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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 …

It wasn’t pretty, but Middle Tennessee utilized a strong second half, outscoring the Ohio Valley University Fighting Scots (0-1) 39-25 after halftime to seal a 77-60 victory. Ohio Valley University, a Div. II school in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, never led throughout the contest, but still managed to challenge Middle Tennessee (1-0) in the …

The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team face a similar challenge when they open up their season: Fill the voids created by key players departing. MTSU, led by head coach Kermit Davis, faces this trial more so this season. The Blue Raiders current roster has nine newcomers out of the 15, composed of five freshmen and …