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Back-breaking loss after loss, one could be forgiven for expecting the worse as Southern Miss closed the deficit against MTSU Saturday night in the Murphy Center. Eleven consecutive losses, many by the tightest of margins, had soured many of the onlooking spectators’ outlook as LaDavius Draine sunk a game-tying three-pointer with eleven seconds remaining to …

Getting behind by double digits, mounting a solid comeback, but still losing. A script that has gotten stale, but keeps happening for the MTSU Blue Raiders basketball program. The Blue Raiders (4-16, 0-7 C-USA) lost its 11th consecutive game as Louisiana Tech (14-5, 5-2 C-USA) caught fire on offense to evade an upset in the …

After a brutal overtime loss on Thursday to Florida Atlantic, MTSU (4-15, 0-6) never caught up to the fast-paced FIU Panthers (13-6, 4-2) in the Blue Raiders tenth consecutive loss. As opposed to its prior outing, the Blue Raiders never really seemed to test FIU following the opening minutes and the Panthers ran away with …

Photo by Kaitlyn Hungerford Another game, another big deficit with a big last minute comeback, and the result the same on the record. That is the story Saturday evening for MTSU basketball in Charlotte in another loss for the Blue Raiders. The 49ers (8-5, 2-0 C-USA) led by as much as 22 in the contest, …

Murfreesboro, TN- It took awhile, about 30 game minutes to be exact, for Middle Tennessee State (3-0) to pull away from Division II opponent Mars Hill, but they eventually did on Wednesday night. The 96-82 win wasn’t pretty at times but a win is a win and history was made as this is the 500th …

Nashville, TN- Blue Raider transfer guard C.J. Jones had his signature performance in an MTSU uniform as his six three-point buckets resulted in 23 points. The sixth shot from behind the arc with only 20 seconds remaining was the most important as it gave the Blue Raiders (2-0) a lead that they never surrendered and …