Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

Head Coach: Kermit Davis

Team Mascot: Lightning

Year Opened: 1972

Capacity: 11520

City / State: Murfreesboro / Tennessee

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Middle Tennessee State vs Western Kentucky

Rival Team: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The Blue Raiders biggest and oldest rivals on the hardwood are Conference USA rivals Western Kentucky. The Blue Raiders and Hilltoppers have been battling it out on the court for years, so don’t miss it when Western Kentucky comes to town.

Middle Tennessee State vs UAB

Rival Team: UAB Blazers

The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders and UAB Blazers have a budding rivalry. The rivalry has been developing since the Blue Raiders joined Conference USA in 2013. You won’t want to miss the start of this budding rivalry, so get your tickets when the Blue Raiders and Blazers square off.

Middle Tennessee State vs Tennessee Tech

Rival Team: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

The rivalry between Middle Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech isn’t played as much as it used to be, but there is still plenty of bad blood between these two Tennessee-based schools. The Golden Eagles were one of the Blue Raiders biggest rivals, and things even came to blows in a benches-clearing brawl, so keep an eye out for when Middle Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech play next.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

Head Coach: Kermit Davis

Team Mascot: Lightning

Year Opened: 1972

Capacity: 11520

City / State: Murfreesboro / Tennessee

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