North Texas vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 75, North Texas 57

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Marcos Knight notched 12 points as Middle Tennessee remained perfect in Sun Belt Conference action with a 75-57 win over North Texas Monday night.

Raymond Cintron added 11 points for the Blue Raiders (11-3, 3-0), who got points from 10 different players and shot 50 percent (31 of 62) from the field.

Middle Tennessee is now 8-0 at home this year and has won 19 straight at Murphy Center.

Tony Mitchell scored 13 points with 11 rebounds for his 14th career double-double for North Texas (5-9, 0-3).

The loss was the second straight for the Mean Green, who fall to 0-5 on the road.

Middle Tennessee jumped to a 21-6 lead over the first 12 minutes and cruised to a 37-24 halftime advantage. Mitchell scored four points on a 7-0 North Texas run to open the second half, but the Blue Raiders quickly rebuilt the lead and maintained it.

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Scoreboard
North Texas (5-9)243357
Middle Tennessee (11-3) «373875
 
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F324-124-5112313
R. Franklin, F225-121-140211
J. Holmen, F121-30-04123
J. Williams, G405-144-630115
A. Williams, G352-80-02534
N. Stojiljkovic180-34-40324
P. Hardwick171-10-11022
C. Overlander121-20-02013
J. Patton80-12-23012
K. Coleman40-00-01010
Totals 19-5615-1933111857
 33.9%78.9% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F294-61-26129
K. Hammonds, F223-50-06317
J. Sulton, F212-62-23136
B. Massey, G253-92-26408
M. Knight, G226-100-173212
R. Cintron244-70-021211
N. Hunter144-60-02029
T. Knight134-80-43328
J. Rozier120-23-52123
J. Gallman100-10-00100
J. Jones30-00-00020
Z. Gibson20-00-01000
T. Walker21-10-02002
G. Gibson10-00-00000
Totals 31-618-1642181875
 50.8%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23
 
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