EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 29 points that included a 3-point play with eight seconds left to give Murray State a 76-74 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night in an Ohio...
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant had 27 points and 13 assists as Murray State won its ninth consecutive game, beating Austin Peay 94-83 on Saturday night.
Morant carries Murray St. over Morehead St. 71-52
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant registered a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Murray State to a 71-52 win over Morehead State on Thursday night, the Racers' eighth...
Morant carries Murray St. past SE Missouri St. 103-67
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant had 23 points and 12 assists as Murray State stretched its winning streak to seven games, romping past Southeast Missouri State 103-67 on Saturday night.
Morant scores 30 to lead Murray St. over UT-Martin 85-75
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant had 30 points as Murray State topped UT Martin 85-75 on Thursday night.
Morant hit 9 of 11 from the free throw line. He added nine assists.
Morant lifts Murray St. past E. Kentucky 102-70
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant had 25 points and 14 assists as Murray State easily beat Eastern Kentucky 102-70 on Saturday night.
Morant also committed nine turnovers.
Shaq Buchanan had 16 points for Murray State (21-4, 12-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Darnell Cowart added 14 points. Tevin Brown had 14 points for the visitors.
Murray State is undefeated (4-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.
Morant scores 32 to lead Murray St. over Austin Peay 73-71
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 32 points as Murray State narrowly beat Austin Peay 73-71 on Thursday night.
Austin Peay's Steve Harris scored on a buzzer-beating putback that would have sent the game to overtime, but had it waived off after official review.
Morant hit 11 of 13 free throws. He added seven assists and six rebounds.
Murray State rolls to 86-55 win over SIU-Edwardsville
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 20 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as Murray State rolled to an 86-55 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday night.
Morant was 7 of 15 from the field and had five rebounds and six assists for the Racers (19-4, 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference). KJ Williams added 16 points and four rebounds, Tevin Brown and Devin Gilmore had 12 points apiece and Darnell Cowart had 10 points and led the team with 11 rebounds.
Cowart, Morant score 23 apiece; Murray State beats EIU 86-75
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Darnell Cowart and Ja Morant each scored 23 points as Murray State rallied to beat Eastern Illinois 86-75 on Thursday night.
Morant scores 40, Murray State rolls past SIU-Edwardsville
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ja Morant had a career-high 40 points to go with 11 assists and five steals as Murray State beat SIU-Edwardsville 82-72 on Saturday night.
Morant is the first Division I player in the last 20 seasons to go for at least 40 points, 10 assists and five steals. He is also made all 21 of his free throws, the first player in the last 20 years to go 21-for-21 or better.
Morant has 34 points, 10 assists; Murray St. beats EKU 97-85
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant had 34 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds to lead Murray State to a 97-85 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night.
Murray State (11-2, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference) stretched its home winning streak to 18 games, and has beaten Eastern Kentucky (7-8, 0-2) in 18 straight.
Shaq Buchanan, Tevin Brown and Darnell Cowart added 16 points apiece for the Racers. KJ Williams chipped in 13 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.
Cowart scores 20 off bench, Murray St. wins OVC opener 90-69
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Darnell Cowart scored 20 points off the bench and grabbed nine rebounds, leading four into double-figure scoring and Murray State topped Morehead State 90-69 to kick off defense of its Ohio Valley Conference championship Thursday night.
Morant leads Murray State past NAIA Bethel 110-82
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 23 points and dished out 13 assists as Murray State beat Bethel University of the NAIA 110-82 on Saturday night.
Morant was 8 of 14 from the field for the Racers (9-2). Tevin Brown added 18 points and five assists, KJ Williams had 16 points and five rebounds and Darnell Cowart and Jaiveon Eaves had 12 points apiece.