Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Only seven No. 15 seeds have ever defeated a No. 2 seed in NCAA history. That number didn’t matter to Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis and the Blue Raiders, as MTSU shocked the tournament field with a 90-81 victory over the two-seeded Michigan State Spartans. But, …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders won’t just be taking on Michigan State, but history as well. Prior to this year’s NCAA tournament, only seven No. 15 seeds in NCAA history have managed to upset a No. 2 seed. That’s good for an all-time record of 117-7. The last occurrence of a 15-seeded team shocking the …

Kerry Hammonds’ playing days ended a few years ago as a member of the Blue Raiders. His last year dawning a blue and white jersey was the 2013-14 season, when Middle Tennessee’s season came to a close after a loss to Tulsa in the C-USA tournament. Prior to that season, Hammonds was a member of …

March Madness is officially here. And the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, after winning the C-USA Championship against Old Dominion Saturday, know who, and where, they’ll be playing. MTSU coach Kermit Davis and the Blue Raiders drew a No. 15 seed and will head west to St. Louis in the hopes of upsetting No. 2 seed …

It’s all systems go for Middle Tennessee sophomore guard, Giddy Potts. Potts, who suffered a concussion during MTSU’s loss against WKU on Feb. 25, underwent tests Monday, eventually being cleared by trainers for full contact in practice this week in preparation for Thursday’s Conference-USA Tournament matchup. The Athens, Alabama native, missed the last three contests …

Photo Courtesy // Gregory French, Staff Photographer It was an emotional Senior Day for Middle Tennessee (21-8, 15-3 C-USA), as the Lady Raiders cruised to a 77-55 victory over Florida International in front of 3,707 fans in the Murphy Center. MTSU seniors Brea Edwards, TiAnna Porter and Caroline Warden were honored following the blowout win …