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Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Everything the players worked for was gone in the blink of an eye. The thought of a shutdown was in the back of everyone’s head, but no one expected it to come to fruition. The following season wasn’t any easier. Players were required to be tested every few …

Nashville, TN- Blue Raider transfer guard C.J. Jones had his signature performance in an MTSU uniform as his six three-point buckets resulted in 23 points. The sixth shot from behind the arc with only 20 seconds remaining was the most important as it gave the Blue Raiders (2-0) a lead that they never surrendered and …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders’ (11-21, 8-11) 2018-19 season came to an end by way of the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (19-13, 11-8) on Wednesday night in the Conference USA Tournament. MTSU traveled to Frisco, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys training facility but fell in their first and …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines  Story by Austin Laymon / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders hosted the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday night at Murphy Center and claimed a 86-67 victory after an impressive offensive showcase. It was a much needed victory for MTSU to keep their C-USA Tournament hopes alive. “This win tonight …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders rolled to 2-0 after defeating the Milligan Buffaloes 102-70 on Friday at Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders reached 100 points in a game for the first time since last year against Trevecca. Head coach Nick …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders began their 2018 campaign at Murphy Center on Tuesday night against the Lees-McRae Bobcats. The Blue Raiders captured their first victory of the new season with nearly an entirely new roster and coaching staff. New head coach Nick McDevitt replaced Kermit Davis …