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Blue Raiders Tired Of One And Done In NCAA Tourney

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The Blue Raiders celebrate after hearing their named called on Monday. (Credit: MT Athletic Communications) The Blue Raiders celebrate after hearing their named called on Monday. (Credit: MT Athletic Communications)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - The Middle Tennessee Lady Blue Raiders are tired of being one and done in the NCAA tournament.

This program is making a school-record fifth straight appearance in the tournament and 16th overall. But the Blue Raiders haven't won a tournament game since 2007 when they knocked off Gonzaga only to lose to Marist in the second round.

Getting another this year won't be easy with 12th-seeded Middle Tennessee (25-7) plays No. 5 seed Louisville on Sunday on the Cardinals' home court.

Coach Rick Insell put the Middle Tennessee through a challenging non-conference schedule as preparation.

Senior forward Icelyn Elie said it's been a goal to make it past the first round. She said they've been one and done the past few years and that's something they're hoping to change now.

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