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(25) Middle Tennessee 67

(18-3, 7-0 C-USA)

Tulsa 57

(10-8, 4-3 C-USA)

    1:30 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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    #25MTU 37 3067
    TULSA 26 3157

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: E. Rowe 18 Pts, 15 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Tulsa: K. Grovey 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    No. 25 Middle Tennessee battles past Tulsa 67-57

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Ebony Rowe scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as No. 25 Middle Tennessee held off a determined Tulsa squad 67-57 on Saturday, pushing its winning streak to 17 games.

    The Blue Raiders (18-3, 7-0 Conference USA), ranked in the national polls for the first time since Nov. 16, 2009, had a battle with the Golden Hurricanes (10-8, 4-3), who held Middle Tennessee to just nine field goal attempts in the first 12 minutes of the second half.

    Rowe scored 10 points after halftime to notch her 70th career double-double, 17th this season. KeKe Stewart added 12 points and China Dow 10.

    Tulsa's Kelsee Grovey scored a career-high 23 points, 16 after halftime as the Golden Hurricanes held Middle Tennessee, which launched 37 shots in the first half, to just 19 in the second. The 10-point victory is Middle Tennessee's closest margin in C-USA play since beating UAB by seven.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    TULSA
    Points 67 57
    FG Made-Attempted 18-56 (.321) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 3-11 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-33 (.697) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    MTU
    TULSA
    PointsE. Rowe 18K. Grovey 23
    ReboundsE. Rowe 15M. Turner 7
    AssistsE. Rowe 4A. Clark 5
    StealsK. Stewart 3A. Clark 2

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