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Story by Reggie Johnson/ Contributing Writer MTSU men’s basketball unleashed a barrage of 3-pointers to secure a wire-to-wire 81-46 victory over the Rice Owls. Head coach Nick McDevitt felt humbled and was content with his team’s execution tonight.  “I thought it was a complete game,” McDevitt said.  “For this team and going back over the …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor MTSU men’s basketball won the first game of the college basketball season 79-52 over Brescia in the Murphy Center while holding the Bearcats to just 33.9 percent shooting. The Blue Raiders forced 17 Bearcat turnovers for 25 points and pulled down 46 total rebounds and 19 offensive rebounds for …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor After being picked to finish dead last in Conference USA a season ago, the Middle Tennessee State University men’s basketball team finished third amid a 26-11 season that included a trip to the semifinals of the C-USA tournament, College Basketball Invitational championship game, and a C-USA East Division title. …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Coaching is defined as unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. If you ask almost any coach in any sport, they will tell you that coaching is a calling that requires an extreme passion. For Nick McDevitt, he found that passion and calling early. “I loved …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer The MTSU men’s basketball team is set to open the 2022 College Basketball Invitational as the number two seed. Amid such a special season in Murfreesboro, the Blue Raiders look to avenge their loss in the semifinals of the Conference USA tournament with an early statement against California …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer FRISCO, TX — 25 points and nine rebounds from Deandre Dishman was not enough for Middle Tennessee to put UAB away in the semifinal round of the Conference-USA tournament. It took three overtime periods for the game to finish with the Blazers ultimately defeating the Blue Raiders 102-98. …