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The start of the 2014-2015 season for the Blue Raider men’s basketball team was a bit sluggish out of the gate, but has slowly changed course over the duration of the season. Middle Tennessee started out its regular season with a strong showing at home, defeating Ohio Valley 77-60. Just four days later, however, in …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee returned home for the first time since a Nov. 25 contest against Northern Arizona, fending off a late rally by Chattanooga to pick up a 68-58 victory Friday night at the Murphy Center. Freshman guard Giddy Potts led the way for the Blue Raiders (6-5) with a career-high 16 points …

By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer It was not a signature win, but the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders clawed their way to defeat South Alabama 68-67 in overtime. South Alabama (2-4) entered Saturday’s contest on a five-game winning streak at home, the longest for the program since a nine-game winning streak in the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (3-4) rallied late Tuesday night, but they would come up short against in-state rival Belmont (7-1) 63-59 to start a four-game road swing. For the fifth time in their first seven games, the Blue Raiders used a different starting lineup. MTSU started the lineup of DJ Jones, Giddy Potts, Jaqawn …

Middle Tennessee’s run in the inaugural Emerald Coast Classic came to an end Saturday night in a 57-47 loss against No. 23 Creighton (6-1). It was a tale of two halves for the Blue Raiders. MTSU was down by as much as 21 points in the first half. However, they would battle back in the …

By Connor Ulrey//Contributing Writer ​NICEVILLE, Fla. — Middle Tennessee’s men’s basketball could not match the Cincinnati Bearcats from the beginning Friday, ultimately falling 69-51 in game three of the Emerald Coast Classic. ​Cincinnati (5-0) came out strong and got out to a 12-0 lead before the first point for MTSU came on a Joshua Phillips …