Blue Raiders preparing for Sun Belt action
Will begin league play in New OrleansDecember 30, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
The Blue Raiders will face the Privateers at 4 p.m. in UNO Lakefront Arena on the University of New Orleans campus.
Middle Tennessee has spent the last week, with a couple of days off for Christmas, preparing for the beginning of conference play.
Juniors James Washington and Rod Emanuel will provide assistance while the Blue Raider bench will be a large part of the team's success as well. Middle Tennessee's bench which includes junior Trevor Ottley and freshmen James Gallman and J.T. Sulton have posted a number of double-figure scoring games between them.
The game with New Orleans begins a busy week for the team who will play three games in five days.
Middle Tennessee will then open the home conference slate on Saturday, Jan. 2 when it plays host to UL-Lafayette at 7 p.m. in Murphy Center. On Monday, Jan. 4 the Blue Raiders travel a short distance to Nashville, Tenn., to play Vanderbilt. The game with the Commodores is set for 8 p.m. and will be broadcast on Fox Sports South as well as ESPN360.com.
Voice of the Blue Raiders, Chip Walters, will call the play-by-play of all three upcoming games which can be heard on the Blue Raider Network and through goblueraiders.com. Live stats will also be available as linked on goblueraiders.com.
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