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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Middle Tennessee State Lady Raider’s post season play came to an end yesterday with a 69-57 loss to Temple.

A sluggish first half left the MTSU women trailing by 20 points at the half.

Fifteen unanswered points in the first three minutes of the second half let the Lady Raiders pull within five points, but Temple held on to earn a spot in the WNIT final four.

The MTSU women had a solid season, finishing with 20 or more wins for the 12th straight season, along with post season berths in both Conference USA and WNIT.

Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Mar 27, 2015
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 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart says he wouldn't have hired coach Donnie Tyndall if he'd known the details of his activities during his tenure at Southern Miss that surfaced during an NCAA investigation.

After learning of the details Hart fired Tyndall, who was 16-16 in his lone year at Tennessee.

Lady Raiders still in the post season running

Mar 26, 2015
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WALKER) - Middle Tennessee advances to the Sweet 16 of the WNIT after a 70-60 victory over Arkansas State on Sunday.

Blue Raiders' sophomore Ty Petty lead MT in scoring dropping 22 points, including three from beyond the arc.  Junior Brea Edwards and sophomore Oliva Jones both finished the game with double-doubles.

Up next for the Lady Raiders is a home matchup against Ole Miss Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Murphy Center.

It will be a rematch from earlier this season when Middle Tennessee defeated the Lady Rebels 71-65 in Oxford, Miss.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings apologized Thursday night for an "inappropriate comment" after television cameras caught him yelling at Commodores guard Wade Baldwin following a 73-65 victory over Tennessee.

Baldwin clapped in the face of Tennessee forward Armani Moore after the game. During postgame handshakes, television replays showed that Stallings appeared to shout obscenities and say that he could "kill" Baldwin.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A pair of Tennessee girls basketball high school teams have been pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament.

The programs at Riverdale (22-8), a state champion in 2013, and Smyrna also were fined $500 Monday and placed on probation for a year by the Tennessee Secondary School athletic Association.

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