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Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Earlier this summer, we took a look at which former Blue Raider standouts were the ones to watch during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. With NBA and other professional basketball contracts on the line, three former MTSU standouts got the opportunity to showcase their abilities …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After a week of rumors and whispers around the college basketball world, Middle Tennessee Head Coach Kermit Davis has officially accepted the head coaching vacancy at Ole Miss. Davis coached at MTSU for 16 seasons, and won 332 games, six regular season championships, two conference tournament championships and …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (16-17, 9-11) pulled off a monumental upset of the top-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-7, 16-3) on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Tournament. The Golden Eagles got the scoring started early, as redshirt junior Eddie Davis III knocked down a …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Seniors Nick King and Giddy Potts were each named to a Conference USA All-Conference Team on Monday, while sophomore point guard Tyrik Dixon was named to the All-Defensive Team. King racks up postseason accolades King was named to the C-USA First Team, along with Marshall’s Jon Elmore, …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines For the second time this season, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (22-5, 14-1) defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (16-12, 7-8) by a score of 87-70. The win was also Kermit Davis‘ 400th Division I win of his career. This was the 12th true road victory for the Blue …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines After splitting last week’s Conference USA road trip against Marshall and Western Kentucky, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (14-5, 6-1) sit at the top of the conference in a three-way tie with Western Kentucky and Old Dominion. This week, the Blue Raiders have a chance to potentially distance …