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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (25-8, 16-3) were eliminated from the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday night, as they fell to the Louisville Cardinals (22-13, 9-9) by a score of 84-68 in front of an energetic crowd of 13,050. It was an intense back-and-forth affair early, as …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After losing to the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the Conference USA Tournament and failing to earn an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (25-7) opened up play in the National Invitation Tournament with a dominant 91-64 win over the Vermont Catamounts (27-8). …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (16-17, 9-11) pulled off a monumental upset of the top-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-7, 16-3) on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Tournament. The Golden Eagles got the scoring started early, as redshirt junior Eddie Davis III knocked down a …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After defeating the Florida International Panthers (14-18, 8-11) on Wednesday by a score of 69-68, the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (15-17, 8-11) will advance to play Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) in the Conference USA quarterfinals tonight at 6 p.m. The Golden Eagles survived a 30-point effort from FIU’s …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A game that was supposed to be remembered as the last home game for four Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) seniors will go down as a crushing upset, as they were defeated by the Marshall Thundering Herd (21-10, 12-6) for the second time this season by a score …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines In front of a raucous Murphy Center crowd, the 24th-ranked Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-5, 16-1) accomplished something that they’ve been trying to do for years. With their 82-64 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (22-8, 14-3), the Blue Raiders won the Conference USA regular season title and …