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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Scoreboard
Arkansas-Little Rock (11-9)173350
Middle Tennessee (15-4) «364682
 
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-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23

Conference USA
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
 
Other games
MICH 83 Final
MINN 75
FLA 68 Final
TEXAM 47
NWEST 68 Final
ILL 54
GATECH 57 Final
DUKE 73
OREGST 64 Final
UCLA 74
STJOES 86 Final
VCU 92
GONZAG 71 Final
PORT 49
ORE 76 Final
USC 74