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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 It was yet another successful signing day for the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders as they signed four players to National Letters of Intent for enrollment beginning in the 2018-19 season. Three of the players are from Tennessee, including twin standouts Amanda and Alexis Whittington coming from local …

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 The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider basketball team is transitioning into a new era. After four years of Ty Petty being the leader of the team, Murfreesboro native Alex Johnson will take the reigns as leader and continue the momentum of last season’s postseason run. The Lady Raiders had …