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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee (12-3, 2-0 C-USA) started a two-game road trip Thursday night in Houston against the Rice Owls (11-5, 1-2 C-USA) in a battle of C-USA heavyweights. The Blue Raiders were down by 11 at one point in the first half, but battled back and won …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee forward Reggie Upshaw was awarded the Conference USA player of the week award today, following his 34-point performance in MT’s 60-49 win over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers on Sunday night. In a game where the Blue Raiders never trailed, UAB big men Chris Cokley and …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (11-3, 1-0 C-USA) is off and running in conference play after beating UAB (7-7, 0-1 C-USA) 60-49 on Sunday night in the Murphy Center. Reggie Upshaw was the story of the night as the forward displayed his all-around game en route to a career-high 34-point performance. The …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer Basketball season is in full swing, and for Middle Tennessee (10-3), that means continuing its success after a historical upset over Michigan State this past March. Now, they head into their C-USA schedule looking to defend their conference championship. The team is lead by two of its best …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders put their 8-game winning streak on the line when they took on Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond, Virginia. The matchup was back-and-forth the entire second half, but the streak that started on Nov. 22 over Toledo concluded in an 80-77 loss on Saturday. The offense …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee defeated the Belmont Bruins 79-66 in a hard-fought matchup at the Curb Event Center in Nashville. Belmont showed their three-point ability and led in the second half, but it was the Blue Raiders that got in the last word, pulling away in the end. MTSU started …