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Jones hits late FT's, gets Middle Tennessee past UTSA 83-80

SAN ANTONIO (AP) C.J. Jones scored a career-high 27 points that included three free throws with 2.8 seconds left as Middle Tennessee beat UTSA 83-80 on Saturday for its sixth straight victory over the Roadrunners.

Jones made four 3-pointers, was 7 of 16 from the floor and made 9 of 10 free throws. Eli Lawrence, a freshman guard from Atlanta, was 7-of-9 shooting from 3-point range and added a career-best 27 points for the Blue Raiders (6-17, 2-8 Conference USA). Jo'Vontae Millner had 10 points.

UTSA (10-13, 4-6) rallied from a 15-point deficit with 11 minutes left to tie the game 78-all with 1:53 remaining. Jhivvan Jackson, the nation's second-leading scorer averaging 26 points, scored 13 of his 32 points for the Roadrunners during the stretch.

Keaton Wallace added 22 points for UTSA, which shot 50% (28 of 56) from the floor.

Middle Tennessee plays North Texas at home on Thursday. UTSA faces Old Dominion on the road on Thursday.

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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. 6-17 483583
home team logo UT-San Antonio 10-13 364480
Team Stats
away team logo Middle Tenn. 6-17 70.7 PPG 38.6 RPG 13.1 APG
home team logo UT-San Antonio 10-13 76.9 PPG 42.3 RPG 12.4 APG
Key Players
23
C. Jones 16.1 PPG 2.8 RPG 1.1 APG 42.8 FG%
2
J. Jackson 26.8 PPG 5.6 RPG 2.4 APG 41.8 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