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PHOTOS: Mens Basketball heartbreaking loss at MVC tournament

PHOTOS: Men’s Basketball heartbreaking loss at MVC tournament

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 9, 2024

The Racers Men's Basketball team falls to the Missouri State Bears in the first round of the Missouri Valley Tournament. The team's St. Louis trip...

Junior guard JaCobi Wood makes a move around a Missouri State defender.

Racers’ season ends in St. Louis

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor March 8, 2024

Murray State had their last dance on Thursday, March 7, as the Racers fell to the Missouri State Bears 60-35. Despite winning the previous two matchups...

Senior guard Rob Perry goes to the net.

Racers ride strong second half to beat Valpo at home

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer February 26, 2024

Four Racers finished in double figures en route to Murray State’s third straight win at home, as the Racers defeated the Valparaiso Beacons 80-68 Saturday...

Junior guard Nick Ellington celebrates his made dunk.

PHOTOS: Men’s basketball rallies in the second half to win against Valpo

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor February 25, 2024

After being down at half, the Racers come back in a stellar second half to beat Valparaiso. During the game, junior guard Nick Ellington scored his...

The Murray State bench celebrates a made three pointer.

PHOTOS: Men’s Basketball vs Missouri State

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor February 15, 2024

  Murray State hosted the Missouri State Bears on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The Racers won their second game in a row as they defeated the Bears...

The crowd celebrates JaCobi Woods buzzer beater three-point shot.

Ellington scores 23 in Racers’ win over Missouri State

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor February 14, 2024

Four Racers finished in double-figures en route to Murray State’s second straight win at home as the Racers defeated the Missouri State Bears 82-72 Wednesday...

Sophomore guard Justin Morgan follows through with his three-point shot.

PHOTOS: Racers Men’s Basketball wins over Evansville in thrilling game

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor February 12, 2024

The Racers faced the Evansville Purple Aces in a thrilling match up on Saturday, Feb. 10. Junior guard JaCobi Wood scored the winning shot with a buzzer...

Junior forward Nick Ellington puts up a layup.

Wood’s buzzer beater gives Racers win over Evansville

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor February 10, 2024

Excitement rang out at the CFSB Center as the Murray State basketball team made a shot at the buzzer to defeat the Evansville Purple Aces 73-70 on Saturday. Junior...

Junior Brian Moore Jr. walks back to the locker room after the lose to Austin Peay.

PHOTOS: Racers Men’s Basketball falls short against Austin Peay

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor December 13, 2023

  The Racer's men's basketball played Austin Peay State University on Dec. 9th in Clarksville, TN. The Racers lost to the Governors 49-53 after...

Fellow players help up junior guard Brian Moore Jr. after he scores.

Racers end losing streak with win over Bradley

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor December 1, 2023

The Murray State basketball team kicked off its Missouri Valley Conference schedule with an upset victory over the Bradley Braves as the Racers defeated...

Senior guard Shawn Walker goes up for a dunk.

Ellington, Walker lead way in Racers’ first game

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor November 10, 2023

The newcomers shined in Murray State’s first game of the season as the Racers defeated the Midway University Eagles 91-58. Junior forward Nick Ellington...

Junior guard JaCobi Wood drives past a Valparaiso defender to score in the first round of the MVC tournament.

PREVIEW: Men’s team sets high expectations

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Sports Editor November 2, 2023

After a 17-15 record last season and a quarterfinal exit against Drake in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, Murray State men’s basketball looks...

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