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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 …

Ty Petty

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (9-6, 3-1 C-USA) took on the Charlotte 49ers (9-6, 2-2 C-USA) in a big C-USA matchup Thursday night. The women edged out Charlotte 72-67 in their first game without junior forward Olivia Jones, who recently left the team for …

Giddy Potts

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (11-5, 3-1 C-USA) traveled to North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers (4-12, 1-3 C-USA) in another men’s and women’s home and away double-header. The men’s team was able to hold off the 49ers 73-72 behind a clutch free throw from Reggie Upshaw. The Blue Raiders found themselves …

American Cancer Society

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will take on the Rice Owls on Jan. 23 in a game that will help raise awareness of the fight against cancer and support the American Cancer Society. As a part of the Coaches vs. …

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 …

Story by Jonathan Clark Jr.//Staff Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends // MT Athletics It was a thriller in the Murphy Center Saturday afternoon as Middle Tennessee (10-5,2-1 C-USA) took on the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-14,1-3 C-USA) in a conference showdown that little thought would be this close. The Blue Raiders edged the Roadrunners 79-71 behind a …