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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates / Sports Reporter After performing well against Murray State, Belmont and Tennessee State last week, Middle Tennessee Blue Raider forward Nick King was announced as the Conference USA Player of the Week on Monday. This is the first weekly award of King’s collegiate …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-0) traveled to the CFSB Center to face the Murray State Racers for their first road matchup of the season. Although it came down to the wire, the Blue Raiders managed to hold on for a …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines On Wednesday, Middle Tennessee head basketball coach Kermit Davis announced that starting senior center Brandon Walters will be suspended for the exhibition game against Arkansas Fort Smith on Thursday night, as well as the season opener against Trevecca on Friday, Nov. 10. According to Davis, Walters was …

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 …

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 …

The men’s basketball season officially began on Tuesday night as Middle Tennessee (0-1) took on Murray State.  Inconsistency was killer Tuesday, as the Blue Raiders fell 76-65. Junior standout Reggie Upshaw and guard Giddy Potts carried the weight of the team on their shoulders for most of the night, while the remainder of the team …