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Story by Tim Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee men’s basketbal team enjoyed a highly successful 2016-17 campaign. It was a season that saw them go 17-1 in Conference USA and 31-5 overall. This included their second consecutive conference tournament title and the school’s first ever regular …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Two former Blue Raiders will have a shot at their professional dreams. Forwards Reggie Upshaw and JaCorey Williams each signed NBA Summer League contracts following the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. Upshaw signed with the Milwaukee Bucks, a team that appears to be a perfect fit for his …

Photo courtesy of MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider men’s basketball team was recognized this morning at the Tennessee Capitol, on the heels of their outstanding 2016-17 season. The team was called to the front of the senate chambers during this morning’s meeting and were awarded a plaque for their success this year, …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU’s Reggie Upshaw isn’t done quite yet with his college playing career. In fact, he’s been invited to play at this year’s Final Four. Not with the Blue Raiders, but as a member of the east squad in the 2017 Reese’s College All-Star Game. Announced Tuesday afternoon by …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders’ magical season finally came to a close on Saturday night when they took a 74-65 loss to the Butler Bulldogs in round two of the NCAA tournament.  On a bazaar night where Giddy Potts, Ed Simpson and Tyrik Dixon were held scoreless, backup guard Antwain Johnson took …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a fight to the end Saturday night, but the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (31-5) saw their season come to an end with a 74-65 loss to the Butler Bulldogs in round two of the NCAA tournament. The Blue Raiders struggled at both ends for most of …