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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 …

Murphy Madness kicked off the 2014-2015 basketball season for both Middle Tennessee Blue Raider basketball teams Thursday night. The three-point shootout kicked off the event. The women’s team consisted of freshman guard Abbey Sissom (15 points), junior guard Brea Edwards (16 points) and sophomore forward Caya Williams (five points). The men’s squad included senior guard …

The MT women’s basketball team lost senior forward Cheyenne Parker today due to an undisclosed violation of athletic department policies, according to the Daily News Journal. Parker, a transfer from High Point University, is suspended indefinitely and will sit out the first five games of the 2014-15 season. She’ll be sitting out two exhibition games and …

The Blue Raiders women’s basketball squad will be without one of its young players this season. Sophomore guard Shy Copney has decided to transfer to another school. Despite participating in preseason activities, Copney informed head coach Rick Insell that she would not be playing for Middle Tennessee this season. While she is still enrolled at …

Written by Trenton Duffer Staff Writer Lady Raider head coach Rick Insell made an announcement on Wednesday that made a lot of Blue Raider fans quite excited for next season. He announced that MTSU was hiring former MT women’s basketball assistant Tom Hodges back as the new assistant coach. Hodges was at MT from 2005-2010 …