Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders basketball

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders basketball history

Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)
Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center
Conference USA (C-USA)

Current head coach: Nick McDevitt (2018-)

  • Asst: Turner Battle (2021-)
  • Asst: Wes Long (2018-)
  • Asst: Logan Johnson (2019-)
  • DBO: Rashaad Richardson (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  9  (1975, 1977, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2013, 2016, 2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  4-9
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  4  (1986, 1988, 2012, 2018)
  • NIT Overall Record:  5-4
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2022)
  • CBI Overall Record:  3-1
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2010, 2015)
  • CIT Overall Record:  0-2
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1955)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  0-1

Conference Titles (SIAA, VSAC, Ohio Valley, Sun Belt, Conference USA):

Award Winners:




Middle Tennessee head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Nick McDevitt 2018-Pres 50-73 1 0 0
Kermit Davis 2002-18 332-188 6 3 0
Randy Wiel 1996-2002 84-90 0 0 0
David Farrar 1991-96 61-73 0 0 0
Bruce Stewart 1984-91 141-75 3 3 0
Stan Simpson 1979-84 71-66 0 1 0
Jimmy Earle 1969-79 164-103 2 2 0
Ken Trickey 1965-69 45-54 0 0 0
Bill Stokes 1962-65 26-43 0 0 0
Ed Diddle Jr. 1956-62 56-80 0 0 0
Charles N. Greer 1949-56 76-104 0 1^ 0
Charles Murphy 1948-49 11-12
E.K. Patty 1946-48 24-20
O.L. Freeman 1945-46 4-0
E.W. Midgett 1939-42 25-35
Johnny “Red’ Floyd 1935-39 16-33
E.M. Waller 1933-35 7-13
Frank Faulkinberry 1926-33 48-42
Guy Stephenson 1924-26 15-11
Alfred B. Miles 1913-15, 22-24 27-6

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These tournament appearances came when the Middle Tennessee program was at the NAIA level; MTSU moved up to Division I prior to the 1958-59 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.