Murray State Racers fall to West Virginia in first round of NCAA Tournament

Murray State Racers fall to West Virginia in first round of NCAA Tournament
Seventh seed Murray State played eighth seed Eastern Ilinois in the opening round of Ohio Valley Tournament on Tuesday, May 22. (Source: Murray State University)

MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - Murray State lost to favored West Virginia 85-68 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 16.

The Racers trailed 38-29 at halftime and were never able to overcome the fifth-seeded Mountaineers.

Murray State was led by Terrell Miller, Jr. with 27 points which included 8 for 11 shooting from the field.

Jevon Carter led West Virginia with 21 points.

The Mountaineers will play Marshall in the round of 32.

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