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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 /┬áSports 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 …

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 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 …