Middle Tennessee St. Rumors & News

  • MTSU's Joshua Phillips out indefinitely

    Daily News Journal "MTSU sophomore Joshua Phillips is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his foot. The forward broke the bone in practice. He will be reevaluated next week to get a clearer time table on his return." January 20

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Middle Tennessee drubs hapless Charlotte 49ers

    Charlotte Observer "As Middle Tennessee’s 71-49 Conference USA basketball victory against Charlotte wound down Thursday, the 49ers looked like they just wanted the game to be over. The evidence for the crowd at Halton Arena was clear. The 49ers (14-11, 5-7) threw lazy passes, appeared disinterested on defense,..." February 21

  • At MTSU, team takes on much bigger meaning

    Tennessean "The Middle Tennessee State basketball player with the most appearances on a highlight reel has perhaps the fewest words. Shawn Jones, a chiseled 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior forward, is a high-flying, hard-dunking, shot-blocking play-maker matched by few in recent Blue Raiders history. But the..." February 14

  • MTSU tells its fans to turn on Twitter at Thursday's game

    Tennessean "The Middle Tennessee State men’s basketball team will hold “Social Media Night” for its game against East Carolina at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Blue Raiders will wear warm-ups with Twitter handles on the back. Fans can collect prizes through social media contests. Fans can send tweets to..." January 30

  • MTSU guard out with flu

    Tennessean "Middle Tennessee State senior guard Kerry Hammonds did not travel with the team for Thursday’s game at Tulsa because of flu. Hammonds’ status for Saturday’s game at North Texas is also uncertain. Blue Raiders (12-6, 2-1 C-USA) coach Kermit Davis said 6-foot-6 junior guard Marcus Tarrance..." January 23