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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 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raiders defeated the Western Kentucky Lady Hilltoppers, 81-69, on Thursday night at Murphy Center. Anna Jones led MT to victory with 26 points, but A’Queen Hayes, Alex Johnson and Jordan Majors also finished with double digits offensively. “Anna Jones was a horse all …

Photo by Jordyn Lee / MTSU Sidelines The Lady Raiders said they wanted revenge against UAB following their win over North Texas, and on Saturday, MTSU did just that at Murphy Center. “We were more excited to play them then they were to play us. (UAB) had fun the other night going out and line-dancing, …