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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders rolled to 2-0 after defeating the Milligan Buffaloes 102-70 on Friday at Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders reached 100 points in a game for the first time since last year against Trevecca. Head coach Nick …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders began their 2018 campaign at Murphy Center on Tuesday night against the Lees-McRae Bobcats. The Blue Raiders captured their first victory of the new season with nearly an entirely new roster and coaching staff. New head coach Nick McDevitt replaced Kermit Davis …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Conference USA basketball schedule will look a little different for the upcoming 2018-2019 season and beyond. In an attempt to send multiple teams to the NCAA Tournament, the conference is shaking things up. Instead of having a mapped out schedule from start to finish, C-USA …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Sammi Lovvorn / Contributing Writer “It’s Miller time.” Many students and fans chant that phrase at each Middle Tennessee men’s basketball game to get redshirt sophomore walk-on Chase Miller into the game. It’s what gets the team and crowd pumped up when Miller finally checks into the game. …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines When the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-5, 10-1) take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (22-7, 14-2) on Thursday, there won’t just be a game on the line. Fans will a special stake in the game: a chance to win a Harley Davidson donated by Blue Raider alumnus Tim …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines On Thursday night, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (21-5, 13-1) went on the road to take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (13-14,6-8). It was a back-and-forth affair, but in the end, MTSU escaped with a 72-62 win. Both teams knocked down three shots from behind the arc …