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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Both Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s track & field teams finished seventh at the Conference-USA Track & Field Championships in Birmingham Thursday. The men placed seventh out of nine teams, finishing with 48 points. The women also finished seventh out of 12 teams with 44.50 points. In the men’s heptathlon, only one …

MURFREESBORO – MTSU freshman guard Giddy Potts racked up numerous awards Monday for his string of stellar performances last week, being named Conference USA Freshman of the Week, College Sports Madness C-USA Player of the Week and TSWA Player of the Week. Potts averaged 25 points in two games last week for the Blue Raiders, both …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr. // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (15-13, 8-7 C-USA) used clutch shooting down the stretch to edge Western Kentucky Sunday at the Murphy Center, 68-66. The game marked the 100th year of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. MTSU has now beaten WKU three times in a row, and …

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In a matchup of the two best teams in Conference USA, Middle Tennessee (18-7, 12-3 C-USA) made too many mistakes, losing a 63-60 nail-biter to Western Kentucky. The loss gives control of first place in the conference standings to WKU (23-4, 12-2 C-USA). The Blue Raiders now fall a half game …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (16-6, 10-2 C-USA) cruised to a win Thursday night at the Murphy Center after defeating Rice 79-61. It was a historic night for the Blue Raiders. Senior forward Cheyenne Parker recorded her 79th block of the season with 15:07 left in the second half to break the school …

Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will both do battle with Rice Thursday. The men will face the Owls in Houston, while the women will host them at Murphy Center. Here’s a preview for both games: Men’s Game: The Blue Raiders (13-11, 6-5 C-USA) are coming off a 73-62 home loss this past Saturday to …