The Blue Raiders (5-11, 3-7 Conference USA) have now won two in a row after a string of six straight losses. Middle Tennessee made six of its last seven shots to build a 41-25 halftime lead. The Blue Raiders shot 60% with six 3-pointers in the first half.
Jahmir Young had 14 points for the 49ers (9-9, 5-5). Milos Supica added 14 points and nine rebounds. Jordan Shepherd had 13 points nd Brice Williams 10.
Middle Tennessee edged Charlotte 66-65 on Friday.
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