Ashton Hagans scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 9 Kentucky survived another close game against what should have been a lesser opponent, beating Utah Valley 82-74 on Monday night.
Considering who has played the position over the years at Murray State, whoever is playing point guard for the Racers is always going to be the most talked about person on the floor.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) _ Kyle Busch emerged from the Joe Gibbs Racing juggernaut as NASCAR's latest champion, winning his second title Sunday after two teammates were slowed by pit-road gaffes.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) _ John Bachus III threw for three touchdowns and UT Martin rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Tennessee State 28-17 on Saturday as the Skyhawks completed their Ohio Valley Conference schedule with a win.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) _ D.J. Davis and Javon Williams both had their career-high in rushing yards and Southern Illinois ran past Western Illinois 45-21 on Saturday.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) _ Shabari Davis returned a punt 36 yards for a touchdown and, trailing at halftime, Southeastern Missouri State scored three late touchdowns to defeat Eastern Illinois 26-12 on Saturday, winning at O'Brien Stadium for the first time since 2010.
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) _ JaVaughn Craigthrew two touchdown passes to DeAngelo Wilson, Prince Momodu ran for two scores and Austin Peay overwhelmed Murray State 42-7 on Saturday.
For Murray State, one of the storylines in the first ten days of the season is watching who steps in to fill the gaping holes left by the departures of Ja Morant and Shaq Buchanan in that Racer backcourt.
NASCAR and NBC Sports are set to launch a new streaming service that will include exclusive motorsports events and an extensive library of archived documentaries and films.
Rookie Ja Morant scored on a driving left-handed layup with 0.7 seconds left to give the Memphis Grizzlies 119-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.
Jordan Nwora scored 21 points, Dwayne Sutton added 14 and No. 4 Louisville shot 59% from the field to run past Indiana State 91-62 on Wednesday night.
Parker Stewart notched career highs with 32 points and 11 rebounds and UT Martin came from behind to beat Western Illinois 98-91 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Bowden scored 19 of his career-high 26 points in the second half as Tennessee rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Murray State 82-63 on Tuesday night.
Jessika Carter scored a career-high 19 points and No. 10 Mississippi State had two other players in double figures on the way to an 80-44 victory over UT Martin on Monday night.
CAPE GIRARDEAU TOWNSHIP, Mo. (AP) _ Chris Harris scored 16 points and his 3-pointer with 27 seconds left sent Southeast Missouri State past Purdue Fort Wayne 79-78 on Sunday.
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) _ Denny Hamlin saved his season by winning Sunday at ISM Raceway to advance into NASCAR's title-deciding race _ a victory that eliminated champion Joey Logano from the playoffs and gave Hamlin his first chance at winning the Cup since 2014.
CHICAGO (AP) _ Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Driskel filling in for injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, beating the Lions 20-13 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) _ Daniel Oladapo scored 23 points, Brad Brechting had a double-double, and Oakland beat Southern Illinois 61-52 in the Sunshine Slam on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, and the Tennessee Titans blocked a last-second field goal attempt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-32 to spoil the return of NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ Jordan Nwora scored 21 points to lead No. 5 Louisville, which capitalized on some streaky shooting, to a 78-55 victory in its home opener Sunday over Youngstown State.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Jarrett Guarantano threw two third-quarter touchdown passes for the lead that Tennessee's defense preserved with a late goal-line stand, helping the Volunteers rally past Kentucky 17-13 on Saturday night.
MURRAY, KY -- Tevin Brown scored 17 points to lead the Murray State Racers in their season opening 69-49 win over Southern on Saturday night.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Kentel Williams rushed for 118 yards and three touchdowns and Austin Peay breezed to a 38-24 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) _ Jarren Williams set a school record with six touchdown passes, Dee Wiggins and Mike Harley catching two apiece, and Miami clinched bowl-eligibility with a 52-27 win over Louisville on Saturday.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) _ Kare Lyles threw for four touchdowns _ two each to Landon Lenoir and Avante Cox _ and Southern Illinois put away Missouri State early in a 37-14 win on Saturday.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) _ Zion Custis ran 12 yards for a touchdown with 37 seconds left and Southeast Missouri State turned back an upset bid by Eastern Kentucky 38-31 on Saturday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) _ Kevin Anderson scored his only points of the game in the final seconds and Ryan Allen dropped in two free throws to seal Delaware's 56-54 victory over Southern Illinois in the Sunshine Slam on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Ty Storey, the son of a football coach and school administrator, has stoically answered questions from the media since his days as a high school All-American quarterback. It's how he was taught.
Heading into this season, there were a lot of questions about this year’s Murray State basketball team. Some of them, we already know the answer to, but others we are still trying to figure out.
Dillon Brooks scored 31 points, rookie Ja Morant added 26 and the Memphis Grizzlies held onto a lead to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 137-121 on Wednesday night.
Vanderbilt ended a 20-game losing streak in Jerry Stackhouse's coaching debut, and Aaron Nesmith led the way with 22 points, including a career-high seven 3-pointers in an 83-65 win over Southeast Missouri State on Wednesday night.