Louisiana-Monroe vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 87, Louisiana-Monroe 46

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Tweety Knight scored a career-high 15 points off the bench to lead Middle Tennessee in an 87-46 shellacking of Louisiana-Monroe Saturday.

The win was the 14th straight for the Blue Raiders (25-4, 17-1 Sun Belt Conference), the second longest winning streak in program history.

Middle Tennessee opened with a 10-0 run and led 46-15 at the intermission. Louisiana-Monroe (4-20, 3-15) shot just 27.3 percent (6 of 22) before the break, and made 37.2 percent (16 of 43) for the game.

Knight hit 5 of 7 from the field and 4 of 5 at the foul line. Starters Raymond Cintron and Marcos Knight had 11 points each for Middle Tennessee, which has already clinched first in the Sun Belt.

Amos Olatayo led the Warhawks with 10 points on 3-of-8 shooting.

The Blue Raiders scored 26 points off turnovers to Louisiana-Monroe's four, and held a 45-19 advantage in bench points.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
M. Brown, F263-40-01126
J. James, F30-20-01020
T. Mackey, G382-80-02035
R. McCray, G262-72-22126
A. Olatayo, G253-82-471210
T. Lindsey373-73-45339
K. Koszuta250-12-21302
I. Eke122-30-13034
T. Birchett81-32-22014
Totals 16-4311-152791846
 37.2%73.3% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
J. Sulton, F231-42-45004
R. Cintron, G253-92-252111
J. Gallman, G233-80-02129
M. Knight, G223-54-663211
B. Massey, G223-60-02407
K. Hammonds192-51-23226
T. Knight165-74-544015
J. Jones113-50-03027
T. Walker114-42-240210
N. Hunter91-20-00103
Z. Gibson70-00-00010
S. Jones62-20-01034
G. Gibson50-00-00010
F. Perkins10-00-00000
Totals 30-5715-2135171687
 52.6%71.4% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern6-013-685
UT-Arlington4-214-547
Arkansas St.4-213-672
Georgia St.4-211-7111
Coast. Car.4-29-10187
UL Lafayette3-313-6135
Little Rock3-312-7224
Texas St.3-310-8257
Troy2-410-10212
S. Alabama2-49-10223
App. St.1-56-11266
UL-Monroe0-66-13303

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.7-017-329
La. Tech6-114-6178
Marshall5-212-894
UAB5-212-8120
UT-San Antonio4-29-10294
Old Dominion4-311-8144
UTEP3-35-13339
Rice3-413-7167
Charlotte3-49-9229
Western Ky.3-49-11221
So. Miss3-46-13337
FAU1-65-13334
FIU1-65-15342
North Texas0-76-13307
 
Other games
SETON 61 Final
LOU 79
USM 73 Final
MEMP 89
MIAMI 65 Final
WAKE 80
OKST 73 Final
WVU 57
VCU 75 Final
XAV 71
WSU 56 Final
ARIZ 73
NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
FLA 71
STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69