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Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Frisco, Texas – The Lady Raider defense held Southern Miss to a mere 17-52 shooting on Thursday in a 70-50 victory over the Golden Eagles as C-USA tournament play began for the MTSU team. “I think if you look back it’s been one of our staples all year …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams travel to Frisco, TX to begin the Conference USA tournament and play for a chance to punch their ticket to the big dance. Both teams earned a double bye in the tournament which means neither team will play until Thursday, …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer In their final game of the regular season, the Blue Raiders women’s basketball team achieved a 62-44 win over rival, Old Dominion, on Saturday to lock up the second seed in Group B of the Conference USA tournament.   The game was a low scoring affair, with both …

Story by Elisha Nelson / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders narrowly defeated Charlotte 72-65 on Wednesday night, stealing the back-and-forth game away in the final minutes. The Lady Raiders (21-6, 13-4 C-USA) started off the night struggling to make their shots, shooting just 42% on the night and notching a measly 11 points …

Story by Ayanna Bronner / Contributing Writer Against Marshall, the Lady Raiders triumphed 65-57.  Middle Tennessee scored five 3-pointers in the first half to jump to an early lead, relying on the strength of their offense. It was not enough for Marshall to get within a one-possession game, as Alexis Whittington capitalized on her 3-point …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer The fans know how good the Blue Raiders women’s basketball team is, and they continued their winning ways against the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday. The Lady Raiders scored early and often. They hit a barrage of three pointers in a 72-49 win; cruising to their 19th win …