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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (3-0) hosted the Lipscomb Lady Bisons (1-4) on Sunday in the Murphy Center. MTSU had the three-point shot working on offense, as they ran away from the Bisons in dominating fashion by a score of 72-48. This is the team’s first 3-0 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (2-0) won their home-opener Tuesday night against Tennessee Tech by a final score of 58-44. This marks 13 straight wins over the Golden Eagles for Middle Tennessee under coach Rick Insell. The Blue Raiders were without star Alex Johnson, who suffered an ankle …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines On Friday, the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (1-0) kicked off their 2017-18 campaign with taking on the Vanderbilt Commodores (0-1) in Nashville. Middle Tennessee played some lockdown defense and shot the ball well enough to get their first win of the season by a score of 65-54 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In the game of college basketball, strength of schedule matters a great deal. This season, the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders once again have a schedule that is full of tough non-conference opponents. Teams like Ole Miss, Georgia Tech, Lousiville, USC and Kentucky are the most significant teams …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans in an exhibition game on Thursday night and after a sloppy first half by both teams, the Lady Raiders pulled away for a comfortable 88-41 victory. Both teams suffocated each other defensively, which led to 16 turnovers …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams got their first chance in front of their fans on Thursday, when they took the court for the 2017 rendition of Murphy Madness. Both teams are looking to build off of successful …