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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After defeating the Florida International Panthers (14-18, 8-11) on Wednesday by a score of 69-68, the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (15-17, 8-11) will advance to play Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) in the Conference USA quarterfinals tonight at 6 p.m. The Golden Eagles survived a 30-point effort from FIU’s …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Seniors Nick King and Giddy Potts were each named to a Conference USA All-Conference Team on Monday, while sophomore point guard Tyrik Dixon was named to the All-Defensive Team. King racks up postseason accolades King was named to the C-USA First Team, along with Marshall’s Jon Elmore, …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A game that was supposed to be remembered as the last home game for four Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) seniors will go down as a crushing upset, as they were defeated by the Marshall Thundering Herd (21-10, 12-6) for the second time this season by a score …

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 Devin P. Grimes / Contributing Writer For the first time in school history, the 24th-ranked Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (23-5, 15-1) entered historic Murphy Center as a ranked team. The announcement did not distract this Top 25 team on Saturday night, as they dominated the University …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines History was made Monday morning on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. The Blue Raiders received enough votes to rank in the Associated Press Top 25 poll for the first time in school history. The Blue Raiders make their debut at 24, just ahead of the Florida …