Murray State Racers basketball

Murray State Racers basketball history

Murray State University (Murray, KY)
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Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)

Current head coach: Steve Prohm (2011-15, 2022-)

  • Asst: Cole Christian (2022-)
  • Asst: Antwon Jackson (2022-)
  • Asst: Jonathan Mattox (2022-)
  • Asst. to the HC: Marcus Brown (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  18  (1964, 1969, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2018, 2019, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  5-18
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  8  (1980, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1994, 1996, 2011, 2015)
  • NIT Overall Record:  4-8
  • CIT Championships:  1  (2014)
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2014)
  • CIT Overall Record:  5-0
  • NAIA National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1941, 1952)
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  7  (1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1950, 1952)
  • NAIA Tournament Final Four:  4  (1938, 1941, 1943, 1952)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  16-8

Conference Titles (Ohio Valley, Missouri Valley):

Award Winners:




Murray State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Steve Prohm 2011-15, 22-Pres 104-29 4 1 0
Matt McMahon 2015-22 154-67 4 3 0
Billy Kennedy 2006-11 107-53 2 1 0
Mick Cronin 2003-06 69-24 1 2 0
Tevester Anderson 1998-2003 103-52 2 2 0
Mark Gottfried 1995-98 69-23 3 2 0
Scott Edgar 1991-95 79-40 3 2 0
Steve Newton 1985-91 116-65 4 3 0
Ron Greene 1978-85 119-78 3 0 0
Fred Overton 1974-78 44-59 0 0 0
Cal Luther 1958-74 241-154 3 2 0
Rex Alexander 1954-58 45-54 0 0 0
Harlan Hodges 1948-54 105-65 1 0 0
John Miller 1942-48 74-60 0 0 0
Rice Mountjoy 1941-42 18-4 0 0 0
Carlisle Cutchin 1925-41 256-91 0 0 0

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.