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Middle Tennessee beats Old Dominion 66-59

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Antwain Johnson scored 18 points, Nick King added 17 with 11 rebounds, and Middle Tennessee used a late run to beat Old Dominion 66-59 on Thursday night to remain in first place in Conference USA.

Giddy Potts scored 12 points for the Blue Raiders (17-5, 9-1), who hold a 1 1/2 game lead on the Monarchs (16-5, 7-2) and a half-game lead and tie-breaker over Western Kentucky.

Tied at 33 at halftime, Old Dominion led 42-39 after B.J. Stith's back-to-back jumpers, then 54-52 on Trey Porter's dunk with 3:20 left. King put the Blue Raiders up on a 3-point play and Middle Tennessee finished on a 14-5 run.

The Blue Raiders outrebounded the Monarchs 40-29 and held them to 37 percent shooting from the field.

Randy Haynes scored 14 points, Ahmad Caver had 13 and Porter 11 for the Monarchs, who saw their four-game win streak end.

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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. 17-5 333366
home team logo Old Dominion 16-5 332659
Team Stats
away team logo Middle Tenn. 17-5 66.7 PPG 40.5 RPG 10.5 APG
home team logo Old Dominion 16-5 67.8 PPG 43 RPG 12.9 APG
Key Players
55
A. Green 18.5 PPG 4.2 RPG 0.9 APG 40.3 FG%
4
A. Caver 17.8 PPG 3.9 RPG 5.4 APG 40.5 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