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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (12-5, 6-1) used a dominating first half performance en route to an 82-52 win over UNC-Charlotte. It was a rocky start in the beginning at Halton Arena, as the Lady 49ers (7-12, 3-4) got off to a 14-7 run to start the game. The Blue Raiders, however, busted …

NORFOLK, Va. – Middle Tennessee (11-5, 5-1 C-USA) picked up their fifth straight road win at Old Dominion’s Constant Center Thursday, 65-48. It was their seventh win in eight games. The Blue Raiders dominated the Lady Monarchs (10-7, 3-3 C-USA) from beginning to end. MTSU got out to an early 9-0 lead within the first …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider women’s team has reached the midpoint of its 2014-15 season and are looking to top last year’s conference championship run and NCAA tournament selection. On that path to reach another C-USA championship, MTSU became just the 31st NCAA Division I women’s basketball program to register 800 all-time victories after picking up …

Middle Tennessee (10-5, 4-1) used a dominating second half performance to grab their fourth conference victory of the season, 82-58, over the Lady Bulldogs of Louisiana Tech (8-8, 3-2). The first half was a seesaw battle between the two teams at the Murphy Center on Saturday night. Both teams traded the lead in the first …

Middle Tennessee’s women (9-5, 3-1) fell flat late in Thursday’s contest at Murphy Center and couldn’t recover, losing to Southern Mississippi (10-5, 3-1) in overtime 77-75. The first half Thursday was a back and forth battle between Middle Tennessee and USM, as both teams traded the lead 11 times in the first 20 minutes. Neither team …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (9-4, 3-0 C-USA) dominated another 40 minutes Saturday afternoon, taking down C-USA foe Florida Atlantic University (8-6, 2-1 C-USA), 101-69. The Blue Raiders dominated from start to finish for a 3rd conference victory in as many games. Sophomore Olivia Jones led all scorers with 27 for a second straight game, while …