Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-4, 10-1) carried a 10-game winning streak into tonight’s matchup with the University of Texas-El Paso Miners. Despite holding a 17-point lead early in the second half, the Blue Raiders couldn’t muster up enough offense in the end, losing their first conference game …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-3, 9-0) sit atop the Conference USA standings after their latest victory, a 71-61 decision over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. They now have a two-game lead over second-place UAB and three games separate them from the Bulldogs in third. To get to this …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-3, 9-0) met the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (14-8, 6-3) tonight in Murphy Center for a clash of Conference USA titans. While they struggled for most of the first half, the Blue Raiders rode the energy of the 7,800 fans in attendance to a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-3, 8-0) returned to the friendly confines of the Murphy Center Thursday night to take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (6-14, 3-5). After a slow start on offense, the Blue Raiders reeled off a quick 10-0 scoring run early and ended up …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders rolled into Miami, Florida on Thursday night with a perfect conference record to take on Florida International University (4-14, 0-5 C-USA). Middle Tennessee (15-3, 5-0 C-USA) was also riding a five game win streak heading into the matchup. Both of those streaks would continue as the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (14-3, 5-0 C-USA) jumped out early and never looked back Saturday night against Western Kentucky (9-9, 3-2 C-USA) in the 133rd matchup of the 100 Miles of Hate Rivalry. The Blue Raiders won 91-76, claiming their 10th win out of the last 12 outings with the Hilltoppers. …