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Sports and entertainment have long been held in the public eye as the greatest escape from the problems and challenges of our day-to-day lives. And while that principle has been challenged many times in the past, perhaps it has never been proven less true that in the last 48 hours, as the sports world has …

It’s been a season to forget for MTSU, and especially for senior guard Antonio Green, at least on the stats sheet, but both went out on a high note Saturday night. Green’s three-point shot with four seconds left in overtime propelled the Blue Raiders to a win in its final game of the year 65-62 …

Story by Trevor Aldridge / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee State 7-23 (3-14) fell to UTEP 16-14 (7-10) by the narrow margin of 60-56 Wednesday night at the Murphy Center. “I thought our team competed, played hard and battled for a good portion of the night,” said MTSU Head Coach Nick McDevitt. The Blue Raiders found …

In a critical meeting in the 100 Miles of Hate, it’s appropriate that a pair of Murfreesboro natives paved the path to victory in the Murphy Center Saturday evening for the Blue Raiders. MTSU survived a late onslaught and two extra periods to put away the rival Hilltoppers and snap WKU’s 10-game winning streak 108-103 …

Story by Devin Jackson / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders got a needed win in Conference USA play after defeating the UTEP Miners 92-80 Saturday evening in the Don Haskin Center.   The Lady Raiders (18-9, 10-5 Conference USA) scored a season-high with 92 points and had three players with at least …

MTSU needed to win every game remaining on its schedule to realistically qualify for the Conference USA Tournament, and after Saturday’s game in Hattiesburg, check one game off the list. The Blue Raiders cashed in one of its best performances of the season in a massive victory over Southern Miss 61-53 to complete the season …