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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Perrin Buford continued his recent turnaround with an explosive performance against Northern Arizona, leading the Blue Raiders to a 65-53 win and second-straight victory in the Emerald Coast Classic. Buford dropped a career-high 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting in only 21 minutes. In Middle Tennessee’s first matchup in the Emerald Coast Classic …

A slow, historically bad offensive night doomed the Blue Raiders as the Murray State Racers (1-1) picked up a 68-49 victory over the Blue Raiders. Middle Tennessee (1-1) shot 18.2 percent (12-of-66) from the floor, the lowest total in the Kermit Davis era of Middle Tennessee basketball. The previous low was the 26 percent that …

It wasn’t pretty, but Middle Tennessee utilized a strong second half, outscoring the Ohio Valley University Fighting Scots (0-1) 39-25 after halftime to seal a 77-60 victory. Ohio Valley University, a Div. II school in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, never led throughout the contest, but still managed to challenge Middle Tennessee (1-0) in the …

The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team face a similar challenge when they open up their season: Fill the voids created by key players departing. MTSU, led by head coach Kermit Davis, faces this trial more so this season. The Blue Raiders current roster has nine newcomers out of the 15, composed of five freshmen and …

Murphy Madness kicked off the 2014-2015 basketball season for both Middle Tennessee Blue Raider basketball teams Thursday night. The three-point shootout kicked off the event. The women’s team consisted of freshman guard Abbey Sissom (15 points), junior guard Brea Edwards (16 points) and sophomore forward Caya Williams (five points). The men’s squad included senior guard …

Former Middle Tennessee star Shawn Jones was cut from the Heat roster Thursday. The Hialeah, Florida native signed a non-guaranteed contract with his hometown Miami Heat back in September. Jones was expected to travel to Memphis in Miami’s final preseason game up until Wednesday, but the former MT forward was a late cut from the …