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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – At this point in the season, both Blue Raider basketball teams are looking to end on a high note. Conference play is coming to an end, and both teams are poised to secure high seeds in their upcoming conference tournaments in Birmingham. The Blue Raiders’ men’s basketball team has had an up-and-down …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr. // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (15-13, 8-7 C-USA) used clutch shooting down the stretch to edge Western Kentucky Sunday at the Murphy Center, 68-66. The game marked the 100th year of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. MTSU has now beaten WKU three times in a row, and …

Sunday’s contest between Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky marked the second part of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. Rick Insell and the MTSU women’s team fell 63-60 to the Lady Toppers in the first game between the schools Saturday evening. Even in the 100th anniversary of the rivalry between MTSU and Western Kentucky, Sunday’s men’s …

MURFREESBORO – In a rivalry that has been dubbed “100 Miles of Hate,” the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will take on rival Western Kentucky this weekend. The series had a one-year hiatus last season as WKU was still a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Both matchups will be huge given the …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr. // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – While it may have been cold outside the Murphy Center on Thursday, Middle Tennessee (14-13, 7-7 C-USA) heated things up inside, blowing out Marshall, 90-51, and ending their three-game losing streak. The game started out tight. The two teams were tied at eight points apiece with …

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 …