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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics UPDATE  6:40 p.m. : Junior forward Olivia Jones was originally reported to be “indefinitely suspended” from MTSU’s women’s basketball team by the MT Athletics’ communication department. However, Jones has come out saying that she was never suspended, but, instead, she has decided to walk away from the team. Jones has also said she plans …

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Photo by Austin Lewis // Staff Photographer  Middle Tennessee (8-6, 2-1 C-USA) traveled to San Antonio to take on UTSA (5-9, 1-3 C-USA) in another men’s and women’s home and away double-header. The Roadrunners would cut the Blue Raiders lead late in the game, but Middle Tennessee’s veteran leadership led the team to a 74-63 …

MTSU Women's Basketball

Junior Olivia Jones played like the Preseason Player of the Year against UAB on Sunday afternoon, dropping 17 points, dishing out five assists, and corralling six boards. Middle Tennessee (7-5, 1-0) opened conference play at the Murphy Center against UAB (7-5, 0-1). Jones would lead all scorers, while Ty Petty and Brea Edwards would finish …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-2) traveled up to Mount Pleasant, Michigan to take on Central Michigan (3-0) in their first road game of the season. The Blue Raiders came out sluggish in the first quarter, scoring only 12 points. Central Michigan was able to take a six point lead at 18-12 in the first …

Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer It has been a little over a month since former MTSU star Cheyenne Parker was dismissed from the Lady Raiders basketball team for multiple failed drug tests. Despite her removal from the Blue Raiders on Feb. 27, Parker still plans to complete her mission of making a WNBA roster. Parker has …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Olivia Jones and the Blue Raiders (17-6, 11-2 C-USA) used an all-around effort to cruise to their fifth straight home win, routing North Texas (3-20, 2-11 C-USA), 85-59. The Blue Raiders jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead before sophomore forward Eboniey Jeter put North Texas on the …