Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor After a dominating regular season and a decisive victory over UTSA in the Conference USA quarterfinal, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-4) are another step closer to their goals to repeat as conference champions. While they relied on their version of the “big three” in JaCorey Williams, Reggie …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-4) began their defense of the Conference USA title with a dominating 86-70 win over the UTSA Roadrunners (14-19) Thursday. The Blue Raiders opened the game with an aggressive mindset on defense, holding UTSA to two different stretches of 4:09 without a basket. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee basketball continues their C-USA domination without even having played a tournament game. Wednesday morning, head coach Kermit Davis was named C-USA Coach of the Year while JaCorey Williams was awarded the conference Player of the Year. While Davis has been awarded the conference coach of the year …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor With the conclusion of one of the best seasons in school history, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (27-4, 17-1)  now turn their focus to the Conference USA tournament. Before that however, three Blue Raiders were honored with all-conference awards for their standout seasons. Senior JaCorey Williams was a …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Story by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Saturday’s night’s final home game of the season was bittersweet in a sense that MTSU dominated the scoreboard, but also said goodbye to four top-notch athletes. Reggie Upshaw, JaCorey Williams, Xavier Habersham, and Aldonis Foote are all four important members of …

Photos by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Sports Editor Tyler Lamb contributed to this article On a night where the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (27-4, 17-1) handily defeated the FAU Owls (10-19, 6-12)  by a score of 93-59, the biggest surprise occurred off the court in the form of senior Reggie Upshaw’s little brother Gage. Gage is …