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Murray State

Posted on: January 24, 2012 1:56 pm
I am a avid Murray State fan and love their ranking but to be a down to earth person they are the smallest top 10 or 15 pending on the poll team in the country. Aska needs to be healthy for a deep run into the tourney and if not they will be a sweet sixteen team then. Cannon is a future NBA prospect and its not unheard of Murray State to have pros either. Popeye Jones led the NBA in rebounds a few times during his playing days and he is a Murray State product. There are others who went to Europe and have scoring records and other accolades there. I would take the 89 Murray team over this one because that team would dominate the paint over this Murray team. The only thing helping Murray hype this year is that their is an ESPN 3 and U unlike in the 80s and early 90s. If you also want to see about former Murray coaches look at Cincinnati and Texas A&M. Murray overall is a great program with a rich history but it is such a small team in a even smaller conference. Murray state's head coach this year is a first time head coach and yet he has yet to lose a game and got a Top PG to come to Murray State. The coach transition this time around went alot smoother than with Cronin leaving and taking some of the best players with him or them transefering out. Kennedy was a great coach and the only reason he left Murray was because he went back to A&M because it was his first school to give him a shot and he is an alum

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