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Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will both do battle with Rice Thursday. The men will face the Owls in Houston, while the women will host them at Murphy Center. Here’s a preview for both games: Men’s Game: The Blue Raiders (13-11, 6-5 C-USA) are coming off a 73-62 home loss this past Saturday to …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Despite a strong second half performance, Reggie Upshaw and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (13-11, 6-5 C-USA) fell to Louisiana Tech (18-6, 9-2 C-USA), 62-73. It was a rocky start from the beginning at the Murphy Center as the Blue Raiders found themselves in an early five-point hole with 14:20 …

The Blue Raiders (13-10, 6-4 C-USA) played Southern Mississippi’s Golden Eagles(6-15, 1-9 C-USA) on Feb. 5 in Murphy Center, winning the game 61-51. For a full recap of the game, click here. Check out the photo gallery below: For more Blue Raider sports, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Despite some late game heroics, Middle Tennessee (13-10, 6-4 C-USA) managed to hang on for a 61-51 win over Southern Mississippi (6-15, 1-9 C-USA). It was a strong start on offense from the beginning as the Blue Raiders used an 8-3 run to take a 21-11 lead with 7:49 left …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will face Southern Miss this Thursday. Here’s a preview of both games: Men’s Game The Blue Raiders (12-10, 5-4 C-USA) are reeling after two straight losses to Texas-San Antonio and Texas-El Paso this past week. Southern Miss (6-14, 1-8 C-USA) has lost 11 of …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer EL PASO, Texas – A strong second half performance wasn’t enough to secure a come-from-behind win as Middle Tennessee (12-10, 5-4 C-USA) suffered an 83-70 defeat to UTEP at Don Haskins Arena. The Blue Raiders struggled on both sides of the ball and trailed 45-33 with 1:13 left in the …