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MTSU’s quest to get a high seeding for the Conference USA Tournament took a hit Thursday night in the Murphy Center after a nip and tuck win from UAB. The Blazers (17-9, 9-5 Conference USA) did not make a field goal for the last 4:48 of the fourth quarter but outlasted the Lady Raiders (17-9, …

Photo by Jordyn Lee / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders said they wanted revenge against UAB following their win over North Texas, and on Saturday, MTSU did just that at Murphy Center. “We were more excited to play them then they were to play us. (UAB) had fun the other night going out and line-dancing, …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Rick Insell became MTSU’s all-time winningest¬†basketball coach Saturday evening after the Blue Raiders’ 61-46¬†win over North Texas at Murphy Center, passing former men’s head coach Kermit Davis. The win is another in a long line of signature wins and notable benchmarks reached over the decade and a half …

Photo by David Chamberlain / Sidelines In a rematch for an elusive conference title, Middle Tennessee State fell short because of their own errors. The MTSU Blue Raiders (8-5) found it near impossible to convert on third down, score in the red zone, or stop mental errors in a nail-biting loss to the University of …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics In a game where both teams combined for over 1,000 yards of offense, it was turnovers that put MTSU (5-3, 4-1) over the top against Old Dominion (2-7, 1-5) by a score of 51-17 in Norfolk, Virginia, Saturday. ODU quarterback Blake LaRussa tossed three interceptions, two of which were returned …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-12, 5-6) fell short to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (13-21-1, 5-2-1) in both sides of its doubleheader in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday. Both outings were decided by one run each. as the Blazers picked up …