MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--- For the first time since the 2013-14 season, Middle Tennessee women's basketball is ranked in this week's Associated Press Top 25 Poll, released Monday afternoon.
Winners of their last 14 games, which is the fourth longest active winning streak in the country, the No. 23 Lady Raiders (16-2, 9-0 C-USA) made it into the top 25 after receiving votes in the last seven AP polls. Middle Tennessee has spent 22 weeks in the AP poll in program history.
Checking in at No. 20 in the NET rankings as of Jan. 22, MTSU leads Conference USA and ranks 11th in the country in scoring margin (19.