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Story by Elisha Nelson / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team are just a game behind first place in the Conference USA East division after being boosted to a 84-75 victory by their season-leading scorer Josh Jefferson, who led the team with 18 points in a dominant showing on Monday night.  The Blue …

Murfreesboro, TN- It took awhile, about 30 game minutes to be exact, for Middle Tennessee State (3-0) to pull away from Division II opponent Mars Hill, but they eventually did on Wednesday night. The 96-82 win wasn’t pretty at times but a win is a win and history was made as this is the 500th …

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 by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a tornado warning that sent fans and media into the tunnels of Murphy Center Saturday and delayed tip-off for a little over 30 minutes, the Blue Raiders (11-20, 8-10) experienced some senior night magic against the UTEP Miners (8-21, 3-15). Head coach Nick McDevitt started all four …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Truman Greub / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (8-16, 5-6) were unable to secure their fourth victory in a row against the current top-seeded Old Dominion Monarchs (19-6, 9-3) in a nail-biting 55-50 defeat on Saturday in Murphy Center. “I’d like to congratulate …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After over a month without a win, the Blue Raider basketball team went back-to-back in the win column following its 75-72 win over UTEP on Saturday at Murphy Center. UTEP jumped on MTSU early with the Miners shooting 80 percent from the field in the first five minutes …