WMOT thanks MT10 sports reporter Chris Davis for filing this story from Dayton.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (DAVIS) -- The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders arrived in Dayton, Ohio with dreams of advancing in the NCAA tournament Tuesday night, but those dreams were quickly dashed.
With a few hundred fans in the stands for support, MTSU kept it close with St. Mary’s early in the game. But late in the first half the Gaels took control of the game by sinking threes and forcing turnovers.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY) -- Mid-State sports fans have even more reason to celebrate the start of March Madness. Two local schools will play in the NCAA tournament.
For the first time in 24 years, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are returning to the NCAA. Middle Tennessee is set to face Saint Mary’s as an eleven seed Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio with a tip off time of 8:10 p.m.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Kermit Davis wants his Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to seize control of their postseason destiny this year.
The Blue Raiders thought they had an NCAA tournament team a season ago before losing their regular season finale and in the Sun Belt Conference tournament quarterfinals. They wound up in the National Invitation Tournament.