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MIAMI – Middle Tennessee (15-15, 8-9 C-USA) let their lead slip early in the second half and never recovered, falling 59-54 at FIU (14-16, 7-10 C-USA) for their second-straight loss. The Blue Raiders and the Panthers battled early in the first half, trading the lead multiple times. With the game tied at 21, and just …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Despite Perrin Buford’s career-high 29 points, Middle Tennessee (15-14, 8-8 C-USA) fell to Alabama-Birmingham (16-13, 12-4 C-USA) in triple overtime, 100-95. The Blazers controlled the majority of the first half on the back of freshman Chris Cokley’s eight points. The scoring was relatively even for the Blue Raiders. Junior Darnell Harris chipped …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – At this point in the season, both Blue Raider basketball teams are looking to end on a high note. Conference play is coming to an end, and both teams are poised to secure high seeds in their upcoming conference tournaments in Birmingham. The Blue Raiders’ men’s basketball team has had an up-and-down …

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 …

Sunday’s contest between Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky marked the second part of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. Rick Insell and the MTSU women’s team fell 63-60 to the Lady Toppers in the first game between the schools Saturday evening. Even in the 100th anniversary of the rivalry between MTSU and Western Kentucky, Sunday’s men’s …

MURFREESBORO – In a rivalry that has been dubbed “100 Miles of Hate,” the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will take on rival Western Kentucky this weekend. The series had a one-year hiatus last season as WKU was still a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Both matchups will be huge given the …