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NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team opened up conference play Friday,  improving to 14-3 on the year after a 4-1 win over Charlotte (4-5, 0-1 C-USA) at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club. It was the No. 65 Blue Raiders’ sixth-straight win. MTSU (14-3, 1-0 C-USA) remained undefeated at home this season, improving to 7-0. …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Middle Tennessee (19-15) pulled off another strong upset Friday behind the lights-out second half shooting of junior DJ Jones, defeating second-seeded UTEP 53-50 to advance to the Conference USA Championship Game Saturday. The sixth-seeded Blue Raiders will face fourth-seeded UAB in the title game. MTSU found themselves trailing throughout the first half. …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cold shooting down the stretch doomed Middle Tennessee (21-9) in a 65-53 loss to Southern Mississippi (22-9) at Legacy Arena Friday, ousting them in the Conference-USA semifinals. MTSU was looking to make it to its second-straight C-USA title game. The loss now puts its NCAA Tournament hopes …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Middle Tennessee (21-8) used a dominating second half to hammer Louisiana Tech 77-58 at Bartow Arena, advancing to the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament. It was a tight game the whole first half, as neither team led by double digits. MTSU jumped out to a …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Middle Tennessee (17-15) survived a late push by Charlotte (14-18) to pick up the 63-60 win Wednesday and advance to the next round of the Conference-USA tournament. It was a tight contest from beginning to end with neither team leading by more than nine points. The game started with an emphatic dunk …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee freshman guard Giddy Potts was named to the Conference-USA All-Freshman team Tuesday. Potts was not much of a factor for MTSU early in the season, but he found his stride in conference play, especially in February. The Athens, Ala., native scored in double-digit points in eight conference games this season. He …