Story LinksDate + Time: Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Teams: Middle Tennessee (11-4, 2-0) vs. Southern Miss. (8-7, 0-2)
Location: Murfreesboro, Tenn. | Murphy Center
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee women’s basketball returns to the Murphy Center after clinching their first two conference wins over FIU and Florida Atlantic. The team looks to notch their third conference win over the Golden Eagles on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Murphy Center.
Blue Raiders Notch Back-to-Back Conference Wins
The Lady Raiders notched their first Conference USA win of the season over FIU (49-43) on Jan. 3 before rounding off their weekend with a 74-55 victory over Florida Atlantic.
Senior A’Queen Hayes led the Blue Raiders offense over their conference opening weekend, notching 39 points. Similarly, Hayes controlled the Middle Tennessee defense in their Florida swing, grabbing 23 rebounds.
Tale of the Tape: Middle Tennessee and Southern Miss.
Southern Miss leads the all-time series over Middle Tennessee, 6-3. The Lady Raiders last claimed a 74-44 victory over the Golden Eagles on February 13, 2016 in the Murphy Center.
Scouting Southern Miss. (8-7, 0-2)
The Golden Eagles dropped their conference opening weekend, falling to Rice and North Texas.
Megan Brown leads the Golden Eagles offense, averaging 9.7 points per contest. Brown is 53-of-128 from the field (.414) while knocking down 29-of-33 from the free throw line (.879).
Meanwhile, Brown and Kelsey Jones leads the teams defensive efforts, inking 78 rebounds apiece on the season. `
The Blue Raiders continue conference play, hosting the Lady Techsters on Saturday evening in the Murphy Center.