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  1. Frank Kaminsky, Jahlil Okafor among ten semifinalists for Naismith AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Wednesday afternoon the Atlanta Tipoff Club revealed the ten semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy , which is annually given to the best player in college basketball as voted upon by their selection committee. Among the ten players on the list are Wisconsin senior forward Frank Kaminsky and Duke freshman center Jahlil Okafor, who are seen by many as the favorites to win national Player of the Year honors.


  2. Potential Cinderellas you want to win their automatic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Conference tournament play kicked off on Tuesday, and over the course of the next two weeks, we'll see each and every league in the country hand out their automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. And yes, that includes the Ivy League, who will have a de-facto title game on Friday night when Yale squares off with Harvard.


  3. 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament PreviewRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    The Ohio Valley Conference Tournament gets underway Wednesday as the top eight finishers in the regular season converge on Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. The last team standing following the March 7 championship game will be crowned the winner of the bracket, and will advance to the NCAA Tournament via the league's automatic bid.


  4. Several Heartland OVC players earn top honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    After leading Murray State to just the fifth undefeated Conference season in Ohio Valley Conference history, Murray State sophomore point guard Cameron Payne was named 2014-15 OVC Player of the Year while his coach Steve Prohm took home OVC Coach of the Year honors in voting by league head coaches and sports information directors. In additional voting Eastern Kentucky senior guard Corey Walden repeated as OVC Defensive Player of the Year while Eastern Illinois guard Cornell Johnston was named OVC Freshman of the Year.


  5. Ohio Valley Tournament Preview and Postseason AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MSNBC

    After rolling through the Ohio Valley Conference unscathed, the Murray State Racers enter the conference tournament as the heavy favorite. Led by Player of the Year Cameron Payne, Murray State enters the month of March as one of the most dangerous teams in the country, having won 24 consecutive games.


  6. Murray State's Payne, Prohm named OVC player, coach of yearRead the original story

    Tuesday | USA Today

    Murray State's Payne, Prohm named OVC player, coach of year Check out this story on NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Guard Cameron Payne of Murray State has been named the Ohio Valley Conference player of the year, and Steve Prohm is the league's coach of the year after leading the Racers to a perfect season and a Top 25 ranking.


  7. Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Greenwich Citizen

    Wichita State forward Darius Carter shoots over Northern Iowa forward Seth Tuttle during the second half of their college basketball game at Koch Arena in Wichita, Kan., on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Wichita State went on to win 74-60 to win their second straight Missouri Valley Conference title.


  8. The Poll AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Sports

    Associated Press poll: I understand that Kansas lacks a star and doesn't seem as physically overwhelming as Kansas has seemed in recent years. Like, I totally get it.


  9. UTM splits with Murray; Skyhawk women unbeaten inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Jackson Sun

    UTM splits with Murray; Skyhawk women unbeaten in OVC UTM women unbeaten in OVC Check out this story on The Skyhawks pulled away for an 87-74 win over Murray State Saturday night to complete an unbeaten season in Ohio Valley Conference play, a task that would have seemed unlikely if not crazy at the start of the year with Jasmine Newsome and Heather Butler gone. "I'm glad I don't bet," UTM coach Kevin McMillan said.


  10. Murray State beats UT-Martin 73-67, extends win streak to 24Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Washington Times

    Sophomore Cameron Payne scored 31 points with eight rebounds and six assists as Murray State rallied in the second half to defeat Tennessee-Martin 73-67 on Saturday night, pushing its conference-record win streak to 24 in a row. Murray State had already clinched top seed at the OVC tournament in Nashville next week, but was trailing UT-Martin 34-31 at halftime.


  11. Murray State beats Eastern Illinois 65-57Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Washington Times

    Cameron Payne had 22 points and Murray State fought off a late push from Eastern Illinois to remain undefeated in conference play with a 65-57 victory on Thursday. The Racers scored the first 12 points and led 20-5 before EIU countered with a 16-5 run to get within 25-21.


  12. Racer coach eyes 100th winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KFVS12

    Murray State basketball coach Steve Prohm looks for his 100th career win Thursday night. The red hot Racers are just two wins away from a perfect Ohio Valley Conference season.


  13. Four Corners: Mid-majors who can make NCAA tournament noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ESPN

    CBB Live Extra: Matt Schick and Cory Alexander explain why both Wichita State and Northern Iowa could make deep runs in the NCAA tournament this season. With Selection Sunday just three weeks away, it seems a fine time to start learning about the teams that will ultimately captivate everyone next month: the mid-majors*.


  14. Murray State cruises against Austin Peay, 89-54Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Washington Times

    Cameron Payne scored 22 points off the bench and added eight assists and three steals to help lead Murray State to an 89-54 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday. Jonathan Fairell and Jeffery Moss each finished with 13 points for Murray State , with Fairell adding eight rebounds.


  15. Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball falls to Murray State RacersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Clarksville Online

    Cameron Payne missed his first five shots of the first half against Austin Peay State University but once the odds-on favorite to capture the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year found the range, the Govs had no answer. Payne connected on five straight field goals to end the half, including a quartet of three pointers, to lift Murray State to an 89-54 decision, Saturday afternoon, in OVC men's basketball action played at the CFSB Center.


  16. APSU Governors Basketball take on rival Murray State Racers Saturday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Clarksville Online

    After a week of battling uncertain winter weather, Austin Peay State University men's basketball team will return to action 1:00pm, Saturday, to face Murray State in an Ohio Valley Conference contest to be televised by the CBS Sports Network from the CFSB Center. After a week off-their Tuesday game at Eastern Kentucky was postponed to this coming Monday, the Governors come into the contest amidst a six-game losing streak.


  17. Top five mid-majors with Cinderella potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | USA Today

    Starting Five: Mid-majors with Cinderella potential USA TODAY Sports' weekly look at superlatives on the college basketball landscape. Check out this story on Green Bay Phoenix head coach Brian Wardle reacts during the second half against Miami Hurricanes at BankUnited Center.


  18. Murray State clinches OVC with 94-92 OT win over SE MissouriRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Washington Times

    T.J. Sapp made three free throws to force overtime and Murray State rallied Saturday night to beat Southeast Missouri 94-92, winning its 21st in a row and the Ohio Valley Conference title. Jarekious Bradley split a pair of free throws to give Southeast Missouri an 85-82 lead with 7.9 seconds remaining in regulation.


  19. Murray State trounces SIU-Edwardsville 78-46Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Washington Times

    Cameron Payne scored 20 points and had six assists Thursday night and Murray State beat SIU-Edwardsville 78-46 to remain undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play. Jeffrey Moss scored 16 points, Jonathan Fairell added 10 and grabbed 10 rebounds, and T.J. Sapp had 10 boards and five assists for the Racers , who scored 29 field goals on 20 assists.


  20. Walter Powell: 2014 and BeyondRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Gang Green Nation

    The Jets claimed Walter Powell , an sixth round rookie from Murray State, off waivers from Arizona before the start of the 2014 season. Powell made a minimal contribution to the Jets in 2014.