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Fri February 15, 2013
Sports

A Winning Year for MTSU Basketball

Credit goblueraiders.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY)  --  The Middle Tennessee State men's and women's teams are both in first place within the Sun Belt Conference.

With an 11-game winning streak and the Blue Raiders’ 52-point victory Saturday over Troy, Middle Tennessee is now 22-4 on the year, marking the second most wins in the entire nation behind Gonzaga.

The national recognition continues as the men also received 11 votes in the latest ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll.

As for the women, the Lady Raiders fell to Troy Sunday 74-70 in overtime.

Even with the loss, the women remain atop the Sun Belt standings with a two game cushion over Western Kentucky.

Both teams travel to Little Rock this Saturday for a double header starting at 4:30 p.m.

You can hear the double-header right here on WMOT.