2016-2017 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders

2016-2017 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 Quavius Copeland Jr PG 6-1 174 Jan 13, 1995 Greenville (SC) United States Southside High School
10 Calvin Davis Jr PG 6-2 210 Jan 13, 1994 Charlotte (NC) United States Metrolina Christian Academy
0 Tyrik Dixon Fr SG 6-1 187 Feb 18, 1998 Bentonville (AR) United States Southwest Christian Academy
45 Aldonis Foote Sr G 6-5 214 - Peoria (IL) United States Peoria Central High School
25 Karl Gamble So PF 6-9 225 Nov 26, 1996 Columbia (SC) United States A.C. Flora High School
4 Xavier Habersham Sr F 6-6 206 Jun 16, 1994 Dublin (GA) United States East Laurens High School
2 Antwain Johnson So PG 6-2 193 Feb 22, 1997 Malone (FL) United States Malone High School
14 Chase Miller Fr G 6-0 181 Dec 10, 1995 Dallas (TX) United States The June Shelton School
20 Giddy Potts Jr G 6-2 220 Aug 8, 1995 Athens (AL) United States Athens High School
11 Edward Simpson, Jr. Jr G 6-2 195 - Ocean Springs (MS) United States St. Martin High School
15 Will Slatten Fr G 6-3 170 - Lynchburg (TN) United States Moore County High School
31 Stephen Strachan Jr G 6-2 198 May 10, 1994 Nassau Bahamas Potter's House Christian Academy
35 Davion Thomas Fr PF 6-9 201 Nov 19, 1997 Columbus (GA) United States Northside High School
30 Reggie Upshaw, Jr. Sr F 6-7 236 Apr 7, 1995 Chattanooga (TN) United States Baylor School
1 Brandon Walters Jr FC 6-10 265 Jan 19, 1995 Chattanooga (TN) United States Howard School of Academics and Technology
22 Jacorey Williams Sr PF 6-8 220 Jun 12, 1994 Birmingham (AL) United States Central Park Christian High School

Recent Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 31-5 (17-1) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 25-10 (13-5) 2nd (C-USA) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 19-17 (9-9) 6th (C-USA) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 24-9 (13-3) 1st (C-USA) 4th Rnd N/A
2012-2013 28-6 (19-1) 1st (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 27-7 (14-2) 1st (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2010-2011 16-16 (10-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 19-14 (13-5) 1st (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2008-2009 18-14 (10-8) 5th (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 17-15 (11-7) 3rd (Sun Belt) Runner Up N/A
2006-2007 15-17 (8-10) 8th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 16-12 (8-6) 3rd (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 19-12 (7-7) 5th (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 17-12 (8-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 16-14 (9-5) 3rd (Sun Belt) Runner Up N/A

2016-2017 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Reggie Upshaw, Jr. NABC All-District (11) First Team
Jacorey Williams NABC All-District (11) First Team
Giddy Potts NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Jacorey Williams C-USA Player of the Year
Jacorey Williams C-USA All-Conference First Team
Reggie Upshaw, Jr. C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Giddy Potts C-USA All-Conference Third Team
Giddy Potts C-USA Tournament MVP
Giddy Potts C-USA All-Tournament Team
Reggie Upshaw, Jr. C-USA All-Tournament Team
Jacorey Williams C-USA All-Tournament Team
Reggie Upshaw, Jr. C-USA All-DefensiveTeam
Tyrik Dixon C-USA All-Freshman Team
Jacorey Williams C-USA Newcomer of the Year
Reggie Upshaw, Jr. C-USA Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)
Jacorey Williams C-USA Player of the Week (Dec 19, 2016)
Jacorey Williams C-USA Player of the Week (Nov 28, 2016)

2016-2017 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Dixon E. Simpson, Jr. G. Potts J. Williams R. Upshaw, Jr.
Rotation A. Johnson   X. Habersham   B. Walters
Lim PT Q. Copeland A. Foote   K. Gamble  
Lim PT S. Strachan        
Lim PT C. Miller        
Lim PT W. Slatten        

2016-2017 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jacorey Williams 36 29.7 17.2 7.3 1.6 0.9 0.5 1.7
Giddy Potts 36 30.5 15.3 5.3 2.0 1.3 0.2 1.3
Reggie Upshaw, Jr. 36 32.0 14.5 6.8 2.4 1.1 0.9 1.5
Tyrik Dixon 36 25.1 5.6 2.9 3.3 1.2 0.1 1.3
Xavier Habersham 36 19.5 5.1 1.8 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.9
Brandon Walters 34 11.0 4.9 3.3 0.2 0.3 0.6 1.0
Antwain Johnson 36 13.2 4.8 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.8
Edward Simpson, Jr. 36 24.0 3.5 2.1 2.2 0.6 0.1 0.6
Aldonis Foote 31 8.2 2.2 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.5
Karl Gamble 30 5.1 1.6 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.1
Quavius Copeland 30 5.1 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.4
Stephen Strachan 6 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chase Miller 11 1.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
Will Slatten 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Froggy Davis Head Coach 2002-2003 N/A
Win Case Assistant Coach 2010-2011 N/A
Greg Grensing Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Ronnie Hamilton Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Houston, 2012 to 2014)
Chris Massaro Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Drew Shea Director of Sports Medicine 2007-2008 N/A
Chris Harris Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A