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10:12 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Racers Coming Home for CIT Tournament Second Round

Credit Murray State University

The Murray State Racers have been paired with the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) at the CFSB Center in Murray, Ky., Monday (March 24).

Tip time is set for 7 p.m. as the Racers return home after winning their first round CIT game Wednesday at Missouri State 66-63 in Springfield, Mo.

The CIT started as a 32-team event and is now down to 16 teams. The game will mark the latest home game for the Racers in their 16 seasons at the CFSB Center.

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5:28 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

EKU Loss Fields' Final OVC Game as Racer

Dexter (23) after his final game at the CFSB Center.
Credit Whitney Jones

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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. 

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12:42 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Racer Basketball Update with Neal Bradley

"Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley stops by to talk all things Murray State sports with Tracy Ross. In this month's conversation, they talk about the Racers' current winning streak, the impact of the Clemson transfer T.J. Sapp, and tomorrow's (Saturday, December 21st) showdown with Western Kentucky University.

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3:27 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Racer Football Update with 'Voice of the Racers' Neal Bradley

Tracy Ross gets a Racers sports update from Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley on Sounds Good. This week, they discussed Racer Football and the beginning of the Racer Basketball season. Bradley explains why he thinks the Racer Basketball team should not be counted out this year, and why they might be better than you'd think.

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1:11 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Racer Sports Update with Neal Bradley

Tracy Ross recently spoke with the "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley about last Saturday's Blue Gold Bowl and next year's Racer Basketball schedule. Here's this month's Murray State Racers update.

3:51 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Racers Update with Neal Bradley on Sounds Good

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross spoke with to "The Voice of The Racers" Neal Bradley about all things Racer Basketball. They caught up on the last couple of weeks of Racer basketball, specifically the last four games, and preview tonight (Thursday) and Saturday's games. Also, they preview next week's OVC tournament in Nashville.

7:59 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Racers Top Austin Peay

Credit Murray State University

The Murray State Men’s Basketball Team came out on top 71 to 68 after a hard-fought game against long-time Austin Peay Saturday.  The Racers next face off against Eastern Illinois Thursday night at 7 in the CFSB center.

7:13 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Racer Basketball Starts with a Win

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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.

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4:28 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Racer Basketball Gets More Air TIme


The Murray State men’s basketball team has more televised games this season. ESPNU has picked the Racers to be in four of the seven OVC games featured on the network. The 2013 OVC tournament will also be on ESPNU airwaves. Local cable companies will air other games through the Racer TV Network.

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12:05 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

MSU's Jackson Enters Guilty Plea

Zay Jackson
Lance Allison, goracers.com

Murray State University basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson pled guilty Friday to two wanton endangerment charges. Jackson was originally charged with assault for hitting two people with his car after an altercation in the Murray Walmart parking lot. Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship says Jackson must serve 30 days in jail, attend anger management classes and pay restitution for the victim’s medical bills. Blankenship adds Jackson must also issue an apology, and speak to youth groups about his mistake.

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