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The men’s basketball season officially began on Tuesday night as Middle Tennessee (0-1) took on Murray State.  Inconsistency was killer Tuesday, as the Blue Raiders fell 76-65. Junior standout Reggie Upshaw and guard Giddy Potts carried the weight of the team on their shoulders for most of the night, while the remainder of the team …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr. // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (15-13, 8-7 C-USA) used clutch shooting down the stretch to edge Western Kentucky Sunday at the Murphy Center, 68-66. The game marked the 100th year of the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. MTSU has now beaten WKU three times in a row, and …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr. // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – While it may have been cold outside the Murphy Center on Thursday, Middle Tennessee (14-13, 7-7 C-USA) heated things up inside, blowing out Marshall, 90-51, and ending their three-game losing streak. The game started out tight. The two teams were tied at eight points apiece with …

MURFREESBORO – Sitting at .500 on the season, Kermit Davis’s Blue Raiders have put together an up-and-down season. At 13-13, Middle Tennessee has dropped five of their last six games. With five games left until conference tournament play begins, the Blue Raiders will look to tighten up in a few areas. Here is a look at …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee returned home for the first time since a Nov. 25 contest against Northern Arizona, fending off a late rally by Chattanooga to pick up a 68-58 victory Friday night at the Murphy Center. Freshman guard Giddy Potts led the way for the Blue Raiders (6-5) with a career-high 16 points …