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MT gives defensive lesson in Education Day win

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee had never lost to in-state foe Lipscomb going into Wednesday, and the Lady Raiders weren't about to let it happen for the first time on their home floor.

Hard-nosed defense led MT (6-3) to its 12th win all-time against the Lady Bisons (1-7) and seventh at the Murphy Center, 70-49.

"We've played four games in six days, and the competition we had to play was absolutely unreal," Middle Tennessee Head Coach Rick Insell said. "They were still sluggish, but they persevered and came through and got them a victory.