TROY, Ala. -- 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.
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.
While the Wolverines had some turnover to their roster, they still could have a leg up in a conference that lost a lot of star power.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
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