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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines When Middle Tennessee lost to Florida International in early October, it was easy to feel as if the Blue Raiders’ chance of winning a conference title slipped through their fingertips. In the two weeks prior, this team snapped FAU’s conference winning streak and avenged their blowout loss to …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines It was an uneasy kickoff in Floyd Stadium ahead of the Blue Raiders regular-season finale versus the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Saturday. The team needed a Florida International loss to Marshall in order to win the C-USA East division title. Otherwise, the game meant nothing. The …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a disastrous second half versus Belmont earlier in the week, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (3-1) overcame a slow start and a sloppy second half to put away Charleston Southern (2-2) 76-73 on Friday night at Murphy Center. MTSU was led by sharpshooter Antonio Green, who had …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders came into the game against the Kentucky Wildcats as 15-point underdogs, but they didn’t look like it, even after falling to the Wildcats 34-23 Saturday in Lexington. It was a wild game that got off …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The tale of two halves is a tired sports mantra, but it could not be a better description for Middle Tennessee State’s 93-72 loss at Belmont Monday night. The Blue Raiders hopped out to an early advantage and rode an excellent first half from Karl Gamble to take …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by David Janes and Kennedy Powell / Contributing Writers Lady Raiders cause foul trouble for Commodores on Friday  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took advantage of the Vanderbilt Commodores, who were in foul trouble, and won 65-58 in their first regular season home game Friday. This is the second …