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The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team face a similar challenge when they open up their season: Fill the voids created by key players departing. MTSU, led by head coach Kermit Davis, faces this trial more so this season. The Blue Raiders current roster has nine newcomers out of the 15, composed of five freshmen and …

The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams played back-to-back exhibition games Monday evening at the Murphy Center. The women defeated the University of Alabama-Huntsville 75-50 to finish off their final exhibition game of the season. The Kermit Davis-led men’s team, however, suffered a setback against NAIA-member Martin Methodist by a score of 76-67. The …

Murphy Madness kicked off the 2014-2015 basketball season for both Middle Tennessee Blue Raider basketball teams Thursday night. The three-point shootout kicked off the event. The women’s team consisted of freshman guard Abbey Sissom (15 points), junior guard Brea Edwards (16 points) and sophomore forward Caya Williams (five points). The men’s squad included senior guard …

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 …