PADUCAH, KY -- The Murray State Racers didn't have the ending to their season that they wanted as they fell to Belmont 76-75 in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship game on Saturday night.

Tyler Scanlon scored 17 points including a layup with three seconds remaining to give top-seeded Belmont a 76-75 victory over second-seeded Murray State in the championship game of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

UT Martin had five players score in double-figures as the Skyhawks blew out Murray State 88-33 in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinals in Evansville.

PADUCAH, KY -- The Murray State Racers locked up their third straight Ohio Valley Conference regular season championship with two more wins this past week.

Tevin Brown had 21 points and 10 rebounds as Murray State won its 20th consecutive home game, defeating Eastern Kentucky 74-62 on Thursday night.

PADUCAH, KY -- The Murray State Racers had a week to remember with one bone chilling loss and one heart stopping win.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Immanuel Quickley scored a career-high 26 points, including 15 of Kentucky's 17 during a decisive second-half stretch as the 10th-ranked Wildcats pushed past Florida 65-59 for their sixth consecutive victory.

PADUCAH, KY -- For the second straight game the Murray State Racers saw a double digit lead in the second half evaporate, however were able to bounce back and pick up a 59-58 win over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday.

PADUCAH, KY -- After a historic loss to Eastern Illinois on Thursday night the Murray State Racers are at a crossroads when it comes to the final two weeks of the season.

If staying on message could somehow earn you a prize, Murray State's Matt McMahon would have earned the biggest of gold stars at this point. He never publicly worries about tomorrow. Every breath is about today. That's what made his weekly news conference so surprising on Monday. McMahon act…

In late January, Murray State coach Matt McMahon ruled freshman guard Chico Carter Jr. out indefinitely due to illness.

Saturday night against Morehead State Carter Jr. made his return to the court, and did not disappoint.

With Saturday's win over Morehead State, the Racers' men's basketball team bounced back from Thursday's loss to Austin Peay to stay atop the OVC standings.

MURRAY, KY -- The Murray State Racers bounced back in a big way following Thursday nights loss at Austin Peay, as they beat down Morehead State 85-57 on Saturday afternoon.

PADUCAH, KY -- The Murray State Racers dropped their first conference game of the season on Thursday night to Belmont, but bounced back by holding off Tennessee State on Saturday night.

It's not often a team does something that hasn't been done in more than 80 years, but that's where we are with this Racer program tonight. 

PADUCAH, KY -- The Murray State Racers picked up two more wins this past week at home against Eastern Illinois and SIU Edwardsville.

Murray State head to Saturday's game with SIUE riding a ten-game winning streak after holding off Eastern Illinois 73-70 Thursday night. They got the win thanks in large part to one of the best effort plays you'll ever see from sophomore big man KJ Williams.

Murray State's Macie Gibson nailed a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime, and the Racers went eight-of-nine from the line in the extra period to rally past Eastern Illinois 92-87.

The future looks awfully bright as well. When you look at the Racers' roster, it appears built to last. Of Murray State's top-right scorers, five of them are either freshman or sophomores, which includes forward Demond Robinson.

If you walk into the CFSB Center tonight, you'll see the numbers of nine former Murray State basketball players hanging from the rafters. Saturday night, Ja Morant will take his rightful place next to those Racer legends

Check out the best plays of the week from the Murray State Racers.

PADUCAH, KY -- Kobe Bryant was someone who transcended sports. It didn't matter if you followed basketball or never watched him play a game, you knew who he was.