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Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University coasted past University of Tennessee Southern in a 93-52 blowout to cap off an easy preseason Thursday night at Murphy Center. The game opened a little more competitive than the final score indicates, with the Blue Raiders ending the first period up only 20-13. …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders faced off against Lane College in their preseason matchup on Friday, controlling the game start to finish with a 103-49 win. In the opening period, neither team seemed to take control, as the score was even throughout, finishing the period. In the second period the …

Two years ago at the 2019 Conference USA Tourney, MTSU’s dreams at an NCAA Tournament berth were one game away from becoming reality until the Rice Owls smashed them in a 69-54 loss for the Lady Raiders. Saturday night on that same court in Frisco, Texas, MTSU would not be denied a second time. The …

After a period of no fanfare and people in the stands for Blue Raider athletics, MTSU athletic director Chris Massaro announced that a limited attendance will be allowed at all indoor MTSU athletics events. Detailed in a release by the athletic department Saturday evening, MTSU will allow students and season ticket holders to return to …

In a critical meeting in the 100 Miles of Hate, it’s appropriate that a pair of Murfreesboro natives paved the path to victory in the Murphy Center Saturday evening for the Blue Raiders. MTSU survived a late onslaught and two extra periods to put away the rival Hilltoppers and snap WKU’s 10-game winning streak 108-103 …

Story by Devin Jackson / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders got a needed win in Conference USA play after defeating the UTEP Miners 92-80 Saturday evening in the Don Haskin Center.   The Lady Raiders (18-9, 10-5 Conference USA) scored a season-high with 92 points and had three players with at least …