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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Keenan Taylor / Staff Writer The Lady Raiders (11-8, 6-2)¬†traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi Thursday night to take on the Southern Miss Lady Eagles (12-8, 4-4). Despite another strong performance by sophomore forward Alex Johnson, Middle Tennessee would fall 81-61. Looking at only the score, one might …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (11-7, 6-1) closed out a two-game home-stand on Saturday afternoon when they welcomed the Florida Atlantic Owls (4-14, 0-7) into the Murphy Center. In a game that started out close, MTSU rode a career-high 37-point night by Alex Johnson onto a 87-69 victory. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Uncharacteristic, out of sorts, and baffled. These are just a few words to describe the play of the Lady Raiders Sunday afternoon in Bowling Green against Western Kentucky. From tip-off to final buzzer, the team appeared defeated, leaving town with their first C-USA loss to the tune of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (7-6, 2-0 C-USA) grabbed their third-straight win in Thursday’s game against Rice (9-5, 0-3 C-USA).¬†inside the Murphy Center. Strong performances from Ty Petty (24 points) and Alex Johnson (22 points) helped give MTSU the win 71-61 in front of 2,806 fans. Scoring was …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee (6-6, 1-0 C-USA) kicked off their journey a to defend their conference title with a win against the UAB Blazers (7-5, 0-1 C-USA) Sunday night. The Lady Raiders won 64-61 and were also able to celebrate another accomplishment as …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Abbey Sissom was benched for the first time this season on Wednesday. After missing just one start in the last 30 games dating back to Jan. 9, 2016, the junior guard didn’t sulk, quit or lay down. Instead, the Cannon County native scored 10 points, tallied eight assists, …