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Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After a week of rumors and whispers around the college basketball world, Middle Tennessee Head Coach Kermit Davis has officially accepted the head coaching vacancy at Ole Miss. Davis coached at MTSU for 16 seasons, and won 332 games, six regular season championships, two conference tournament championships and …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After losing to the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the Conference USA Tournament and failing to earn an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (25-7) opened up play in the National Invitation Tournament with a dominant 91-64 win over the Vermont Catamounts (27-8). …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (16-17, 9-11) pulled off a monumental upset of the top-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-7, 16-3) on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Tournament. The Golden Eagles got the scoring started early, as redshirt junior Eddie Davis III knocked down a …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After defeating the Florida International Panthers (14-18, 8-11) on Wednesday by a score of 69-68, the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (15-17, 8-11) will advance to play Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) in the Conference USA quarterfinals tonight at 6 p.m. The Golden Eagles survived a 30-point effort from FIU’s …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Seniors Nick King and Giddy Potts were each named to a Conference USA All-Conference Team on Monday, while sophomore point guard Tyrik Dixon was named to the All-Defensive Team. King racks up postseason accolades King was named to the C-USA First Team, along with Marshall’s Jon Elmore, …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A game that was supposed to be remembered as the last home game for four Middle Tennessee (24-6, 16-2) seniors will go down as a crushing upset, as they were defeated by the Marshall Thundering Herd (21-10, 12-6) for the second time this season by a score …