Tennessee State vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 77, Tennessee St. 48

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Raymond Cintron led four players in double figures with 15 points and Middle Tennessee routed in-state foe Tennessee State 77-48 Tuesday.

Marcos Knight tallied 14 points and a team-high six rebounds while Neiko Hunter and Shawn Jones added 13 apiece. Cintron made 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range - including four in the first half - for Middle Tennessee, which has won three of its last four games

Cintron's first 3-pointer gave Middle Tennessee a 14-5 lead 4:52 into the first half. Tennessee State (5-7) cut what was a 17-point deficit to 15, 30-15, but Cintron hit 3s on three straight possessions to give Middle Tennessee a commanding 39-15 lead.

The Blue Raiders (8-3) shot 48.3 percent (28 of 58) and held a 37-34 rebounding edge.

Robert Covington led Tennessee State with 17 points and Patrick Miller had 12 but the Tigers got just three points off the bench.

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Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F374-178-1090317
K. Thornton, F293-72-25058
M. Green, F232-24-43018
P. Miller, G394-124-850212
T. Fredrick, G100-10-01220
D. Dockery240-40-24120
M. Rhett201-10-13012
J. Gaither110-21-22001
D. McClung60-00-00000
J. Harris10-00-00000
K. Butcher00-10-00000
Totals 14-4719-293431648
 29.8%65.5% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
N. Hunter, F246-100-050013
J. Sulton, F161-23-42025
M. Knight, G235-104-662214
R. Cintron, G205-60-011315
B. Massey, G190-21-21331
K. Hammonds171-20-04312
T. Knight170-32-21712
J. Gallman160-40-03410
S. Jones135-63-320313
J. Rozier131-60-14022
J. Jones94-60-03028
Z. Gibson50-00-00010
T. Walker50-12-22002
G. Gibson20-00-01010
F. Perkins10-00-00010
Totals 28-5815-2037202377
 48.3%75% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont14-121-565
Morehead St.9-513-14177
Jax. State8-616-13180
Tenn. Tech8-612-17247
Tenn. St.8-717-11155
Eastern Ky.3-1110-19251
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin8-618-11170
Murray St.8-614-14235
SE Missouri St.8-613-16282
Austin Peay6-810-18270
Eastern Ill.6-914-14254
SIUE0-155-24334

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech12-320-8122
Old Dominion9-516-10134
UTEP9-511-15258
Rice8-618-9183
Marshall8-615-12126
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-713-14218
UT-San Antonio6-811-16300
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340
 
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