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Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive Second seed Middle Tennessee (23-8, 16-3 C-USA) battled sixth seed Marshall (21-11, 9-10 C-USA) afternoon in the Conference USA tournament semifinals on Friday afternoon at Birmingham, Alabama’s Legacy Arena. The Lady Raiders dominated in the paint, en route to a 69-41 win and their 12th conference tournament championship game …

Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee began conference tournament play Thursday in a quarterfinal matchup with No. 10 seed Rice, with the Lady Raiders beating the Owls 74-54 in a game that was won on both ends of the court. The only …

A half court buzzer-beating heave from Morgan Robinson gave Florida Atlantic a 10-point halftime lead, as the Owls shot 8-for-14 from beyond the arc in the first half. Middle Tennessee (19-8, 13-3 C-USA) trailed for most of the game against Florida Atlantic (13-14, 5-11 C-USA) on Thursday night before battling back to beat the Owls …

Photo by John Rollins // Staff Photographer  Middle Tennessee (17-7, 11-2 C-USA) took on Southern Miss (12-11, 5-7 C-USA) in their annual Play 4 Kay game, honoring former NC State women’s basketball head coach Kay Yow. The Blue Raiders won their eighth straight game, beating Southern Miss 74-44. The Blue Raiders started out 0-for-4 from the field …

Middle Tennessee (15-7, 9-2 C-USA) traveled to Miami to take on Florida International (3-19, 1-10 C-USA) on Saturday, cruising past the Golden Panthers 85-62. This game was not as lopsided as it may appear from the final score. Florida International led after the first quarter, but the Blue Raiders buckled down and put on a …

Photo by Austin Lewis // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (11-7, 5-2 C-USA) traveled to Houston to take on the Rice Owls (3-15, 2-5 C-USA) as they continued conference play. Saturday’s game proved to be the total opposite of the Thursday’s blowout win, as it came down to the final seconds, with the Blue Raiders holding …