rifle National Championship is this weekend in Akron, Ohio. 

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Three McCracken County High School seniors officially signed to play football at the University of Kentucky. Wells Purdom, Jake Moreland and Zyaire Hughes will join the Wildcats next academic year. The UK football team is in the Eastern Division of the NCAA’s Southeastern Conference.

President Barack Obama didn't exactly go out on a limb with his college-basketball picks this year.

Like most people, he picked Kentucky to run the table, go 40-0, and win the NCAA Tournament. He also picked three No. 1 seeds and one No. 2 to make it to the Final Four.

"I don't think you can play a perfect basketball game anymore than you can do anything perfectly," the president said of Kentucky, "but these guys are coming pretty close."

The president did mix in a little politics.

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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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The Murray State Volleyball team plays its first NCAA tournament game in 11 years Friday against the University of Illinois. The game begins at 7 in Champaign’s Huff Hall.

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