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Photo by Meagan White // Sidelines Archive The Conference USA champion Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders were bequeathed a No. 15 seed on Selection Sunday, drawing a matchup with No. 2 seed Michigan State in this year’s NCAA Tournament. MTSU has three senior players that have been irreplaceable cogs in Kermit Davis’ system in JaQawn Raymond, Perrin …

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Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee took on No. 3 seed Marshall on Friday night in a conference semifinal matchup, with the Blue Raiders pulling out a 99-90 victory to advance to their second-straight C-USA Championship game. MTSU got out to a rocky start, shooting a mere 4-of-12 from …

Middle Tennessee (21-9, 13-5 C-USA) beat Florida International (13-18, 7-11 C-USA) 61-58 in Miami on a buzzer-beating three-pointer from senior guard JaQawn Raymond. Raymond and senior Perrin Buford finished the game with 10 points. Junior forward Reggie Upshaw recorded yet another double-double, finishing with 22 points and 13 rebounds. The Blue Raiders won this game …

Story By Jim Bratton // Staff Writer, Caleb Luketic // Assistant Sports Editor Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer The Blue Raiders (16-6, 8-2 C-USA) followed up their huge road win over Western Kentucky with a 85-73 win over Florida Atlantic (6-17, 4-6 C-USA) on Thursday night. “We kind of kept them at bay. …

Photo courtesy of Brent Beerends / MT Communications In the midst of a full court press, Giddy Potts caught the ball on-the-run and fired the ball up court to Reggie Upshaw, who laid the ball in to secure the team’s first conference win of the year. Middle Tennessee (9-5, 1-1 C-USA) battled UTEP (10-6, 2-1 C-USA) on …

Middle Tennessee (6-2) traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to take on the Auburn Tigers (4-2) at Bridgestone Arena, the home of the Nashville Predators. The Blue Raiders would eventually win 88-81 after overcoming a last-second shot by Auburn’s Kareem Canty that sent the game into overtime tied at 73. The Tigers began the game strong, jumping …