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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines In front of a raucous Murphy Center crowd, the 24th-ranked Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-5, 16-1) accomplished something that they’ve been trying to do for years. With their 82-64 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (22-8, 14-3), the Blue Raiders won the Conference USA regular season title and …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter Middle Tennessee Head Coach Kermit Davis achieved his 400th win last weekend in an 87-70 victory at Louisiana Tech. Even though this was most recent milestone for Davis, he has more wins in his career that have carried him to this point, …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The college basketball season is in full swing and contenders are separating themselves from the pretenders in their respective conferences. The Middle Tennessee men and women’s teams are no exception, as they are both in the running for the Conference USA regular season …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After an up-and-down season that ended with the 2017 Camellia Bowl crown, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders look forward to numerous challenges in 2018. The schedule features three SEC opponents in national runner-up Georgia, Kentucky and Vanderbilt, making Middle Tennessee one of two teams (along with University …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines  Getting off to a strong start in conference play is always a crucial part of determining seeding in the conference tournament and seeing how the rest of the league stacks up. Since the 2015-2016 season, the Blue Raiders are 35-6 in Conference USA play and have been the team to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Contributing Writer When the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (3-0) defeated the Vanderbilt Lady Commodores in their season opener, it was not an average and ordinary win for Middle Tennessee. It was the 300th career win for Hall-of-Fame head coach Rick Insell.  The 1977 …