Middle Tennessee vs North Texas

Middle Tennessee 68, North Texas 66


DENTON, Texas (AP) - Marcos Knight had 19 points and seven rebounds as Middle Tennessee State defeated North Texas 68-66 on Thursday night.

LaRon Dendy scored 12 points and had back-to-back blocks with 37 seconds remaining as the Blue Raiders (21-3, 10-0 Sun Belt) nursed a two-point lead.

The Mean Green (13-10, 6-4) missed two shots in the final 10 seconds, and Kerry Hammond hit two free throws to make the score 68-64 and clinch it for Middle Tennessee, which is unbeaten after 10 conference games for the first time.

Alzee Williams had 29 points and Tony Mitchell added 16 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for North Texas.

Raymond Cintron scored 10 points, and Hammonds and Shawn Jones nine apiece for the Blue Raiders, who shot 50 percent (28 of 56) from the floor.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
J. Sulton, F303-50-04126
L. Dendy, F215-102-451412
M. Knight, G298-153-472419
B. Massey, G270-40-03330
R. Cintron, G254-70-040310
S. Jones244-51-32019
K. Hammonds183-62-33319
J. Oden131-20-03123
J. Gallman80-20-00010
J. Jones50-00-00010
Totals 28-568-1435112268
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F314-117-8111416
R. Franklin, F261-70-03002
A. Williams, G3710-199-1131129
T. Hall, G331-30-03043
B. Walton, G283-91-33139
N. Stojiljkovic172-21-24125
T. Norris161-20-00312
J. Holmen60-20-01110
K. Hogans50-00-01000
A. Edwards10-00-00010
Totals 22-5518-243281766
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Other games
DUKE 75 Final
VT 60
SE Mo St 73 Final
SC 66 Final
Florida 74
S Diego 73 Final
GONZ 73 Final
BYU 83