MTSU to celebrate 50 years of Murphy Center

MTSU plays Vanderbilt in the first game ever played at Murphy Center in 1972. MT Athletic Communications

Middle Tennessee Athletics is inviting fans to join Middle Tennessee State University for a celebration of 50 years in the Murphy Center on Thursday, Dec. 15, when the Blue Raiders take on in-state foe Chattanooga at 6 p.m.

Fans will be treated to Replica Floor Rally Towels, 50th Anniversary Buttons, and a limited number of commemorative game tickets and souvenir programs, while the Blue Raiders will don throwback uniforms and warmups harking back to styles worn by the 1972-73 Blue Raiders that debuted the Murphy Center that season. Music throughout the night will focus on the various acts that have performed live in concert in the Glass House.

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