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Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (8-4) fought off a scrappy Florida International University (3-10) team Thursday evening 75-60, earning their second straight conference win to open Conference USA play. FIU opened the game with the lead, but the Blue Raiders had the advantage by the under-16 media timeout and did not relinquish the lead for …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (6-4) had another strong performance Sunday afternoon in Cookeville, their last contest of the non-conference schedule, shooting the lights out in a 98-76 victory over in-state rival Tennessee Tech (3-10). The Blue Raiders were dominant in all categories of the game on Sunday, controlling the pace for both halves. The first …

Middle Tennessee (7-5) rode their strong first half performance Sunday afternoon to a solid 65-47 win over Tennessee State (2-10). The Blue Raiders started strong on Sunday, getting out to an 18-0 lead before the first Tiger points were scored by Zackary Lee. Middle was hot right out of the gate, making their first four …

There are plans in place to erect a statue honoring MTSU football coaching legend James “Boots” Donnelly. The longtime football head coach took the Blue Raiders from a fledgling program to a Football Subdivision Championship contender. The 6-foot-6 bronze statue would be placed in front of the Kennon Sports Hall of Fame building on Middle …

By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer Despite a solid game by Middle Tennessee, a late comeback by the South Dakota State Jackrabbits (7-3) spelled doom for the Blue Raider women as they fell 65-61 (4-4). MT outperformed the Jackrabbits for much of Monday’s contest, but fell asleep at the wheel late in the second half, and couldn’t muster …

By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (4-2) added another win on Sunday against Xavier, finishing the game at 90-68 in Murphy Center. Sophomore Olivia Jones was the star on Sunday afternoon as she scored a career high 32 points on 12-19 shooting and closed in on a triple-double as she added 7 boards and 8 …