Murray St. Rumors & News

  • Murray State transfer Damarcus Croaker to be eligible immediately

    College Basketball Talk "Murray State received a bit of good news on Tuesday afternoon, as the NCAA approved a waiver for Texas transfer Damarcus Croaker to be eligible immediately. Croaker played limited minutes for Texas for three semesters before transferring to become a part of the Racer program last December. He..." July 22

  • Murray State expected to hire former assistant Matt McMahon

    CBS Sports "Murray State is moving fast to replace Steve Prohm and could have a new coach in place within the next 24 hours, multiple sources told on Tuesday. Former assistant Matt McMahon and current assistant William Small both spent Tuesday interviewing, according to sources. The same..." June 09

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    Gary Parrish @GaryParrishCBS

    Murray State’s Steve Prohm has reached an agreement to become Iowa State’s next head coach, a source told @CBSSports. Story coming.

  • Murray State's Steve Prohm to replace Fred Hoiberg as Iowa State coach

    ESPN "The Iowa State Cyclones have hired Murray State coach Steve Prohm to replace Fred Hoiberg, it was announced Monday. Prohm, 40, was 104-29 in four seasons since taking over at Murray State. He led the Racers to the NCAA tournament in his first season and was undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference..." June 08

  • Sources: Murray State guard Cameron Payne leaning toward entering draft

    Yahoo! Sports "Murray State sophomore guard Cameron Payne is leaning toward entering the 2015 NBA draft, sources told Yahoo Sports. Although Payne has yet to formalize his decision, indications are strong that he’s played his final game in college, sources said. Payne, 20, and his family are hosting..." April 01

  • Steve Prohm agrees to an extension with Murray State

    College Basketball Talk "Murray State head coach Steve Prohm is one of the first names that pops up anytime a major job comes open. He’s been linked to the Alabama opening, where he is an alum, as well as the Tennessee job this month alone. But Prohm isn’t ready to leave Murray, as the school announced that he has..." March 27

  • Murray State exposes painful flaw in NCAA tournament selection process

    Fox Sports "What might go down as the most exciting game of all the 2015 conference tournaments – not to mention the result with the most unfair of consequences, and the reason I’m writing this column – happened this past weekend in Nashville in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. With 3.2 seconds left,..." March 12

  • Sophomore PG Cameron Payne takes home Ohio Valley POY honors

    CBS Sports "Murray State sophomore point guard Cameron Payne was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Payne helped the No. 25 Racers (26-4, 16-0) to just the fifth undefeated conference season in OVC history. He became the first sophomore to be named OVC..." March 03

  • JayQuan McCloud to UW-Milwaukee

    Prep Hoops Illinois "Former North Chicago standout JayQuan McCloud was one of the prize mid-season transfers in the Midwest after the freshman decided to leave Murray State in November. Saturday morning McCloud informed PrepHoopsIllinois of his decision between UW-Milwaukee, DePaul, and UIC. "UW-Milwaukee it is..." December 29

  • Damarcus Croaker transferring to Murray State

    Austin American-Statesman "Former Texas guard Damarcus Croaker announced Monday he is transferring to Murray State, a school known for taking in mid-year transfers. Croker told the American-Statesman last Tuesday that he was leaving the Longhorns because of a lack of playing time and a desire to be closer to his son in..." December 23

  • Murray State's McCloud leaving Racer basketball program

    WPSD Local 6 "Murray State basketball coach Steve Prohm says freshman guard JayQuan McCloud has decided to leave the Racer program. Prohm said McCloud is homesick and wants to move closer to home. McCloud averaged 17.4 points per game as a senior at North Chicago Community High School in Illinois. Prohm..." October 16

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08