Middle Tennessee vs Troy

Middle Tennessee 66, Troy 56


TROY, Ala. (AP) - Marcos Knight had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to a 66-56 victory over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night, setting a school record with its 15th consecutive victory.

JT Sulton had 10 points for the Blue Raiders (26-4, 18-1), who had already clinched their third Sun Belt regular-season title in the past four years.

Ray Chambers led Troy with 17 points and eight rebounds, Tevin Calhoun scored 11 and Antoine Myers 10 for the Trojans (11-19, 6-13), who lost their fourth straight.

Middle Tennessee swept the series, winning 93-41 on Feb. 9.

The Red Raiders shot 52 percent from the field (26 of 50) to the Trojans 37 percent (20 of 54). They both struggled at the foul line: Middle Tennessee hit 11 of 22, Troy 11 of 23.

Middle Tennessee made a 14-0 run early in the first half and never trailed.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F192-62-45026
B. Massey, G323-63-85839
M. Knight, G249-152-481220
J. Sulton, G184-42-450310
K. Hammonds, G130-20-01030
R. Cintron252-40-02016
N. Hunter231-30-00012
J. Gallman223-60-01227
J. Jones121-32-22114
T. Knight121-10-05232
Totals 26-5011-2236142166
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F297-103-481117
H. Williams, G332-62-44346
E. Jones, G301-80-54122
A. Myers, G263-114-854410
D. Jethroe, G212-60-04135
T. Calhoun313-92-220211
J. Mullahey191-30-01003
J. Warren111-10-01022
Totals 20-5411-2333101856
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
North Texas7-1112-20295
So. Miss5-138-21315
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Other games
OHST 63 Final
NW 53
UTST 61 Final
LT 84
DUKE 68 Final
UVA 73
GONZ 70 Final
BYU 65
ORST 75 Final
ORE 85