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Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Erasing a 22-point deficit wasn’t enough for the Lady Raiders to pull out a victory as a magical season came to an end in Murfreesboro Thursday night after Seton Hall defeated the Lady Raiders 74-73 in the final four of the WNIT to advance to the championship game …

Story by Ayanna Bronner / Contributing Writer With a back-and-forth, 73-71 overtime win Monday evening, Middle Tennessee (27-7) advanced to the semifinals of the WNIT after answering the relentless pressure of the Toledo Lady Rockets (29-6).  “This was a great atmosphere and that’s what you expect when you reach this point of a postseason tournament,” …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer In college basketball, the month of March and the word adversity go hand in hand. The Lady Raiders were down double digits early, but that didn’t matter as they clawed their way back for a 55-53 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores in the sweet 16 of the WNIT. …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer The Lady Raiders cruised past the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest 67-55 to advance to the sweet 16 of the WNIT. Middle Tennessee dominated the first three quarters of the game with suffocating defense to hold the Demon Deacons to just 30 percent shooting for the entire game. …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee dominated on both ends of the court all night to cruise past Wofford 86-56 in the opening round of the WNIT at Murphy Center. A 24-9 first quarter deficit for the Terriers set the tone for the rest of the night, with five Lady Raiders finishing …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer FRISCO, TX — A second half surge from the Lady Techsters helped push Louisiana Tech past Middle Tennessee 80-72. “They had a great second half,” Middle Tennessee head coach Rick Insell said. “They wanted it more than we did in the second half and that’s the bottom line. …