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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cold shooting down the stretch doomed Middle Tennessee (21-9) in a 65-53 loss to Southern Mississippi (22-9) at Legacy Arena Friday, ousting them in the Conference-USA semifinals. MTSU was looking to make it to its second-straight C-USA title game. The loss now puts its NCAA Tournament hopes …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Middle Tennessee (21-8) used a dominating second half to hammer Louisiana Tech 77-58 at Bartow Arena, advancing to the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament. It was a tight game the whole first half, as neither team led by double digits. MTSU jumped out to a …

MURFREESBORO -Sophomore Olivia Jones was named first-team All-C-USA Sunday. The recognition was definitely earned. Jones led the conference in scoring this season (20.2 ppg) and minutes (38). She also ranked top five in in rebounding (8.4), steals (2.9) and three-point field goals made (2.3). Jones recorded 10 double-doubles for the Blue Raiders this season, ranking …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (20-8, 14-4 C-USA) used a dominating second half performance to erase a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Florida Atlantic 73-60 on Senior Day Saturday. Things got off to a shaky start for the Blue Raiders at the Murphy Center as the Owls (13-16, 7-11 C-USA) got …

During senior forward Cheyenne Parker’s short career at Middle Tennessee, she has racked up multiple awards and record-breaking statistics. On Jan. 31, during a match against UAB, Parker became the first Blue Raider in MTSU women’s basketball history to record a triple-double. Along with her scoring and rebounding ability, Parker set the MTSU single-game and …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (19-8, 13-4 C-USA) used a 22-2 run at the end of the first half to spark a dominating performance Thursday, blowing out Florida International (3-25, 0-17 C-USA) by a final of 79-30. The Blue Raiders and the Panthers were tied for a total of 41 seconds Thursday afternoon, in a …