7:32am

Mon November 12, 2012
Sports

MT Basketball Begins Season with Decisive Wins

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  -- Middle Tennessee State basketball’s gotten it’s new season off to a great start with some big wins.

The Lady Raiders kicked things off Friday night with a decisive 87-45 win against Kennesaw State in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament.

Also Friday night the Middle Tennessee men administered an equally decisive 97-53 drubbing to Alabama State in their season-opener.

Then yesterday afternoon senior Lady Raider forward Icelyn Elie racked up a career high 30 points to lead her team to an 82-68 victory over the Memphis Tigers.

The MT men travel to Savannah State tomorrow for the first road test of the season. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m.

The Lady Raiders visit Iowa for the semifinals of the Preseason WNIT on Wednesday night.

As always, you can hear both games right here on WMOT.