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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (7-5) got back to their winning ways with a 55-45 win over the Canisius College Lady Griffins (2-9). MTSU relied on the three-point shot and great performances from two of their perimeter players in a 10-point victory in the final game of …

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┬áDevin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines At the start of the 2017-18 season, the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders jumped out to their first 4-0 start since 1995 and were clicking on all cylinders. Since then however, they have gone 2-4 with losses against Ole Miss, Georgia Tech and Louisville. For a mid-major school, each …

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 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 Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Lady Raider standout forward Alex Johnson has received yet another preseason award, as the Conference USA league office announced on Thursday that Johnson was voted C-USA Preseason Player of the Year. The award is voted on by the 14 head coaches from around the conference. Johnson has received …