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A conference championship has eluded Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis for 14 years as the head coach of the Blue Raiders. That was until his team defeated Old Dominion 55-53 in the Conference USA championship game on Saturday afternoon, punching their ticket to the NCAA Tournament and securing their first conference championship since 1989. “In my …

Middle Tennessee played in their second-straight Conference USA championship game Saturday. The Blue Raiders out-lasted Old Dominion 55-53, increasing their all-time record against the Monarchs to 6-0 to win their first conference championship since 1989. “It’s the best feeling in the world. As far as my career, it’s the best memory I’ll ever have, … and …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee took on No. 3 seed Marshall on Friday night in a conference semifinal matchup, with the Blue Raiders pulling out a 99-90 victory to advance to their second-straight C-USA Championship game. MTSU got out to a rocky start, shooting a mere 4-of-12 from …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee beat No. 10 seed Charlotte 79-61 in a quarterfinal matchup Thursday night to advance to the Conference-USA semifinals in Birmingham, Alabama. In a game that saw seven lead changes in the first half, the Blue Raiders dominated …

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(Photo: Ben Coon/NinerTimes) Charlotte, N.C. – The Middle Tennessee women’s soccer team came up short in the C-USA semifinals Friday night, losing to top-seeded North Texas 1-0 to end the Blue Raiders’ season. The Blue Raiders had previously beaten North Texas 1-0 in the last matchup between both squads on September 19. In a reversal of …

The Blue Raiders traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina Wednesday night to take on No. 4-seeded Charlotte, with MTSU securing a key overtime win to extend their playoff hopes. The first period started with a great opportunity for the Blue Raiders when they were awarded a penalty kick off of a hand-ball. Junior defender Emily Jorgenson …