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Middle Tennessee beat Arkansas State 73-60
MIDDLE TENN 73, ARKANSAS ST 60
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Neiko Hunter had a game-high 17
points and Marcos Knight added a double-double with 15 points
and 11 rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee past Arkansas State
73-60 Thursday night in a Sun Belt Conference game.
Knight, the only player for both teams with double figure
rebounds, helped Middle Tennessee (21-4, 13-1) outrebound
Arkansas State 37-31.
Spurred by Hunter off the bench, Middle Tennessee held a 34-26
advantage in bench points.
The Blue Raiders outscored the Red Wolves (14-9, 8-6) 44-20 in
Arkansas State shot just 30.4 percent (7 of 23) in the first
half while Middle Tennessee shot 56 percent (14 of 25). The Blue
Raiders led at halftime 34-21.
Middle Tennessee led wire to wire and led by as many as 31
points in the second half.
Cameron Golden had 15 points for the Arkansas State, which just
snapped a three-game winning streak.
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