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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders (22-10, 13-6) made a deep run into the Conference USA Tournament over the weekend. The Lady Raiders held the third seed going into the tournament and strung together two wins to secure a spot in the C-USA title game against Rice. MTSU played a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Story by Austin Laymon / Contributing Writer It was Senior Night at Murphy Center as the Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders hosted the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday and claimed a dominant victory with a final score of 74-48. The Lady Raiders started things off with some high …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders defeated the Western Kentucky Lady Hilltoppers, 81-69, on Thursday night at Murphy Center. Anna Jones led MT to victory with 26 points, but A’Queen Hayes, Alex Johnson and Jordan Majors also finished with double digits offensively. “Anna Jones was a horse all …

Photo by Jordyn Lee / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders said they wanted revenge against UAB following their win over North Texas, and on Saturday, MTSU did just that at Murphy Center. “We were more excited to play them then they were to play us. (UAB) had fun the other night going out and line-dancing, …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Rick Insell became MTSU’s all-time winningest¬†basketball coach Saturday evening after the Blue Raiders’ 61-46¬†win over North Texas at Murphy Center, passing former men’s head coach Kermit Davis. The win is another in a long line of signature wins and notable benchmarks reached over the decade and a half …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Rice Owls (15-3, 6-0) entered Murphy Center on Thursday night as one of three unbeaten teams in C-USA. By the end of the night, they left Murfreesboro as the only undefeated team in the conference after they defeated Middle Tennessee (15-5, 6-1) by a score of 60-47. …