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Following the announcement pre-game that Anastasia Hayes would sit after a root canal Friday, little sister Aislynn once again stole the show with a dominant performance Saturday night. Hayes finished with a career and team-high 25 points, following up on her 24 points on Thursday night against UTEP, in MTSU’s (15-7, 7-3 C-USA) 69-48 win …

Back-breaking loss after loss, one could be forgiven for expecting the worse as Southern Miss closed the deficit against MTSU Saturday night in the Murphy Center. Eleven consecutive losses, many by the tightest of margins, had soured many of the onlooking spectators’ outlook as LaDavius Draine sunk a game-tying three-pointer with eleven seconds remaining to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive In one of their final games before the beginning of conference play, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (5-2) beat the Western Carolina Catamounts (3-3-2) on Sunday by a score of 4-0 at home at Dean Hayes Stadium. Fresh off of a two-game winning streak that saw …

Photo and Story by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-7) traveled to Norfolk, Virginia, to start the Conference USA tournament. They came into the tournament following a 4-1 win against Xavier and opened tournament play against the 12-seeded University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. In short and quick fashion, the Blue …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After splitting last week’s Conference USA road trip against Marshall and Western Kentucky, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (14-5, 6-1) sit at the top of the conference in a three-way tie with Western Kentucky and Old Dominion. This week, the Blue Raiders have a chance to potentially distance …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-4) began their defense of the Conference USA title with a dominating 86-70 win over the UTSA Roadrunners (14-19) Thursday. The Blue Raiders opened the game with an aggressive mindset on defense, holding UTSA to two different stretches of 4:09 without a basket. …