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By Steven Johnson | Contributing Writer As the final buzzer sounded on Middle Tennessee’s men’s basketball season last Wednesday, it brought to an end a disappointing season for the Blue Raiders. They finished only two games above .500 (19-17) and barely earned a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, which is college basketball’s third postseason tournament …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee fans filled Reese Smith Jr. Field over capacity as their Blue Raiders (13-9) took on No. 2 Vanderbilt (20-5) Tuesday night. The defending national champion Commodores were greeted by the third largest crowd in MTSU baseball history (2,620), and the largest crowd since the stadium’s $4 million renovation in 2008. In …

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee (13-8, 5-1 C-USA) finished its weekend series Sunday in first place in the Conference USA standings, as it rallied back from an early four-run deficit against No. 19 Florida Atlantic, winning the series finale, 7-6. The road series win marked the first series win against a ranked opponent this …

SAN ANTONIO – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team (16-3) picked up its eighth-straight victory Sunday, turning back Texas-San Antonio 5-2. The No. 65 Blue Raiders kept things rolling at UTSA. Doubles play has been strong for MTSU all season, and that continued on Sunday. MTSU picked up two quick wins in doubles play to secure …

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee’s softball team (11-13, 1-8 C-USA) was shutout Sunday in its 5-0 loss to Florida Atlantic (24-7-1, 5-1 C-USA), completing the sweep for the Owls. Offensive struggles were the name of the game for the Blue Raiders in the series. MTSU was shutout twice in three games at FAU, managing …

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee (12-8, 4-1 C-USA) needed extra innings Saturday night, but it pulled off a big win against No. 19 Florida Atlantic 20-4, 4-1 C-USA) after scoring two runs in the top of the 11th to earn the 5-3 victory. The win marked MTSU’s first road win against a ranked opponent …