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Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Two dominant freshman performances powered the Lady Raiders past FIU on Thursday night, defeating the Panthers 63-49 to stay undefeated inside Murphy Center. Freshman Jalynn Gregory and Anastasiia Boldyreva combined for 44 of Middle Tennessee’s 63 points. Gregory scored 23 points behind a 7-13 shooting performance while also …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer Coach Insell notches 200th career victory at the Murphy Center as the Blue Raiders trample the Herd, 80-41.   Kseniya Malashka led the Blue Raiders in scoring and rebounding with 22 points and seven boards, while Anastasiia Blodyreva set a career high of 17 points herself.   Marshall guard Savannah …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (1-0) heated up and never cooled down to win 70-49 against East Carolina University (0-1) on Tuesday night in Murfreesboro for their season opener. The Lady Raiders got the fans in Murphy Center on their feet with some electric three-point shooting that sealed the …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University coasted past University of Tennessee Southern in a 93-52 blowout to cap off an easy preseason Thursday night at Murphy Center. The game opened a little more competitive than the final score indicates, with the Blue Raiders ending the first period up only 20-13. …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders faced off against Lane College in their preseason matchup on Friday, controlling the game start to finish with a 103-49 win. In the opening period, neither team seemed to take control, as the score was even throughout, finishing the period. In the second period the …

Two years ago at the 2019 Conference USA Tourney, MTSU’s dreams at an NCAA Tournament berth were one game away from becoming reality until the Rice Owls smashed them in a 69-54 loss for the Lady Raiders. Saturday night on that same court in Frisco, Texas, MTSU would not be denied a second time. The …