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Middle Tennessee (6-2) traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to take on the Auburn Tigers (4-2) at Bridgestone Arena, the home of the Nashville Predators. The Blue Raiders would eventually win 88-81 after overcoming a last-second shot by Auburn’s Kareem Canty that sent the game into overtime tied at 73. The Tigers began the game strong, jumping …

Photo by: UAA Athletic Communications//Sam Wasson The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball (4-1) traveled to Anchorage, Alaska to participate in the Great Alaska Shootout over the Thanksgiving break, their first real test of the season. The Blue Raiders came out early and secured pivotal close wins, then used second half poise in the final to take …

Photo by: MT Athletics   Rick Insell’s Blue Raiders (1-2) squared off against Matt Insell’s Rebels (1-3) on Sunday afternoon at the Murphy Center in the third installment of the “Insell Bowl” in front of the ninth largest crowd in program history. Middle Tennessee entered Sunday’s father-son contest seeking their first win of the season. …

Middle Tennessee (1-1) continued their road trip against Tennessee State (2-2) on Saturday night in Nashville. The Blue Raiders came out strong in their second game after their tough loss to Murray State in their season opener, hoping to even their record. Middle Tennessee took an early 5-0 lead, and they maintained a solid lead …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-2) traveled up to Mount Pleasant, Michigan to take on Central Michigan (3-0) in their first road game of the season. The Blue Raiders came out sluggish in the first quarter, scoring only 12 points. Central Michigan was able to take a six point lead at 18-12 in the first …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MTSU men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis did not let a disappointing 2014 campaign stop the Blue Raiders from upping the ante on their non-conference schedule next season. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Sunday afternoon that the Blue Raiders have tentatively agreed to a home-and-home series with the VCU Rams. Both schools …