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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In a matchup of the two best teams in Conference USA, Middle Tennessee (18-7, 12-3 C-USA) made too many mistakes, losing a 63-60 nail-biter to Western Kentucky. The loss gives control of first place in the conference standings to WKU (23-4, 12-2 C-USA). The Blue Raiders now fall a half game …

MURFREESBORO – In a rivalry that has been dubbed “100 Miles of Hate,” the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will take on rival Western Kentucky this weekend. The series had a one-year hiatus last season as WKU was still a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Both matchups will be huge given the …

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee (18-6, 12-2 C-USA) used a strong first half to earn their fourth-straight win and another conference victory, 74-48, over Marshall (14-10, 6-7 C-USA) Thursday morning. It was a rare morning tip-off for the Blue Raiders, but they came ready to play, leading from the jump Thursday. They got out …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will face Southern Miss this Thursday. Here’s a preview of both games: Men’s Game The Blue Raiders (12-10, 5-4 C-USA) are reeling after two straight losses to Texas-San Antonio and Texas-El Paso this past week. Southern Miss (6-14, 1-8 C-USA) has lost 11 of …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (14-5, 8-1 C-USA) used a strong second-half performance by Cheyenne Parker to score a dominant 74-53 victory over UTEP (8-10, 3-6 C-USA). In the win, Parker became the first women’s basketball player at MTSU to ever record a triple-double. Parker, who sat out the last ten minutes of the first half …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (13-5, 7-1 C-USA) used a dominating run down the stretch to rout the University of Texas-San Antonio by a final score of 73-53. It was a tight ball game in the beginning, as the Blue Raiders and the Roadrunners (9-11, 4-4 C-USA) were tied at …