Scores

Final

UL Monroe 46

(4-20, 3-15 Sun Belt)

Middle Tennessee 87

(25-4, 17-1 Sun Belt)

    6:40 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Murphy Athletic Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    ULM 15 3146
    MTU 46 4187

    Top Performers

    Louisiana-Monroe: T. Lindsey 9 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Middle Tennessee: T. Knight 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Middle Tennessee 87, Louisiana-Monroe 46

    Associated Press

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULM
    MTU
    Points 46 87
    FG Made-Attempted 16-43 (.372) 30-57 (.526)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 12-28 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 15-21 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 47

    2012-13 Season

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