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MURFREESBORO – Although its streak of six-straight NCAA Tournament appearances came to an end Monday, Middle Tennessee (21-9) will continue its season in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. MTSU will open play in the WNIT on Thursday when it hosts a first-round game in Murphy Center against Ball State (17-13). It will be the first-ever …

MURFREESBORO – There is still plenty of basketball left to be played at Murphy Center. Just as Kermit Davis’ squad accepted a postseason bid to the CIT on Sunday, Rick Insell’s team quickly followed suit Monday, accepting a bid to the WNIT. Middle Tennessee (21-9) will play host to Ball State (17-13) at 7 p.m. …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Middle Tennessee (21-8) used a dominating second half to hammer Louisiana Tech 77-58 at Bartow Arena, advancing to the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament. It was a tight game the whole first half, as neither team led by double digits. MTSU jumped out to a …

MURFREESBORO -Sophomore Olivia Jones was named first-team All-C-USA Sunday. The recognition was definitely earned. Jones led the conference in scoring this season (20.2 ppg) and minutes (38). She also ranked top five in in rebounding (8.4), steals (2.9) and three-point field goals made (2.3). Jones recorded 10 double-doubles for the Blue Raiders this season, ranking …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (20-8, 14-4 C-USA) used a dominating second half performance to erase a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Florida Atlantic 73-60 on Senior Day Saturday. Things got off to a shaky start for the Blue Raiders at the Murphy Center as the Owls (13-16, 7-11 C-USA) got …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (19-8, 13-4 C-USA) used a 22-2 run at the end of the first half to spark a dominating performance Thursday, blowing out Florida International (3-25, 0-17 C-USA) by a final of 79-30. The Blue Raiders and the Panthers were tied for a total of 41 seconds Thursday afternoon, in a …