Middle Tennessee vs North Texas

Middle Tennessee 72, North Texas 64

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Marcos Knight had 15 points and five assists and Middle Tennessee won its sixth straight game, defeating North Texas 72-64 Thursday night.

James Gallman added 13 points, JT Sulton had 11 and Neiko Hunter 10 for the Blue Raiders (17-4, 9-1 Sun Belt), who have won 10 of their last 11 games overall and are undefeated in 12 home games this season.

Jordan Williams led North Texas (8-13, 3-7) with 20 points. Roger Franklin added 14, Niko Stojiljkovic 12 and Tony Mitchell 10.

Middle Tennessee led 28-23 at halftime and stretched that advantage to as many as 15 points when Gallman hit a 3-pointer with 11:07 remaining.

The Blue Raiders shot 62 percent from the field in the second half, and 54 percent for the game.

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Scoreboard
Middle Tennessee (17-4) «284472
North Texas (8-13)234164

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
J. Sulton, F235-61-440311
N. Hunter, F175-70-040310
M. Knight, G295-105-645315
B. Massey, G253-50-01336
K. Hammonds, G232-51-34105
S. Jones281-60-05022
J. Gallman205-80-010013
T. Knight150-12-20422
J. Jones101-20-00002
R. Cintron82-30-01036
T. Walker20-10-01000
Totals 29-549-1529131972
 53.7%60% 
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F394-111-360310
N. Stojiljkovic, F345-91-392212
R. Franklin, F316-81-231514
P. Hardwick, G402-53-32437
J. Williams, G385-168-840220
C. Overlander80-00-01010
K. Coleman60-00-00010
J. Patton40-01-21001
Totals 22-4915-213271764
 44.9%71.4% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
Other games
PUR 53 Final
MICH 68
TENN 56 Final
MISS 62
VCU 74 Final
RICH 86
UCLA 84 Final
ARIZ 73
BYU 63 Final
GONZ 83