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01/14/2012 9:58 PM EST
Middle Tennessee beats Florida Atlantic 67-54
MIDDLE TENN 67, FLA ATLANTIC 54
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- J.T. Sulton scored 14 points and grabbed
eight rebounds and Middle Tennessee beat Florida Atlantic 67-54
on Saturday night.
The Blue Raiders have won nine straight since their Dec. 7 loss
Florida Atlantic (6-12, 2-3 Sun Belt Conference) trailed 38-31
after two Jordan McCoy free throws. But Middle Tennessee used a
13-1 run to jump ahead 51-32 with 9:24 left to play.
Middle Tennessee (17-2, 6-0) maintained at least a 13-point lead
from that point forward.
Marcos Knight had 12 points on 6 of 8 shooting and LaRon Dendy
added 11 for Middle Tennessee as the Blue Raiders shot 52.9
percent (27 of 51) from the field.
Shavar Richardson and Greg Gantt scored 10 apiece for Florida
Atlantic but the Owls shot 31.1 percent (14 of 45) from the
field and committed 16 turnovers.
The Owls have lost five of their last seven games.
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