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10:58am

Tue March 11, 2014
Sports

Raiders Head to Texas for Post Season Basketball Action

Lady Raider Ebony Rowe is the C-USA Player of the Year.
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EL PASO, Tex (Chip Walters)  --  Middle Tennessee State’s  men's and women's teams both captured their regular season championships in their first year in Conference USA.  This week they begin a March Madness quest for league tournament titles. 

Both the men’s and women’s C-USA championships begin today in El Paso, Texas, but because they finished in the top four in the standings both the Middle Tennessee men and women received a double-by to the tournament quarter-finals on Thursday.

Neither will know who their opponent will be until the end of the day on Wednesday.

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10:15am

Tue March 4, 2014
Sports

TSSAA State Basketball Championship Returns to MTSU Campus

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Hundreds of high school athletes and their supporters will converge this week on Middle Tennessee for the annual state high school basketball championships.

The Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association tournament will be held again this year at Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State Univeristy.

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5:25pm

Sun March 2, 2014
Sports

Weekend Wins for Men’s and Women’s Blue Raider Basketball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Shawn Jones had 15 points and Middle Tennessee bounced back from its first loss in eleven games to lead wire-to-wire in a 65-41 blowout of Rice on Saturday.

Middle Tennessee (22-8, 12-3 Conference USA) opened the game with an 11-3 run, led 33-19 at halftime and extended to 63-38 for their largest lead.

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6:22am

Mon February 17, 2014
Sports

Middle Tennessee Powers Past Southern Miss 81-64

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Kerry Hammonds II pumped in a season-high 26 points, including six 3-pointers, to propel Middle Tennessee to an 81-64 win over Southern Miss on Saturday and keep the Blue Raiders atop the Conference USA standings.

Middle Tennessee (19-7, 9-2) shot 54 percent from the field, including 11 of 21 from long range, and never trailed in the game.

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5:59am

Fri February 14, 2014
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Middle Tennessee Rolls by Tulane 71-44

Senior Kerry Hammonds records 18 points in MT's 71-44 victory over Tulane. (Athletic Communications)
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Shawn Jones scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots as Middle Tennessee rolled over Tulane 71-44 Thursday night.

Kerry Hammonds II had 18 points for Middle Tennessee and Neiko Hunter 13 as the Blue Raiders extended their win streak to six games.

Middle Tennessee (18-7, 8-2 Conference USA) used an 11-0 run in the first half to open a 22-13 advantage en route to a 35-17 halftime lead. The Blue Raiders continued to roll in the second half, building the lead to as many as 31 points.

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