MURFREESBORO – There is still plenty of basketball left to be played at Murphy Center. Just as Kermit Davis’ squad accepted a postseason bid to the CIT on Sunday, Rick Insell’s team quickly followed suit Monday, accepting a bid to the WNIT. Middle Tennessee (21-9) will play host to Ball State (17-13) at 7 p.m. …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Despite Perrin Buford’s career-high 29 points, Middle Tennessee (15-14, 8-8 C-USA) fell to Alabama-Birmingham (16-13, 12-4 C-USA) in triple overtime, 100-95. The Blazers controlled the majority of the first half on the back of freshman Chris Cokley’s eight points. The scoring was relatively even for the Blue Raiders. Junior Darnell Harris chipped …

MURFREESBORO – Sitting at .500 on the season, Kermit Davis’s Blue Raiders have put together an up-and-down season. At 13-13, Middle Tennessee has dropped five of their last six games. With five games left until conference tournament play begins, the Blue Raiders will look to tighten up in a few areas. Here is a look at …

Giddy. A nickname that one Blue Raider has known since birth. “The doctor told my mom I was very ‘giddy’ when I was born. My aunt said, ‘That’s what we should call him.,” he said. Born Nathanial Potts, Giddy grew up as one of five children in Athens, Alabama raised by a single mother. Potts …

The first Wednesday of February marks National Signing Day for college football. Middle Tennessee currently has 24 commits for the 2015 season, which includes cornerback Dontavious Heard and running back I’Tavius Mathers. Heard was originally scheduled to be an early enrollee, but did not qualify academically. Heard will look to enroll for the summer semester. …

Junior College was a pool of wealth for Middle Tennessee recruiting in 2014, as seven of the nine JUCO members managed to break into the two-deep rotation. The linebackers were the most prominent and vital group for the class, as three of the front seven defenders entered the season and contributed from the very beginning. “When you …