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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders had a first round bye on Wednesday and they would need all the rest they could get for the physical game against Rice on Thursday. The Lady Raiders squeezed out a 61-59 victory, giving them a spot in the semifinals against the winner of the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Conference-USA tournament in underway and teams are vying for a spot in the NCAA tournament. Middle Tennessee finished second in the conference and had a bye to start the tournament. The Lady Raiders will open tournament play against the Rice Owls on Thursday. The last time these …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor With the regular season wrapped up, the Lady Raiders find themselves in a good position to succeed in postseason play, largely because of the play of four Raiders who were honored over the weekend. Senior and Murfreesboro native Ty Petty was named to the All-Conference USA first team …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders traveled to Boca Raton for the last game of the regular season against Florida Atlantic University. Middle Tennessee (19-9, 14-3 C-USA) was locked in a tight game against Florida Atlantic until they pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning by a final score of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines  The Lady Raiders traveled to Florida International to take on the Panthers at Lime Court. MTSU had a very efficient night offensively while playing tough defense to overpower the Panthers, 88-53. Abbey Sissom, Ty Petty, and Rebecca Reuter all notched double-digit outings, but it was Alex Johnson who led …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a hot February for the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (18-9, 13-3), winners of six of their seven games. They’re now headed into the final two games of the regular season, sitting firmly in second place in the conference. MTSU trails only Western Kentucky for the top of the …