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2017 Schedule
1st in C-USA
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Best upset: Vote for Middle Tennessee St.

The No. 15 seed Blue Raiders shocked No. 2 seed Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA tourney. In ESPN's Tournament Challenge, 8.1 million entries picked Sparty to advance to the Final Four. ESPYS: Vote now!

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MTSU gives coach Davis raise, 8-year extension

Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis has agreed to an eight-year contract extension that includes a raise after leading the Blue Raiders to an NCAA Tournament upset of Michigan State.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis has agreed to terms on an eight year contract extension through 2024.

Ford: Deyonta Davis, a game changer on defense (1:25)
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Upset heroes comprise 2016 All-Giant Killer Team

Villanova cut down the nets, but don't forget the first-round stars, like Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup, who made the NCAA tournament memorable.

Stephen A.: Michigan State took Middle Tennessee for granted (1:23)
ESPN Stats & Info

Middle Tennessee comes down to earth

The Blue Raiders shot 55.9 percent from the field in Friday's shocking upset of Michigan State. In Sunday's loss to Syracuse, they shot an ice-cold 29.7 percent.

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.0
Rebounds Per Game31.5
Assists Per Game12.0
Points Allowed78.0Tied-90th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record3-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8