NCAA TOURNAMENT | Murray St. Falls in First Round of NCAA Tournament

03/16/2018 06:39 PM

The Murray St. men’s basketball team’s season came to an end Friday in San Diego, Ca.

The No. 12-seeded Racers (26-6) lost to the No. 5-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers (25-10) in the NCAA Tournament’s opening round. The final score was 85-68.

The loss snapped a 13-game winning streak for Murray St.

Murray St.‘s Terrell Miller, Jr. led all players with 27 points.

Next up for West Virginia will be No. 13-seeded Marshall (25-10) on Sunday.

Andrew Chernoff

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