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Photos by Tennessee Athletics American basketball players Joseph Jones and Memphis, TN native J.P. Prince are unable to return to their overseas basketball team in Iran due to escalating events which all began last Friday when President Donald Trump gave an executive order to temporarily ban citizens and refugees of Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Libya and …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders (19-3, 9-0) had their hands full when they went up against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (14-8, 6-3) Saturday night at home. Down 28-17, the team stormed back to not only take the lead, but run away with it as well. MTSU would go on to …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders rolled into Miami, Florida on Thursday night with a perfect conference record to take on Florida International University (4-14, 0-5 C-USA). Middle Tennessee (15-3, 5-0 C-USA) was also riding a five game win streak heading into the matchup. Both of those streaks would continue as the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Uncharacteristic, out of sorts, and baffled. These are just a few words to describe the play of the Lady Raiders Sunday afternoon in Bowling Green against Western Kentucky. From tip-off to final buzzer, the team appeared defeated, leaving town with their first C-USA loss to the tune of …

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 …