Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders men's basketball
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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 and are currently led by first-year head coach Nick McDevitt.
|Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders|
|University||Middle Tennessee State University|
|Head coach||Nick McDevitt (1st season)|
|Arena||Murphy Center |
|Colors||Royal Blue and White|
|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, 2018|
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
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.
|1975||Regional Quarterfinals||Oregon State||L 67–78|
|1977||Regional Quarterfinals||Detroit||L 76–93|
|1985||First Round||North Carolina||L 57–76|
|1987||First Round||Notre Dame||L 71–84|
|2013||First Four||Saint Mary's||L 54–67|
NAIA Tournament resultsEdit
The Blue Raiders have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.
|1955||First Round||Southeastern Oklahoma State||L 67–120|
The Blue Raiders have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) four times. Their combined record is 5–4.
|1986||First Round||Clemson||L 81–99|
The Blue Raiders have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) two times. Their combined record is 0–2.
|2010||First Round||Missouri State||L 79–87|
|2015||First Round||Kent State||L 56–68|
- Color (PDF). Middle Tennessee State Athletics Branding Guide. October 18, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.