BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Ramon Cintron scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as Middle Tennessee State beat Florida Atlantic 73-56 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday night.
Stephon Moody had 17 points and Greg Gantt 13 for the Owls (11-13, 6-7), who had won four of their past five at home.
Middle Tennessee State shot 55.3 percent from the field (26 of 47) to Florida Atlantic's 40.8 (20 of 49).
From a 45-41 advantage with 12:10 left in the game, the Blue Raiders pushed ahead 54-43 with 7:13 to go on two free throws by Knight, and the Owls never got closer than nine points the rest of the way.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.
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