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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 The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-4, 14-1) used a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Marshall Thundering Herd (15-12, 8-6) by a score of 97-86, giving Kermit Davis his 300th win with MTSU. Senior JaCorey Williams led the Blue Raiders with 25 points and eight rebounds, his tenth …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Sports Editor Tyler Lamb contributed the multi-media to this article JaCorey Williams dominated the second half with 17 of his 21 points and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (22-4, 12-1) defeated the Charlotte 49ers(11-13, 5-8) to the tune of 70-55. With MTSU stretching the lead to as much …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are riding a seven-game winning streak and are undefeated in conference as they return home to Murfreesboro for a game against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. Before the winning streak however, MT was on the wrong end of games with Virginia Commonwealth and …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raiders rolled into Miami, Florida on Thursday night with a perfect conference record to take on Florida International University (4-14, 0-5 C-USA). Middle Tennessee (15-3, 5-0 C-USA) was also riding a five game win streak heading into the matchup. Both of those streaks would continue as the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (14-3, 5-0 C-USA) jumped out early and never looked back Saturday night against Western Kentucky (9-9, 3-2 C-USA) in the 133rd matchup of the 100 Miles of Hate Rivalry. The Blue Raiders won 91-76, claiming their 10th win out of the last 12 outings with the Hilltoppers. …