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12:28pm

Mon February 25, 2013
Sports

Middle Tennessee Blows Out Louisiana-Monroe 87-46

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn.(AP/WMOT) — Tweety Knight scored a career-high 15 points off the bench to lead Middle Tennessee in an 87-46 shellacking of Louisiana-Monroe Saturday.

The win was the 14th straight for the Blue Raiders the second longest winning streak in program history. They currently stand at 25 and four overall and 17 and 1 in Sun Belt Conference play.

Knight hit 5 of 7 from the field and 4 of 5 at the foul line. Starters Raymond Cintron and Marcos Knight had 11 points each for Middle Tennessee, which has already clinched first in the Sun Belt.

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2:13pm

Mon February 18, 2013
Sports

Davis Helps MTSU Exit Sun Belt with a Bang

MTSU Men's head basketball coach Kermit Davis
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY)  --  The MTSU men's basketball team collected another road win Saturday at Little Rock. It was Middle Tennessee's 12th straight win, the fourth-longest in program history.

The bigger story though, belonged to Middle Tennessee's men's basketball head coach Kermit Davis.

Davis collected his 113th Sun Belt Conference win, passing Ronnie Arrow's previous record of 112.

Davis, a 2-time Sun Belt Coach of the Year for the Blue Raiders, reached the 113 mark in only 11 seasons at the helm.

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8:01am

Fri February 15, 2013
Sports

A Winning Year for MTSU Basketball

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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.

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12:52pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Sports

Will Tenn. Schools Feel Impact of New Fed. Sports Regulations?

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WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) — The Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association says the state’s school systems will feel little impact from new federal guidelines requiring equal access for students with disabilities.

The Education Department announced Friday that students with disabilities must be given a chance to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues.

The order is reminiscent of the Title IX expansion four decades ago of athletic opportunities for girls and women and could bring sweeping changes to school budgets and locker rooms for years to come.

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10:29am

Thu January 24, 2013
Sports

MTSU Will Jump to Conference USA Early

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY)  --   Middle Tennessee announced its decision to join Conference USA back in November.  This week MTSU announced that it would be making the move earlier than expected.

After spending the last 13 years in the Sun Belt Conference, Middle Tennessee will officially join the highly coveted Conference USA July 1, 2013.

There is no question the Blue Raiders left a footprint in the Sun Belt though, earning four Sun Belt Athletes of the Year and 38 Coach of the Year winners.

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