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It’s all systems go for Middle Tennessee sophomore guard, Giddy Potts. Potts, who suffered a concussion during MTSU’s loss against WKU on Feb. 25, underwent tests Monday, eventually being cleared by trainers for full contact in practice this week in preparation for Thursday’s Conference-USA Tournament matchup. The Athens, Alabama native, missed the last three contests …

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. …

Giddy Potts

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (11-5, 3-1 C-USA) traveled to North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers (4-12, 1-3 C-USA) in another men’s and women’s home and away double-header. The men’s team was able to hold off the 49ers 73-72 behind a clutch free throw from Reggie Upshaw. The Blue Raiders found themselves …

American Cancer Society

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will take on the Rice Owls on Jan. 23 in a game that will help raise awareness of the fight against cancer and support the American Cancer Society. As a part of the Coaches vs. Cancer program, the American Cancer Society …

Story by Jonathan Clark Jr.//Staff Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends // MT Athletics It was a thriller in the Murphy Center Saturday afternoon as Middle Tennessee (10-5,2-1 C-USA) took on the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-14,1-3 C-USA) in a conference showdown that little thought would be this close. The Blue Raiders edged the Roadrunners 79-71 behind a …

Middle Tennessee (1-1) continued their road trip against Tennessee State (2-2) on Saturday night in Nashville. The Blue Raiders came out strong in their second game after their tough loss to Murray State in their season opener, hoping to even their record. Middle Tennessee took an early 5-0 lead, and they maintained a solid lead …