Photo by Kevin Martin / Contributor & Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee takes on Minnesota Thursday in what could be one the biggest games in the history of the basketball program. There is a lot at stake for both parties but for MTSU, they are hoping to build off their success they gained in …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (30-4) are headed back to the NCAA Tournament, earning a twelfth-seed and a match-up with the fifth-seeded Minnesota Golden Gophers. Only a year removed from the shocking defeat of Michigan State, Middle is entering the tournament even stronger this year as they have …

Photo and video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor When the All-C-USA Teams were announced last Monday, JaCorey Williams was pegged a first-teamer, Reggie Upshaw was listed at second-team and Giddy Potts was awarded a third-team spot. After averaging 15.5 points per game and knocking down a total of 69 threes on the year (2.2 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee basketball continues their C-USA domination without even having played a tournament game. Wednesday morning, head coach Kermit Davis was named C-USA Coach of the Year while JaCorey Williams was awarded the conference Player of the Year. While Davis has been awarded the conference coach of the year …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (27-4, 17-1 C-USA) dominated the second half behind the play of Giddy Potts and a trio of high scoring seniors en route to a 93-59 win over Florida Atlantic University (10-19, 6-12 C-USA). Raiders start slow once again After …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee (23-4, 13-1 C-USA) completed the regular season sweep of rival Western Kentucky (12-14, 6-7) in a game where MTSU needed to build their resume going forward.  They did just that…and more, winning 78-52. Similarly to last Saturday’s game against Old Dominion, MTSU didn’t come to play …