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The Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team (2-2) handed Ole Miss (3-1) their first loss of the season, beating the Rebels 71-65 at Tad Smith Sunday. With the win, Blue Raiders head coach Rick Insell defeated his son, second-year Ole Miss head coach Matt Insell. This marked the first time in Division I women’s basketball history …

The Blue Raider women’s team came up short on Thursday night, losing a 58-51 contest against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Razorbacks (3-0) hit the ground running in the first half, going on a 9-0 run. During that run MTSU struggled offensively, going 0-of-6 from the field. Sophomore guard Olivia Jones scored MTSU’s first two buckets at …

Junior transfer Brea Edwards had only six points on the night, but three of them proved vital as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-1) knocked off the Miami Hurricanes (1-1) off of an Edwards three-pointer with 22.5 seconds left to give MTSU’s women’s basketball team a 53-48  victory. The Blue Raiders have now won 12 straight …

The Blue Raiders came up short Friday night in their opener against the Arizona State Sun Devils, dropping the contest 81-67. Middle Tennessee (0-1) started two new players in freshman forward Rebecca Reuter and junior guard Brea Edwards. Overall, MTSU had three players in the lineup making their first career start, as returning sophomore guard Ty …

The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams played back-to-back exhibition games Monday evening at the Murphy Center. The women defeated the University of Alabama-Huntsville 75-50 to finish off their final exhibition game of the season. The Kermit Davis-led men’s team, however, suffered a setback against NAIA-member Martin Methodist by a score of 76-67. The …

Thursday night the Blue Raiders played its first exhibition game of the season, dominating Martin Methodist 93-44 with a varied attack that saw five MTSU players score in double digits. A big part of Middle Tennessee’s success can be attributed to their shooting and defensive effort. The Lady Raiders shot 40.2 percent from the field …