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Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer It has been a little over a month since former MTSU star Cheyenne Parker was dismissed from the Lady Raiders basketball team for multiple failed drug tests. Despite her removal from the Blue Raiders on Feb. 27, Parker still plans to complete her mission of making a WNBA roster. Parker has …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee’s 69-57 loss to Temple in the quarterfinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Sunday ended a season full of twists and turns. MTSU started the season 6-4 before entering Conference USA play. The Blue Raiders missed out on chances to build their resume during non-conference play, which came back to …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – A strong second half performance was not enough as Middle Tennessee (24-10) suffered a 69-57 loss to Temple (20-16) Sunday afternoon at the Murphy Center. With the loss, MTSU’s season is over, coming up one win shy of the WNIT Final Four. The Blue Raiders could not have …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (24-9) seemingly could not miss Thursday night in Murphy Center, shooting a blistering 59.6 percent (28-of-47) from the field in its 82-70 victory over Ole Miss in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. It was the second time this season that MTSU Head Coach Rick Insell got …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESSBORO – Middle Tennessee (23-9) used a dominating second-half effort to pull away from its old Sun Belt Conference foe Arkansas State, 70-60, Sunday afternoon at the Murphy Center and advance to the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The win marked the first time in program history …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Wrtier MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (22-9) used an early run in the second half to breeze past Ball State, 69-58, Thursday night Murphy Center, advancing to the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The win marked MTSU Head Coach Rick Insell’s 250th with the program. The game was tied …