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Middle Tennessee hits 15 3-pointers, beats Rice 94-75

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Giddy Potts made six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points to help Middle Tennessee cruise to a 94-75 victory over Rice on Thursday night to its sixth straight win.

Middle Tennessee (19-5, 11-1) has won 11 of its past 12 games. Rice (5-19, 2-9) has lost six of its last seven.

Potts was 8 of 15 from the floor. Antwain Johnson added 17 points, Nick King had 15 and James Hawthorne 10 for the Blue Raiders, who shot 51.5 percent from the field and made 15 of 32 (47 percent) from long range.

Connor Cashaw scored 18 points and had eight rebounds to lead four in double-figure scoring for Rice.

Middle Tennessee closed the first half on a 22-6 run for a 50-33 halftime advantage. Tyrik Dixon, Potts, Johnson and Therren Shelton-Szmidt each hit a 3-pointer during the stretch. Potts opened the second with consecutive 3s and the Blue Raiders rolled from there.

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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 Rice 5-19 334275
home team logo Middle Tenn. 19-5 504494
Team Stats
away team logo Rice 5-19 75.3 PPG 40 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Middle Tenn. 19-5 66.7 PPG 40.5 RPG 10.5 APG
Key Players
24
C. Mullins 12.5 PPG 2.2 RPG 2.4 APG 42.2 FG%
55
A. Green 18.5 PPG 4.2 RPG 0.9 APG 40.3 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