Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After defeating the Florida International Panthers (14-18, 8-11) on Wednesday by a score of 69-68, the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (15-17, 8-11) will advance to play Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) in the Conference USA quarterfinals tonight at 6 p.m. The Golden Eagles survived a 30-point effort from FIU’s …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Seniors Nick King and Giddy Potts were each named to a Conference USA All-Conference Team on Monday, while sophomore point guard Tyrik Dixon was named to the All-Defensive Team. King racks up postseason accolades King was named to the C-USA First Team, along with Marshall’s Jon Elmore, …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A game that was supposed to be remembered as the last home game for four Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) seniors will go down as a crushing upset, as they were defeated by the Marshall Thundering Herd (21-10, 12-6) for the second time this season by a score …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines In college athletics, second or third chances are hard to come by. When a player arrives at the last stop of their collegiate career, it can either make them or break them. For Middle Tennessee forward Nick King, his last stop has turned out to be his most …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (18-10, 10-6) team secured the fourth overall seed in the upcoming Conference USA tournament after defeating the Old Dominion Monarchs (8-22, 6-10) by score of 65-47. It was a dominant showing for Middle, as they held the lead for the entirety of …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines In front of a raucous Murphy Center crowd, the 24th-ranked Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-5, 16-1) accomplished something that they’ve been trying to do for years. With their 82-64 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (22-8, 14-3), the Blue Raiders won the Conference USA regular season title and …