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MTSU Basketball Teams Top Sun Belt

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Jimmy Oden is one of two seniors to be honored on Saturday prior to the men's basketball game.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  It was mostly good news for Middle Tennessee State sports in weekend action. The Blue Raider men's and women's basketball teams clinched top seeds in upcoming conference play.

The MT men claimed the Sun Belt’s regular-season title on Saturday evening with a 72-59 victory over Florida Atlantic. The MT women also defeated FAU, making them the lone unbeaten team in the conference and extending their winning streak to 16 games.

Blue Raider baseball season got off to a rocky start Friday with a 7-3 loss to Kansas, but the team redeemed themselves with a 3-2 win over Saint Louis on Saturday. Sunday's game against Evansville was canceled due to weather.

The MIbaseball team will be back in action Tuesday with a double header against Lipscomb in Nashville. Men's and women's basketball hit the road this week, beginning with games against ULM in Monroe, Louisiana on Thursday.