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The 24th season of Murray St Basketball
Overall: 13-12 Home: 8-3 Road: 5-7 Neutral: 0-2 Conference: 3-9 (6th)
DateOpponentW/LScoreLocationNotes
12-3Kentucky WesleyanW
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Box Score
Murray St vs Kentucky Wesleyan 
Dec 3, 1948 at Murray, Ky 

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VISITORS: Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers
## Player Name            FG FT PF  TP  
   Wheeler............. f  2  0  0   4
   Cassell............. f  6  1  1  13
   Snedegar............ c  4  1  1   9
   Le Forge............ g  3  0  5   6
   Woods............... g  4  4  5  12
   Magan............... g  0  0  1   0
   Curtis.............. g  1  0  0   2
   Christopher......... c  1  1  4   3
   Totals..............   21  7 17  49 


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HOME TEAM: Murray State Thoroughbreds
## Player Name            FG FT PF  TP
   Herrold............. f  0  0  0   0
   Snow................ f  1  0  1   2
   Dewees.............. c  3  3  0   9
   Stephenson.......... g  4  1  1   9
   Frank............... f  1  2  0   4
   Cavender............ g  4  0  2   8
   Alexander........... f  2  4  2   8
   Loughary............ g  2  0  2   4
   Purcell............. g  4  2  2  10 
   Totals..............   21 14 10  56


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Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Kentucky Wesleyan.............   27   22   49
Murray State..................   28   28   56

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Murray Tops Wesleyan

Murray, Ky., Dec. 3 (AP) Murray State College's Thoroughbreds opened their basketball season here tonight by edging Kentucky Wesleyan 56-49. The Wesleyan Panthers from Winchester grabbed an early lead but two minutes before the first half ended Murray forged ahead 28-27. Forward Rex Alexander sank two goals to put Murray in front. The lead changed hands frequently in the second half. Little Bennie Purcell, 150-pound Murray guard, led the Thoroughbreds with 10 points. Forward Glenn Cassell of Wesleyan was high-point man of the game with 13. From the Louisville Courier-Journal 4 Dec 1948 pg 12

MurrayBennie Purcell's first game.
12-4Austin Peay StateW66-49Clarksville, TN
12-8Southeast Missouri StateW55-51Cape Girardeau, MO
12-10Middle Tennessee StateW68-50Murray
12-11Tennessee TechW75-58Cookeville, TN
12-16Austin Peay StateW60-52Murray
12-17Delta StateW65-33Murray
12-29Connecticut TeachersL53-56Terre Haute, INMid-West Tournament
1-5Middle Tennessee StateW43-38Murfreesboro, TN
1-8Eastern Kentucky*L42-65MurrayAs Tennessee Tech was not admitted to the OVC until Dec 12, 1948 this is the first official OVC game for Murray.
1-11Evansville*W56-54Murray
1-13Tennessee Tech*W67-53Murray
1-15Eastern Kentucky*L40-43Richmond, KY
1-17Marshall*L78-82Huntington, WV
1-18Morehead State*L54-70Morehead, KY
1-22Morehead State*W86-59Murray
1-25Southeast Missouri StateW68-55Cape Girardeau, MO
1-28Louisville*L63-83Louisville, KY
2-2Memphis StateW56-52Murray
2-5Western Kentucky*L47-61Bowling Green, KY
2-8Louisville*L59-66Murray
2-10Evansville*L51-68Evansville, IN
2-14Western Kentucky*L54-73Murray
2-16Memphis StateL60-62Memphis, TN
2-23Eastern KentuckyL41-73Louisville, KYOVC Tournament
First season of OVC OVC Tournament: Quarterfinals

Roster and Stats

NameG - GSMinFGMFGAFG%3PA3PM3P%FTAFTMFT%ORDBRebPFAsTOBlStPtsPPG
Charles Snow25 - 00 6900 0139103 0.741000 85000 02419.6
Don Stephenson25 - 00 6500 08456 0.667000 66000 01867.4
Harold Loughary25 - 00 6300 08244 0.537000 77000 01706.8
Bennie Purcell25 - 00 5300 04831 0.689000 39000 01375.3
Zadia Herrold24 - 00 10700 08054 0.675000 44000 026811.2
Rex Alexander23 - 00 4200 04926 0.531000 46000 01104.8
Jim Frank23 - 00 2800 03423 0.676000 22000 0793.4
David Davis22 - 00 4100 05325 0.472000 43000 01074.9
Clifton Cavender14 - 00 2100 0207 0.350000 14000 0493.5
Melvin Deweese13 - 00 1300 01911 0.579000 19000 0372.8
Charles McKee13 - 00 1300 01510 0.667000 19000 0362.8
Gene Dick10 - 00 700 043 0.750000 10000 0171.4
Charles Lampley9 - 00 500 050 0.000000 5000 0101.1
Percy Clippard7 - 00 200 021 0.500000 5000 050.7
Louis Myers6 - 00 300 075 0.714000 2000 0111.8
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