MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — MTSU Men’s basketball trailed for much of their game against Charlotte, but pulled ahead in the final seconds to win 72-69 Saturday night.
The Blue Raiders lost the lead early in the first half and didn’t get it back until Jaqawn Raymond's hit a 3-pointer with 1:49 remaining. Reggie Upshaw made two free throws to extend the lead to three with 43 seconds remaining.
Jacquez Rozier scored 13 points and Jacob Ivory tied his career high with 12 to lead Middle Tennessee. The team is now 12-8 on the season and 5-2 Conference USA.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam is touring the state this week to promote his Medicaid expansion plan to cover about 200,000 more low-income Tennesseans.
Haslam began the tour yesterday, at hospitals in Jackson and Memphis. The governor says he’ll make up to eight more stops around the state in advance of a special legislative session he’s called for Feb. 2 to consider his Insure Tennessee initiative.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether news media are entitled to records related to a rape case against four former Vanderbilt University football players.
The Court of Appeals in September ruled that records sought by a statewide media coalition should not be made public because they’re part of a continuing police investigation. The decision reversed a lower court that found that some records given to police should be made available.