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Former Middle Tennessee star Shawn Jones was cut from the Heat roster Thursday. The Hialeah, Florida native signed a non-guaranteed contract with his hometown Miami Heat back in September. Jones was expected to travel to Memphis in Miami’s final preseason game up until Wednesday, but the former MT forward was a late cut from the …

Former Middle Tennessee star Shawn Jones was officially signed to the Heat roster on Tuesday night. The Hialeah, Florida native signed a non-guaranteed contract with his hometown Miami Heat. Per club policies, terms of the deal were not disclosed to the public. The 6-foot-7 power forward spent time playing for the Los Angeles Clippers in …

Written by Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor MT athletes showed up and showed out last season for some spectacular games, which they should only do the same their second year in Conference USA. With last season’s finishes and the fall sports season looming in the distance, here is a rundown of last season and a …

MTSU 1982 NCAA Tournament

Story by Don Harris // Staff Writer | Photo by Jack Ross // Staff Photographer NASHVILLE — “Maybe we were looked at as a sacrificial lamb,” Blue Raider head coach Stan “Ramrod” Simpson said of Middle Tennessee. “That lamb turned into a raging bull tonight.” The raging bull—Middle Tennessee State University’s Blue Raiders—snarled, snorted and …