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MTSU defeats FIU to advance to the C-USA Championship game

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MTSU defeated FIU 64-57 to advance to the C-USA Championship game.

Ebony Rowe and Olivia Jones each had a double-double in the victory. Rowe had 25 points and 14 rebounds, while Jones added 12 points and 11 rebounds.

The Blue Raiders were down seven points in the first half, but made the comeback to secure a slot in their 11th conference tournament title game in 12 seasons.

MTSU went on a 13-0 run to take back the lead in the first half. The Eagles would make a run in the second half, but the Blue Raiders hit four free throws to seal the victory.

All-American Jerica Coley led FIU with 19 points and Tynia McKinzie contributed 10.

The C-USA Championship game will tip off at 6 p.m. on the CBS Sports Network.

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