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No. 22 Middle Tennessee State annihilates Southern Miss 84-55

No. 22 Middle Tennessee State annihilates Southern Miss 84-55

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 15, 2014

Southern Miss held Middle Tennessee scoreless for the first four minutes of the game, but for the next 36 minutes it was nothing but a dominant performance by the Blue Raiders as Middle Tennessee trounces the Golden Eagles 84-55 in the women’s Conference...

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Tulsa overpowers Louisiana Tech to earn NCAA bid

Tulsa overpowers Louisiana Tech to earn NCAA bid

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 15, 2014

Led by sophomore guard James Woodard the Tulsa Golden Hurricane conquered the Conference USA Championship with a 69-60 victory over No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA Championship and punched its automatic bid for the NCAA Tournament. They...

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Bulldogs pound Golden Eagles, will play Tulsa for NCAA bid

Bulldogs pound Golden Eagles, will play Tulsa for NCAA bid

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 14, 2014

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs booked the final spot in the 2014 Conference USA men’s basketball championship. Thanks to dominating second half the Bulldogs trounced the Southern Miss Golden Eagles 88-70. It was back and forth for most of the first...

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Golden Eagles second half surge takes down UTEP

Golden Eagles second half surge takes down UTEP

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 14, 2014

The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles spoiled UTEP’s chances of making an NCAA appearance as they defeated the Miners 84-70 and will advance to the championship game to face the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Saturday in the championship game. Although...

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Tulsa outlasts Middle Tennessee to earn place in C-USA final

Tulsa outlasts Middle Tennessee to earn place in C-USA final

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 14, 2014

Tulsa booked the first spot in the 2014 Conference USA men’s basketball championship by beating the No.2 seed Middle Tennessee 76-69. Tulsa found themselves trailing by a few points for most of the first half, but closed out the half with a 14-3...

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Middle Tennessee handles Florida International 64-57

Middle Tennessee handles Florida International 64-57

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 14, 2014

The nationally ranked Middle Tennessee State women's basketball team sealed their place in the Conference USA championship after a 64-57 victory over the Florida International Golden Panthers. The Blue Raiders did it by outlasting the other team by...

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Southern Miss eases past Old Dominion

Southern Miss eases past Old Dominion

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor March 13, 2014

Brittany Dinkins scored 19 points and led the Southern Miss women's basketball team to a 83-64 victory over the Old Dominion Monarchs to advance to the tournament semifinals. The Golden Eagles had four players in double digits, Dinkins, Freshman forward...

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Kayla Thornton returns to guide UTEP over Louisiana Tech

Kayla Thornton returns to guide UTEP over Louisiana Tech

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor March 13, 2014

Senior forward Kayla Thornton returned from injury to lead the Miners to a 81-72 victory over Louisiana Tech at Memorial Gym. Thornton had a double-double as she scored 25 points and collected 12 rebounds, she is now only three points shy of the all-time...

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Louisiana Tech crushes Charlotte 86-65

Louisiana Tech crushes Charlotte 86-65

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 13, 2014

The winner of the last quarterfinal game tonight would have the difficult assessment of taking on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the semifinals on Friday. That team would be the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Louisiana Tech came out victorious...

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Golden Eagles take down Miners 64-56

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 13, 2014

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles defeated the UTEP Miners 64-56 to end their hopes for a conference title and a bid to the NCAA Tournament. This is the fourth consecutive win of the Golden Eagles over the Miners. It was one of UTEP worst rebounding...

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Blue Raiders cruise past Monarchs

Blue Raiders cruise past Monarchs

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 13, 2014

In the second game of the quarterfinals in the Conference USA tournament, Middle Tennessee used some pesky defense with some good rim protection in the paint and good game management from their senior point guard Tweety Knight to beat the Old Dominion...

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Coley, upset minded Panthers take down Tulane

Coley, upset minded Panthers take down Tulane

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 13, 2014

The Florida International Golden Panthers women's basketball pulled off another upset as they defeated the No. 4 seed Tulane Green Wave 69-55 at Memorial Gym to advance to the semifinals. FIU took the lead with 10 minutes left in the first half and...

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