sun belt conference http://wmot.org en Blue Raiders in Winner-Take-All Matchup http://wmot.org/post/blue-raiders-winner-take-all-matchup <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Middle Tennessee snapped its six-game losing streak to the Troy Trojans last Saturday, but the team faces its biggest challenge of the season this Saturday.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:08:10 +0000 Justin Beasley 18338 at http://wmot.org Blue Raiders in Winner-Take-All Matchup Blue Raider Football Loses Key Player for the Season http://wmot.org/post/blue-raider-football-loses-key-player-season <div><p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">MURFREESBORO, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill says senior running back Benny Cunningham will miss the rest of the season after hurting his left knee in last weekend's win at FIU.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">Results of Cunningham's MRI exam came back Monday, and Stockstill says Cunningham will have surgery by the end of this week.</span></p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:41:07 +0000 Associated Press 16799 at http://wmot.org Blue Raider Football Loses Key Player for the Season MT Basketball Hoping for NCAA Tourney Nod http://wmot.org/post/mt-basketball-hoping-ncaa-tourney-nod <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp;&nbsp;A heartbreaking defeat Tuesday afternoon for Lady Raider&rsquo;s basketball.&nbsp; The MT women suffered a cliff-hanger, single-point&nbsp;loss&nbsp;to the University of Arkansas&nbsp;at Little Rock.</p><p>The 71-70 defeat ended the team&#39;s winning streak at 20 games and dashed their hopes for a seventh Sun Belt Tournament title. The men&rsquo;s team was knocked out of the tournament in the first round.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:16:20 +0000 Mike Osborne 8198 at http://wmot.org MT Basketball Hoping for NCAA Tourney Nod MTSU Men Knocked Out of Sun Belt Tourney http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-men-knocked-out-sun-belt-tourney <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; A shocking loss&nbsp;Sunday for the Middle Tennessee State men&rsquo;s basketball team. The number-one seeded Blue Raiders fell to number-nine seed Arkansas State 64 to 61.</p><p>The MT men will now have to wait till March 11 to hear about a spot on the NCAA tournament bracket.&nbsp;</p><p>The Lady Raiders&nbsp;faired much better in Sun Belt Tournament action over the weekend. Middle Tennessee&nbsp;beat back a late rally by Western Kentucky to&nbsp;defeat the Lady Toppers 65-57 in Hot Springs, Ark.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:31:21 +0000 Mike Osborne 8091 at http://wmot.org MTSU Men Knocked Out of Sun Belt Tourney MTSU Basketball Receives Top Sun Belt Honors http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-basketball-receives-top-sun-belt-honors <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn&nbsp; (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Blue Raider Basketball picked up some&nbsp;top honors&nbsp;Wednesday.</p><p>The Sun Belt Conference named MT women&rsquo;s coach Rick Insell and men&rsquo;s Coach Kermit Davis as coaches of the year&nbsp;in their respective leagues.</p><p>Middle Tennessee State men&rsquo;s basketball standout LaRon Dendy was named the Sun Belt&nbsp;&quot;Player of the Year&quot; and also named to the conference first team.</p><p>Davis says Dendy has been a pleasure to coach.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:37:29 +0000 Mike Osborne 7942 at http://wmot.org MTSU Basketball Receives Top Sun Belt Honors