DENTON, Texas (AP) - Marcos Knight had 15 points and five assists and Middle Tennessee won its sixth straight game, defeating North Texas 72-64 Thursday night.
James Gallman added 13 points, JT Sulton had 11 and Neiko Hunter 10 for the Blue Raiders (17-4, 9-1 Sun Belt), who have won 10 of their last 11 games overall and are undefeated in 12 home games this season.
Jordan Williams led North Texas (8-13, 3-7) with 20 points. Roger Franklin added 14, Niko Stojiljkovic 12 and Tony Mitchell 10.
Middle Tennessee led 28-23 at halftime and stretched that advantage to as many as 15 points when Gallman hit a 3-pointer with 11:07 remaining.
The Blue Raiders shot 62 percent from the field in the second half, and 54 percent for the game.