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Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines After dropping their last two games against Rice and North Texas on the road, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (6-16, 3-6) shocked the C-USA world by dethroning the first place UAB Blazers (14-8, 6-3) by a score of 71-65 Wednesday at Murphy Center. UAB jumped out to …

Photo by David Chamberlain / Sidelines Brent Stockstill was standing on the sideline as he watched his defense take the field. His offense was fresh off of a turnover on downs with only 1:27 left in the game and with UAB up by two points in the biggest game of his life and in the …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines When Middle Tennessee lost to Florida International in early October, it was easy to feel as if the Blue Raiders’ chance of winning a conference title slipped through their fingertips. In the two weeks prior, this team snapped FAU’s conference winning streak and avenged their blowout loss to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (18-9, 13-3) dominated from start to finish in Ty Petty’s final home game as a Raider, beating the UAB Blazers (13-14, 6-10) by a final of 87-56. Middle opened the game with solid shooting from three, as Abbey Sissom made her first …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee (6-6, 1-0 C-USA) kicked off their journey a to defend their conference title with a win against the UAB Blazers (7-5, 0-1 C-USA) Sunday night. The Lady Raiders won 64-61 and were also able to celebrate another accomplishment as …

Photo Courtesy Helen Comer /DNJ The Lady Raiders knocked off Central Michigan 79-69 Wednesday night in matchup where sophomore forward Alex Johnson scored a career-high 30 points. After getting beat 59-81 in last year’s contest against the Chippewas, MTSU made sure it wasn’t going to happen this time. But early on in this one, it was …