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The Lady Raiders are back in the NCAA tournament after a dominating win over Old Dominion in the Conference USA championship game. The 70-54 win in the C-USA final secured the title for the Lady Raiders, and a dominating performance from Middle Tennessee guard Ty Petty showed exactly what the team could do in “The …

The Lady Raiders were able to complete the Conference USA sweep by beating Old Dominion 70-54 on Saturday night, after the men’s team defeated the same opponent 55-53 earlier Saturday afternoon. “To be a coach and to stand on the sideline and watch this little group I have play, sometimes I get caught up in watching …

Photo Courtesy // Gregory French, Staff Photographer It was an emotional Senior Day for Middle Tennessee (21-8, 15-3 C-USA), as the Lady Raiders cruised to a 77-55 victory over Florida International in front of 3,707 fans in the Murphy Center. MTSU seniors Brea Edwards, TiAnna Porter and Caroline Warden were honored following the blowout win …

Story by Tyler Lamb // Staff Writer Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer Freshman Alex Johnson dropped a career-high 29 points, as Middle Tennessee (18-7, 12-2 C-USA) overcame UAB (13-12, 6-8 C-USA) 77-72 in overtime. Less then five minutes in the game, Middle Tennessee was down by six points. The Lady Raiders were able to settle down …

MTSU Women's Basketball Rebecca Reuters

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  Last season ended in a bit of disappointment for Middle Tennessee. The Blue Raiders advanced to the NIT but fell to Temple in the quarterfinals. This season, the Lady Raiders are enjoying a successful season thus far. They are 9-2 in Conference USA, placing third in the conference behind University of Texas …

Middle Tennessee (15-7, 9-2 C-USA) traveled to Miami to take on Florida International (3-19, 1-10 C-USA) on Saturday, cruising past the Golden Panthers 85-62. This game was not as lopsided as it may appear from the final score. Florida International led after the first quarter, but the Blue Raiders buckled down and put on a …