MTSU Women's Basketball Rebecca Reuters

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  Last season ended in a bit of disappointment for Middle Tennessee. The Blue Raiders advanced to the NIT but fell to Temple in the quarterfinals. This season, the Lady Raiders are enjoying a successful season thus far. They are 9-2 in Conference USA, placing third in the conference behind University of Texas …

Middle Tennessee (15-7, 9-2 C-USA) traveled to Miami to take on Florida International (3-19, 1-10 C-USA) on Saturday, cruising past the Golden Panthers 85-62. This game was not as lopsided as it may appear from the final score. Florida International led after the first quarter, but the Blue Raiders buckled down and put on a …

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Photo by Darian Lindsay | Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (15-6, 7-2 C-USA) took on their rivals Western Kentucky (11-11, 3-6 C-USA) Saturday in a conference USA showdown. The Blue Raiders edged past the Hilltoppers late 66-64 behind a great game from senior forward Darnell Harris. The Blue Raiders came out of the gate firing by dominating …

Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (11-7, 5-2 C-USA) traveled to Houston to take on the Rice Owls (3-15, 2-5 C-USA) as they continued conference play. Saturday’s game proved to be the total opposite of the Thursday’s blowout win, as it came down to the final seconds, with the Blue Raiders holding …

Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (10-7, 4-2 C-USA) traveled to Denton, Texas to take on the North Texas Mean Green (7-9, 2-4 C-USA) on Thursday evening. The Blue Raiders soared to a 76-52 win over their conference opponent, behind improving post play. The Blue Raiders bounced back from their devastating loss …

Story by Jonathan Clark // Staff Writer | Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive There were six seconds left to play as freshman forward Alex Johnson sank one of two free throws to tie the game at 58. Johnson failed to capitalize on the second and as the Monarchs moved up the court, Columbia, Tennessee, native …