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Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines With Blue Raider basketball a few months away, Middle Tennessee is looking to return to the NCAA Tournament and continue building the program into a national brand. The 2016-17 season was a banner year for the Blue Raiders, as they finished …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (29-4) are moving on to the Conference USA Championship game on Saturday night after a dominant 82-56 victory over the UTEP Miners (15-17). After giving up the first basket of the game, the Blue Raiders used a quick 7-0 run to take an …

Photo courtesy of Conference USA The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-4) are moving on in the Conference USA tournament and are set for a rematch with the one team that gave them a loss during the conference schedule. The UTEP Miners are a team with an incredibly deceiving record, as they currently own a 15-16 …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer Story by Cody Strickler / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-21,2-9 C-USA) hoped to get a key win at home against the University of Texas at El-Paso Miners (5-19, 3-8 C-USA). The Blue Raiders held their own, but fell in straight sets 3-0. Setter Jacqueline Lux …

Photo courtesy of Brent Beerends / MT Communications In the midst of a full court press, Giddy Potts caught the ball on-the-run and fired the ball up court to Reggie Upshaw, who laid the ball in to secure the team’s first conference win of the year. Middle Tennessee (9-5, 1-1 C-USA) battled UTEP (10-6, 2-1 C-USA) on …

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The Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team (7-6, 1-1 C-USA) traveled on the road to battle UTEP (12-1, 3-0 C-USA) on Thursday in an early C-USA matchup. Momentum was on the Blue Raiders side, winning 3 of their last 4 coming into this game. The Miners controlled the game from the get-go, continuing their tremendous start …