Actor and author Hill Harper spoke in the Student Union Ballroom Wednesday night as MTSU’s Black History Month keynote speaker. Harper, who starred in CBS’s CSI: NY and USA Network’s Covert Affairs, came off as charismatic, smart, funny and extremely wise. His message was potent and deep, yet light with some well-timed humor and crowd involvement. …

The Blue Raider women’s team came up short on Thursday night, losing a 58-51 contest against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Razorbacks (3-0) hit the ground running in the first half, going on a 9-0 run. During that run MTSU struggled offensively, going 0-of-6 from the field. Sophomore guard Olivia Jones scored MTSU’s first two buckets at …

The Blue Raiders came up short Friday night in their opener against the Arizona State Sun Devils, dropping the contest 81-67. Middle Tennessee (0-1) started two new players in freshman forward Rebecca Reuter and junior guard Brea Edwards. Overall, MTSU had three players in the lineup making their first career start, as returning sophomore guard Ty …

Murphy Madness kicked off the 2014-2015 basketball season for both Middle Tennessee Blue Raider basketball teams Thursday night. The three-point shootout kicked off the event. The women’s team consisted of freshman guard Abbey Sissom (15 points), junior guard Brea Edwards (16 points) and sophomore forward Caya Williams (five points). The men’s squad included senior guard …

The MT women’s basketball team lost senior forward Cheyenne Parker today due to an undisclosed violation of athletic department policies, according to the Daily News Journal. Parker, a transfer from High Point University, is suspended indefinitely and will sit out the first five games of the 2014-15 season. She’ll be sitting out two exhibition games and …

The Blue Raiders clinched a spot in the Conference-USA championship game after their 1-0 victory over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers on Sunday night. Middle Tennessee improved to 8-7-2 overall and 5-3-1 in C-USA play with their Senior Night victory. MT and UAB did not score in the first half, with both teams putting up two shots …