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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders traveled to Georgia Tech to face off against the Yellow Jackets on Thursday night. The Lady Raiders’ season came to an end as they were defeated in the third round of the WNIT, 70-57. The Yellow Jackets jumped out to a very hot …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a refreshing return to the Murphy Center for the Lady Raiders after a loss in the Conference-USA tournament. Middle Tennessee returned home on Thursday for a first round matchup against Morehead State in the National Invitational Tournament and won by a final score of 67-58. The …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a heartbreaking ending for the Lady Raiders (21-10) as they fell in semifinal action to the Southern Miss Lady Eagles (23-9) by a final of 59-54. They had a chance late when a personal foul by Southern Miss gave Middle Tennessee the ball with 17 seconds …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (29-4) are in the Conference USA Championship game after their one-sided 82-56 victory over the UTEP Miners (15-17). While players like JaCorey Williams, Reggie Upshaw and Giddy Potts are the backbone of the team, it’s been the play of guys like Ed Simpson, …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines After a hard-fought win against Rice, the Lady Raiders prepare to square off against Southern Mississippi in the Conference USA Semifinals. The last time these two teams met, Middle Tennessee was blown out in Hattiesburg by a score of 81-61. Southern Miss is a good team, placing third …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders faced the Rice Owls in their first contest and what could have easily been their last if it wasn’t for Abbey Sissom. Sissom’s defensive halftime adjustments saved the Lady Raiders season and allowed MT to move on to the semifinals. “A lot people missed out …