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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 71-48 inside the Murphy Center on Thursday night. The team now improves to 9-1 on the year and continues to show the nation they are a force to be reckoned with in college basketball Vanderbilt was coming off a game where …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Keenan Taylor/ Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-1) took on the Toledo Rockets (3-2) Saturday night at the Municipal Auditorium for the second time in five days. Spectacular nights from JaCorey Williams and Giddy Potts helped guide Middle Tennessee to an overtime 70-73 win …

Photo by Meagan White / Sidelines Archive Kermit Davis and Middle Tennessee (4-1) came into the Music City Challenge against UNC Wilmington (3-1) looking to improve on their 61-percent free-throw season average. Despite failing to complete the task, the team was able to pull out the win behind a crucial Giddy Potts three pointer within …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archive The Blue Raiders came out on Tuesday hungry for a win after falling to Tennessee State over the weekend. Kermit Davis’ signature 1-3-1 defense worked wonders for his team, as they were able to stifle Toledo all evening long in the 80-70 win. JaCorey Williams set the tone …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief Former Blue Raider point guard and current student assistant JaQawn Raymond let the world in on his future indevors Wednesday morning in a Twitter post. Raymond was a key part of a magical postseason run that included a C-USA Championship and a first round win in the NCAA Tournament …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee State Men’s Basketball team faced the Murray State Racers in a tough, competitive matchup Tuesday night at Murphy Center. After overcoming a slow start and a nine-point deficit, the Blue Raiders came back and won 87-81 to improve to 2-0 in 2016. The Racer and …