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Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Earlier this summer, we took a look at which former Blue Raider standouts were the ones to watch during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. With NBA and other professional basketball contracts on the line, three former MTSU standouts got the opportunity to showcase their abilities …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The NBA has arguably the best offseason of any professional sport due to the fact that there really is not an “offseason.” It has roster shakeups, free agency and an offseason league that is unique to any other league: the Summer League. The NBA Summer League provides …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The 2018-19 basketball season underwent the biggest change in Middle Tennessee State history when 16-year head coach Kermit Davis left for Ole Miss in his home state. The departure of Davis was expected after multiple NCAA tournament appearances and his extended success at MTSU. With his departure, the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Conference USA basketball schedule will look a little different for the upcoming 2018-2019 season and beyond. In an attempt to send multiple teams to the NCAA Tournament, the conference is shaking things up. Instead of having a mapped out schedule from start to finish, C-USA …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Sammi Lovvorn / Contributing Writer “It’s Miller time.” Many students and fans chant that phrase at each Middle Tennessee men’s basketball game to get redshirt sophomore walk-on Chase Miller into the game. It’s what gets the team and crowd pumped up when Miller finally checks into the game. …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee has named its new head coach, as University of North Carolina-Asheville Nick McDevitt will be replacing Kermit Davis in Murfreesboro, according to multiple sources who informed the USA Today Network-Tennessee. McDevitt, 38, comes to the program after spending both his college playing career and the start of …