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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In a matchup of the two best teams in Conference USA, Middle Tennessee (18-7, 12-3 C-USA) made too many mistakes, losing a 63-60 nail-biter to Western Kentucky. The loss gives control of first place in the conference standings to WKU (23-4, 12-2 C-USA). The Blue Raiders now fall a half game …

MURFREESBORO – In a rivalry that has been dubbed “100 Miles of Hate,” the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will take on rival Western Kentucky this weekend. The series had a one-year hiatus last season as WKU was still a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Both matchups will be huge given the …

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee (18-6, 12-2 C-USA) used a strong first half to earn their fourth-straight win and another conference victory, 74-48, over Marshall (14-10, 6-7 C-USA) Thursday morning. It was a rare morning tip-off for the Blue Raiders, but they came ready to play, leading from the jump Thursday. They got out …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Olivia Jones and the Blue Raiders (17-6, 11-2 C-USA) used an all-around effort to cruise to their fifth straight home win, routing North Texas (3-20, 2-11 C-USA), 85-59. The Blue Raiders jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead before sophomore forward Eboniey Jeter put North Texas on the …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (16-6, 10-2 C-USA) cruised to a win Thursday night at the Murphy Center after defeating Rice 79-61. It was a historic night for the Blue Raiders. Senior forward Cheyenne Parker recorded her 79th block of the season with 15:07 left in the second half to break the school …

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