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Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines There really is no place quite like home. For Middle Tennessee freshman guard Donovan Sims, that age-old cliche rings true. While playing in a minimal role, Sims has played crucial minutes in some of the Blue Raiders’ biggest games. Sims becomes a local high school legend Before stepping …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The first-place Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-5,10-1) traveled to take on the Charlotte 49ers (5-16,1-9) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday night. It was a back-and-forth game early, but the Blue Raiders were able to hold off the 49ers by a final score of 78-73. The 49ers jumped …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (17-5, 9-1) strolled into Norfolk, Virginia on a three-game winning streak as they prepared to take on the Old Dominion Monarchs (16-5, 7-2). In a game that came down to the wire, the Blue Raiders used a …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The college basketball season is in full swing and contenders are separating themselves from the pretenders in their respective conferences. The Middle Tennessee men and women’s teams are no exception, as they are both in the running for the Conference USA …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (16-5, 8-1) dominated the University of Texas-El Paso Miners (7-14, 2-7) by a score of 81-50 to win their 14th consecutive conference home game on Saturday night. The game was a one-sided affair from the opening tip as senior Brandon Walters scored two quick lay-ups …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a two-game road stretch, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (15-5, 7-1) started their Murphy Center homestand Thursday with a 75-51 win over the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (10-11, 3-5). The Blue Raiders came into this game tied for first place in C-USA and were riding high …