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Story by Tim Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee men’s basketbal team enjoyed a highly successful 2016-17 campaign. It was a season that saw them go 17-1 in Conference USA and 31-5 overall. This included their second consecutive conference tournament title and the school’s first ever regular …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Two former Blue Raiders will have a shot at their professional dreams. Forwards Reggie Upshaw and JaCorey Williams each signed NBA Summer League contracts following the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. Upshaw signed with the Milwaukee Bucks, a team that appears to be a perfect fit for his …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archive  Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider men’s basketball team enjoyed a remarkabled 2016-17 campaign that saw them win both the Conference USA regular season and tournament titles. The Blue Raiders finished with a 31-5 overall record, including a school-record 17 conference wins. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis and forward JaCorey Williams were each honored today, as the Tennessee Sports Writers Association named Davis as their Coach of the Year and Williams as Player of the Year. This is the second time in 2017 that the pair has been …

Photo courtesy of MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider men’s basketball team was recognized this morning at the Tennessee Capitol, on the heels of their outstanding 2016-17 season. The team was called to the front of the senate chambers during this morning’s meeting and were awarded a plaque for their success this year, …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a fight to the end Saturday night, but the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (31-5) saw their season come to an end with a 74-65 loss to the Butler Bulldogs in round two of the NCAA tournament. The Blue Raiders struggled at both ends for most of …