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Middle Tennessee defeats Tennessee St. 75-65 behind King

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Nick King scored 20 points, Brandon Walters scored 14 and Antwain Johnson scored 11 points and Middle Tennessee beat Tennessee State 75-65 on Saturday.

King scored his first eight points in a little more than the first six minutes, and his 3-point play gave Middle Tennessee (3-1) a 14-3 lead. Later, Darreon Reddick converted a 3-point play on a layup, buried a 3 and followed with a layup and East Tennessee State trailed 27-19 with 4:38 before halftime. But the Blue Raiders went on a 13-7 run to close the half and led 40-26.

Tyrik Dixon made a pair of free throws and Edward Simpson made a 3 and the lead went to 45-28. Tennessee State (1-2) never trailed by less than 10 points the rest of the way.

Armani Chaney led the Tigers with 14 points shooting 5 of 7, Reddick had 13 points and Delano Spencer added 12.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Middle Tenn. 3-1 403575
home team logo Tenn. St. 1-2 263965
Team Stats
away team logo Middle Tenn. 3-1 66.9 PPG 41.5 RPG 11.0 APG
home team logo Tenn. St. 1-2 72.7 PPG 37 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
55
A. Green 17.9 PPG 4.0 RPG 1.6 APG 37.6 FG%
3
D. Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 14.3 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.5 APG 44.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB