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Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer Basketball season is in full swing, and for Middle Tennessee (10-3), that means continuing its success after a historical upset over Michigan State this past March. Now, they head into their C-USA schedule looking to defend their conference championship. The team is lead by two of its best …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief Former Blue Raider point guard and current student assistant JaQawn Raymond let the world in on his future indevors Wednesday morning in a Twitter post. Raymond was a key part of a magical postseason run that included a C-USA Championship and a first round win in the NCAA Tournament …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Timeline by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  On Saturday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defeated the Missouri Tigers in a 51-45 shootout to give Rick Stockstill his first win over a Power 5 school since 2012 (Georgia Tech) and his fourth such win overall. For Missouri fans, it …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor “Put a nickel in the jukebox, play the Tennessee Waltz, we are going dancing,” MTSU play-by-play announcer Chip Walters emphatically screamed over the radio waves as the final buzzer sounded in the Conference USA championship game. The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team added more hardware to its long resume …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee appeared in the round of 32 for just the third time in the program’s history, squaring off against No. 10 seed Syracuse, after upsetting the No. 2 team in the country Michigan State. The Blue Raiders inability to attack the 2-3 zone allowed Syracuse to …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Only seven No. 15 seeds have ever defeated a No. 2 seed in NCAA history. That number didn’t matter to Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis and the Blue Raiders, as MTSU shocked the tournament field with a 90-81 victory over the two-seeded Michigan State Spartans. But, …