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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Contributing Writer When the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (3-0) defeated the Vanderbilt Lady Commodores in their season opener, it was not an average and ordinary win for Middle Tennessee. It was the 300th career win for Hall-of-Fame head coach Rick Insell.  The 1977 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines It is no secret in the game of basketball that the point guard is arguably the most important position on the floor. If you take a look at any successful basketball team, they all have one thing in common: great point guard play. The point guard is …

Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raider basketball team enjoyed a strong showing last season by finishing the year with a 15-3 record in Conference USA play, 23-11 overall and a second-place finish in the conference standings. Their record was enough for …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders traveled to Georgia Tech to face off against the Yellow Jackets on Thursday night. The Lady Raiders’ season came to an end as they were defeated in the third round of the WNIT, 70-57. The Yellow Jackets jumped out to a very hot …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a refreshing return to the Murphy Center for the Lady Raiders after a loss in the Conference-USA tournament. Middle Tennessee returned home on Thursday for a first round matchup against Morehead State in the National Invitational Tournament and won by a final score of 67-58. The …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It was a heartbreaking ending for the Lady Raiders (21-10) as they fell in semifinal action to the Southern Miss Lady Eagles (23-9) by a final of 59-54. They had a chance late when a personal foul by Southern Miss gave Middle Tennessee the ball with 17 seconds …