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Middle Tennessee vs Florida Atlantic

Middle Tennessee 73, FAU 56

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Ramon Cintron scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as Middle Tennessee State beat Florida Atlantic 73-56 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday night.

Marcos Knight had 13 points, and Bruce Massey and JT Sulton added 12 apiece for the Blue Raiders (20-4, 12-1), who have won nine in a row and 13 of their past 14.

Stephon Moody had 17 points and Greg Gantt 13 for the Owls (11-13, 6-7), who had won four of their past five at home.

Middle Tennessee State shot 55.3 percent from the field (26 of 47) to Florida Atlantic's 40.8 (20 of 49).

From a 45-41 advantage with 12:10 left in the game, the Blue Raiders pushed ahead 54-43 with 7:13 to go on two free throws by Knight, and the Owls never got closer than nine points the rest of the way.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
K. Hammonds, F284-52-264112
J. Sulton, F266-110-051412
S. Jones, F243-53-42119
M. Knight, G334-65-662313
B. Massey, G220-22-21122
R. Cintron246-100-021316
T. Knight222-33-43307
N. Hunter161-40-11112
J. Gallman30-00-00000
T. Walker20-10-00000
Totals 26-4715-1928141573
 55.3%78.9% 
Florida Atlantic Owls
K. Penn, F241-20-13042
G. Gantt, G405-160-111013
S. Moody, G346-124-443417
R. Morrow, G302-71-46125
P. Bertone, G181-23-34155
J. Trapp284-70-04319
J. McCoy180-01-23001
D. Sekelja81-32-22134
Totals 20-4911-1728101956
 40.8%64.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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UTEP6-614-11221
Charlotte6-610-15225
FIU5-711-14256
FAU5-77-18278
Western Ky.4-712-12190
So. Miss4-77-15296
North Texas4-89-16297
Rice4-89-16292
UT-San Antonio2-104-21344
 
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