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The Blue Raider women’s team came up short on Thursday night, losing a 58-51 contest against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Razorbacks (3-0) hit the ground running in the first half, going on a 9-0 run. During that run MTSU struggled offensively, going 0-of-6 from the field. Sophomore guard Olivia Jones scored MTSU’s first two buckets at …

Junior transfer Brea Edwards had only six points on the night, but three of them proved vital as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-1) knocked off the Miami Hurricanes (1-1) off of an Edwards three-pointer with 22.5 seconds left to give MTSU’s women’s basketball team a 53-48  victory. The Blue Raiders have now won 12 straight …

The Blue Raiders came up short Friday night in their opener against the Arizona State Sun Devils, dropping the contest 81-67. Middle Tennessee (0-1) started two new players in freshman forward Rebecca Reuter and junior guard Brea Edwards. Overall, MTSU had three players in the lineup making their first career start, as returning sophomore guard Ty …

Thursday night the Blue Raiders played its first exhibition game of the season, dominating Martin Methodist 93-44 with a varied attack that saw five MTSU players score in double digits. A big part of Middle Tennessee’s success can be attributed to their shooting and defensive effort. The Lady Raiders shot 40.2 percent from the field …

Murphy Madness kicked off the 2014-2015 basketball season for both Middle Tennessee Blue Raider basketball teams Thursday night. The three-point shootout kicked off the event. The women’s team consisted of freshman guard Abbey Sissom (15 points), junior guard Brea Edwards (16 points) and sophomore forward Caya Williams (five points). The men’s squad included senior guard …

The MT women’s basketball team lost senior forward Cheyenne Parker today due to an undisclosed violation of athletic department policies, according to the Daily News Journal. Parker, a transfer from High Point University, is suspended indefinitely and will sit out the first five games of the 2014-15 season. She’ll be sitting out two exhibition games and …