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5:08pm

Thu July 5, 2012
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MTSU's Dendy Takes His Shot

JACKSON, Tenn. (BEASLEY)  --  MTSU basketball stand out LaRon Dendy is headed to Las Vegas to take his shot at the big leagues. 

The 6'-9" star forward led the Blue Raiders in scoring, rebounding, and blocks during the 2011-12 season and was named the Sun Belt Basketball Player of the Year.

Dendy will get another chance to showcase his talents between July 13th through the 22nd after signing an NBAA summer-league contract with the Washington Wizards.

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11:04am

Tue June 5, 2012
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A Positive Outlook for Blue Raider Baseball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  -- Sports writer Justin Beasley takes a look at Blue Raider baseball's spring 2012 season and sees reason to be optimistic about 2013.

Use the link above to listen to WMOT's conversation with Justin.

You can find Justin's full review at http://gomiddle.com.

11:51am

Mon March 12, 2012
MT Women Still Hoping for NCAA Nod

MT Men's Basketball No. Four NIT Seed

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Post season play continues for Middle Tennessee State men's basketball.  

The Blue Raiders earned a No. 4 seed for the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) and will host fifth-seeded Marshall Tuesday night at 8:15 p.m. CT in Murphy Center. The game will be aired on ESPN3 and also heard here on WMOT. 

The Blue Raiders finished the regular season 25-6 overall and 14-2 in league play.

MT last played in the NIT in 1988 when they defeated Tennessee and Georgia before falling to Boston College in the quarterfinals.

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9:22am

Fri January 13, 2012
Next Game Saturday Against Florida Atlantic

Blue Raider Men and Women On a Roll

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  (WMOT) The Blue Raider men’s basketball team racked up its eighth straight victory last night, winning 70-59 over Florida International in Miami.

The men's team now sports a 16-2 overall record and is 5-0 in Sun Belt league action.

In their game against FIU, the Lady Raiders turned an eight-point halftime deficit into a 14-point win, rallying for a 74-60 victory last night. The MTSU ladies remain the lone team in the Sun Belt women’s basketball race with an unblemished record.

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12:17pm

Mon December 12, 2011
Gift Honors MT Sports Booster Jeff Hendrix

Million Dollar Gift to MTSU Athletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) – A big weekend on several fronts for Blue Raider sports.

The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team beat UT Martin on Saturday evening 78-62 at home.

The Lady Raiders matched that win, outscoring Xavier to claim a 65-49 victory Friday night in Cincinnati.

That win made sweeter still as the MTSU head women’s basketball coach Rick Insell was named one of 10 inductees into the 2012 class of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.

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