Arkansas-Little Rock vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 82, UALR 50

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Neiko Hunter scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures, and Middle Tennessee took control with a 24-6 run in the first half and cruised to an 82-50 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday night.

Shawn Jones had 12 points for the Blue Raiders (15-4, 7-1), Marcos Knight had 11 and Tweety Knight and Raymond Cintron added 10 each.

Middle Tennessee shot 56 percent from the field (28 of 50) and 64.3 percent from 3-point range (9 of 14). The Blue Raiders, who have won eight of their past nine games, also won the rebound battle 37-25. UALR was 18 of 51 from the field and 3 of 11 from beyond the arc.

Trailing 8-5 early, Middle Tennessee's run gave it a 29-14 advantage culminated by Cintron's 3-pointer with 6:15 remaining. Marcos Knight and Cintron scored eight points each during the streak.

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Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans
W. Neighbour, F302-82-27126
M. Javes, F244-71-40029
L. Isler, F210-50-03030
J. Hagins, G335-92-223414
B. Dillard, G211-51-21003
K. Osse204-82-320311
J. White171-30-13032
T. Lockhart150-30-01040
S. Billings100-10-01000
G. Leeper81-23-32005
T. Crass10-00-00000
Totals 18-5111-172542150
 35.3%64.7% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
K. Hammonds, F241-40-03103
N. Hunter, F207-120-010315
J. Sulton, F193-33-43249
M. Knight, G224-91-244311
B. Massey, G200-11-31611
S. Jones204-64-621212
T. Knight203-32-366110
J. Jones182-42-25216
T. Walker141-10-03012
R. Cintron122-44-520310
Z. Gibson61-10-01003
G. Gibson40-10-01110
F. Perkins10-10-01000
Totals 28-5017-2537232082
 56%68% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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MINN 75
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TAMU 47
NW 68 Final
ILL 54
GT 57 Final
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ORST 64 Final
UCLA 74
STJO 86 Final
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GONZ 71 Final
PORT 49
ORE 76 Final
USC 74