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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by David Janes and Kennedy Powell / Contributing Writers Lady Raiders cause foul trouble for Commodores on Friday  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took advantage of the Vanderbilt Commodores, who were in foul trouble, and won 65-58 in their first regular season home game Friday. This is the second …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer “I have 15 players, but I don’t have 15 players ready to play,” Blue Raider Head Coach Rick Insell after his team lost to the Trevecca Trojans, a Division II school. A huge 30-6 run at the beginning of the fourth period put …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (6-5) fell to the University of Southern California Lady Trojans (9-1) by a score of 72-57 in the opening game of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Holiday Classic on Tuesday night. Despite recovering from an early deficit, Middle Tennessee couldn’t overcome 19 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines It is no secret in the game of basketball that the point guard is arguably the most important position on the floor. If you take a look at any successful basketball team, they all have one thing in common: great point guard play. The point guard is …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders faced the Rice Owls in their first contest and what could have easily been their last if it wasn’t for Abbey Sissom. Sissom’s defensive halftime adjustments saved the Lady Raiders season and allowed MT to move on to the semifinals. “A lot people missed out …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders hosted the Ohio University Bobcats on Wednesday morning in front of 8,000 Murfreesboro City School kids for the annual Education Day game. The teams fought back and forth for the first three quarters, but the Bobcats pulled away in the fourth, defeating the …