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Blue Raider Womens Basketball


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 Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee’s basketball honors continued Wednesday morning as junior forward Alex Johnson was selected to the 2017-18 Preseason All-Conference USA Basketball team. The Murfreesboro native made huge contributions the Blue Raiders last season, and she is expected to do the same this season. She averaged 20.2 points per …

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 Ty Petty is the one of the most accomplished point guards in Middle Tennessee State Women’s Basketball history. The senior will play her final game at the Murphy Center on Sunday. The Glass House is owned by Petty going all the way back to her high school career. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders Basketball team welcomed the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners to the Murphy Center Thursday night. The Blue Raiders toppled the Roadrunners, 77-63, to remain in the top slot atop the Conference USA. Ty Petty got off to a hot start …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Lady Raiders (12-8, 7-2 C-USA)  traveled to Thomas Assembly Center to take on the LA Tech Lady Techsters (10-10, 5-4 C-USA) Saturday afternoon. Alex Johnson posted another huge performance with the assistance of Ty Petty to carry the Raiders to another conference victory. The Lady Raiders struggled to …