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Following the announcement pre-game that Anastasia Hayes would sit after a root canal Friday, little sister Aislynn once again stole the show with a dominant performance Saturday night. Hayes finished with a career and team-high 25 points, following up on her 24 points on Thursday night against UTEP, in MTSU’s (15-7, 7-3 C-USA) 69-48 win …

In a meeting of two top-five teams in Conference USA, the early shooting and ironclad defense of the MTSU Lady Raiders (14-7, 6-3 C-USA) proved superior on Thursday night in the Murphy Center. Freshman Aislynn Hayes led the charge for MTSU with 24 points, four assists, and six rebounds. Hayes found half of her points …

After a tough opening win away at East Carolina, the Lady Raiders headed home to face nationally ranked Kentucky in a litmus test for how good MTSU was early in the season. The results came back highly negative. The Kentucky Wildcats (2-0) showed why pollsters have them in the top 25 with a gritty victory …

Story by Trevor Aldridge/ Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders (1-0) opened up their season with a 68-66 road win over East Carolina (0-1) Wednesday afternoon. Tennessee transfer Anastasia Hayes shined in her “True Blue” debut, stuffing the stat sheet with 13 points, nine assists and eight rebounds. The Lady Raiders, who come into the …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders (22-10, 13-6) made a deep run into the Conference USA Tournament over the weekend. The Lady Raiders held the third seed going into the tournament and strung together two wins to secure a spot in the C-USA title game against Rice. MTSU played a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Story by Austin Laymon / Contributing Writer It was Senior Night at Murphy Center as the Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders hosted the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday and claimed a dominant victory with a final score of 74-48. The Lady Raiders started things off with some high …