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Middle Tennessee (6-2) traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to take on the Auburn Tigers (4-2) at Bridgestone Arena, the home of the Nashville Predators. The Blue Raiders would eventually win 88-81 after overcoming a last-second shot by Auburn’s Kareem Canty that sent the game into overtime tied at 73. The Tigers began the game strong, jumping …

Photo by: MT Athletics//Brent Beerends Middle Tennessee (5-2) took on South Alabama (3-5) at the Murphy Center on Saturday evening, just days after losing a heartbreaker to nationally acclaimed VCU. The Blue Raiders were able to pull out the 68-55 victory over the Jaguars, even after turning the ball over 19 times. The Blue Raiders …

Photo by: MT Athletics//Brent Beerends The Middle Tennessee Men’s Basketball (4-2) team took on Virginia Commonwealth University (5-2) on Wednesday night in their home opener after playing their first five games on the road. The Blue Raiders’ costly last-minute turnover would be the determining factor in the 62-56 loss to VCU. The Blue Raiders came out firing …

Photo by: UAA Athletic Communications//Sam Wasson The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball (4-1) traveled to Anchorage, Alaska to participate in the Great Alaska Shootout over the Thanksgiving break, their first real test of the season. The Blue Raiders came out early and secured pivotal close wins, then used second half poise in the final to take …

Middle Tennessee (1-1) continued their road trip against Tennessee State (2-2) on Saturday night in Nashville. The Blue Raiders came out strong in their second game after their tough loss to Murray State in their season opener, hoping to even their record. Middle Tennessee took an early 5-0 lead, and they maintained a solid lead …

By: Caleb Luketic//Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams officially opened the 2015-2016 season with their first press conference of the year. Rick Insell, entering his 11th season at Middle, took the podium first Monday morning. “We felt that part of our weakness last year was that we weren’t in great physical shape,” Insell …