Alabama State vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 97, Alabama St. 53

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MURFEESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Jason Jones scored 19 points on 9-of-9 shooting and Middle Tennessee trampled Alabama State 97-53 in each team's season opener Friday night.

The Blue Raiders trailed 28-25 with 3:59 left in the first half when three Bruce Massey free throws and a pair of baskets from Jones sparked a 15-1 run to close out the half.

Middle Tennessee picked up where it left off in the second, opening with a 24-4 run. The Blue Raiders outscored the Hornets 57-24 in the second half as Alabama State shot just 26.9 percent (7 of 26) from the field in the half.

James Gallman had 15 points for Middle Tennessee, including 5 of 7 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Blue Raiders were 11 of 27 from 3.

The 97 points were the most for Middle Tennessee since dropping 109 points on Houston Baptist on Feb. 13, 2010.

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Alabama State (0-1)292453
Middle Tennessee (1-0) «405797

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Alabama State Hornets
L. Page, F251-35-94247
D. Neal, C161-31-45143
S. Brown, G302-70-04125
J. Freelove, G294-93-431112
J. Waters, G192-23-31127
B. Brown243-90-13038
K. Key141-50-00033
A. Price111-20-00103
T. Green101-30-02002
D. Miller80-01-62011
T. Coleman71-30-01032
J. Mason70-10-01000
Totals 17-4713-273272353
 36.2%48.1% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F132-53-44037
J. Rozier, F20-01-20001
J. Gallman, G215-70-043215
R. Cintron, G183-90-01418
T. Knight, G173-41-23509
J. Jones209-91-132319
B. Massey191-53-46515
N. Hunter183-73-43239
K. Hammonds172-52-21218
M. Knight160-64-65124
J. Sulton163-52-49018
T. Walker112-40-01154
Z. Gibson70-00-00200
G. Gibson40-20-00010
F. Perkins10-00-01000
Totals 33-6820-2945272397
 48.5%69% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grambling0-03-6233
Jackson St.0-02-7285
Prairie View0-02-7116
Alcorn St.0-02-8262
Southern U.0-02-8250
Alabama A&M0-00-8347
Alabama St.0-00-8326
Miss. Val.0-00-8317
Texas So.0-00-8189
Ark.-PB0-00-10350

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-252
Marshall0-07-3179
Old Dominion0-07-377
FAU0-06-3105
Western Ky.0-06-328
UAB0-06-4204
So. Miss0-05-4306
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5244
FIU0-04-4291
Charlotte0-03-6318
UTEP0-03-6207
Rice0-02-7301
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86