Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders men's basketball

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
2017–18 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders men's basketball team
Middle Tennessee Athletics logo.svg
University Middle Tennessee State University
Head coach Kermit Davis (16th season)
Conference C-USA
Location Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Arena Murphy Center
(Capacity: 11,520)
Nickname Blue Raiders
Colors Royal Blue and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1975, 1977, 1982, 1989, 2016, 2017
NCAA Tournament appearances
1975, 1977, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2013, 2016, 2017
Conference tournament champions
1975, 1977, 1982, 1985, 1989, 2016, 2017
Conference regular season champions
1975, 1978, 1986, 1987, 1989, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. The school's team currently competes in Conference USA.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Blue Raiders have appeared in the NCAA Tournament nine times. Their combined record is 4–9. The 2015–16 season was most notable after MTSU became just the eighth #15 seed to win a game, winning against Michigan State.

Year Round Opponent Result
1975 Regional Quarterfinals Oregon State L 67–78
1977 Regional Quarterfinals Detroit L 76–93
1982 First Round
Second Round
Kentucky
Louisville
W 50–44
L 56–81
1985 First Round North Carolina L 57–76
1987 First Round Notre Dame L 71–84
1989 First Round
Second Round
Florida State
Virginia
W 97–83
L 88–104
2013 First Four Saint Mary's L 54–67
2016 First Round
Second Round
Michigan State
Syracuse
W 90–81
L 50–75
2017 First Round
Second Round
Minnesota
Butler
W 81–72
L 65–74

NAIA Tournament results[edit]

The Blue Raiders have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1955 First Round Southeastern Oklahoma State L 67–120

NIT results[edit]

The Blue Raiders have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) three times. Their combined record is 4–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1986 First Round Clemson L 81–99
1988 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Tennessee
Georgia
Boston College
W 85–80
W 69–54
L 69–78
2012 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Marshall
Tennessee
Minnesota
W 86–78
W 71–64
L 72–78

CIT results[edit]

The Blue Raiders have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) two times. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2010 First Round Missouri State L 79–87
2015 First Round Kent State L 56–68

References[edit]

  1. ^ MTSU Visual Style Guide and Branding Policy Manual (PDF). May 1, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016. 

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