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Three games into his sophomore season, Murray State forward KJ Williams has already taken as many 3-pointers (five) than he did all of last year.

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MURRAY -- Senior Night couldn't have gone better for Murray State volleyball on Saturday, as the Racers came away with an emphatic three-set sweep of Morehead State (26-24, 25-17, 25-21) at Cutchin Fieldhouse to guarantee a 2-or-3 seed in next week's Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Jack…

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The Murray State Racers didn't have much time to dwell on a tough second half in Knoxville on Tuesday, in which the Tennessee Volunteers reversed course and turned a nine-point halftime deficit into an 82-63 win.

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Quarterback Preston Rice, a redshirt sophomore, will be starting his 11th straight game this Saturday, and just the 11th of his collegiate career, when Murray State hosts first-place Austin Peay State University at noon in Roy Stewart Stadium.

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Murray State would certainly prefer to be within the cozy confines of Cutchin Field, with its grassy knoll covered with crazy fans ushering on a championship run.

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The graduation of Shaq Buchanan and Brion Sanchious, coupled with the early and understandable departure of Ja Morant, brings some gravitas to Murray State's goals this season. That's a 2019 OVC Defensive Player of the Year, a rotation big man and needed screener, and arguably the greatest p…

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MURRAY -- Tevin Brown. Jaiveon Eaves. Anthony Smith. Demond Robinson. All were in double figures during Monday's 105-64 exhibition win over Martin Methodist at the CFSB Center in Murray.

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MURRAY -- Murray State kept pace in the Ohio Valley Conference race on Saturday night, coming away with a sizeable 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-15) sweep of Eastern Illinois at Racer Arena.

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MURRAY -- When fans return to the CFSB Center next Monday for the start of the 2019-20 NCAA basketball season, they'll notice more than a few new faces on the Murray State men's and women's teams.

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MEMPHIS -- Ja Morant's 30-point, nine-assist, four-rebound effort in Sunday's thrilling 134-133 overtime win against the Brooklyn Nets was more than just the first victory for the 2019-20 Memphis Grizzlies.

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — With a warm, driving rain soaking Burgess-Snow Field, Murray State freshman kicker Zaden Webber lined up for a game-winning 52-yard field goal try on Saturday night to try and upend perennial OVC power and 25th-ranked Jacksonville State on its home turf.

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MURRAY -- A deep shot from Tevin Brown. A Lex Mayes steal of Macey Turley. Windmill dunks from Demond Robinson. Slick dance moves from KJ Williams. Hot jets of flames behind the backboards. Javieon Eaves burying 21 corner 3-pointers, and then Turley canning 14 from the top of the key to beat him.

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- For the second consecutive season, Murray State men's basketball has been picked to finish second (just behind Belmont) in the race for an Ohio Valley Conference championship, following Tuesday's revelation of the coaches and sports information directors poll at OVC Media…

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- One year after being selected last in the league by conference coaches and sports information directors, third-year head coach Rechelle Turner and her Murray State Racers were picked to finish eighth in the 2019-20 season during Tuesday's OVC Media Day in the Ford Center/…

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MURRAY -- Only five minutes into the second overtime, Abby Jones scored the game-winning goal for Murray State in a 2-1 women's soccer victory over Austin Peay in a First Financial Bank Battle of the Border rivalry match at Cutchin Field on Sunday.

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In the past two weeks, the Murray State Racers (4-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) have rebounded from a rough conference-opening loss at UT Martin with critical wins against Eastern Illinois and Tennessee State -- goals of playoffs and championships still intact.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Five turnovers forced, 17 points off of those mistakes, and a critical 31-17 win over Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon at William J. Hale Stadium ... just the way fifth-year coach Mitch Stewart and his Murray State Racers (4-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) drew it up.

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After spending more than a month trying to build a brand of football -- specifically a balanced offense, a seemingly turnover-torrid defense and an overall relentless effort -- Murray State could only watch as things cracked at the seams in last Saturday's Ohio Valley Conference opener at UT…

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MURRAY -- It doesn't take a basketball genius to assess that this 2019-20 Murray State men's hoops squad will look different without defensive stopper and 2019 OVC Defensive Player of the Year Shaq Buchanan, electric point guard, 2019 OVC Player of the Year and 2019 No. 2 NBA pick Ja Morant …

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MURRAY -- It isn't often a soccer coach screams "More tempo!" with their team up four goals late into the second half.

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MARTIN, Tenn. -- Mitch Stewart was "embarrassed." Several guys were hanging their heads, walking off of H.K. Grantham Field in Hardy M. Graham Stadium underneath the glow of Family Weekend fireworks.

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Four weeks into the college football season, one might've expected Murray State's senior wideouts -- James Sappington, Tyre Gray, Jonathan Moss, Rajai Perkins and Malik Honeycutt -- to lead the way in catches.

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MURRAY — It certainly helped that Murray State quarterback Preston Rice finished with four passing touchdowns, his first receiving touchdown since his senior year at Waynesboro High School (Tennessee) and another dominant rushing effort with nine carries and 86 yards.

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Murray State men's basketball picked up its third recruit for the Class of 2020 on Friday, when Greensboro, North Carolina, native Nicholas McMullen announced his intent to sign with the program through social media.

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For the second-straight week, Murray State football gets the privilege of being another FBS team's home-opening opponent, when the Racers hit the road this Saturday for a matchup in the Glass Bowl against the Mid-American Conference-based Toledo Rockets.

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A 60-yard first-quarter touchdown from Preston Rice to DaQuon Green. A 50-yard third-quarter pass from Rice to Jacob Bell against a broken pocket. Three punts of 50 yards or more from Steve Dawson. A first-quarter forced fumble from Kameron Petty. A blitzkreig first-quarter sack on likely fu…

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ATHENS, Ga. -- Everything between the hedges belonged to the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs, who on Saturday upended Murray State 63-17 in front of their first home crowd of the 2019 season - nearly a sellout - at Sanford Stadium.

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MURRAY -- A 90,000-plus crowd. The strong, accurate arm of quarterback Jake Fromm. The quick twitch of running back D'Andre Swift. A devastating defense. A No. 3 ranking in the FBS Playoff Standings. A well-respected defensive guru in Coach Kirby Smart.