2017-2018 Murray State Racers

2017-2018 Murray State Racers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
10 Tevin Brown RS-Fr G 6-5 180 Sep 23, 1998 Fairhope (AL) United States Fairhope High School
11 Shaq Buchanan Jr G 6-3 190 Jan 30, 1997 Madison (MS) United States Madison Central High School
40 Jalen Dupree So PF 6-8 235 Feb 27, 1998 Cordova (TN) United States Cordova High School
13 Devin Gilmore Fr F 6-6 200 Oct 16, 1997 Picayune (MS) United States Ridgeland High School
25 Byron Hawkins Jr G 6-1 180 Jul 2, 1995 Fort Washington (MD) United States Clinton Christian High School
35 Zach Hopewell Fr G 6-2 175 Apr 21, 1998 Owensboro (KY) United States Apollo High School
0 Terrell Miller Sr PF 6-8 245 Apr 3, 1995 Jacksonville (FL) United States Arlington Country Day School
12 Ja Morant Fr G 6-3 175 Aug 10, 1999 Dalzell (SC) United States Crestwood High School
4 Brion Sanchious Jr SF 6-8 245 Jan 21, 1997 Oakland Park (FL) United States Northeast High School
24 Anthony Smith Jr F 6-7 225 Mar 16, 1997 Suitland (MD) United States Potomac High School
2 Jonathan Stark Sr PG 6-0 180 May 23, 1995 Munford (TN) United States Munford High School
23 Jachai Taylor So G 6-7 200 May 29, 1997 Waukegan (IL) United States Waukegan High School
22 Brion Whitley Fr SG 6-4 200 Jun 7, 1998 Sarasota (FL) United States Sarasota Christian High School

Recent Murray State Racers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 28-5 (16-2) 1st (OVC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 26-6 (16-2) 1st (OVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 16-17 (8-8) 6th (OVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 17-14 (10-6) 5th (OVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 29-6 1st (OVC) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2013-2014 23-11 (13-3) 2nd (OVC) 3rd Rnd CIT Champion
2012-2013 21-10 (10-6) 4th (OVC) Runner Up N/A
2011-2012 31-2 (15-1) 1st (OVC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 24-9 (14-4) 1st (OVC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2009-2010 31-5 (17-1) 1st (OVC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 19-12 (13-5) 2nd (OVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 18-13 (13-7) 2nd (OVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 16-14 (13-7) 2nd (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 24-7 (17-3) 1st (OVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 17-11 (11-5) 2nd (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 28-6 (14-2) 2nd (OVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 17-12 (9-7) 4th (OVC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Murray State Racers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jonathan Stark NABC All-District (19) First Team
Terrell Miller NABC All-District (19) Second Team
Ja Morant NABC All-District (19) Second Team
Jonathan Stark AP All-American Honorable Mention
Jonathan Stark OVC Player of the Year
Terrell Miller All-OVC First Team
Ja Morant All-OVC First Team
Jonathan Stark All-OVC First Team
Jonathan Stark OVC Tournament MVP
Terrell Miller OVC All-Tournament Team
Ja Morant OVC All-Tournament Team
Jonathan Stark OVC All-Tournament Team
Ja Morant OVC All-Newcomer Team
Jonathan Stark OVC Player of the Week (Jan 8, 2018)
Jonathan Stark OVC Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2018)
Jonathan Stark OVC Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2017)
Jonathan Stark OVC Player of the Week (Feb 26, 2018)
Ja Morant OVC Freshman of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)
Ja Morant OVC Freshman of the Week (Jan 2, 2018)
Ja Morant OVC Freshman of the Week (Dec 26, 2017)
Ja Morant OVC Freshman of the Week (Feb 26, 2018)

2017-2018 Murray State Racers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Stark J. Morant S. Buchanan T. Miller J. Dupree
Rotation B. Hawkins   B. Sanchious    
Rotation     A. Smith    
Lim PT Z. Hopewell B. Whitley J. Taylor    
Lim PT     D. Gilmore    

2017-2018 Murray State Racers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jonathan Stark 32 36.4 21.4 2.7 3.9 1.3 0.2 2.4
Terrell Miller 32 30.6 15.1 8.6 1.6 0.8 0.5 1.8
Ja Morant 32 34.0 12.7 6.5 6.3 0.9 0.4 2.5
Shaq Buchanan 32 27.4 9.1 3.9 1.1 1.6 0.4 1.3
Byron Hawkins 30 18.7 7.2 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.0 0.8
Jalen Dupree 30 17.4 5.7 4.4 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.8
Anthony Smith 32 14.5 3.6 3.5 0.3 0.6 0.6 1.2
Brion Sanchious 32 17.3 2.9 2.8 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.7
Brion Whitley 15 3.1 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2
Jachai Taylor 16 5.4 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Zach Hopewell 13 2.1 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Devin Gilmore 13 2.3 0.8 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

2017-2018 Murray State Racers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Matt McMahon Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Murray State, 2011 to 2015)
Shane Nichols Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Hofstra, 2013 to 2015)
Tim Kaine Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Georgia Southern, 2014 to 2015)
Casey Long Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (VCU, 2016 to 2017)
Allen Ward Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Jewuan Long Graduate Manager 2014-2015 N/A
Eric Frederick Head Athletic Trainer 2015-2016 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Murray State, 1993 to 2015)