Tulane vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee rolls by Tulane 71-44


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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Shawn Jones scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots as Middle Tennessee rolled over Tulane 71-44 Thursday night.

Kerry Hammonds II had 18 points for Middle Tennessee and Neiko Hunter 13 as the Blue Raiders extended their win streak to six games.

Middle Tennessee (18-7, 8-2 Conference USA) used an 11-0 run in the first half to open a 22-13 advantage en route to a 35-17 halftime lead. The Blue Raiders continued to roll in the second half, building the lead to as many as 31 points.

Middle Tennessee was 22 of 26 from the free-throw line, led by Jones who made 9 of 10.

Jonathan Stark was the lone Tulane scorer in double figures, leading the Green Wave (13-12, 5-5) with 15 points. Tulane shot 30 percent (15 of 50) from the field and committed 14 turnovers compared with 7 for the Blue Raiders.

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Scoreboard
Tulane (13-12)172744
Middle Tennessee (18-7) «353671

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SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

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Middle Tenn.17-131-535
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Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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CREI 68 Final
BUTL 63
NW 70 Final
MIST 85
SMU 0 PPD
RUT 0
LOU 0 PPD
TEMP 0
MINN 70 Final
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