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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics UPDATE  6:40 p.m. : Junior forward Olivia Jones was originally reported to be “indefinitely suspended” from MTSU’s women’s basketball team by the MT Athletics’ communication department. However, Jones has come out saying that she was never suspended, but, instead, she has decided to walk away from the team. Jones has also said she plans …

MTSU Women's Basketball

Junior Olivia Jones played like the Preseason Player of the Year against UAB on Sunday afternoon, dropping 17 points, dishing out five assists, and corralling six boards. Middle Tennessee (7-5, 1-0) opened conference play at the Murphy Center against UAB (7-5, 0-1). Jones would lead all scorers, while Ty Petty and Brea Edwards would finish …

Photo courtesy of Go Blue Raiders Middle Tennessee (6-4) took on Tennessee Tech (3-8) Sunday afternoon at Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders beat Tennessee Tech 69-53, but, at one point, the team held a 30-point lead that was cut by the Golden Eagles in the final minutes. The Blue Raiders started the game on fire, hitting …

Photo courtesy of Go Blue Raiders Middle Tennessee (4-4) returned home to Murphy Center on Sunday afternoon to battle the No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats (9-0). The Blue Raiders amassed an eye-popping 26 turnovers in Sunday’s contest en route to a 68-52 loss to Kentucky. The Blue Raiders struggled to hit their open looks early, going 1-for-5 …

Middle Tennessee (4-3) traveled to Ohio on Sunday to take on Xavier (5-2). The Blue Raiders came into the game with plenty of momentum from a two game win streak. After a rocky start to the season, the Blue Raiders are beginning to find the groove everyone expected them to have at the beginning of the …

Photo by: MT Athletics   Rick Insell’s Blue Raiders (1-2) squared off against Matt Insell’s Rebels (1-3) on Sunday afternoon at the Murphy Center in the third installment of the “Insell Bowl” in front of the ninth largest crowd in program history. Middle Tennessee entered Sunday’s father-son contest seeking their first win of the season. …