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Murray State bench celebrates after a made three point shot.

Racers advance to MVC Quarterfinals

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

After heading into halftime up 38-24, the Murray State offense continued to apply pressure throughout the second half and secured an 87-49 win to advance...

The teams seniors with their families before the game.

PHOTOS: Women’s Basketball wins over the Sycamores on senior night

Kristopher Fister, Photographer March 5, 2024

On Sunday the Murray State women's basketball team beat Indiana State 87-70 to win their last home game on senior night. The team's six seniors Cayson...

Murray State bench celebrates made shot by freshman guard Zoe Stewart as she runs by.

PHOTOS: Women’s Basketball beat the Evansville Purple Aces

Kristopher Fister, Photographer March 4, 2024

On Friday the Murray State women's basketball team beat the Evansville Purple Aces 85-59. After this game the Racers are 10-7 in the conference and...

Senior forward Katelyn Young goes for a midrange jump shot.

Second half struggles continue for women’s basketball

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

As the season nears an end and every game becomes just a bit more crucial, the Racers hosted the Belmont Bruins on Feb. 25. The Bruins held the Racers...

Freshman guard Haven Ford takes a three point shot from the corner.

PHOTOS: Women’s Basketball loses to Belmont in tough game

Kristopher Fister, Photographer February 26, 2024

The women's basketball team lost a hard fought game to the Belmont Bruins on Sunday, with the final score being 63-76. This leaves the Racers tied...

Senior guard Bria Sanders-Woods goes for a layup.

Women’s basketball blows 18-point lead to Northern Iowa

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

After losing by 20 in the first meeting between the Murray State Racers and the Northern Iowa Panthers, the Racers had taken a 12-point lead into halftime...

Murray State bench looking defeated in the final seconds of play after UNI takes the lead.

PHOTOS: Women’s Basketball loses hard fought game against UNI

Kristopher Fister, Photographer February 19, 2024

The women's basketball team lost in the final seconds of Saturdays game against UNI. The Racers led for more than 37 minutes before falling behind...

Senior Bria Sanders-Woods goes for a layup.

Women’s basketball suffers heartbreaking loss to Drake

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer February 17, 2024

After going into halftime with a nine-point lead over the top team in the Missouri Valley Conference, Murray State couldn’t hold off the Drake Bulldogs’...

Senior forward Katelyn Young wins a jump ball against Little Rock.

Women’s basketball team takes the Valley by storm

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Murray State women’s basketball almost matched their win total from last year just halfway through the 2023-24 season.  After a difficult first year...

The bench celebrates a three-pointer during the game against Austin Peay.

PHOTOS: Racers Women’s Basketball comes back to beat Austin Peay on the road

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor December 14, 2023

  The Murray State Racers women's basketball team won in a tight game against Austin Peay State University on Dec. 9th. The Racers beat the...

Freshman guard Zoe Stewart puts up a three pointer in practice.

Women’s basketball defeats former OVC foe

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

The Murray State women’s basketball team improved to a record of 3-2 on Tuesday in a 88-73 win over their former Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin.  “We...

Senior forward Katelyn Young smiles during the Racers first practice.

Katelyn Young: On the path to greatness

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Murray State University women’s basketball senior forward Katelyn Young is on pace to be one of the best players in program history.  Born in Oakwood,...

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