Middle Tennessee (8-7, 1-1 C-USA) played solid on all fronts Thursday night in Murphy Center, capturing their first conference win on the season 65-52 over Florida International (8-7, 1-1 C-USA). The Blue Raiders were on their game from the opening tip, relinquishing the lead only once on the night, and they did not trail from …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (8-4) fought off a scrappy Florida International University (3-10) team Thursday evening 75-60, earning their second straight conference win to open Conference USA play. FIU opened the game with the lead, but the Blue Raiders had the advantage by the under-16 media timeout and did not relinquish the lead for …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (7-4) came away with a hard fought victory in Birmingham Sunday, wining 76-68 over University of Alabama-Birmingham (6-6). The two pillars of strength for the Blue Raiders showed again why they have been so reliable to this point of the season. Sophomore Olivia Jones and Senior Cheyenne Parker both had strong …

Shooting woes were the downfall for Middle Tennessee’s men’s basketball (7-7) Sunday as they fell in the Conference USA opener 54-49 to University of Alabama-Birmingham (5-9). The Blue Raiders were cold from the field for both halves Sunday afternoon and couldn’t rally to win in front of the home crowd at Murphy Center. Middle Tennessee …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (6-4) had another strong performance Sunday afternoon in Cookeville, their last contest of the non-conference schedule, shooting the lights out in a 98-76 victory over in-state rival Tennessee Tech (3-10). The Blue Raiders were dominant in all categories of the game on Sunday, controlling the pace for both halves. The first …

Middle Tennessee (7-5) rode their strong first half performance Sunday afternoon to a solid 65-47 win over Tennessee State (2-10). The Blue Raiders started strong on Sunday, getting out to an 18-0 lead before the first Tiger points were scored by Zackary Lee. Middle was hot right out of the gate, making their first four …