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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 …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (8-4) fought off a scrappy Florida International University (3-10) team Thursday evening 75-60, earning their second straight conference win to open Conference USA play. FIU opened the game with the lead, but the Blue Raiders had the advantage by the under-16 media timeout and did not relinquish the lead for …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (7-4) came away with a hard fought victory in Birmingham Sunday, wining 76-68 over University of Alabama-Birmingham (6-6). The two pillars of strength for the Blue Raiders showed again why they have been so reliable to this point of the season. Sophomore Olivia Jones and Senior Cheyenne Parker both had strong …

Middle Tennessee’s Blue Raider women (6-4) had another strong performance Sunday afternoon in Cookeville, their last contest of the non-conference schedule, shooting the lights out in a 98-76 victory over in-state rival Tennessee Tech (3-10). The Blue Raiders were dominant in all categories of the game on Sunday, controlling the pace for both halves. The first …