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Story by Elisha Nelson / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders men’s basketball team continues to find its groove in the Murphy Center after 50-point second half was enough to overcome a tough defensive effort by Marshall. The Thundering Herd (11-18, 4-12 C-USA) dropped their second game to Middle Tennessee (21-7, 12-3 C-USA) this season 74-65, …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer An electric Murphy Center crowd helped the Blue Raiders cruise past UTEP 77-59 for their 15th straight home win and 20th overall on the season. Middle Tennessee had five players score at least nine points, and Donovan Sims led the way with 17 points on 70 percent shooting. …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Josh Jefferson’s 30 point night leads the Blue Raiders to a 78-63 win over the Charlotte 49ers. For the second game in a row, a second half spark helped MT run away from their opponent.   Jefferson finished shooting 9-13 from the field, 4-7 from beyond the arc, and 8-9 …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Eli Lawrence was the catalyst of a second half surge that helped lead MTSU to victory over the Monarchs of Old Dominion. Lawrence set the tone for the Blue Raiders’ 63-48 win while Donovan Sims had a special night of his own. Riding a 12 game home winning …

Story by Elisha Nelson / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team are just a game behind first place in the Conference USA East division after being boosted to a 84-75 victory by their season-leading scorer Josh Jefferson, who led the team with 18 points in a dominant showing on Monday night.  The Blue …

Story by Jacob Fovoroso / Contributing Writer Coming into Thursday night’s contest, the Blue Raiders are riding a three-game win streak – all of which were decided by double-digits in the Murphy Center. While remaining undefeated on their home court, the Blue Raiders have not fared as well on the road with a road record …