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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 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Lady Raiders Basketball team welcomed the Western Kentucky Lady Hilltoppers to Murphy Center Thursday night. The Lady Hilltoppers came away with their second victory over the Lady Raiders for the season. WKU’s 10 three-pointers lifted them past MT, 82-75. The Lady Raiders physically dominated the game on …

Photo and video by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Lady Raider sophomore guard Jess Louro has come on strong over the last stretch of games. She’s provided a much needed boost for the Blue Raiders, both offensively and defensively. Louro had difficulties finding her groove early in the season. There would be many games that …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee Women’s Basketball head coach Rick Insell is going to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, according to the Hall of Fame Committee. Insell was one of the six inductees in the 2017 class to be granted this achievement Sunday afternoon on ESPN2 during the …

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Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer | Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive The Lady Raiders were awarded with a 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament and are set to face the No. 5 Florida State Seminoles. While the odds appear stacked against MTSU, the 5-12 matchup often ends in an upset. Since the …

Saturday’s matchup could be a typical, intriguing 12-seed versus 5-seed contest for the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders. A game against No. 5 seed Florida State in College Station, Texas, and a chance to show why MTSU won the C-USA title, is at stake. Both teams have similar styles, but the Lady Raiders provide themselves as an …