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 …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Rice Owls (15-3, 6-0) entered Murphy Center on Thursday night as one of three unbeaten teams in C-USA. By the end of the night, they left Murfreesboro as the only undefeated team in the conference after they defeated Middle Tennessee (15-5, 6-1) by a score of 60-47. …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Ignited by 10 first half three-pointers, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (4-14, 1-4) knocked off the UTSA Roadrunners (10-8, 4-1) by a score of 89-86 on Thursday night at the Murphy Center to give them their first victory since Nov. 16, 2018. Reigning C-USA freshman of the …