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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 …

Middle Tennessee faithful got to see their 2015-16 Men’s and Women’s basketball teams Thursday evening during the second annual Murphy Madness. The Women’s team was introduced individually, with each player strutting out to their own walk-up music. Caroline Warden was the calm in the midst of the rowdy introductions by choosing “Sweet Caroline,” a song sang …

HOUSTON, TX. – Middle Tennessee (13-12, 6-6 CUSA) put forth a valiant effort, but ultimately fell in double overtime 71-68 at Rice (8-15, 5-6 CUSA). The Blue Raiders struggled offensively in the first half, trailing 9-0 before tallying their first point on a free throw by Marcus Tarrance. Middle Tennessee would trail by as many …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Despite a strong second half performance, Reggie Upshaw and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (13-11, 6-5 C-USA) fell to Louisiana Tech (18-6, 9-2 C-USA), 62-73. It was a rocky start from the beginning at the Murphy Center as the Blue Raiders found themselves in an early five-point hole with 14:20 …

The Blue Raiders (13-10, 6-4 C-USA) played Southern Mississippi’s Golden Eagles(6-15, 1-9 C-USA) on Feb. 5 in Murphy Center, winning the game 61-51. For a full recap of the game, click here. Check out the photo gallery below: For more Blue Raider sports, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Despite some late game heroics, Middle Tennessee (13-10, 6-4 C-USA) managed to hang on for a 61-51 win over Southern Mississippi (6-15, 1-9 C-USA). It was a strong start on offense from the beginning as the Blue Raiders used an 8-3 run to take a 21-11 lead with 7:49 left …