Middle Tennessee St. Rumors & News

  • U.S. government investigating Middle Tennessee State athletics

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education is investigating Middle Tennessee State University's athletic department for discrimination against female athletes, the Daily News Journal reported. The department received a letter of complaint in November that stated female..." March 24

  • Syracuse sends Middle Tennessee packing

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- The roll call of No. 15 seeds that reached the Sweet 16 remains at one. However, the list of Atlantic Coast Conference teams in this year's NCAA Tournament regional semifinals expanded to a record six. In an unlikely second-round matchup of No. 10 and No. 15 seeds,..." March 20

  • Middle Tennessee posts stunning Michigan State 81

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS - They blew up social media and busted brackets over two hours on Friday. And then Middle Tennessee acted like pulling off one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history was no big deal. But the Blue Raiders were a big deal, leading wire-to-wire and stunning Michigan..." March 18

  • Middle Tennessee 55, Old Dominion 53

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Reggie Upshaw sank two free throws with 2.9 seconds left Saturday and second-seeded Middle Tennessee rallied for a 55-53 victory over fifth-seed Old Dominion to win the Conference USA Tournament at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Upshaw's tip-in with 53.2 seconds left knotted the..." March 12

  • Former Arkansas forward joins Middle Tennessee State program

    College Basketball Talk "Just over a month ago forward Jacorey Williams was one of three Arkansas players (Anton Beard and Dustin Thomas being the others) arrested on charges of first degree suspicion of forgery in relation to their alleged use of counterfeit money. That case was Williams’ latest misstep away from the..." August 28

  • 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