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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders’ (11-21, 8-11) 2018-19 season came to an end by way of the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (19-13, 11-8) on Wednesday night in the Conference USA Tournament. MTSU traveled to Frisco, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys training facility but fell in their first and …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines  Story by Austin Laymon / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders hosted the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday night at Murphy Center and claimed a 86-67 victory after an impressive offensive showcase. It was a much needed victory for MTSU to keep their C-USA Tournament hopes alive. “This win tonight …

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. …