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No. 4 MTSU Hosts Marshall In NIT At Murphy Center

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee State University earned a No. 4 seed and will host fifth- seeded Marshall on Tuesday in the first-round of the National Invitational Tournament.

The Blue Raiders (25-6) received an automatic bid to the tournament after winning the Sun Belt regular-season championship. It is their third NIT appearance in the team's history.

MTSU and Marshall have met five times previously, with the Raiders having a 3-2 advantage.

Middle Tennessee is coming off a 13-game winning streak on its home floor.

The game will be played on their home court at Murphy Center, and will be aired on ESPN3.

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