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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 On Wednesday, Middle Tennessee head basketball coach Kermit Davis announced that starting senior center Brandon Walters will be suspended for the exhibition game against Arkansas Fort Smith on Thursday night, as well as the season opener against Trevecca on Friday, Nov. 10. According to Davis, Walters was …

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 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Elijah Campbell / Sports Reporter and David Janes / Sports Reporter The Murphy Center was full of three-point jump shots, dunks, dance moves, excitement and enthusiasm on Thursday night, as the men’s and women’s basketball teams had their first public showing in front of the …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Story by Carl Coates Jr. / Sports Reporter Honors for Middle Tennessee’s men’s basketball team have already been awarded, as senior guard Giddy Potts was selected to the 2017-18 All-Conference USA Basketball Preseason Team Monday morning. Last season, Potts was a key piece to the Blue Raiders’ success. …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Sidelines Archives Some of the unsung heroes of every successful college basketball team are the assistant coaches. As many successful head coaches would tell you, having reliable assistants to help recruit and develop players has a bigger impact than the casual basketball fan or observer might realize. The assistant coaches don’t …