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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Veteran head coach Rick Stansbury, who is now in his first season with Western Kentucky, took to the mic in Saturday night’s postgame press conference following their 91-76 loss and said what he really thought about the Middle Tennessee basketball program. “I told somebody that Middle Tennessee, I’m …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (14-3, 4-0 C-USA) beat the Marshall Thundering Herd (11-7, 4-1 C-USA) Thursday night in a battle of C-USA unbeatens in front of 4,598 inside Murphy Center. MTSU got the best of the Herd, shutting down their critically acclaimed offense en route to a final score of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee (13-3, 3-0 C-USA) finished their two-game conference road trip with a 79-68 win against the North Texas Mean Green (6-10, 0-4 C-USA) on Saturday afternoon. MTSU started slowly, but came through with points off the bench. The Blue Raiders had a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (11-3, 1-0 C-USA) is off and running in conference play after beating UAB (7-7, 0-1 C-USA) 60-49 on Sunday night in the Murphy Center. Reggie Upshaw was the story of the night as the forward displayed his all-around game en route to a career-high 34-point performance. The …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer Basketball season is in full swing, and for Middle Tennessee (10-3), that means continuing its success after a historical upset over Michigan State this past March. Now, they head into their C-USA schedule looking to defend their conference championship. The team is lead by two of its best …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee defeated the Belmont Bruins 79-66 in a hard-fought matchup at the Curb Event Center in Nashville. Belmont showed their three-point ability and led in the second half, but it was the Blue Raiders that got in the last word, pulling away in the end. MTSU started …