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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-3, 9-0) met the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (14-8, 6-3) tonight in Murphy Center for a clash of Conference USA titans. While they struggled for most of the first half, the Blue Raiders rode the energy of the 7,800 fans in attendance to a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are riding a seven-game winning streak and are undefeated in conference as they return home to Murfreesboro for a game against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. Before the winning streak however, MT was on the wrong end of games with Virginia Commonwealth and …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Alex Johnson of the Blue Raiders Women’s Basketball team was awarded Conference USA Co-Player of the Week for her performances in the team’s wins over Florida International and Florida Atlantic University. The Sophomore forward was nearly flawless against FIU, as Johnson shot seven-for-nine on Thursday against the Panthers …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (11-7, 6-1) closed out a two-game home-stand on Saturday afternoon when they welcomed the Florida Atlantic Owls (4-14, 0-7) into the Murphy Center. In a game that started out close, MTSU rode a career-high 37-point night by Alex Johnson onto a 87-69 victory. …

MTSU Women's Basketball Rebecca Reuters

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (10-7, 5-1) returned to the friendly confines of the Murphy Center on Thursday night to take on the Florida International Panthers (4-13, 2-4). MTSU started the game hot and never let up, cruising to a 95-43 win. The Lady Raider defense was on …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee forward Reggie Upshaw was awarded the Conference USA player of the week award today, following his 34-point performance in MT’s 60-49 win over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers on Sunday night. In a game where the Blue Raiders never trailed, UAB big men Chris Cokley and …