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Story by Tyler Lamb // Contributing Writer Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer It has been three years since Middle Tennessee’s last NCAA Tournament appearance, and head coach Kermit Davis and the Blue Raiders have put together an impressive 2015-16 resumé. With seven games remaining on the regular season schedule, Middle Tennessee’s record is 17-6 …

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive There were six seconds left to play as freshman forward Alex Johnson sank one of two free throws to tie the game at 58. Johnson failed to capitalize on the second and as the Monarchs moved up the court, Columbia, Tennessee, native …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (12-5, 4-1 C-USA) took on Old Dominion (9-9, 2-3 C-USA) Saturday afternoon. Ed Simpson Jr. was the difference maker in the second half, securing a 64-61 victory for the Blue Raiders and the 400th career win for Head Coach Kermit Davis. Old Dominion showed last season why they’re …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics UPDATE  6:40 p.m. : Junior forward Olivia Jones was originally reported to be “indefinitely suspended” from MTSU’s women’s basketball team by the MT Athletics’ communication department. However, Jones has come out saying that she was never suspended, but, instead, she has decided to walk away from the team. Jones has also said she plans …

Photo courtesy of Brent Beerends / MT Communications In the midst of a full court press, Giddy Potts caught the ball on-the-run and fired the ball up court to Reggie Upshaw, who laid the ball in to secure the team’s first conference win of the year. Middle Tennessee (9-5, 1-1 C-USA) battled UTEP (10-6, 2-1 C-USA) on …

MTSU Women's Basketball

Junior Olivia Jones played like the Preseason Player of the Year against UAB on Sunday afternoon, dropping 17 points, dishing out five assists, and corralling six boards. Middle Tennessee (7-5, 1-0) opened conference play at the Murphy Center against UAB (7-5, 0-1). Jones would lead all scorers, while Ty Petty and Brea Edwards would finish …