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.
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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