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King leads Middle Tenn. to 72-57 win over Louisiana Tech

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Nick King posted his third straight double-double, scoring 22 points with 10 rebounds, and Middle Tennessee dominated the second half for a 72-57 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night to remain unbeaten in Conference USA play.

Brandon Walters had a perfect shooting night, hitting 7 of 7 from the floor and making all four attempts from the line for 18 points. He also hauled down seven rebounds with three blocked shots.

Middle Tennessee (12-4, 4-0) led 32-30 at the break. King drilled a 3-pointer and Walters followed with a dunk and a layup as the Blue Raiders started the second half on a 12-6 run, capped by King's second trey of the period.

The Bulldogs pushed back and closed to 49-46 midway in the second half. Middle Tennessee responded with an 8-1 spurt to go up 57-47.

DaQuan Bracey and Jacobi Boykins had 16 and 15 points, respectively, for Louisiana Tech (10-8, 1-4).

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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 La. Tech 10-8 302757
home team logo Middle Tenn. 12-4 324072
Team Stats
away team logo La. Tech 10-8 73.3 PPG 40 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Middle Tenn. 12-4 67.3 PPG 41.6 RPG 10.7 APG
Key Players
4
D. Bracey 15.0 PPG 3.0 RPG 4.1 APG 43.6 FG%
55
A. Green 18.3 PPG 4.3 RPG 1.2 APG 38.4 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