The 55-game slate begins on February 14 as the Racers travel to Southern Mississippi for a three-game series. The Golden Eagles are perennial power in Conference-USA and are coming off their fourth straight trip to the NCAA Tournament.
The Racers welcome Western Kentucky to Reagan Field for the home opener on February 18 before hosting the Peacocks of Saint Peter’s for a four-game set beginning February 21. Murray State remains home the following week for one game against local rival Southern Illinois and three games against Bowling Green as the calendar flips to March.
On March 4, the Racers will play their first-ever game at Proud Park against Kentucky. It is also the first time MSU will play in Lexington since playing in seven straight seasons from 2010-17 and the first time playing the Wildcats since playing in Paducah in 2018 after a one-year hiatus between the two schools last season.
Murray State will open up OVC play on the road with a three-game series at Austin Peay starting April 6. After a game at North Alabama on March 10, the Racers will play their conference home-opening series against Eastern Illinois from March 13-15.
The Racers will hit the road the following weekend to take on defending OVC champion Jacksonville State before returning home for one game against Saint Louis on March 24. The Racers hit the road once more March 27-29 for their OVC bye weekend when they take on 2019 NCAA Tournament participant Indiana State.
Back home on April 1, the Racers will battle Middle Tennessee before hosting Tennessee Tech for three games beginning April 3. MSU will hit the road April 7 for a return trip to Southern Illinois before playing three games at Southeast Missouri on Easter Weekend. Another return trip, this time to Saint Louis on April 15 wraps up the five-game road swing.
From April 17 to 19, the Racers will host Belmont and will follow that with one game against North Alabama at Reagan Field on the 22nd. After three games at Eastern Kentucky beginning on April 24, MSU returns home for five straight beginning with one game against Alabama A&M, followed by three against Morehead State and a single game against Evansville on May 5.
The Racers hit the road for the final time in OVC play from May 8-10 when they travel to UT Martin to take on the Skyhawks. After their final road game of the year at Evansville on May 12, Murray State will conclude the regular season with three games at Reagan Field against SIU Edwardsville on May 14-16.
The top eight teams in the OVC will once again meet at Rent One Park in Marion, Illinois for the 2020 OVC Tournament beginning on May 19.