College Basketball

Southeast Missouri makes 14 3s, beats Quincy 102-66

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Freshman Alex Caldwell made five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to lead six in double-figure scoring as Southeast Missouri State rolled to a 102-66 victory over Division II Quincy on Monday night for its…

Racers have big expectations for Cowart

In their season opening win over Wright State, eleven Murray State players entered the game, each making their own impact. One of those players was junior forward Darnell Cowart. Cowart was the…

11/11 Racer Rewind

The Murray State Racers pick up a big season opening win by beating Wright State 73-54 on Saturday. For the best plays from their season opener, here is a NEW LOOK Racer…

Hollingsworth scores 22, West. Kentucky tops UT Martin 86-71

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Taveion Hollingsworth had 22 points, seven rebounds with three steals as Western Kentucky ran away from Tennessee-Martin early to take an 86-71 victory on Saturday night. Western Kentucky (1-1), which dropped its season opener to…

Bradley beats SE Missouri State 68-57

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye scored 22 points and pulled in five rebounds and Bradley beat Southeast Missouri State 68-57 on Saturday. Lautier-Ogunleye was 13 of 15 from the foul line for the Braves (2-0). Darrell Brown added 15…

No. 2 Kentucky rallies past Southern Illinois for 71-59 win

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Keldon Johnson and Immanuel Quickley each scored 15 points, Nick Richards grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 2 Kentucky rallied in the second half to beat Southern Illinois 71-59 on Friday night. The Wildcats (1-1)…

Louisville escapes Nicholls State 85-72 in Mack's debut

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Steven Enoch had 15 points including several key free throws down the stretch, Darius Perry added 14 points and Louisville held off Nicholls State 85-72 on Thursday night to win Chris Mack's debut as Cardinals coach.…

Murray State women rout Evansville in opener

The Murray State women’s basketball team got its 2018-19 season off to a rocking start with an 81-53 win over Evansville Thursday night at the CFSB Center in Murray, Kentucky. The win was the first in a season opener against…

No. 6 Tennessee breezes past Lenoir-Rhyne 86-41 in opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jordan Bone scored 18 points and Kyle Alexander added 16 as No. 6 Tennessee opened the season with an 86-41 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on Tuesday night. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes lettered for three seasons at Lenoir-Rhyne.…

Coach John Calipari's son Brad plans to redshirt this season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky says junior guard Brad Calipari will redshirt this season. The 6-foot, 179-pound Calipari, son of Wildcats coach John Calipari, will practice and travel with the team and have two seasons of eligibility remaining. He has…

Wildcats ready for season opener against Duke

It's a contradiction, but a willful one. And though John Calipari has repeated it many times in similar situations, it holds true once again this week. "If you win it's huge. If you lose you just put it in the rearview mirror,…

Murray State basketball preview special: "Racing to March"

In case you missed it Sunday morning, here is our Murray State basketball preview special, "Racing to March." This 30-minute special will look back at Murray State's 16th trip to the NCAA Tournament, and look ahead to the 2018-19 season.…

MSU Special: Racing to March

On Sunday, November 4, we will be hosting a half-hour special on Murray State University Basketball called Racing to March.

Murray State women run past Lindsey Wilson in exhibition

The Murray State women’s basketball team looked solid in their lone exhibition, as they had little trouble with NAIA Lindsey Wilson, defeating the Blue Raiders, 72-51, Thursday night at the CFSB Center in Murray, Kentucky. Lindsey Wilson was very game…

UT Martin wins going away in exhibition

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin men’s basketball team displayed a high-powered offense this evening against St. Louis College of Pharmacy, breezing through a 113-47 victory in its only exhibition of the 2018-19 season. Kevin Little paced…

Louisville edges Bellarmine 71-60 in exhibition

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The University of Louisville men's basketball team downed Bellarmine 71-60 in their first exhibition of 2018-19. The Cardinals held the Knights to 35 percent shooting and scored 24 points off turnovers. Junior V.J. King led UofL in scoring, putting up…