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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a tornado warning that sent fans and media into the tunnels of Murphy Center Saturday and delayed tip-off for a little over 30 minutes, the Blue Raiders (11-20, 8-10) experienced some senior night magic against the UTEP Miners (8-21, 3-15). Head coach Nick McDevitt started all four …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Truman Greub / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (8-16, 5-6) were unable to secure their fourth victory in a row against the current top-seeded Old Dominion Monarchs (19-6, 9-3) in a nail-biting 55-50 defeat on Saturday in Murphy Center. “I’d like to congratulate …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After over a month without a win, the Blue Raider basketball team went back-to-back in the win column following its 75-72 win over UTEP on Saturday at Murphy Center. UTEP jumped on MTSU early with the Miners shooting 80 percent from the field in the first five minutes …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Ignited by 10 first half three-pointers, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (4-14, 1-4) knocked off the UTSA Roadrunners (10-8, 4-1) by a score of 89-86 on Thursday night at the Murphy Center to give them their first victory since Nov. 16, 2018. Reigning C-USA freshman of the …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a disastrous second half versus Belmont earlier in the week, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (3-1) overcame a slow start and a sloppy second half to put away Charleston Southern (2-2) 76-73 on Friday night at Murphy Center. MTSU was led by sharpshooter Antonio Green, who had …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The tale of two halves is a tired sports mantra, but it could not be a better description for Middle Tennessee State’s 93-72 loss at Belmont Monday night. The Blue Raiders hopped out to an early advantage and rode an excellent first half from Karl Gamble to take …