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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders rode a six-game winning streak into their matchup with the Vanderbilt Commodores on Thursday night. The game was close in the early going but MT used a dominant second half to defeat the Commodores 71-48 at the Murphy Center. The MTSU defense was …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team has won six straight games and five consecutive on the road. They will return to the Murphy Center on Thursday when they welcome in-state rival Vanderbilt. The Raiders aren’t just one of the hottest teams in the conference, but also in the nation, as …

Photo Courtesy of chrisyoungcountry.com On Sunday, country star and MTSU alumnus Chris Young established an annual scholarship to be awarded to recording industry students attending MTSU. A recent press release explained that Young has created the scholarship to help one rising junior or senior in the Department of Recording Industry each year. “MTSU helped to …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor After a runaway 102-64 win over Milligan College, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders return to action Tuesday to face the Murray State Racers in a matchup of two former Ohio Valley Conference rivals. Murray State has dominated the overall series, leading 103-35 all-time. In the last 30 matchups …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Blue Raider nation got their first look at the 2016-2017 MTSU basketball programs when the men and women’s teams hosted the third annual Murphy Madness on Thursday. The night kicked off with player introductions from the Lady Raiders followed by the Blue Raiders. Sophomore forward Alex Johnson and …

Comedian Hannibal Buress will perform at MTSU’s Murphy Center on April 15, according to Raider Entertainment. The comedian/actor has appeared on TV shows such as Broad City, 30 Rock, Bob’s Burgers and The Eric Andre Show, and released several standup specials. His latest special, Comedy Camisado, premiered on Netflix in February to rave reviews. Buress gained national attention …