Tulane vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee rolls by Tulane 71-44

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Shawn Jones scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots as Middle Tennessee rolled over Tulane 71-44 Thursday night.

Kerry Hammonds II had 18 points for Middle Tennessee and Neiko Hunter 13 as the Blue Raiders extended their win streak to six games.

Middle Tennessee (18-7, 8-2 Conference USA) used an 11-0 run in the first half to open a 22-13 advantage en route to a 35-17 halftime lead. The Blue Raiders continued to roll in the second half, building the lead to as many as 31 points.

Middle Tennessee was 22 of 26 from the free-throw line, led by Jones who made 9 of 10.

Jonathan Stark was the lone Tulane scorer in double figures, leading the Green Wave (13-12, 5-5) with 15 points. Tulane shot 30 percent (15 of 50) from the field and committed 14 turnovers compared with 7 for the Blue Raiders.

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Scoreboard
Tulane (13-12)172744
Middle Tennessee (18-7) «353671

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American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati0-06-060
Tulane0-05-053
Temple0-03-01
UCF0-04-121
UConn0-04-122
Wichita St.0-04-136
Houston0-03-1238
SMU0-05-2157
So. Florida0-04-2268
Memphis0-02-1207
E. Carolina0-02-3335
Tulsa0-02-3305

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech0-05-011
Middle Tenn.0-04-130
Old Dominion0-04-119
UT-San Antonio0-04-2152
Western Ky.0-04-2100
Charlotte0-03-2316
Marshall0-03-2241
North Texas0-03-3276
UAB0-03-3320
So. Miss0-02-2203
FAU0-02-3205
FIU0-02-3312
UTEP0-01-3331
Rice0-01-4265
 
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CREI 68 Final
BUTL 63
NW 70 Final
MIST 85
SMU 0 PPD
RUT 0
LOU 0 PPD
TEMP 0
MINN 70 Final
WISC 78