Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines It is no secret in the game of basketball that the point guard is arguably the most important position on the floor. If you take a look at any successful basketball team, they all have one thing in common: great point guard play. The point guard is …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee’s basketball honors continued Wednesday morning as junior forward Alex Johnson was selected to the 2017-18 Preseason All-Conference USA Basketball team. The Murfreesboro native made huge contributions the Blue Raiders last season, and she is expected to do the same this season. She averaged 20.2 points per …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines There is a saying that goes: “everything is bigger in Texas.” This weekend, that is the case for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) as they travel to the state of Texas for two big conference games. On Friday night, they will take on the first-place …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) played host to the Marshall University Thundering Herd (4-8-1, 2-3-1) on Sunday in spite of a torrential downpour. Unable to capitalize on plenty of chances, the Blue Raiders fell in overtime by a final score of 2-1. The Thundering Herd …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines This weekend, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 2-1) headed down to Florida for their first two conference road matches of the year. On Friday, they took on the Florida Atlantic University Owls (6-5-1, 1-2) where they came away with their conference win of the season. They followed …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines This Middle Tennessee Blue Raider soccer team (3-5, 0-1) can easily be summed up as very young and inexperienced. During the early part of this season, the Blue Raiders have struggled to get any momentum going. Up to this point, this season has not been very successful, …