Middle Tennessee vs Troy

Middle Tennessee 66, Troy 56

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Marcos Knight had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to a 66-56 victory over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night, setting a school record with its 15th consecutive victory.

JT Sulton had 10 points for the Blue Raiders (26-4, 18-1), who had already clinched their third Sun Belt regular-season title in the past four years.

Ray Chambers led Troy with 17 points and eight rebounds, Tevin Calhoun scored 11 and Antoine Myers 10 for the Trojans (11-19, 6-13), who lost their fourth straight.

Middle Tennessee swept the series, winning 93-41 on Feb. 9.

The Red Raiders shot 52 percent from the field (26 of 50) to the Trojans 37 percent (20 of 54). They both struggled at the foul line: Middle Tennessee hit 11 of 22, Troy 11 of 23.

Middle Tennessee made a 14-0 run early in the first half and never trailed.

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Scoreboard
Middle Tennessee (26-4) «293766
Troy (11-19)243256

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F192-62-45026
B. Massey, G323-63-85839
M. Knight, G249-152-481220
J. Sulton, G184-42-450310
K. Hammonds, G130-20-01030
R. Cintron252-40-02016
N. Hunter231-30-00012
J. Gallman223-60-01227
J. Jones121-32-22114
T. Knight121-10-05232
Totals 26-5011-2236142166
 52%50% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F297-103-481117
H. Williams, G332-62-44346
E. Jones, G301-80-54122
A. Myers, G263-114-854410
D. Jethroe, G212-60-04135
T. Calhoun313-92-220211
J. Mullahey191-30-01003
J. Warren111-10-01022
Totals 20-5411-2333101856
 37%47.8% 
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

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
 
Other games
OHST 63 Final
NW 53
UTST 61 Final
LT 84
DUKE 68 Final
UVA 73
GONZ 70 Final
BYU 65
ORST 75 Final
ORE 85