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The COVID-19 pandemic may have put all sports on hold for the indefinite future for this season, but for the scheduled 2020-21 season of college athletics, the show must go on. And no coach has made more use of the offseason in his two, going on three, years at MTSU more than Nick McDevitt. And …

Story by Trevor Aldridge / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee State 7-23 (3-14) fell to UTEP 16-14 (7-10) by the narrow margin of 60-56 Wednesday night at the Murphy Center. “I thought our team competed, played hard and battled for a good portion of the night,” said MTSU Head Coach Nick McDevitt. The Blue Raiders found …

Photo by Kaitlyn Hungerford Another game, another big deficit with a big last minute comeback, and the result the same on the record. That is the story Saturday evening for MTSU basketball in Charlotte in another loss for the Blue Raiders. The 49ers (8-5, 2-0 C-USA) led by as much as 22 in the contest, …

Photo by Kaitlyn Hungerford Following back-to-back blowout defeats in non-conference play, MTSU rested up and returned to the Murphy Center for a date with an on-form St. Bonaventure squad which had won six games in a row heading into the matchup. And in a back-and-forth affair, the visiting Bonnies (8-4) had just enough to edge …

Murfreesboro, TN- It took awhile, about 30 game minutes to be exact, for Middle Tennessee State (3-0) to pull away from Division II opponent Mars Hill, but they eventually did on Wednesday night. The 96-82 win wasn’t pretty at times but a win is a win and history was made as this is the 500th …

Murfreesboro, TN- An opening tip at 11 in the morning against a weak opponent seems like a snooze-fest. But thanks to MTSU head coach Nick McDevitt’s fast-paced offense, it turned into a thriller. The MTSU Blue Raiders (1-0) started slowly, but caught fire in the second half in its opening day win vs Division-III Maryville …