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By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (3-2) came out firing right out of the gate and never looked back on Wednesday morning, defeating Clemson (3-5) 69-28. In front of 11,307 fans on Education Day, the Raiders were dominant from start to finish, improving their record to 3-0 on Education Day. Students from many elementary schools …

Middle Tennessee’s run in the inaugural Emerald Coast Classic came to an end Saturday night in a 57-47 loss against No. 23 Creighton (6-1). It was a tale of two halves for the Blue Raiders. MTSU was down by as much as 21 points in the first half. However, they would battle back in the …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Perrin Buford continued his recent turnaround with an explosive performance against Northern Arizona, leading the Blue Raiders to a 65-53 win and second-straight victory in the Emerald Coast Classic. Buford dropped a career-high 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting in only 21 minutes. In Middle Tennessee’s first matchup in the Emerald Coast Classic …

Middle Tennessee (2-1) overpowered Southern University (1-3) Saturday with a 66-48 victory in the opening game of the Emerald Coast Classic at the Murphy Center. The offense led the way for the Blue Raiders. They made five of their first six shots and got out to a 13-5 lead. MTSU would shoot 43 percent (23-of-53) …

The Blue Raider women’s team came up short on Thursday night, losing a 58-51 contest against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Razorbacks (3-0) hit the ground running in the first half, going on a 9-0 run. During that run MTSU struggled offensively, going 0-of-6 from the field. Sophomore guard Olivia Jones scored MTSU’s first two buckets at …

A slow, historically bad offensive night doomed the Blue Raiders as the Murray State Racers (1-1) picked up a 68-49 victory over the Blue Raiders. Middle Tennessee (1-1) shot 18.2 percent (12-of-66) from the floor, the lowest total in the Kermit Davis era of Middle Tennessee basketball. The previous low was the 26 percent that …