Murray State Basketball


Former Murray State University Racer basketball star Ja Morant is the 2019-2020 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year. 

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The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Shaq Buchanan to their G-League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle.

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OVC Player of the Year - now NBA player - Ja Morant received a warm welcome back to Murray State University on Friday.

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Former OVC Player of the Year Cameron Payne has signed a two year deal with the Toronto Raptors.

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The reigning OVC Defensive Player of the Year is headed to the NBA Summer League where he will join up with his All-American former teammate.

Ja Morant Signs Endorsement Deal With Nike

May 27, 2019
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Former Murray State basketball standout Ja Morant has signed an endorsement deal with Nike.

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The head coach of the Murray State men’s basketball team received a contract extension after making a second straight NCAA tournament appearance.

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Following a successful sophomore season in which he captured All-American and All-Conference honors, Murray State guard Ja Morant will enter the 2019 NBA Draft.

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Murray State University basketball player Ja Morant on Monday was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for the second week in a row.

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Coach Rick Byrd and his Belmont Bruins once again are the preseason favorites to win the Ohio Valley Conference, just edging out defending league champ Murray State.