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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 Lady Raiders were back in action on Thursday night, defeating the Trevecca Nazarene University Trojans by a final score of 88-41. The Lady Raiders were led by the efforts of junior Alex Johnson, who scored 24 points on 8-12 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raider women’s basketball team played their first exhibition game against the Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldogs and dominated on their way to an 89-34 victory. The Lady Raiders jumped out to a quick lead in the first quarter and led 30-12 heading into the second. Rebecca Reuter …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Lady Raider standout forward Alex Johnson has received yet another preseason award, as the Conference USA league office announced on Thursday that Johnson was voted C-USA Preseason Player of the Year. The award is voted on by the 14 head coaches from around the conference. Johnson has received …