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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (11-3, 1-0 C-USA) is off and running in conference play after beating UAB (7-7, 0-1 C-USA) 60-49 on Sunday night in the Murphy Center. Reggie Upshaw was the story of the night as the forward displayed his all-around game en route to a career-high 34-point performance. The …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-1) traveled to Mobile to take on the South Alabama Jaguars (6-2) Saturday night. Though they got off to a slow start, the Blue Raider offense came to life in the middle of the first half and stormed their way to a 67-55 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Keenan Taylor/ Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-1) took on the Toledo Rockets (3-2) Saturday night at the Municipal Auditorium for the second time in five days. Spectacular nights from JaCorey Williams and Giddy Potts helped guide Middle Tennessee to an overtime 70-73 win …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee State Men’s Basketball team faced the Murray State Racers in a tough, competitive matchup Tuesday night at Murphy Center. After overcoming a slow start and a nine-point deficit, the Blue Raiders came back and won 87-81 to improve to 2-0 in 2016. The Racer and …

Photo by Sarah Taylor // Managing Editor Coming into this season, Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis had the ability to play as many as 11 players each game due to the ample amount of depth in the backcourt. This luxury disappeared when injuries began to pile up for the Blue Raiders. Over the course …