Middle Tennessee State has reached agreement with UNC Asheville's Nick McDevitt to be its new head coach, replacing Kermit Davis, who took the Ole Miss job earlier this month.
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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Middle Tennessee is expected to hire UNC Asheville's Nick McDevitt as its next head coach, sources told ESPN.
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Ray Spalding scored 18 points, Jordan Nwora added 17 and Louisville cruised into the NIT quarterfinals with an 84-68 victory over Middle Tennessee on Sunday.
Kermit Davis, who spent the past 16 years at Middle Tennessee, will be introduced as the Ole Miss Rebels' next basketball coach on Monday.
Ole Miss is expected to hire Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis, who has been with the Blue Raiders for 16 years.
Giddy Potts made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points, Nick King had 16 points and 12 rebounds for his 11th double-double of the season and Middle Tennessee used an 18-0 third-quarter run to roll past Vermont 91-64 on Tuesday night in the first round...
Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis and Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett told ESPN on Sunday that the new quadrant system makes it more difficult for mid-majors to make the NCAA tournament.
Cortez Edwards scored 23 points and made a key 3-pointer in overtime to help No. 9 seed Southern Mississippi beat top-seeded Middle Tennessee 71-68 on Thursday in a Conference USA quarterfinal.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Middle Tennessee's three best wins: Murray State, Western Kentucky, Old Dominion. Two Quadrant 3 losses, one Quadrant 4 loss.
Jon Elmore scored 23 points and Marshall swept two games from No. 24 Middle Tennessee with a 76-67 win on Saturday night.
Brandon Walters scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 24 Middle Tennessee clinched its second straight Conference USA title with an 82-64 victory over second-place Western Kentucky on Thursday night.
Nick King scored 22 points, Giddy Potts had 17 and No. 24 Middle Tennessee celebrated its first game as a ranked team with a 79-54 victory over UAB on Saturday night.
Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins. Middle Tennessee checked in at 24th, marking its first AP Top 25 appearance in program history.
Nick King scored 25 points with 10 rebounds and Middle Tennessee beat Louisiana Tech 87-70 on Saturday night to remain the lone team atop Conference USA and give coach Kermit Davis his 400th Division-I victory.
Nick King scored his ninth double-double of the season and Middle Tennessee put the defensive clamps on Southern Mississippi late to earn a 72-62 victory in a Conference USA battle on Thursday night.
Nick King matched his career-high with 32 points, tying the school record with his fourth 30-point game this season, and Middle Tennessee held off North Texas 79-73 to win its seventh straight on Saturday.
Giddy Potts made six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points to help Middle Tennessee cruise to a 94-75 victory over Rice on Thursday night to its sixth straight win.
Antwain Johnson had 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Nick King had his seventh double-double of the season to help Middle Tennessee hold off Charlotte for a 78-73 win on Saturday night.
Antwain Johnson scored 18 points, Nick King added 17 with 11 rebounds, and Middle Tennessee used a late run to beat Old Dominion 66-59 on Thursday night to remain in first place in Conference USA.
Brandon Walters scored 17 points, hauled in 12 rebounds and Middle Tennessee never trailed in an 81-50 win over Texas-El Paso on Saturday night.
Nick King scored 22 points and Brandon Walters grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds and Middle Tennessee beat UT San Antonio 75-51 on Thursday night.
Nick King scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Middle Tennessee snapped Western Kentucky's seven-game win streak with 66-62 victory on Saturday night.
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