Louisiana-Monroe vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 87, Louisiana-Monroe 46

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Tweety Knight scored a career-high 15 points off the bench to lead Middle Tennessee in an 87-46 shellacking of Louisiana-Monroe Saturday.

The win was the 14th straight for the Blue Raiders (25-4, 17-1 Sun Belt Conference), the second longest winning streak in program history.

Middle Tennessee opened with a 10-0 run and led 46-15 at the intermission. Louisiana-Monroe (4-20, 3-15) shot just 27.3 percent (6 of 22) before the break, and made 37.2 percent (16 of 43) for the game.

Knight hit 5 of 7 from the field and 4 of 5 at the foul line. Starters Raymond Cintron and Marcos Knight had 11 points each for Middle Tennessee, which has already clinched first in the Sun Belt.

Amos Olatayo led the Warhawks with 10 points on 3-of-8 shooting.

The Blue Raiders scored 26 points off turnovers to Louisiana-Monroe's four, and held a 45-19 advantage in bench points.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Monroe (4-20)153146
Middle Tennessee (25-4) «464187

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
M. Brown, F263-40-01126
J. James, F30-20-01020
T. Mackey, G382-80-02035
R. McCray, G262-72-22126
A. Olatayo, G253-82-471210
T. Lindsey373-73-45339
K. Koszuta250-12-21302
I. Eke122-30-13034
T. Birchett81-32-22014
Totals 16-4311-152791846
 37.2%73.3% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
J. Sulton, F231-42-45004
R. Cintron, G253-92-252111
J. Gallman, G233-80-02129
M. Knight, G223-54-663211
B. Massey, G223-60-02407
K. Hammonds192-51-23226
T. Knight165-74-544015
J. Jones113-50-03027
T. Walker114-42-240210
N. Hunter91-20-00103
Z. Gibson70-00-00010
S. Jones62-20-01034
G. Gibson50-00-00010
F. Perkins10-00-00000
Totals 30-5715-2135171687
 52.6%71.4% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

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
 
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USM 73 Final
MEMP 89
MIAMI 65 Final
WAKE 80
OKST 73 Final
WVU 57
VCU 75 Final
XAV 71
WSU 56 Final
ARIZ 73
NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
FLA 71
STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69