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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates / Sports Reporter He is not your traditional shooting guard. Many that have seen him play would say he is uniquely agile, athletic and has the build of a running back, not a shooting guard. Over the past four years, Giddy Potts has …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders stepped foot on the hardwood for first time this season on Thursday evening against the Arkansas Fort Smith Lions. Middle Tennessee came in with a younger squad to start the season and there was …

Photos by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Chamberlain / Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders men’s basketball team returned to action against Arkansas Fort Smith for the first exhibition game of the 2017-2018 season. Though they struggled on defense and at the free throw line early, the Blue Raiders …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines On Wednesday, Middle Tennessee head basketball coach Kermit Davis announced that starting senior center Brandon Walters will be suspended for the exhibition game against Arkansas Fort Smith on Thursday night, as well as the season opener against Trevecca on Friday, Nov. 10. According to Davis, Walters was …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams got their first chance in front of their fans on Thursday, when they took the court for the 2017 rendition of Murphy Madness. Both teams are looking to build off of successful …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Elijah Campbell / Sports Reporter and David Janes / Sports Reporter The Murphy Center was full of three-point jump shots, dunks, dance moves, excitement and enthusiasm on Thursday night, as the men’s and women’s basketball teams had their first public showing in front of the …