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Denton, Tx- MTSU (2-5, 1-2) and North Texas (3-4, 2-1) competed for 60 minutes on a Saturday afternoon in Denton– not to see who could win but rather to see who could throw the game harder. Unfortunately for the Blue Raiders at the end of 60 minutes, the Mean Green emerged from the debris as …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Rick Insell became MTSU’s all-time winningest basketball coach Saturday evening after the Blue Raiders’ 61-46 win over North Texas at Murphy Center, passing former men’s head coach Kermit Davis. The win is another in a long line of signature wins and notable benchmarks reached over the decade and a half …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The North Texas Mean Green (14-11, 7-5) gave the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-5, 12-1) all they could handle on Saturday. The Mean Green benefited from sophomore guard Roosevelt Smart’s monster night, as he made seemingly everything in a 32-point effort. It wasn’t enough, however, as the Blue …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Two of the best defenses in Conference USA squared off on Thursday night in the Murphy Center, as the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (11-7, 3-2) battled the Mean Green of North Texas (11-6, 2-3). The defensive slugfest played out in favor of MTSU, who came away with the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee (13-3, 3-0 C-USA) finished their two-game conference road trip with a 79-68 win against the North Texas Mean Green (6-10, 0-4 C-USA) on Saturday afternoon. MTSU started slowly, but came through with points off the bench. The Blue Raiders had a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (7-6, 2-0 C-USA) grabbed their third-straight win in Thursday’s game against Rice (9-5, 0-3 C-USA). inside the Murphy Center. Strong performances from Ty Petty (24 points) and Alex Johnson (22 points) helped give MTSU the win 71-61 in front of 2,806 fans. Scoring was …