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Middle Tennessee played in their second-straight Conference USA championship game Saturday. The Blue Raiders out-lasted Old Dominion 55-53, increasing their all-time record against the Monarchs to 6-0 to win their first conference championship since 1989. “It’s the best feeling in the world. As far as my career, it’s the best memory I’ll ever have, … and …

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 …