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Alabama State vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 97, Alabama St. 53

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MURFEESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Jason Jones scored 19 points on 9-of-9 shooting and Middle Tennessee trampled Alabama State 97-53 in each team's season opener Friday night.

The Blue Raiders trailed 28-25 with 3:59 left in the first half when three Bruce Massey free throws and a pair of baskets from Jones sparked a 15-1 run to close out the half.

Middle Tennessee picked up where it left off in the second, opening with a 24-4 run. The Blue Raiders outscored the Hornets 57-24 in the second half as Alabama State shot just 26.9 percent (7 of 26) from the field in the half.

James Gallman had 15 points for Middle Tennessee, including 5 of 7 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Blue Raiders were 11 of 27 from 3.

The 97 points were the most for Middle Tennessee since dropping 109 points on Houston Baptist on Feb. 13, 2010.

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Alabama State Hornets
L. Page, F251-35-94247
D. Neal, C161-31-45143
S. Brown, G302-70-04125
J. Freelove, G294-93-431112
J. Waters, G192-23-31127
B. Brown243-90-13038
K. Key141-50-00033
A. Price111-20-00103
T. Green101-30-02002
D. Miller80-01-62011
T. Coleman71-30-01032
J. Mason70-10-01000
Totals 17-4713-273272353
 36.2%48.1% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F132-53-44037
J. Rozier, F20-01-20001
J. Gallman, G215-70-043215
R. Cintron, G183-90-01418
T. Knight, G173-41-23509
J. Jones209-91-132319
B. Massey191-53-46515
N. Hunter183-73-43239
K. Hammonds172-52-21218
M. Knight160-64-65124
J. Sulton163-52-49018
T. Walker112-40-01154
Z. Gibson70-00-00200
G. Gibson40-20-00010
F. Perkins10-00-01000
Totals 33-6820-2945272397
 48.5%69% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Alabama St.7-011-5218
Texas So.6-19-11129
Southern U.6-29-13245
Alabama A&M4-35-12321
Ark.-PB3-46-15296
Jackson St.3-45-15315
Prairie View3-45-15313
Alcorn St.3-54-16344
Miss. Val.1-62-18336
Grambling0-72-15347

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.7-014-566
La. Tech6-115-5106
UAB6-110-10176
Middle Tenn.5-212-8128
Old Dominion4-315-442
UTEP4-312-7104
UT-San Antonio3-49-9249
Rice3-46-12297
FIU2-39-9211
Charlotte2-58-11150
North Texas2-58-11271
FAU1-48-8238
So. Miss1-66-12295
Marshall1-65-15314
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
CONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GU 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86