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10:49am

Fri November 22, 2013
Sports

Blue Raider Football Headed South to Face Southern Miss.

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Blue Raider Football is back on the road this weekend to play Southern Miss in Hattiesburg.

MTSU is looking to make it four straight wins when they face off against the Golden Eagles Saturday afternoon. The Raiders are already bowl-eligible and are aiming for eight wins in the regular season for the second straight year.

These teams have only met one other time, in a 2009 bowl game, which Middle Tennessee won 42-32.

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6:09am

Tue November 19, 2013
Sports

MTSU eases past UA-Little Rock 76-59, Lady Raiders at UA Tuesday

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Shawn Jones scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to a 76-59 victory over UA-Little Rock Monday night.

Kerry Hammonds was the leading MT scorer with 20 points.  The Blue Raiders were able to hold the Trojans to only 14 for 47 from the floor.

MTSU played without starter Marcus Tarrance who was suspended indefinitely following his arrest on a domestic violence charge.

Arkansas is set to host the MTSU women Tuesday tonight.  The two teams will tip off at 7 p.m.

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8:48am

Fri November 15, 2013
Sports

MTSU vs. Miami, Marshall, North Florida and Tulane

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (THORSON)   --   It is a big weekend in sports the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. 

The women’s basketball team is on the road for their second game of the season , facing the Miami Hurricanes Friday evening.

The women’s volleyball team will be traveling to take on Marshall at 6 p.m. Friday.

After continuing the 30-game regular season home game winning streak by defeating North Florida, 77-70, the men’s basketball team will host the Akron Zips at home at 2 p.m. on Saturday. 

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3:24pm

Sun November 10, 2013
Sports

Tennessee Downs Lady Raiders

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Isabelle Harrison scored 13 points as fourth-ranked Tennessee rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat Middle Tennessee 67-57 on Friday night in the season opener.

The Lady Vols played pretty sloppy in trailing 34-22 at halftime. They scored the first 14 of the second half, and Mercedes Russell, the Gatorade national girls player of the year from Springfield, Ore., scored nine of her 11 in the second half for Tennessee.

Ariel Massengale had 12 points for the Lady Vols, and Andraya Carter had 10.

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7:14am

Fri November 8, 2013
Sports

Middle Tennessee Pounds FIU In 48-0 Win

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Shane Tucker rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns, including a 48-yard breakaway sprint, to help drive Middle Tennessee to a 48-0 rout over Florida International on Saturday.

The Blue Raiders (6-4, 4-2 Conference USA) hit hard and fast, reaching the end zone in their first two possessions and piling up all of their points in the first three quarters. Logan Kilgore passed for 269 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for a second. Corey Carmichael had 65 yards on 13 carries, including a TD punched in from the 1-yard line.

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