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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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Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will both do battle with Rice Thursday. The men will face the Owls in Houston, while the women will host them at Murphy Center. Here’s a preview for both games: Men’s Game:¬†The Blue Raiders (13-11, 6-5 C-USA) are coming off a 73-62 home loss this past Saturday to …

RUSTON, La. – After a tough loss to Southern Miss Thursday, Middle Tennessee (15-6, 9-2 CUSA) bounced back Saturday with¬†another conference road win, 68-44 over Louisiana Tech (11-11, 6-5 CUSA). The Blue Raiders leaned on their strong defensive play in the first half to gain a big lead and put away the Lady Techsters early. …