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Ed Simpson Jr.


Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (30-4) are headed back to the NCAA Tournament, earning a twelfth-seed and a match-up with the fifth-seeded Minnesota Golden Gophers. Only a year removed from the shocking defeat of Michigan State, Middle is entering the tournament even stronger this year as they have …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor | Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (18-7, 10-3 C-USA) traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi and took down Southern Miss (7-16, 4-8 C-USA) with ease Saturday night 76-54. The Blue Raiders struggled in the first half and went into the break facing a five-point deficit.After halftime, the Blue Raiders come out on fire …

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 …