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Brown scores 22 points, Murray State wins ninth straight

Jan. 25, 2020 11:15 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown had 22 points as Murray State won its ninth consecutive game, topping Tennessee State 76-64 on Saturday night. Devin Gilmore had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Murray State (15-5, 8-0 Ohio Valley Conference). DaQuan Smith had 10 points and eight assists for the Racers. KJ...

Brown scores 24 to lead Murray St. over Belmont 85-75

Jan. 23, 2020 10:06 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown scored 24 points, including a key 3-pointer with 51 seconds to go, Anthony Smith had a double-double and Murray State won its eighth straight game, beating Belmont 85-75 on Thursday night. Smith scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Racers (14-5, 7-0 Ohio Valley...

3 National Guard soldiers convicted in 2017 sexual assault

Jan. 22, 2020 12:34 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Three of four National Guard soldiers accused of involvement in a 2017 sexual assault case have pleaded guilty in Kentucky to misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges. Anthony Tubolino, 28, Tyler Hart, 22, and Jacob Ruth, 24, accepted plea deals from the Calloway Commonwealth’s...

Teacher pleads guilty to filming students in school bathroom

Jan. 8, 2020 12:46 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A former teacher at a Kentucky high school admitted to filming students in a bathroom. Mark Allen Boggess, 54, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Calloway Circuit Court to eight counts of possessing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and eight counts of voyeurism, the Murray Ledger...

Williams carries Murray St. over SE Missouri 81-59

Jan. 4, 2020 11:15 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — KJ Williams had 18 points off the bench to lead Murray State to an 81-59 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday night, the Racers' eighth straight home victory. Anthony Smith had 16 points for Murray State (9-5, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Devin Gilmore added 14 points and seven...

Brown lifts Murray St. over Cumberland University 81-46

Dec. 28, 2019 11:08 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown had 24 points as Murray State rolled past NAIA Cumberland University 81-46 on Saturday night. Brown hit 9 of 12 shots, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range. He added eight rebounds. Demond Robinson had 16 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for Murray State (7-5), which...

Smith leads Murray St. over Kennesaw State 74-38

Dec. 16, 2019 10:32 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — DaQuan Smith had a season-high 21 points as Murray State routed Kennesaw State 74-38 on Monday night. Anthony Smith had 14 points and seven rebounds for Murray State (6-4), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Demond Robinson added 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks....

Murray State hires Kentucky assistant Hood as head coach

Dec. 13, 2019 7:24 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Murray State has hired Kentucky special teams coordinator and defensive backs coach Dean Hood as head football coach. Hood returns to the Ohio Valley Conference, where he went 44-19 with two conference titles and three FCS playoff berths from 2008-15 at Eastern Kentucky. He had spent the...

Williams, Eaves lead Murray St past Middle Tennessee 90-54

Dec. 7, 2019 10:34 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — KJ Williams came off the bench and matched his career high with 23 points and Jaiveon Eaves scored a career-best 22 to power Murray State to a 90-54 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Williams sank 9 of 11 shots from the floor, including his only 3-point attempt, and made 4 of 5...