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In a critical meeting in the 100 Miles of Hate, it’s appropriate that a pair of Murfreesboro natives paved the path to victory in the Murphy Center Saturday evening for the Blue Raiders. MTSU survived a late onslaught and two extra periods to put away the rival Hilltoppers and snap WKU’s 10-game winning streak 108-103 …

Story by Devin Jackson / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders got a needed win in Conference USA play after defeating the UTEP Miners 92-80 Saturday evening in the Don Haskin Center.   The Lady Raiders (18-9, 10-5 Conference USA) scored a season-high with 92 points and had three players with at least …

MTSU’s quest to get a high seeding for the Conference USA Tournament took a hit Thursday night in the Murphy Center after a nip and tuck win from UAB. The Blazers (17-9, 9-5 Conference USA) did not make a field goal for the last 4:48 of the fourth quarter but outlasted the Lady Raiders (17-9, …

Following the announcement pre-game that Anastasia Hayes would sit after a root canal Friday, little sister Aislynn once again stole the show with a dominant performance Saturday night. Hayes finished with a career and team-high 25 points, following up on her 24 points on Thursday night against UTEP, in MTSU’s (15-7, 7-3 C-USA) 69-48 win …

In a meeting of two top-five teams in Conference USA, the early shooting and ironclad defense of the MTSU Lady Raiders (14-7, 6-3 C-USA) proved superior on Thursday night in the Murphy Center. Freshman Aislynn Hayes led the charge for MTSU with 24 points, four assists, and six rebounds. Hayes found half of her points …

After a tough opening win away at East Carolina, the Lady Raiders headed home to face nationally ranked Kentucky in a litmus test for how good MTSU was early in the season. The results came back highly negative. The Kentucky Wildcats (2-0) showed why pollsters have them in the top 25 with a gritty victory …