Posts in category

Men’s Basketball


Shooting woes were the downfall for Middle Tennessee’s men’s basketball (7-7) Sunday as they fell in the Conference USA opener 54-49 to University of Alabama-Birmingham (5-9). The Blue Raiders were cold from the field for both halves Sunday afternoon and couldn’t rally to win in front of the home crowd at Murphy Center. Middle Tennessee …

Middle Tennessee (7-5) rode their strong first half performance Sunday afternoon to a solid 65-47 win over Tennessee State (2-10). The Blue Raiders started strong on Sunday, getting out to an 18-0 lead before the first Tiger points were scored by Zackary Lee. Middle was hot right out of the gate, making their first four …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee returned home for the first time since a Nov. 25 contest against Northern Arizona, fending off a late rally by Chattanooga to pick up a 68-58 victory Friday night at the Murphy Center. Freshman guard Giddy Potts led the way for the Blue Raiders (6-5) with a career-high 16 points …

Middle Tennessee struggled to find any continuity, as they failed to lead at anytime in the game on the road against Oklahoma State Tuesday night. The 68-44 loss moves the Blue Raiders to .500 through ten games. Coach Kermit Davis has already started seven different line-ups this season. Last night, the Blue Raiders featured a starting …

By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer Despite a solid game by Middle Tennessee, a late comeback by the South Dakota State Jackrabbits (7-3) spelled doom for the Blue Raider women as they fell 65-61 (4-4). MT outperformed the Jackrabbits for much of Monday’s contest, but fell asleep at the wheel late in the second half, and couldn’t muster …

By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee Blue Raider men (5-4) earned their second straight road win Saturday in Akron, beating the Zips (6-3) 62-61. The Blue Raider bench was the key to victory as they were pivotal to the 37-32 halftime lead. Twenty-six of the 37 points came from the bench, including 10 from Edward Simpson …