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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Conference USA basketball schedule will look a little different for the upcoming 2018-2019 season and beyond. In an attempt to send multiple teams to the NCAA Tournament, the conference is shaking things up. Instead of having a mapped out schedule from start to finish, C-USA …

Photo and Story by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-7) traveled to Norfolk, Virginia, to start the Conference USA tournament. They came into the tournament following a 4-1 win against Xavier and opened tournament play against the 12-seeded University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. In short and quick fashion, the Blue …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders traveled to Miami, Florida this weekend to take on the Florida International Panthers in a three-game set. In a doubleheader on Saturday, the Raiders lost by scores of 4-3 and 7-2 in the first two games …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders were back in action on Saturday, as they took on the Charlotte 49ers in game two of a three-game weekend set. Though it looked bad early for Middle, starting pitcher Carson Lester buckled down after a rough first inning and gave the Blue …

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 …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The college basketball season is in full swing and contenders are separating themselves from the pretenders in their respective conferences. The Middle Tennessee men and women’s teams are no exception, as they are both in the running for the Conference USA regular season …