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Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee has named its new head coach, as University of North Carolina-Asheville Nick McDevitt will be replacing Kermit Davis in Murfreesboro, according to multiple sources who informed the USA Today Network-Tennessee. McDevitt, 38, comes to the program after spending both his college playing career and the start of …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter Middle Tennessee Head Coach Kermit Davis achieved his 400th win last weekend in an 87-70 victory at Louisiana Tech. Even though this was most recent milestone for Davis, he has more wins in his career that have carried him to this point, …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor/Editor-in-Chief  The Blue Raiders continue to shine, even months after their upset win in the opening round of the NCAA tournament over No. 2 seed Michigan State. Middle Tennessee has been nominated for Best Upset at the annual ESPN awards ceremony, airing on ABC. The show hosted this year by John …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor “Put a nickel in the jukebox, play the Tennessee Waltz, we are going dancing,” MTSU play-by-play announcer Chip Walters emphatically screamed over the radio waves as the final buzzer sounded in the Conference USA championship game. The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team added more hardware to its long resume …

Photo by Sarah Taylor // Managing Editor Three local hip-hop artists have joined forces  for a new track celebrating the MTSU men’s basketball team’s success in the NCAA tournament. MTSU alums nobigdyl. and Mogli the Iceburg  have teamed with undergraduate Illuminate for “#MTSUMarchMadness,” a remix of Future’s single, “March Madness.” The three-and-a-half minute song sees …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee junior forward Reggie Upshaw’s Twitter username is “TheRegister347.” And much like his Twitter handle might indicate, Upshaw and his Blue Raider teammates are still trying to register their upset win over No. 2 seed Michigan State. “I say it set in late last night, early …