Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 61

(9-10, 5-4 Sun Belt)

AR-Little Rock 60

(9-12, 4-6 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 20, 2007

    Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    MTU 32 2961
    UALR 25 3560

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: D. Yates 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arkansas-Little Rock: R. Jones-Jennings 15 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Middle Tennessee 61, Ark.-Little Rock 60

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Desmond Yates hit 7-of-9 of his shots from the field Saturday night as Middle Tennessee edged Arkansas-Little Rock 61-60 in a Sun Belt Conference matchup.

    Yates finished with 15 points as the top scorer for the Blue Raiders (9-10, 5-4 SBC).

    MTSU led 32-25 at the half, but allowed the Trojans (9-12, 4-6) to get close in the second half.

    De'Andre Eggins led UALR's scoring with 17 points, while Rashad Jones-Jennings got a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Terrance Akins, who scored 13 points for the Trojans, was 3-of-5 from 3-point range.

    Calvin O'Neil added 11 points for MTSU, and Theryn Hudson scored 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    UALR
    Points 61 60
    FG Made-Attempted 26-51 (.510) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 9-22 (.409)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 0

    2006-07 Season

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