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Middle Tennessee vs Savannah State

Middle Tennessee 58, Savannah St. 55

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Marcos Knight scored 21 points to help Middle Tennessee come from behind in the second half to beat Savannah State 58-55 Tuesday night.

Bruce Massey added seven points, seven rebounds and two late free throws for Middle Tennessee (2-0).

Knight led the way with a strong second half. He scored 19 points after halftime, including 17 of the Blue Raider's first 23 second-half points.

With 15:57 remaining in the game, Knight buried a 3-pointer to give Middle Tennessee its first lead, 32-31. He followed it up with a dunk, then two free throws to give Middle Tennessee a four point advantage.

After Savannah State cut the lead to 56-55 following Rashad Hassan's three-point play with 41 seconds remaining, Bruce Massey hit two free throws with 9 seconds left to push the lead to 58-55. Preston Blackman missed a 3-pointer as time expired to give Middle Tennessee the victory.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F192-110-46134
N. Hunter, F123-40-00036
K. Hammonds, G260-20-05410
B. Massey, G252-43-67327
J. Gallman, G120-12-20132
M. Knight305-810-1070221
J. Sulton260-15-65145
J. Jones160-02-60122
T. Knight151-31-22003
R. Cintron131-20-00012
T. Walker62-22-21036
Totals 16-3825-3835112458
 42.1%65.8% 
Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F337-72-960316
J. Smith, F210-10-06150
P. Blackman, G324-151-22439
C. Smith, G263-91-33127
S. Wilson, G232-45-73219
A. Louis180-12-26042
D. Williams164-100-020110
K. White140-10-01120
P. Hendley71-30-00012
R. Burger50-20-00010
C. Spears50-00-00030
Totals 21-5311-233492655
 39.6%47.8% 
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Howard10-616-15252
Delaware St.8-714-16227
Hampton8-712-16285
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Beth.-Cook.6-910-20342
N.C. A&T6-99-21340
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Morgan St.5-107-22339
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