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Photo by: Daily News Journal/Helen Comer The 2015-16 basketball season is officially upon us, and the Middle Tennessee women’s team opened in style Wednesday night, cruising past NAIA opponent Coastal Georgia 106-41. The exhibition win was a big step in the right direction for a team picked to win Conference USA this season. The Blue …

Middle Tennessee faithful got to see their 2015-16 Men’s and Women’s basketball teams Thursday evening during the second annual Murphy Madness. The Women’s team was introduced individually, with each player strutting out to their own walk-up music. Caroline Warden was the calm in the midst of the rowdy introductions by choosing “Sweet Caroline,” a song sang …

By: Caleb Luketic//Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams officially opened the 2015-2016 season with their first press conference of the year. Rick Insell, entering his 11th season at Middle, took the podium first Monday morning. “We felt that part of our weakness last year was that we weren’t in great physical shape,” Insell …

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former Middle Tennessee women’s basketball star Cheyenne Parker was selected fifth overall in the Women’s National Basketball Association Draft Thursday by the Chicago Sky. Parker became the fourth player to be drafted to the WNBA under MTSU head coach Rick Insell. The other three were: Alysha Clark, Chrissy Givens and Amber Holt. …

MURFREESBORO – China Dow, a sophomore guard for the Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team, has chosen to transfer from MTSU for the upcoming season. The Louisville, Ky. native announced her intention to transfer this week, and the news was officially made public on Friday. Attempts to contact Dow for a comment were unsuccessful as of …

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 …