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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders rebounded from their first conference loss of the season nicely this past week, defeating Old Dominion 64-51 on Thursday and Charlotte 70-55 on Saturday. Despite the double-digit margins, MT continued its nasty trend of slow starts against the 49ers and five minutes into …

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive There were six seconds left to play as freshman forward Alex Johnson sank one of two free throws to tie the game at 58. Johnson failed to capitalize on the second and as the Monarchs moved up the court, Columbia, Tennessee, native …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (12-5, 4-1 C-USA) took on Old Dominion (9-9, 2-3 C-USA) Saturday afternoon. Ed Simpson Jr. was the difference maker in the second half, securing a 64-61 victory for the Blue Raiders and the 400th career win for Head Coach Kermit Davis. Old Dominion showed last season why they’re …

Jonathan Clark Jr. // Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee 2-1 UTEP Middle Tennessee (9-5-3) womens’ soccer opened the last conference weekend seeking a bid to the C-USA tournament. The Blue Raiders started the weekend with their third straight double overtime game. Their first game came against the UTEP Lady Miners (11-7-2). Junior Courteney Gibson had a …

The Blue Raider women’s soccer team opened conference play last weekend after dropping two straight on the road. Hosting Southern Miss, and traveling to UAB, Middle Tennessee posted wins in their first two conference games, and sit at a 2-0 heading into this weekend’s games. Middle Tennessee opened their C-USA schedule last Friday night at …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (11-8, 4-2 C-USA) earned another big win Thursday night with a 68-58 overtime victory over Old Dominion (15-3, 4-2 C-USA). The Murphy Center was packed with 4,887 fans, giving the Blue Raiders a solid home court advantage. Coach Kermit Davis opened his postgame press conference with a remark about the …