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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines For the second time this season, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (22-5, 14-1) defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (16-12, 7-8) by a score of 87-70. The win was also Kermit Davis‘ 400th Division I win of his career. This was the 12th true road victory for the Blue …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After splitting last week’s Conference USA road trip against Marshall and Western Kentucky, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (14-5, 6-1) sit at the top of the conference in a three-way tie with Western Kentucky and Old Dominion. This week, the Blue Raiders have a chance to potentially distance …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University was filled to capacity on Saturday night, and it created a loud and hostile environment that was equivalent to the intensity that the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry produces. “I’ve never been in a Middle Tennessee-Western Kentucky …

Photo by Chris Curtis / Sidelines Archive Growing up, Student Government Association Sen. Abbigail Thomson loved going to Middle Tennessee State University basketball games. “I got to attend countless MTSU athletic events each year,” Thomson said. “My favorite, though, were the women’s basketball games. My little sister and I were fortunate enough to watch Tina …

Photo by David Chamberlain / Assistant Sports Editor Former Middle Tennessee basketball star forward JaCorey Williams is headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the start of the National Basketball Association’s training camp. Williams started his senior year of collegiate basketball for MTSU in the 2016-2017 season. The Birmingham, Alabama native helped lead the Blue Raiders …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …