Middle Tennessee powers past Southern Miss 81-64

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. Neiko Hunter contributed 20 points and...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee rolls by Tulane 71-44

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...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 21 Middle Tennessee beats Rice 65-54

Ebony Rowe scored 12 points and added 12 rebounds as No. 21 Middle Tennessee defeated Rice 65-54 on Saturday afternoon. Rowe recorded her 19th double-double of the season and 72nd of her career. Laken Leonard came off the bench to add 13 points. The Blue Raiders were coming off their first conference loss, 68-56 against Southern Miss on Wednesday. Middle Tennessee (19-4, 8-1 Conference...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee adds 23 players in 2014 class

With: BC-FBC--Signing Day-Middle Tennessee-List The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have gotten a bit of a jump on signing day with 10 of their 23 signees announced Wednesday already enrolled in school. ''Those guys that are here now they'll have the quickest ability to have an impact on the team because they're already here,'' coach Rick Stockstill said. ''They're going to be able...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 25 Middle Tennessee battles past Tulsa 67-57

Ebony Rowe scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as No. 25 Middle Tennessee held off a determined Tulsa squad 67-57 on Saturday, pushing its winning streak to 17 games. The Blue Raiders (18-3, 7-0 Conference USA), ranked in the national polls for the first time since Nov. 16, 2009, had a battle with the Golden Hurricanes (10-8, 4-3), who held Middle Tennessee to just nine field...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Tennessee State's Miller Soars Against Middle Tennessee

 Tennessee State's Patrick Miller got his Vince Carter on against Middle Tennessee State last night.
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats Grand Canyon 79-56

Shawn Jones scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading Middle Tennessee to a 79-56 victory over Grand Canyon on Monday in the consolation game of the Dr Pepper Classic. The Blue Raiders (9-5) scored the game's first 12 points and were up 42-24 at halftime by turning 10 Grand Canyon turnovers into 19 points and shooting 54.8 percent (17 of 31) in the first 20 minutes...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

DC's Preview: Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

Middle Tennessee vs. NavyAmon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TXMonday, December 30th, 11:45 AM on ESPNNavy is making their 10th postseason appearance in 11 years, and the Blue Raiders are making their fourth since 1961, but don't let that fool you: this Middle Tennessee team is extremely deep and experienced (19 of 22 starters are redshirt sophomores or older). We'll see a lot of...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs. Nay Midshipmen: Betting Odds, Point Spread and tv info

On Monday the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and Navy Midshipmen will face off against one another in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl. Middle Tennessee and Navy both enter this game with 8-4 records. Coverage of the Armed Forces Bowl between Middle Tennessee and Navy will air on ESPN beginning at 11:45 pm ET from Amon Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, TX. The Odds: The Navy Midshipmen...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati 69 Middle Tennessee State 48

I'm feeling pretty strong about my feel for this basketball team. This is not a way to boast about coming incredibly close to nailing another point total, BRAG: I predicted 71 points for UC, it's just that this year's team has been incredibly predictable. Pretty much outside of the Xavier game, I don't think you can say much is a surprise. One could predict a grind out win over Pittsburgh...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Middle Tennessee State Preview

Cincinnati comes back home after 3 games outside 5/3 Arena to take on Middle Tennessee State tomorrow afternoon. Middle Tennessee State isn't awful or anything, but they also aren't that great. It should be another non-conference game where Cincinnati scores 70-80 points, everyone writes that they gained momentum from the Pittsburgh game and we roll on with our weekends. The Blue...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee slams Tennessee Temple 102-52

Reggie Upshaw was one of six players in double figures, scoring a career-high 18, as Middle Tennessee romped to an overwhelming 102-52 victory over Tennessee Temple Tuesday night. Others in double figures were Neiko Hunter with 16, Shawn Jones and Tharone Chilton both had 11 points and Marcus Tarrance 10. This is the second time this season that Middle Tennessee (7-3) has scored...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

MTSU's Kilgore ready to cap career with bowl win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As one of the program's most prolific quarterbacks, Logan Kilgore is prominent throughout the Middle Tennessee football record book. Become the first Blue Raiders quarterback to pass for more than 2,000 yards in three straight seasons, check. Throw the most passes (1,102) of any MTSU quarterback, check again. Complete the most touchdowns passes (53) in program...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee routs Fisk 115-65

Shawn Jones scored 18 points in 18 minutes to lead seven Middle Tennessee players who scored in double digits Monday night in a 115-65 victory over Fisk. Middle Tennessee (7-2) broke the game open with a 26-8 run in the first half and never looked back. The Blue Raiders shot 61.8 percent from the field while holding Fisk to 30.3 percent. Joshua Phillips had 13 points and eight...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee to face Navy in Armed Forces Bowl

Middle Tennessee will make its first bowl appearance in three years when the Blue Raiders play Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl. Navy (7-4) was a conditional pick for the bowl even before the season, and the Midshipmen guaranteed their spot in the Dec. 30 game when they got their sixth win last month. They still have one regular-season game to play, Saturday against Army in Philadelphia...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee vs. Navy in Armed Forces Bowl

Middle Tennessee will make its first bowl appearance in three years when the Blue Raiders play Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl. Navy (7-4) was a conditional pick for the bowl even before the season, and the Midshipmen guaranteed their spot in the Dec. 30 game when they got their sixth win last month. They still have one regular-season game to play, Saturday against Army in Philadelphia...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee overwhelms UTEP 48-17

Logan Kilgore threw for 325 yards, completing 19 of 27 passes, and two touchdowns as Middle Tennessee overwhelmed the University of Texas at El Paso 48-17 Saturday. Kilgore, who completed 15 of 21 passes for 226 yards in the first half, struck quickly, hitting Marcus Henry on a 21-yard scoring pass at 10:56 in the first quarter. Jeremiah Bryson, who rushed for 120 yards on 15 carries...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee outplays Murray St 80-62

Eric Wortham Jr. and Neiko Hunter shared top scoring honors for Middle Tennessee State as Murray State proved no contest in losing to the Blue Raiders 80-62 on Tuesday evening. Worthan Jr. shot 6 of 7 from the floor and made 3 of 3 from beyond the 3-point line and Hunter made 70 percent of his attempts going 7-for-10 for the Blue Raiders. The team accomplished an impressive 54 percent...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee rolls past Southern Miss 42-21

Middle Tennessee returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the first half Saturday afternoon as the Blue Raiders posted a 42-21 victory over winless Southern Miss. Linebacker T.T. Barber gave MTSU (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) a 7-0 lead with a 24-yard interception return with 6:56 left in the first quarter. Then, after tying the game for Southern Miss with an 11-yard scoring strike...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee's 'core guys' come up short

Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis needed his key guys to come up big. Without them, the Blue Raiders had little chance at No. 16 Florida. Tweety Knight, Shawn Jones and Kerry Hammonds combined for 15 points and eight turnovers, a big issue in a 79-59 loss to the Gators. ''You've got to get your core guys to play when you're playing a top team on the road,'' Davis said. ''We...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee eases past UA-Little Rock 76-59

Shawn Jones scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to 76-59 victory over UA-Little Rock Monday night. Kerry Hammonds was the leading scorer with 20 points as Middle Tennessee (4-0) was able to stymie UA-LR (0-3), holding the Trojans to only 14 for 47 from the floor. UA-LR had an early 8-6 lead but the Blue Raiders went on 16-2 run that gave Middle...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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