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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Cold shooting and missed free throws down the stretch doomed Middle Tennessee (18-8, 12-4 C-USA) in a 62-57 loss to Alabama-Birmingham Saturday in the Murphy Center. Playing for the first time since senior forward Cheyenne Parker was dismissed from the team for repeated violations of the athletic department …

MURFREESBORO – Senior standout Cheyenne Parker was dismissed from Middle Tennessee’s women’s basketball team Friday for repeated violations of athletic department policy. The senior had been suspended at the beginning of the season for five games for an undisclosed violation of athletic department policy. This left her unable to play in the Blue Raiders’ two …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – At this point in the season, both Blue Raider basketball teams are looking to end on a high note. Conference play is coming to an end, and both teams are poised to secure high seeds in their upcoming conference tournaments in Birmingham. The Blue Raiders’ men’s basketball team has had an up-and-down …

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 …