Murray State Earns Trip to CIT Championship


By WSIL Sports

MURRAY, KY -- The Murray State Racers took control of their semifinal matchup with Pacific late in the first half and never let up off the gas after that, cruising to a 98-75 win.

The Racers will now host Yale Thursday night for the Tournament championship.

Murray used a 9-0 run to take a 49-38 lead at the half, then blew it wide open with 15-4 spurt to open the second half.

Cameron Payne led the four in double figures with 21 for the Racers.  Jarvis Williams and TJ Sapp added 18 each, with Jeffery Moss chipping in 15.

Thursday night's championship game will tip off at 6:00 at the CFSB Center.

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