MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A shocking loss Sunday for the Middle Tennessee State men’s basketball team. The number-one seeded Blue Raiders fell to number-nine seed Arkansas State 64 to 61.
The MT men will now have to wait till March 11 to hear about a spot on the NCAA tournament bracket.
The Lady Raiders faired much better in Sun Belt Tournament action over the weekend. Middle Tennessee beat back a late rally by Western Kentucky to defeat the Lady Toppers 65-57 in Hot Springs, Ark.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- It’s been a difficult fall for Middle Tennessee State sports, but one team has made into postseason play.
For the sixth straight year, MTSU volleyball has earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Raiders had to sweat through the selection process before hearing their name called as an at-large pick.
Now, MTSU will travel to Knoxville for a first-round match on Thursday, taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes. The match will begin at 3:30 PM at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The winner will play again Friday against either Tennessee or Duke.