2008-2009 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders

2008-2009 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Eric Allen Sr G 6-4 180 Feb 26, 1986 Decatur (AL) United States Austin High School
- K.C. Anuna Fr F 6-4 209 Dec 1, 1989 Nashville (TN) United States / Nigeria McGavock High School
- Darren Avery Jr GF 6-4 200 Jul 6, 1986 Corinth (MS) United States Corinth High School
- Antwaun Boyd Fr G 6-2 190 Jan 3, 1989 Anderson (IN) United States Anderson High School
- Demetrius Green Sr G 6-4 190 Nov 29, 1984 Lexington (KY) United States Lexington Catholic High School
- Montarrio Haddock Jr GF 6-5 230 Jan 26, 1988 Greenville (SC) United States South Central High School
- Donaries Hair Jr F 6-9 200 Jan 23, 1987 Picayune (MS) United States Picayune High School
- John Hopson Jr G 5-10 180 Oct 28, 1987 Nashville (TN) United States Martin Luther King Magnet
- Theryn Hudson RS-Sr C 6-10 245 Jan 13, 1987 LaVergne (TN) United States LaVergne High School
- Nigel Johnson Sr G 6-2 185 Dec 31, 1986 Memphis (TN) United States Wooddale High School
- Matthew Joines Jr G 6-4 180 Aug 4, 1986 Murfreesboro (TN) United States Oakland High School
- Josh Jones Jr FC 6-9 230 Apr 16, 1988 Greenville (NC) United States North Pitt High School
- Kevin Kanaskie Sr G 6-2 185 May 8, 1986 State College (PA) United States State College Area High School
- Calvin O'Neil Jr G 6-4 190 Feb 19, 1985 Newark (NJ) United States Lutheran High School of Philadelphia
- DeMario Williams Fr G 6-3 215 Jan 30, 1989 Culleoka (TN) United States Culleoka High School
- Lindal Yarbrough So G 6-1 180 - Nashville (TN) United States Hunters Lane High School
- Desmond Yates Jr F 6-7 225 Apr 1, 1986 Somerville (TN) United States Fayette-Ware High School

Recent Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 11-21 (8-10) 9th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 25-8 (16-2) 1st (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
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

2008-2009 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Desmond Yates NABC All-District (24) First Team
Desmond Yates All-Sun Belt First Team

2008-2009 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Kanaskie N. Johnson C. O'Neil D. Green D. Yates
Rotation A. Boyd M. Haddock      
Rotation   E. Allen      
Rotation   D. Avery      
Lim PT L. Yarbrough D. Williams   D. Hair T. Hudson
Lim PT J. Hopson K. Anuna   J. Jones  

2008-2009 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Desmond Yates 32 30.1 17.2 4.6 0.2 0.6 0.4 1.8
Kevin Kanaskie 32 35.7 11.8 4.3 3.8 1.0 0.0 1.7
Demetrius Green 30 28.2 10.3 3.8 1.5 1.1 0.1 1.6
Montarrio Haddock 31 19.9 9.9 5.2 1.1 0.6 0.2 1.8
Nigel Johnson 30 29.8 7.4 3.8 3.5 0.9 0.1 1.9
Calvin O'Neil 32 22.7 5.6 3.7 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.7
Eric Allen 30 12.2 3.9 2.2 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.6
DeMario Williams 27 9.8 2.3 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.9
Theryn Hudson 7 8.7 2.1 2.4 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.9
Darren Avery 5 11.2 2.0 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.4
Antwaun Boyd 9 14.1 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.4 0.0 1.2
Donaries Hair 31 8.2 1.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4
Lindal Yarbrough 9 2.7 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
K.C. Anuna 5 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Josh Jones 16 3.9 0.7 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
John Hopson 9 2.0 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4
John David Little 2 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

2008-2009 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Froggy Davis Head Coach 2002-2003 N/A
Chris Massaro Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Mark Owens Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2001-2002 N/A
Drew Shea Director of Sports Medicine 2007-2008 N/A