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“We've got a target on our back” - Lady Raiders return to the Top 25

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Alexis Whittington was glad to have the day off on Sunday. After three wins in six days last week, the graduate student wing certainly needed a chance to rest ahead of the remainder of Middle Tennessee women's basketball's season, with two games coming this week in the Murphy Center.

But her thoughts were still with her team, and the big goal they had set for themselves which was almost within reach.

"Yesterday, I was sitting in my bed like 'Man, I want this off day,'" Whittington said. "But I cannot wait for Monday to come to see if we're actually going to be ranked.