Murfreesboro, TN- It took awhile, about 30 game minutes to be exact, for Middle Tennessee State (3-0) to pull away from Division II opponent Mars Hill, but they eventually did on Wednesday night. The 96-82 win wasn’t pretty at times but a win is a win and history was made as this is the 500th …

Nashville, TN- Blue Raider transfer guard C.J. Jones had his signature performance in an MTSU uniform as his six three-point buckets resulted in 23 points. The sixth shot from behind the arc with only 20 seconds remaining was the most important as it gave the Blue Raiders (2-0) a lead that they never surrendered and …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a tornado warning that sent fans and media into the tunnels of Murphy Center Saturday and delayed tip-off for a little over 30 minutes, the Blue Raiders (11-20, 8-10) experienced some senior night magic against the UTEP Miners (8-21, 3-15). Head coach Nick McDevitt started all four …

Photo courtesy of JackNtheVideoBox / YouTube Well before Middle Tennessee State and Western Kentucky pinned each other as their top basketball rivals, Middle Tennessee and Tennessee Tech had a rivalry so fierce and so heated that games between them often got physical. On multiple occasions, fights broke out, including one that is now known as …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines All season long, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders were plagued by turnovers on the offensive end. As a team that was hastily put together over the off-season due to departures from coaches and key players, this Blue Raider squad struggled to find chemistry and rhythm on the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines After dropping their last two games against Rice and North Texas on the road, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (6-16, 3-6) shocked the C-USA world by dethroning the first place UAB Blazers (14-8, 6-3) by a score of 71-65 Wednesday at Murphy Center. UAB jumped out to …