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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 …

Photo Courtesy Helen Comer // Daily News Journal Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer When it comes to the big stage, Middle Tennessee freshman forward Alex Johnson is no stranger. Before she wore the blue and white, Johnson was a key piece of the Blackman Lady Blaze. She helped lead her team to two …

The Lady Raiders are back in the NCAA tournament after a dominating win over Old Dominion in the Conference USA championship game. The 70-54 win in the C-USA final secured the title for the Lady Raiders, and a dominating performance from Middle Tennessee guard Ty Petty showed exactly what the team could do in “The …

The Lady Raiders were able to complete the Conference USA sweep by beating Old Dominion 70-54 on Saturday night, after the men’s team defeated the same opponent 55-53 earlier Saturday afternoon. “To be a coach and to stand on the sideline and watch this little group I have play, sometimes I get caught up in watching …

Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive Second seed Middle Tennessee (23-8, 16-3 C-USA) battled sixth seed Marshall (21-11, 9-10 C-USA) afternoon in the Conference USA tournament semifinals on Friday afternoon at Birmingham, Alabama’s Legacy Arena. The Lady Raiders dominated in the paint, en route to a 69-41 win and their 12th conference tournament championship game …

Photo Courtesy // Gregory French, Staff Photographer It was an emotional Senior Day for Middle Tennessee (21-8, 15-3 C-USA), as the Lady Raiders cruised to a 77-55 victory over Florida International in front of 3,707 fans in the Murphy Center. MTSU seniors Brea Edwards, TiAnna Porter and Caroline Warden were honored following the blowout win …