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MTSU Women’s Basketball


By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (16-6, 10-2 C-USA) cruised to a win Thursday night at the Murphy Center after defeating Rice 79-61. It was a historic night for the Blue Raiders. Senior forward Cheyenne Parker recorded her 79th block of the season with 15:07 left in the second half to break the school …

RUSTON, La. – After a tough loss to Southern Miss Thursday, Middle Tennessee (15-6, 9-2 CUSA) bounced back Saturday with another conference road win, 68-44 over Louisiana Tech (11-11, 6-5 CUSA). The Blue Raiders leaned on their strong defensive play in the first half to gain a big lead and put away the Lady Techsters early. …

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Middle Tennessee (14-6, 8-2 C-USA) struggled down the stretch and fell, 70-65, in overtime to Southern Miss (14-7, 7-3 C-USA). Thursday’s contest was back and forth for 40 minutes with neither team willing to give in. The first half was a see-saw exchange with both teams trading the lead multiple times before …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (14-5, 8-1 C-USA) used a strong second-half performance by Cheyenne Parker to score a dominant 74-53 victory over UTEP (8-10, 3-6 C-USA). In the win, Parker became the first women’s basketball player at MTSU to ever record a triple-double. Parker, who sat out the last ten minutes of the first half …