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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.15-125-429
La. Tech13-421-9116
Old Dominion11-518-10131
UTEP11-513-15245
Rice10-620-9162
Marshall9-716-13125
UAB8-815-14180
Western Ky.7-913-16223
UT-San Antonio7-912-17296
Charlotte6-1012-15240
FAU6-1010-17285
So. Miss6-119-20334
North Texas2-148-20335
FIU2-146-23343

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-122-6193
Norfolk St.12-315-14254
Morgan St.10-413-14314
Hampton9-512-15308
Savannah St.8-611-16317
Md.-E. Shore8-611-18294
Coppin St.7-78-21329
S.C. State7-810-18281
Delaware St.6-99-21330
Florida A&M5-107-21349
Beth.-Cook.4-107-21347
Howard4-107-22340
N.C. A&T0-142-27351
 
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