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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 …

MURFREESBORO – Although its streak of six-straight NCAA Tournament appearances came to an end Monday, Middle Tennessee (21-9) will continue its season in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. MTSU will open play in the WNIT on Thursday when it hosts a first-round game in Murphy Center against Ball State (17-13). It will be the first-ever …