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After a tough opening win away at East Carolina, the Lady Raiders headed home to face nationally ranked Kentucky in a litmus test for how good MTSU was early in the season. The results came back highly negative. The Kentucky Wildcats (2-0) showed why pollsters have them in the top 25 with a gritty victory …

Story by Trevor Aldridge/ Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders (1-0) opened up their season with a 68-66 road win over East Carolina (0-1) Wednesday afternoon. Tennessee transfer Anastasia Hayes shined in her “True Blue” debut, stuffing the stat sheet with 13 points, nine assists and eight rebounds. The Lady Raiders, who come into the …

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 Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (8-5) earned a big win against the Kentucky Lady Wildcats on Thursday night by a final score of 62-57. Thanks to a big night from senior Abbey Sissom, Middle Tennessee finished nonconference play with its second win over an SEC team this …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (6-4) lost to the Tulane Lady Green Waves (6-5) in a 62-44 blowout on Sunday. It was a game where MTSU never found a consistent presence on the offensive end of the floor, and they couldn’t get multiple defensive stops in a …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (5-2) ended their two-game losing streak by defeating the Coppin State Eagles by a score 69-39 in the Education Day game. Looking for a victory, they did not disappoint the 7,500 Murfreesboro City School students in attendance. The Lady Raiders had a …