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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Trevor Aldridge and David Janes / Contributing Writers The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders basketball team had a busy week over Thanksgiving. They began their stretch of games on Monday against Belmont where they struggled to shoot the ball. However, MTSU bounced back and won out …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (15-9, 7-4) won a nail-biting contest against the Florida International Lady Panthers (6-18, 3-8) by a final score of 63-59 on Saturday evening. The Lady Raiders scored 28 points in the first half of the game, and shot 29.4 percent (10-34) from the …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Coming to a new town is never an easy feat, but it’s more challenging when you come in as a freshman student-athlete who plays on a Division I women’s basketball team. For the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders, Anna Jones is that athlete. The freshman guard comes to MTSU …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (11-8, 3-3) were defeated by the Southern Miss Lady Eagles (11-7, 3-2) by a score of 61-53 on Saturday. In the head-to-head series, this is the Lady Raiders’ third straight loss to USM. Middle Tennessee’s offense put together a better first half than …

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 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 …