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De’Von Cooper scores 19; Morehead St. beats Murray St. 61-56

Jan. 2, 2021 8:02 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — De’Von Cooper registered 19 points and six rebounds as Morehead State narrowly defeated Murray State 61-56 on Saturday. Ta’lon Cooper added 12 points for Morehead State (5-6, 2-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. LJ Bryan chipped in...

Carter Jr. lifts Murray St. over D-III Transylvania 90-49

Dec. 15, 2020 10:31 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Chico Carter Jr. came off the bench to score 14 points, leading five into double figures and lifting Murray State to a 90-49 win over Transylvania on Tuesday night. Tevin Brown had 12 points for Murray State (4-2), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Brion Whitley added 11...

Brown, Carter carry Murray State past Austin Peay 87-57

Dec. 8, 2020 10:57 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown had 19 points as Murray State easily beat Austin Peay 87-57 on Tuesday night. Chico Carter Jr. added 17 points for Murray State (3-1). KJ Williams chipped in 16 points with seven rebounds, and Brion Whitley had 10 points. The game marked the first Ohio Valley Conference...

Murray St. unloads on D-III Greenville in 173-95 win

Nov. 29, 2020 8:34 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — KJ Williams scored 22 points, every Murray State player entered the scoring column, and the Racers offensive eruption led to a 173-95 win over NCAA Division III-member Greenville on Sunday. The 173-point effort is tied for fourth most in a single game in Division I men’s...

Kentucky coach Elzy suspends All-American Howard, Wyatt

Nov. 25, 2020 4:09 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky interim women's basketball coach Kyra Elzy suspended All-America guard Rhyne Howard for two games and guard Tatyana Wyatt for three on Wednesday, just hours before the No. 11 Wildcats were to begin their season against Murray State. Howard, a junior, was suspended for not...

No. 11 Kentucky women roll with new coach, without Howard

Nov. 25, 2020 3:53 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Chasity Patterson scored 30 points and No. 11 Kentucky, without its all-time winningest coach and first-ever preseason All-American, opened its season with an 86-60 win over Murray State on Wednesday. Matthew Mitchell, who is 303-133 in 13 seasons with the Wildcats, abruptly resigned...