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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Walking into Murphy Center is stepping into the house that Kermit Davis built. On the walls in the foyer, murals of NCAA tournament victories capture the games’ biggest moments. Banners of past championships and tournament appearances hang from the ceilings. A wall that runs the length of …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Nov. 8 was a monumental day for three high school basketball stars, as well as the Middle Tennessee State basketball program. It was National Signing Day all across the country, and prospective student athletes decided where they would take their talents officially. The Middle Tennessee basketball team …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-0) traveled to the CFSB Center to face the Murray State Racers for their first road matchup of the season. Although it came down to the wire, the Blue Raiders managed to hold on for a …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The college basketball season is officially underway, and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-0) made a strong opening statement with a 104-52 blowout win against the Trevecca Trojans Friday morning. Nick King led all scorers with 17 points and recorded a game-high six rebounds. The Blue Raiders were …

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 …