Middle Tennessee State University
Facts About MTSU
MTSU is a public university in Murfreesboro, TN. Their mascot is the lightning, but they use 'Blue Raiders' for their sports mascot. The acceptance rate in 2014 was 76% and they had around 20,000 undergraduate and almost 2,500 graduate students. They have 117 majors to choose from as an undergrad, including athletic training, marketing, and sociology, and 116 more majors for grad students, including aviation, dyslexic studies, and human performance. Some notable alumni include Amy Lee, Sam Hunt, and Hillary Scott, who are singers.
Sports at MTSU
There are 13 sports at MTSU, 6 men's sports and 7 women's. MTSU finished their basketball season 24-9, 13-5 in conference. They have a tough game on Friday against Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Key players include Reggie Upshaw, Giddy Potts, and Perrin Buford. The team averages 72.7 points per game.